NAHB Member Advantage Update

NAHB Members Savings
at a Glance nahb.org/savings

Amazon Business – Create an Amazon Business account and gain access to the NAHB Amazon store which offers recommended products tailored to your industry’s needs while unlocking additional business savings. Sign up here, amazon.com/NAHB

BFGoodrich® Tires – NAHB is pleased to offer our members a discount on BF Goodrich® Tires! Members save $100 on a set of 4 BF Goodrich® All-Terrain® T/A KO2 tires. Why? Because downtime isn’t an option when there is a job to do. #BuiltonBFG, https://bfgoodri.ch/2GToVDu
Kabbage® created a new way to provide flexible access to small business financing. They use an online application to provide a quick decision. Kabbage.com/nahb has provided access to over $5 billion in funding.”

FCA US LLC – A $500 cash allowance for members, employees and household family members. This offer is good toward many new models in the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram or FIAT® vehicle lineup and is stackable with most current local or national incentives. Visit nahb.org/fca to learn more.

Lowe’s – Visit LowesForPros.com/NAHB or call 877-435-2440 and register to save 2% on your Lowe’s Accounts Receivable (LAR) or Lowe’s Business Accounts (LBA) purchases and free delivery on purchases over $500. Save an additional 5% every day at the store when you mention the 5% at time of purchase and when using your LAR or LBA.
General Motors – General Motors is proud to offer NAHB Members a Private Offer of up to $1,000 on your next Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicle. Visit nahb.org/gm to learn more.

Ticket Monster – NEW! MemberDeals is pleased to offer entertainment and travel discounts for both regional and nationwide attractions and events to all NAHB members. Access exclusive savings on movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, tours, Broadway and Vegas shows & more. Visit memberdeals.com/nahb to learn more!

Nissan/Infiniti Commercial Vehicles – NEW! Nissan North America presents NAHB Members, their employees and HBA staff with a program allowing exclusive incentives off various Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. You can save thousands! Learn more at nahb.org/Nissan

UPS Savings Program & YRC Freight – UPS discounts of up to 36% on a broad portfolio of shipping services. Savings of at least 70% on less-than-truckload shipments 150 lbs. or more with UPS Freight and YRC Freight. Visit 1800members.com/NAHB or call 1-800-MEMBERS (800-636-2377) for more information.

GEICO – Exclusive NAHB discounts for members on auto insurance. Visit geico.com/disc/nahb or call 800-368-2734. Mention NAHB for auto, homeowners, and commercial auto quotes.
2-10 Home Buyers Warranty – Visit 2-10.com/NAHB or call 855-280-1328 to receive exclusive access to discounts on select products, including the Builder Backed Service Program and the systems and appliances warranty.

TSYS – Payment solutions with average savings of 16% per year. Web/mobile tools, credit card and eCheck processing and more. Free “Savings Analysis” call 800-613-0148 or visit tsysassociation.com/NAHB.

Dell – Up to 30% off on all Dell computers. Call 800-757-8442 and Mention NAHB or visit dell.com/nahb.
ConstructionJobs.com – NAHB offers a recruitment tool to all NAHB members in their search for new employees. NAHB members enjoy a 20% discount off standard rates. Visit: nahb.org/en/members/member-discounts/archived-webpages/nahb-career-center.aspx to connect with top talent and top employers in the construction industry today.

Hertz – Up to 20% off on rental cars and FREE Gold Plus Rewards membership. Visit hertz.com/nahb, or call 800-654-2200 and use CDP# 51046.
Avis – Up to 25% off car rental base rates and FREE Avis Preferred Service membership at avis.com/nahb, or call 800-331-1212 and use AWD code G572900.

Budget – Up to 25% off car rental base rates and FREE Budget Fastbreak at budget.com/nahb, or call 800-283-4387 and use BCD code Z536900.
Office Depot – Office Depot – Save up to 80% in-store or online. Free shipping on orders of $50 or more. Visit www.officediscounts.org/NAHB or call Jeremy Kirkland for assistance with your business account; 855-337-6811 Ext. 2897

Omaha Steaks – Save 10%, in addition to any online specials. OSincentives.com/promo/nahb
FTD – 20% off floral arrangements and gifts at ftd.com/nahb or call 800-SEND-FTD use code 17421.
Houzz –Free access to the concierge service, instant approval into the Houzz Trade Program giving trade-only discounts up to 50% off, plus special discounts on local advertising. Visit houzz.com/NAHBmembers

Congrats Preston Harris – Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist

Congrats to Preston Harris, who recently earned his Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Educational Designation


Preston Harris, General Contractor, Solid Foundation Construction
solidfoundation39@gmail.com
SolidfoundationNC.com
336-486-4859


Winston-Salem – October 2018
Preston Harris, Solid Foundation Construction, is now one of the select group of professionals nationwide to earn the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation, identifying him as a General Contractor with the skills and knowledge necessary to remodel or modify a home to meet the unique needs of the older population, disabled owners or their visitors.

The National Association of Home Builders, in partnership with the AARP and NAHB Research Center, created the CAPS program, which includes training and education on the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to compete in the fastest-growing segment of the residential remodeling industry — home modifications for aging-in-place.


Preston began his business in the Spring of 2009. He established Solid Foundation Construction LLC in the Summer of 2011. Preston prides himself on his creative and pragmatic approach to his clients’ goals to improve and customize their homes.
Preston and his remodeling team believe in listening to and visioning with their clients. Turning houses into dream homes is the foundation of SFC’s work.


CAPS graduates include remodelers, builders, designers, architects, occupational therapists and others who help homeowners remain in their homes safely, independently and comfortably as they age.


In three days of coursework, the CAPS curriculum incorporates market demographics, communication techniques, marketing, common barriers and solutions, building codes and standards, product ideas and resources and business management. CAPS program graduates are required to maintain their designation by attending continuing education programs and/or participating in community service projects.

“I look forward to helping homeowners in the Triad make the changes they need to enable them to live in their homes for a long, long time,” said Preston.

For additional information about the CAPS program, visit www.nahb.org/caps.

Tax Assessment Savings – HBA Benefits

HBA Members:

Recently, I  received a property tax assessment for an inventory home we have under construction. The home will sell for $800k, so you can imagine the tax bill could be high on this one. Fortunately, we had done the proper paper work to request a lower assessment based on the builder inventory bill that the NCHBA got passed in the General Assembly.

Instead of an assessment of $588,0000, we received a correct assessment of $85,000 – Lot value. The  saving in tax is $5505 on this one house! I have paid my HBA membership for 10 years on the savings from this one house.

Be sure to share your own stories of how the HBA has benefitted you and your business when talking with other members. There is so much that we benefit from that ultimately benefits the home owner. Without the NCHBA at work in Raleigh, I would have a very different tax bill today.

Be proud of the team you are on!

Alan

Alan C. Banks, Evans Coghill Homes
2018 President – NC Home Builders Association