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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.

 

Eye On Housing

Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years

Nov 06th 2019 : With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third quarter of according to the National Association of Home Builders NAHB Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index HOI In all percent of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of July and end of ...
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Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey: Multifamily Lending Market Neutral Conditions

Nov 05th 2019 : The Federal Reserve s latest Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey contains the reported lending practices as of the third quarter of of large domestically chartered commercial banks and up to large U S branches and agencies of foreign banks The questions that comprise most of the survey are those relating to Commercial amp Industrial C amp I loans Commercial Real Estate ...
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Share of New Homes with Porches Up to 94% in East South Central

Nov 05th 2019 : Of the single-family homes started in percent came with porches according to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction SOC conducted by the U S Census Bureau with partial funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development Historically the SOC shows the share of single-family homes with porches increasing regularly to a high of percent in ...
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Construction Job Openings Continue Year-over-Year Gains

Nov 04th 2019 : Data from the BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey JOLTS indicate that construction job openings increased in September on a year-over-year basis The estimated number of job openings declined from the August total to in September after reaching a post-Great Recession high of in April The September count of unfilled jobs represents a year-over-year gain relative to ...
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Top Bathroom Features Among Millennial Home Buyers

Nov 04th 2019 : The most wanted bathroom feature among Millennial home buyers is both a shower stall amp tub in the master bath according to a report recently published by the National Association of Home Builders NAHB What Home Buyers Really Want Edition Seventy-six percent of Millennial home buyers want this feature The report is based on a survey that asks prospective ...
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Modular and Other Non-Site Built Housing In 2018

Nov 03rd 2019 : The total market share of non-site built single-family homes was of single-family completions in according to Census Bureau Survey of Construction data and NAHB analysis This share is expected to rise moderately in and in the years ahead due to the ongoing labor shortage in the residential construction sector and the need to lift labor productivity amid declining housing affordability ...
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11/15/2019

Fall Parade of Homes- Weekend 2

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11/21/2019

Bowling Tournament Hosted By PWB, benefitting ABPAC


Bowlero

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12/05/2019

Hall of Fame Holiday Gala and 2020 Office Installation


Rosewood Hall

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12/10/2019

PWB Christmas Party & 2020 Officer Installation


CR Home of Alabama, Inc

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12/13/2019

Remodelers Christmas Party and 2020 Officer Installation


Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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02/07/2020

GBAHB 2020 Home Building and Remodeling Showcase


Finley Center - Hoover Metropolitan Complex

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