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  1. Clint Lovette Named HBAA Remodeler of the Year!

    Montgomery—Clint Lovette of Birmingham has been named the Home Builders Association of Alabama (HBAA)’s Remodeler of the Year for 2018.  Lovette was honored during the HBAA’s Convention awards presentation on November 9 at The Grand Hotel in Point Clear. The Remodeler of the Year award recognizes a remodeler member who has shown outstanding service to their local and state associations, their community and the remodeling industry as a whole. Lovette, of Lovette Design + Build, has been a member of Read More


  2. 2019 International Builders’ Show Registration Now Open- Special Discounts offered through September

    2019 International Builders’ Show Registration Now Open Special Registration Discounts Offered Through September WASHINGTON, Sept. 4–The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) officially opened online registration today for the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual light construction trade show in the world. Celebrating its 75th anniversary, the show will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center, Feb. 19-21, after a two-year stint in Orlando, Fla. The 2019 IBS will again co-locate with the National Kitchen & Bath Read More


  3. Free Residential Carpentry Program -presented by Alabama Home Builders Foundation & AIDT

      Montgomery— The Alabama Home Builders Foundation has partnered with AIDT to offer a FREE eight-week basic residential carpentry course to adults in the Birmingham area. The course, taught by Terence Armstead, will take place on Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6:00-8:00 p.m., from September 17 through November 12, 2018 at AIDT (3500 6th Avenue South, Birmingham). Through classroom instruction and hands-on application, the class will cover the basics of residential carpentry such as safety instruction, construction layout and reading blueprints, Read More


  4. Our House: The Easiest Ways to Transform Your Bathroom!

    A little change goes a long way. Sometimes, that little change is all you need to feel revitalized. Freshening up such a frequently used (and frequently overlooked) space as your bathroom is the perfect way to give your home a little pick-me-up. Luckily for you, a bathroom remodel doesn’t have to involve fully gutting your space and starting from scratch. With these easy and accessible pointers, you can completely transform your W.C. while cutting time and costs! If you’re looking Read More


  5. Housing Share of GDP

    With the release of the final estimate of fourth quarter 2017 GDP growth (a 2.5% annual growth rate), housing’s share of gross domestic product (GDP) rose slightly to 15.4%. The home building and remodeling component – residential fixed investment – al…

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  6. Strong Employment Growth Across Most States in February 2018

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia, unchanged in Wyoming, and decreased in six states in February 2018 compared to January 2018. Year-over-year, 46 states and the …


  7. From 280 Living: Year in Preview: New developments for Chelsea

    http://280living.com/news/year-in-preview-new-developments-for-chelsea1227/   Year in Preview: New developments for Chelsea by ERICA TECHO December 27, 2016 Map courtesy of Scott Weygand. Chelsea Reserve is off County Road 336 near Pelham and will offer a variety of lot sizes.  The city of Chelsea has seen a growing number of residential areas in the last few years, and that trend is not stopping in the foreseeable future. While Chelsea had 133 building permit requests from 2012 through 2015, the city had already had about Read More


  8. GBAHB President’s Ball/Installation Awards Winner

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders (GBAHB) held its annual President’s Ball/ Installation on Thursday, December 1, 2016.   The ceremony took place at the Florentine in downtown Birmingham, and 190 members attended this prestigious event. The Association awarded several members for their outstanding accomplishments within the GBAHB and community this year. The winners of these awards are listed below.   The Association also inducted its 2017 President, Clint Lovette of Lovette Construction, as well as Read More


  9. Wrendon Davis Receives CADRE Associate of the Year Award

    We are so proud to announce that Wrendon Davis of Davis Plumbing has received the CADRE Award for Associate of the Year. Along with his numerous accomplishments, Wrendon also co-founded a plumbing educational program. The NAHB Associate of the Year and Society of Honored Associates Awards recognize associate members who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding contributions to the home building industry on the local, state and national levels. A panel of five judges, including a past NAHB president, National Read More