NAHB to Host ‘Remodeling Economic Outlook: Housing Changes After COVID-19’

Posted by on Jun 15, 2020 in Education Opportunities, News

NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz will join host Vince Butler, CAPS, GMB, GMR, and other top remodeling analysts from Harvard University and John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) for a comprehensive review and economic outlook of the home-improvement industry. Todd Tomalak and Abbe Will — contributors to leading industry research forecasts, including the Harvard Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity and the NKBA/JBREC Kitchen and Bath Market Index — complete the...

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All Council Webcast on Membership Recruitment and Retention

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in News

Interested in learning insider tips and tricks proven to gain and retain council members? Join NAHB on Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. ET to hear the success stories of HBA staff and local council leaders representing 55+ Housing, Professional Women in Building, Remodelers and Sales and Marketing Councils across the country. Email to...

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2019 Women’s Council Scholarship Applications Due April 19

Posted by on Mar 21, 2019 in News

The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association Women’s Council awards scholarships to local students continuing their education to enter the skilled trades. High school, or first semester college, students are eligible to apply.   Application deadline is April 19, 2019. Click on the link below to download the application and feel free to forward to students you know that may qualify. Thank you for supporting our future workforce. 2019 Scholarship...

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January New Home Sales Demonstrate Demand for Affordable Homes

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in News

Filed in Economics on March 14, 2019 • 1 Comment The government’s new home sales report for January indicates an increasing demand for homes sold in an affordable price range. In January 2019, 66% of new single-family home sales were priced between $200,000 and $400,000 vs. 22% of homes that were sold in the $400,000 to $750,000 range. This compares to 51% of homes sold in the $200,000 to $400,000 range in January 2018, and 29% that were sold in the $400,000 to $750,000...

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