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  • Reminder: Register for Free Housing Economic Outlook Webinar November 25, 2022
    Join NAHB Chief Economist Dr. Robert Dietz and Pro Builder Editorial Director Rich Binsacca on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. ET., as they examine current economic conditions and their impact on the U.S. housing industry in the near future.
  • HBI Military Students Help Repair Veteran Homes November 25, 2022
    The Home Builders Institute transitioning military students participated in Fayetteville Area (N.C.) Habitat for Humanity’s “Serve, Honor, and Build” event.
  • Member-to-Member Recruitment Strengthens the Industry, Boosts Businesses November 23, 2022
    Networking and recruitment are the foundation of the Federation's success. Through members' efforts, NAHB's voice becomes stronger in advancing industry priorities.
  • 3 IBS Education Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss November 22, 2022
    Discover some of the most popular annual industry trends and forecast presentations in a super-charged format at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2. Three Super Sessions will feature super-sized educational experiences of favorite IBS sessions: The Outlook, The Blueprint and The Rally.
  • Funding Available for Skilled Trades Training Programs November 22, 2022
    Home builders associations and NAHB members can help create or enhance construction trades programs at their local middle and high schools by encouraging school leaders to apply for the Schools to Skills grant, supported by the Home Builders Institute.
  • Business Management Strategies to Secure Your Bottom Line November 21, 2022
    As an economic recession looms, many in the housing industry are looking for ways to improve their business practices and maintain profitability. Two upcoming live online courses will help illustrate best practices for improved financial security.
  • NAHB Supports Construction Career Exploration in Nation's Capitol November 21, 2022
    NAHB participated in The Big Build at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., to help introduce kids to a wide range of building skills, inspire curiosity and explore various hands-on construction-related activities.
  • Trend Alert: Patios Increasingly Preferred Over Decks in New Homes November 18, 2022
    The share of new homes with patios increased for the sixth year in a row in 2021, to a post-2004 high of 63%. At the same time, the share of new homes with decks is trending in the opposite direction, declining for the fifth year in a row.
  • Latest Rankings of Top Member Recruiters Show a Tight Race for Napa November 18, 2022
    Signature Kitchen Suite is once again offering an all-inclusive trip to Napa Valley to the top nine builders who recruited the most new members this fall. With just days remaining in the 2022 competition, here are the latest standings of the top recruiters.
  • Do You Stand Out to Prospective Customers? November 17, 2022
    Standing out from the competition requires more than just having a website. Two live online courses will help you engage with your target audience and ultimately achieve your business goals.