Councils & Committees

Housing Market in Cuba? Committee to Learn More

Housing Market in Cuba? Committee to Learn More

An attorney whose firm helps its clients open businesses and establish joint ventures in Cuba spoke to members of NAHB’s Building Materials Subcommittee about challenges and opportunities in this market for the residential construction industry.

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Home Building Veteran to Lead SMC in 2017

Home Building Veteran to Lead SMC in 2017

Linda Hebert, president of Diversified Marketing & Communications, based in Pleasanton, Calif., began her term as the 2017 National Sales and Marketing Council chair during the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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Multifamily Market Keeps Momentum Going in 4th Quarter

Filed in Councils & Committees, Economics, Multifamily by on February 23, 2017 0 Comments
Multifamily Market Keeps Momentum Going in 4th Quarter

NAHB’s Multifamily Production Index (MPI) posted a gain of two points to 55 in the fourth quarter of 2016. The MPI has been at 50 or above for five straight years.

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4 Ways to Differentiate Your Business

4 Ways to Differentiate Your Business

Alaina Money, division president of Garman Homes, a quirky custom home building company in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area, dropped a bit of wisdom at the International Builders’ Show during a brief, high-energy presentation focused on ways to stand out.

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See Videos, Read Recaps from 2017 IBS Meetings

See Videos, Read Recaps from 2017 IBS Meetings

If you missed any of the important member meetings during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando last month, or if you just have a hankering to relive it all and aren’t sure how, we’ve got you covered.

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Final Week to Apply for NAHB Remodelers Subcommittees

Filed in Councils & Committees, Remodelers by on February 13, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB Remodelers is seeking members who are interested in serving on one of its subcommittees. Participants serve one-year terms during which they play key roles in recommending various policies, implementing programs and working to strengthen the remodeling industry nationwide.

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Remodelers Chairman Goes Virtual to Meet Members

Filed in Councils & Committees, Remodelers by on February 9, 2017 0 Comments
Remodelers Chairman Goes Virtual to Meet Members

No more invasive airport security checks, sluggish car rental counters, or exhausting time zone changes. When it comes to long-distance business meetings, Skype (and other similar video-call applications) can be the ideal substitute. 2017 NAHB Remodelers Chair Dan Bawden has thoroughly considered those benefits as he strives to interact with as many local remodelers councils as possible during his one-year term. He considers Skype his No. 1 cost-and-time-efficient solution, and recently used it for a successful meeting with the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association.

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HBAs Awarded NAHB Grants for Litigation

Filed in Councils & Committees, Legal by on February 3, 2017 0 Comments
HBAs Awarded NAHB Grants for Litigation

The Legal Action Fund is a member service which allows HBAs and members to apply for grants of money, “friend of the court” or amicus briefs, and other assistance from NAHB, and is administered by NAHB’s Legal Action Committee. Six HBAs received grants last month.

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55+ Builder Confidence is Highest Yet

Filed in Councils & Committees, Economics, Home Building by on February 2, 2017 0 Comments
55+ Builder Confidence is Highest Yet

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2016 with a reading of 67, up eight points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Announce 2017 Chair

Filed in Councils & Committees, Membership by on January 31, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Professional Women in Building Announce 2017 Chair

Juli Bacon, owner of JB Consulting Systems LLC in Woodinville, Wash., assumes responsibility for managing council business and representing the interests of council members throughout NAHB.

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