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Submit Your Proposal to Speak at IBS

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on April 1, 2020 0 Comments
Submit Your Proposal to Speak at IBS

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the 2021 International Builders’ Show. Check out guidelines and tips for top proposal submissions.

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Colorado Construction Skills Bootcamp Combats Workforce Shortage

Colorado Construction Skills Bootcamp Combats Workforce Shortage

Colorado Homebuilding Academy’s new free Construction Skills Bootcamp graduates students with a solid foundation of construction skills, exposure to different skilled trades, OSHA-10 certification, career support and networking, and a set of starter tools.

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Power More Profits with NAHB Estimating and Scheduling Online Course

Filed in Business Management, Education by on March 27, 2020 0 Comments
Power More Profits with NAHB Estimating and Scheduling Online Course

The NAHB online course, Estimating and Scheduling for Profitable Business Operations, will help participants excel at performing two tasks critical to project preparation: estimating costs and creating the schedule to complete the project.

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HBI Launches Complimentary Online Learning Alternatives

HBI Launches Complimentary Online Learning Alternatives

The coronavirus pandemic continues to challenge all sectors of our economy and our educational systems. HBI, a national leader for career training in the building industry, announced complimentary access to online learning alternatives for local schools and training programs.

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Learn About Income Limits and Utility Allowance Changes in LIHTC Housing

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on March 20, 2020 0 Comments
Learn About Income Limits and Utility Allowance Changes in LIHTC Housing

There have been significant changes to the way the income of tenants is calculated for units using Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). In addition, formulas for utility allowances have changed. Many multifamily developers and managers need to be aware of these important changes.

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Make Sure Your Business is Protected with Solid Contracts

Filed in Business Management, Education, Legal by on February 21, 2020 0 Comments
Make Sure Your Business is Protected with Solid Contracts

NAHB online course Construction Contracts & Law on consecutive Tuesdays (March 10, 17 and 24) provides a step-by-step explanation of how contracts sustain positive customer and supplier relations, provide for resolution of disputes, and minimize the risk of litigation.

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Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

A small model home from the High Performance Building Zone at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas last month will now serve as part of a housing and job training program for U.S. military veterans in Colorado. NAHB donated the home through an arrangement with Operation Tiny Home.

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NAHB Course Provides Closer Look at Home Builders’ Finances

Filed in Business Management, Education by on February 7, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Course Provides Closer Look at Home Builders’ Finances

NAHB online course series, Business Accounting and Job Costing: A Road Map to Profitability, is packed with information that will ensure profitability. The course covers financial planning, budgeting, construction business accounting, job cost systems, and financing options.

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HBI and Home Depot Foundation to Grant Up to Half a Million Dollars for Youth Trade Training

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 24, 2020 2 Comments
HBI and Home Depot Foundation to Grant Up to Half a Million Dollars for Youth Trade Training

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) this week announced The Home Depot Foundation will commit up to $500,000 to fund student training in home construction careers in high schools across the country. Additionally, the National Housing Endowment (NHE), the philanthropic arm of NAHB, has pledged $200,000 in support of the effort. This combined $700,000 will provide training to thousands of students for construction trades skills.

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Build Strong Relationships with Real Estate Brokers

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing by on January 14, 2020 0 Comments
Build Strong Relationships with Real Estate Brokers

NAHB’s Builder Broker Cooperation Webinar Series, which runs for three consecutive weeks this February, provides best practices for working with real estate brokers.

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