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2 Texas HBAs Find Social Success

Filed in Leadership by on September 6, 2018 0 Comments
2 Texas HBAs Find Social Success

Two Texas HBAs – one big, one small – are enjoying outsize success with the skillful use of social media – and have lessons for other HBA leaders looking to boost the value of membership.

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GSE Reform Needed Now, Coalition Says

Filed in Capitol Hill, Housing Finance, Leadership by on September 5, 2018 0 Comments
GSE Reform Needed Now, Coalition Says

NAHB has joined a coalition of 30 trade associations in the real estate, lending and home building industries to urge Congress and the Trump administration to lock in recent reforms to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and take the status of these GSEs out of limbo.

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Cookbook Deadline Extended to Aug. 31

Filed in Leadership, Membership, NAHB Cares by on August 20, 2018 0 Comments
Cookbook Deadline Extended to Aug. 31

The deadline for NAHB’s second cookbook, Around Our Table, has been extended to Aug. 31. All recipes from friends and families of members of the NAHB Federation are welcome.

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Join an NAHB Committee: But Do This First

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership, Membership by on August 17, 2018 0 Comments
Join an NAHB Committee: But Do This First

The online application for NAHB committee and council board of trustees appointments is open until Sept. 23. But there is also another looming deadline that will determine which NAHB members are eligible to apply: You must ensure that your membership is current and in good standing by Aug. 31 to make sure the record reflects that fact.

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Deadline Nears to Submit Recipes for NAHB’s Second Cookbook

Filed in Leadership, Membership, NAHB Cares by on August 13, 2018 0 Comments
Deadline Nears to Submit Recipes for NAHB’s Second Cookbook

The Aug. 17 deadline is approaching to submit recipes for NAHB’s second cookbook, Around Our Table. Submit your recipes through nahb.org today and be a part of this important Federation-wide effort. Send pictures of your dish along with the recipe.

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NAHB to Administration: Negotiate Now

Filed in Leadership by on August 2, 2018 5 Comments
NAHB to Administration: Negotiate Now

As lumber prices continue to climb to the detriment of home builders and their customers, members of the NAHB Board of Directors have an important message for Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer: Negotiate now.

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For Successful Recruiting, Get to Know Your Local

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on July 27, 2018 0 Comments
For Successful Recruiting, Get to Know Your Local

As an NAHB Associate member, Garth Trimble cannot leverage his subs and suppliers to seek more members as a builder or remodeler could. He says it forces him to be aware of every facet of his local association and its involvement in the market.

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‘One and Done’ Will Lead to Better Building Codes

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Leadership, Membership by on July 25, 2018 8 Comments
‘One and Done’ Will Lead to Better Building Codes

This fall, NAHB will produce a voting guide that highlights the proposals most important to home builders. The committee is calling on the Federation to name one member in each HBA to give that guide to a local code official who will vote – either in person or online – after the upcoming public hearings on these code proposals.

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NAHB Mourns the Passing of Greg Miedema

Filed in Leadership, Membership, Remodelers by on July 24, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Mourns the Passing of Greg Miedema

Mr. Miedema, an award-winning businessman and PR expert, as well as EO of the HBA of Northern Colorado and past chair of NAHB Remodelers, died July 16 after an 11-year battle with cancer.

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Join NAHB Leaders in Portland July 25-28

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership, Membership by on July 20, 2018 0 Comments
Join NAHB Leaders in Portland July 25-28

State and local leaders will soon gather for NAHB’s annual Midyear Meeting. And while only members can vote at their board and committee meetings, non-committee, council and board members of NAHB are warmly invited to attend – even for just a day or two – and learn more about what our association is doing to help strengthen our members’ businesses.

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