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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

Property Tax Revenue Climbs as Income Tax Receipts Decline Sharply

Sep 29th 2023 : NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau s quarterly state and local tax data shows that billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the second quarter of not seasonally adjusted In the four quarters ending Q state and local governments collected billion of property tax revenue a increase over Q The year-over-year growth rate of ...
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Number of 5,000+ Square Foot Homes Down in 2022

Sep 28th 2023 : According to the annual data from the Census Bureau s Survey of Construction SOC a total of square-foot homes were started in down from in In the boom year of the number of new square foot homes reached a peak of In the number fell to In only such homes were ...
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Lot Values Trail Behind Inflation

Sep 27th 2023 : Lot values for single-family detached spec homes continued to rise in with the national value and six out of nine Census divisions setting new nominal records according to NAHB s analysis of the Census Bureau s Survey of Construction SOC data The U S median lot value for single family detached for-sale homes started in stands at with half of ...
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Consumer Confidence Falls Again in September

Sep 26th 2023 : Consumer confidence saw another decline in September as consumers expressed growing concerns about the future primarily driven by persistent inflation and expectations of higher interest rates lasting for an extended period The Consumer Confidence Index reported by the Conference Board fell points from to in September the lowest level since May The Present Situation Index rose ...
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New Home Sales Weaken in August on Higher Mortgage Rates

Sep 26th 2023 : Elevated mortgage rates and challenging affordability conditions pushed new home sales down to their weakest rate since March Sales weakened in August with average mortgage rates above While some builders were able to offset that effect via mortgage rate buydowns rates moved higher this month suggesting the pace of new home sales will weaken further for September Sales of ...
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New Homes Same Size but Higher Priced if Age-Restricted

Sep 25th 2023 : Of the roughly single-family and multifamily homes started in single-family and multifamily were built in age-restricted communities according to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction SOC conducted by the U S Census Bureau and partially funded by HUD A residential community can be legally age-restricted provided it conforms the one of the ...
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