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The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders strives to protect the American Dream in Central Alabama for housing opportunities for all, while working to promote professional success for its members who build, remodel, and maintain communities, create jobs and improve our local economy.

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Talk of Alabama | Greater Bham Assoc. of Homebuilders 2023

by Crystal Gray | ABC33/40 | February 23rd 2023

Builders, at times, get painted in a bad light, but we are good guys. The Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilder's helps fight for the American Dream and make sure you have a choice in building your dream home.

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Alabama Builder Elected Chairman of NAHB

By Elizabeth Thompson, National Association of Home Builders Feb 2, 2024

The Home Builders Association of Alabama is proud to announce the installation of Alicia Huey of Birmingham as the 2023 Chairman for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)!

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Huey named chairman of the National Association of Home Builders - Birmingham Business Journal

Eye On Housing

The Median Age of the Construction Workforce

Jun 05th 2023 : NAHB analysis of the most recent American Community Survey ACS data reveals that the median age of construction workers is one year older than a typical worker in the national labor force Attracting skilled labor is still the primary long-term goal for construction even though a slowing housing market has eased some pressure on current tight labor market ...
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U.S. Adds 339,000 Jobs in May

Jun 02nd 2023 : Job growth accelerated in May Total payroll employment rose by and the unemployment rate rose to While labor demand remained strong wage pressures eased from a year ago In May wage growth slowed to a year-over-year gain from last month and down percentage points from a gain in March Total nonfarm payroll employment ...
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Private Residential Construction Spending Rises in April

Jun 01st 2023 : Private residential construction spending inched up in April as spending on multifamily homes increased Private residential construction spending increased for the first time since June amid elevated mortgage interest rates However it is still lower compared to a year ago The total construction monthly increase is largely attributed to more spending on multifamily construction which rose ...
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Slower Growth for AD&C Loans

Jun 01st 2023 : Despite some negative reporting about private builder access to acquisition development and construction AD amp C financing the volume of total outstanding loans posted a gain during the first quarter of albeit at the slowest growth rate since the end of Nonetheless interest rates for these loans have increased as the Fed has raised the federal funds rate The volume ...
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Despite Headwinds, Job Openings Rise

May 31st 2023 : The count of open unfilled jobs for the overall economy moved higher in April rising to million and complicating the June Federal Reserve decision The higher job opening count for April increases the chance of another rate hike despite some speculation that May was the end of tightening The count of open jobs was million a year ago ...
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Home Prices Rebound in March

May 30th 2023 : After seven consecutive months of decline home prices climbed for a second straight month in March as low inventory levels persist Locally five metro areas reported by S amp P Dow Jones Indices experienced negative home price appreciation in March The S amp P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U S National Home Price Index reported by S amp P Dow Jones Indices rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth ...
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