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Welcome 2015 Board!

Welcome 2015 Board of Directors! Thanks to all who attended our Nov. 18 Membership Meeting and Board Installation! A good time was had by all! Welcome to our 2015 Board of Directors! Rich Achor, ARENA Builders Associates, LLC Erik Anderson, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen/Div of AMB Michael Enscore, Veritas Construction Brad Fletcher, Environmental Solutions Group…

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NCHBA Actions to Benefit Members

NCHBA UPDATE Top 10 NCHBA Actions to Benefit Members in 2014 (Link to PDF) 1. Workers’ compensation reform produces rate reduction —NCHBA historically has been, and continues to be, one of the key leaders of a business coalition which, over the past four years, has successfully sought the enactment of a number of significant workers…

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NAHB: Shop Small

NAHB News SHOP SMALL Support Small Businesses This Holiday Season & Throughout the Year Small businesses are the backbone of America. They build a strong economy and strong communities. Many builders, remodelers and related businesses in the housing industry are small businesses making vital contributions to our economy. In fact, 15% of the U.S. economy…

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Buck Horn Sporting Clay – Thanks!

Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in the Buck Horn Sporting Clay Tournament November 7 in Harmony! Note from Buck Horn Family On behalf of Buck’s family,  we want to say a great big THANK YOU HBAWS Staff and Members who participated the Buck Horn Sporting Clay Tournament. Some of Buck’s most favorite activities…

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Fall Parade of Homes – Winners!

Fall Parade of Homes Fall Parade – Golden Home Awards Winners! Platinum      32         HFE Construction, LLC, dba Wagoner Homes    9551 Wildflower Woods Way Gold           6             Aher Builders Inc.                                  …

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Home Staging Makes a Difference

Home Staging Makes a Difference – AMC Guest Writer, June DeLugas        Making a difference in how a home is perceived by a potential buyer could break or make a sale.   Furnishings and accessories and lighting can make a house feel like a home.  Potential buyers find it easier to imagine living in the house…

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Successful Candidate Meet & Greets

Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem appreciates the hard work of Zach DeWaters, HBAWS & WSRAR Director of Government Affairs, along with Heather Miller and Glenn Cobb on the Candidate Meet and Greet events held October 6, 8, 2014! These events allow HBAWS and WSRAR to educate candidates regarding the importance of the home building industry. …

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NAHB Leadership Institute

Executive officers and volunteer leadership from across the country, including Megan Parks and Cathy Craven Snodgrass, traveled to St. Louis last week for the NAHB Association Leadership Institute. OVERVIEW The NAHB Association Leadership Institute brings staff and member volunteers together for dynamic education on key association functions, intersecting with insightful leadership development and team collaboration. It’s…

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Members Advocate for Housing

Members Advocate for Housing Legislation in Raleigh [NCHBA] Help needed during August Recess: Congress is returning home for its traditional August recess, which presents the NAHB federation with a great opportunity to meet with senators and representatives.  Earlier this year in March, NAHB’s Bringing Housing Home campaign provided NAHB members the chance to spend quality time with…

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Housing = Jobs

Housing = Jobs [NCHBA] Consumer Benefits of New Construction: Even though new homes tend to be larger, energy costs are about 10 percent lower in new homes compared to existing homes. Maintenance costs on average were 56 percent lower in new homes; $547 a year for all single family homes versus $241 for homes built…