How to Build Communities Buyers Will Love to Call Home

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How to Build Communities Buyers Will Love to Call Home

A shift is taking place with home buyers. They want to invest in more than a home; they want to invest in the experience of living there. As a result, home builders need to focus more than ever on “placemaking” in community and neighborhood design.

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Build Strong Relationships with Real Estate Brokers

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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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Baseball Legend Alex Rodriguez to Headline IBS Opening Ceremonies

Filed in International Builders' Show by on January 13, 2020 0 Comments
Baseball Legend Alex Rodriguez to Headline IBS Opening Ceremonies

Baseball legend-turned-business powerhouse Alex Rodriguez will headline the Opening Ceremonies at the 2020 International Builders’ Show on Jan. 21 in Las Vegas.

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A Note from Alicia Huey, Candidate for Third Vice Chairman of NAHB

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A Note from Alicia Huey, Candidate for Third Vice Chairman of NAHB

This year has been a very exciting year for me as I have met numerous members nationwide while campaigning for NAHB’s Third Vice Chair. My husband, Don and I enjoyed visiting associations all over the country.

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Labor Department Issues Final Joint Employer Rule

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Labor Department Issues Final Joint Employer Rule

The Labor Department yesterday announced a final rule to provide a clearer methodology for determining joint employer status. The rule will provide employers clarity and certainty regarding their responsibility to pay federal minimum wage and overtime for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek.

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NAHB Unveils All-New Website

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NAHB Unveils All-New Website

To better serve the needs of our members, industry partners and other key stakeholders, NAHB recently unveiled the all-new nahb.org. The site not only features a much more modern look, but also greatly improved search performance, enhanced content functionalities and an improved navigation for an even better user experience.

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3 Ways to Make Housing Options Work

Filed in Affordability, Land Development by on January 10, 2020 0 Comments
3 Ways to Make Housing Options Work

Media coverage recently has detailed the growing housing affordability shortage in the United States, discussing how local zoning remains a barrier to greater access to housing. Communities can work to address this shortage by updating ordinances that promote single-family detached and large multifamily buildings, with few options between.

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2020’s Trending Colors of the Year

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2020’s Trending Colors of the Year

New year, new decade. Time to breathe new life into home design. Restoration, optimism and sophistication are woven throughout this year’s selection of colors of the year, announced annually by Pantone and various major paint manufacturers.

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HUD Proposes New ‘Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing’ Rule

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HUD Proposes New ‘Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing’ Rule

HUD announced a new proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule this week that represents a significant departure from the Obama-era final rule released in 2015.

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Find Out What it Takes to Be a Future NAHB Leader

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Find Out What it Takes to Be a Future NAHB Leader

During the 2020 International Builders’ Show, we invite you to join Randy Noel, chair of the Nominations Committee and Immediate Past Chairman of the Board, for an informational session to learn about the process to run for Third Vice Chairman of the Board.

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