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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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Additional Mentions

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

Preference for New Homes Keeps Rising 

May 24th 2024 : The desirability of new homes continues to grow Faced with the alternative of choosing between an existing home and a newly built home of home buyers in a recent NAHB study indicated a new home is their first preference That marks the highest share of buyers leaning toward a new home since when ...
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Mortgage Rates Higher in April

May 24th 2024 : Mortgage rates have increased on a monthly basis according to data from Freddie Mac As of end of April the -year FRM Commitment rate increased by basis points bps to percent from percent in March This was a bps increase from the beginning of the year percent and ...
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New Home Sales in April Down on Higher Mortgage Rates

May 23rd 2024 : Mortgage rates that averaged above since mid-April per Freddie Mac data acted as a drag on new home sales last month Sales of newly built single-family homes in April fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate from a downwardly revised reading in March according to newly released data from the U S Department ...
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NAHB/Wells Fargo Debut New Cost of Housing Index

May 23rd 2024 : A new quarterly Cost of Housing Index CHI highlights the burden that housing costs represent for middle and low-income families In its inaugural release for the first quarter of CHI revealed that a typical family in the U S must spend of its income to cover the mortgage payment on a median priced new ...
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First Quarter Multifamily Missing Middle Construction

May 23rd 2024 : The missing middle construction sector includes development of medium-density housing such as townhouses duplexes and other small multifamily properties The multifamily segment of the missing middle apartments in - to -unit properties has disappointed since the Great Recession For the first quarter of there were just - to -unit housing unit construction starts This is ...
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Existing Home Sales Recede in April

May 22nd 2024 : Existing home sales fell for the second straight month in April after a big monthly drop in March according to the National Association of Realtors NAR Meanwhile low resale inventory and strong demand continued to drive up existing home prices marking the tenth consecutive month of year-over-year median sales price gains Due to elevated interest ...
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