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NAHB Spike Club Offers Win-Win for Members and HBAs

Filed in Membership by on November 26, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Spike Club Offers Win-Win for Members and HBAs

Spike Club members are often referred to as the backbone of membership growth for local HBAs. As November is Spike Appreciation Month, NAHB is encouraging everyone to recognize the Federation’s best supporters and top recruiters from around the country.

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Fed Acts on Inflation as Housing Affordability Weakens

Filed in Economics, Housing Affordability, Material Costs by on November 12, 2021 0 Comments
Fed Acts on Inflation as Housing Affordability Weakens

The combination of higher home prices, rising construction costs and moderately higher interest rates will exacerbate housing affordability conditions and increasingly push many prospective buyers out of the market in the coming months.

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Top Member Recruiters Vie for a Trip to Napa Valley

Filed in Membership by on November 10, 2021 1 Comment
Top Member Recruiters Vie for a Trip to Napa Valley

Not only do members benefit from a larger and stronger home building community, the top member recruiters are also rewarded for their efforts. Signature Kitchen Suite is once again offering all-inclusive travel packages to the top nine recruiters of the 2021 fall membership drive.

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IBS Show Home Raises the Bar for Energy Efficiency, Again

Filed in IBS, Sustainability and Green Building by on November 8, 2021 3 Comments
IBS Show Home Raises the Bar for Energy Efficiency, Again

In an effort to rank among the most efficient homes in program history, The New American Home 2022 has incorporated several of the industry’s top-rated products.

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Cooling Trend for Housing Continues

Filed in Economics by on October 29, 2021 0 Comments
Cooling Trend for Housing Continues

Higher costs, longer construction times and elevated home prices have persistently frustrated buyers, renters and builders. However, recent reports saw an uptick in various housing data.

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Construction Jobs Plentiful, but Where are the Workers?

Filed in Economics by on October 14, 2021 1 Comment
Construction Jobs Plentiful, but Where are the Workers?

The unemployment rate recently fell below 5%, but the ongoing labor shortage will grow tighter unless the labor force participation rate recovers and more individuals look for work. Indeed, the number of open, unfilled jobs in the construction sector now totals 344,000.

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HBAs Awarded for Outstanding Membership Growth and Retention

Filed in Awards, Membership by on October 7, 2021 0 Comments
HBAs Awarded for Outstanding Membership Growth and Retention

NAHB recently honored the local and state home builder associations that have demonstrated exceptional achievements in membership through the annual Grand Awards.

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Affordability Headwinds Will Increase

Affordability Headwinds Will Increase

While the housing market is showing signs of stabilizing after a period of cooling, housing affordability will decrease in the quarters ahead. Home prices are up more than 30%, on average nationwide since the start of 2020. And interest rates will rise as the Federal Reserve tightens monetary policy.

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IBS Remodeled Show Home Aims to Keep Original Mid-Century Character

Filed in Design, IBS, Remodeling by on September 21, 2021 0 Comments
IBS Remodeled Show Home Aims to Keep Original Mid-Century Character

Staying true to its original character is the primary objective for The New American Remodel® 2022 – a flagship exhibit of the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Orlando. As the project continues to take shape and prepares for its debut at IBS Feb. 8-10, the build team is confident show attendees will be impressed with the final product.

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2021 Fall Recruitment Competition is Underway

Filed in Membership by on September 16, 2021 0 Comments
2021 Fall Recruitment Competition is Underway

Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS) is back as NAHB’s official membership sponsor and is once again offering Builder members and their Affiliate members a chance to win a trip to Napa Valley, Calif.

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