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Happy Holidays

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 23, 2016 1 Comment
Happy Holidays

NAHBNow staff is taking a short break for the holidays, but we’ll be back on Dec. 27.

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Intergenerational Living Thrives in Utah

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 21, 2016 0 Comments

The ability to be near family but remain independent is a key feature of the award-winning 55-plus community of Sagewood at Daybreak, Utah’s largest master-planned community. And it makes good business sense too, especially in an area where culturally, family is a big deal, say the community’s developers. The first senior living residence built in […]

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Here’s Our Fall Membership Drive Winners

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 19, 2016 0 Comments

Congratulations to the local associations that opened their doors this fall and welcomed new members to our Federation: The results are in for the winners of the 2016 Fall Membership Drive. These associations had the highest percentage increase of new Builder and Associate members in September and October in each of their group size categories. […]

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in November

Filed in Economics, Uncategorized by on November 16, 2016 0 Comments

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady in November at 63 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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ESA Changes to Flood Insurance Harm Housing Affordability

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 21, 2016 0 Comments
ESA Changes to Flood Insurance Harm Housing Affordability

NAHB today urged Congress to oppose the inappropriate use of the Endangered Species Act to change the focus of the National Flood Insurance Program away from its mandate of protecting lives and property due to flooding loss.

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Suit Seeks Protection for 417 More Animals, Plants

Filed in Environmental, Home Building, Uncategorized by on August 23, 2016 3 Comments
Suit Seeks Protection for 417 More Animals, Plants

The Center for Biological Diversity plans to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect hundreds of animals and plants under the Endangered Species Act, which in turn limits the land available on which to build homes.

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4 Steps to a Winning Sales Team

4 Steps to a Winning Sales Team

Sales lagging? These steps may help motivate your marketing team to get things back on track.

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Top Code Proposals to Watch For

Top Code Proposals to Watch For

As home builders, code officials and the rest of the industry looks at the current round of proposals for the 2018 editions of the International Code Council’s Residential, Energy Conservation and Fire codes, there’s no time like the present to fight for sensible building practices. Here are the ones to pay special attention to.

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5 Real Estate Movies All Home Builders Should Watch

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 29, 2016 2 Comments
5 Real Estate Movies All Home Builders Should Watch

On the heels of the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, we’d like to present all of our Oscar-watching, red-carpet loving, large-popcorn-with-butter-eating movie buffs out there with the top five movies every home building industry professional should watch. One of them even won an award this year.  Here’s the full list. Happy viewing!  

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Here’s How You Have a Say in Codes

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Uncategorized by on February 26, 2016 2 Comments
Here’s How You Have a Say in Codes

NAHB is stepping up its efforts to encourage state, county and city leaders to join the International Code Council and have a larger say in writing and approving building codes.

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