Members Request for Information: What Drives Iowa City Developing/Building Costs

Posted by on Feb 24, 2021 in News

The City of Iowa City is seeking specific examples from Iowa City Area HBA members about what drives up costs to develop land and build a home in Iowa City.   Currently, 93 home owners are priced out of being able to purchase a home for every $1,000 increase. Examples may include: Delay Costs (e.g. incurred from loan interest while waiting for city groups to approve plans) Development Policies (e.g. winding roads required instead of grid) Permit Fees Building Codes specific...

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Parade of Homes/Remodelers Parade Deadline Extended to Feb. 28

Posted by on Feb 23, 2021 in News

The Iowa City Area HBA Parade of Homes & Remodelers Parade Application Deadline has been extended to Sunday, Feb. 28! Builders and Remodelers: Showcase your work and that of your subcontractors and gain publicity and business by entering. Dates for the 2021 Parade of Homes are:  June 12 and 13 June 15 and 17 June 19 and 20 The Remodelers Parade is the SECOND WEEKEND, June 19 and 20.  Times are: Saturdays: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sundays: Noon – 5:00 pm Tuesday and Thursday:...

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Iowa City Area HBA Virtual Home Show is Live!

Posted by on Feb 22, 2021 in News

The 2021 Iowa City Area HBA Virtual Home Show has launched at ichomeshow.com! Today through Sunday, Feb. 28, visit and experience the event from wherever you want. The Greater Iowa City Area HBA puts on the event, presented by Collins Community Credit Union and Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS. Sueppel’s Siding & Remodeling is the Kids Coloring Contest sponsor. Connect with top-notch, local exhibitors to get information and ask questions about building, remodeling, the...

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Kevin McCreedy Takes Remodelers Council Helm

Posted by on Feb 15, 2021 in News

The Greater Iowa City Area HBA has elected Kevin McCreedy of McCreedy-Ruth Construction its 2021 Remodelers Council chair. The award-winning council, part of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers group, offers a network for members and seeks to improve the business and technical skills of remodelers through education programs. It also aims to promote professionalism and its members through a variety of avenues, including the annual Iowa City Area HBA...

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Iowa City Area HBA Virtual Home Show is Feb. 22-28

Posted by on Feb 10, 2021 in News

The 2021 Iowa City Area HBA Home Show is virtual only – as in all online – Monday, Feb. 22 – Sunday, Feb. 28 allowing consumers to experience the event from wherever they want at ichomeshow.com. The Greater Iowa City Area HBA puts on the event, presented by Collins Community Credit Union and Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS. “We are thrilled to be able to have The Home Show this year through our revamped website,” said Home Show Chair Devin Madsen of Collins Community Credit Union....

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