Metro Denver HBA University Fall/Winter Education Opportunities
October 23, 2016
The Metro Denver HBA University (HBAU) offers a wide-range of learning options to help you advance in your career and grow your business. Whether you are seeking continuing education credits (CE), a full designation or to further your knowledge in a particular topic, HBAU offers a variety of training courses. Don't miss registration for upcoming educational programs including: NAHB Customer Service, ACT Superintendent I Training, NAHB C.A.P.S., and more.
Make a commitment to yourself today – continue growing in your professional endeavors. When the competition is fierce, expertise sets the leaders apart!... Read more...
KB HOME NAMES MATT MANDINO REGIONAL PRESIDENT
October 20, 2016
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced that Matt Mandino has been promoted to regional president for its Colorado, Las Vegas and Arizona markets. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all of the builder’s local division teams and operations, including land acquisitions, land development, home construction, customer service, purchasing, sales, and marketing.
“I am pleased to announce Matt Mandino’s appointment as regional president,” said Jeffrey Mezger, KB Home’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Matt joined KB Home nearly five years ago as
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NAHB Makes a Case to Streamline Code Development
October 19, 2016
of the International Code Council’s Board of Directors as they gathered in Kansas City, Mo., for their board meetings in advance of this week’s public comment hearings.
His message: ICC must put the brakes on the complicated code development process so that builders, code officials and other home building professionals can take a step back to study the state of building science and advances in technology and make cost-effective recommendations for change, rather than constantly wade through thousands of code proposals from hundreds of interest groups in the hopes of coming to a consensus.... Read more...
Top 40 Code Change Proposals for 2016
October 18, 2016NAHB Voting Recommendations on Proposed International Code Changes
NAHB is urging its members to schedule meetings with your state and local building code officials to discuss and gain support of our positions on the following significant code change proposals.
The final disposition of any public comments submitted regarding these proposed code changes will take place during the ICC Public Comment Hearings to be held Oct. 19–25, 2016 in Kansas City, MO and during the final Online Governmental Consensus Voting Period which will take place approximately Nov. 8–21, 2016.... Read more...
2016 HAP Award Finalists Announced
October 14, 2016
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2016 MHC Election Recommendations
October 14, 2016
The MHC interviews and supports political candidates based on permit activity and issues within our territory covering thirty-four municipalities and eight counties in the metro Denver region. *Those who elect to interview with the MHC and those who support a vibrant and affordable housing market are those who receive an endorsement and/or a contribution from the Metro Housing Coalition. View 2016 Election Recommendations... Read more...
Village Homes Unveils 700 Home Community
October 14, 2016
Almost 700 new homes, all priced below $400,000, are coming to northeast Denver.
Village Homes of Colorado recently broke ground on a 698-home community as part of Denver Connection, a mixed-use development at Chambers Road and Green Valley Boulevard.
Single family homes at Village Homes at Denver Connection are expected to range in size from 1,245 to 2,462 square feet.
Homes will be priced from the mid-$200,000 to the high $300,000s.
The average price of all homes sold at the end of September was $396,706, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors.
The average price of a single-family home closed at the end of last month was $440,937.... Read more...
Home Builders Foundation of Metro Denver Provides Accessible Home Modifications For One Of Its Own
October 12, 2016
The Home Builders Foundation (HBF), with Project Captain TRI Pointe Homes, recently wrapped up a multi-part home modification from for Merlin Widick. Widick, who recently suffered a stroke has been living in his modified home since Saturday, August 13th. He and his family have requested an open house/ lunch on Friday, September 30th at their home to thank everyone who helped modify his home and make it possible for him to return home safely and independently after the stroke.... Read more...