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Parade of Homes Announces Major Sponsors for 2015
The Home Builders Association of Metro Denver (HBA) today announced that six major sponsors have joined the 2015 Denver Parade of Homes including Title Sponsor American Furniture Warehouse, along with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, xfinity, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, Builders Appliance Center, The Denver Post and RE Colorado.

The 30th annual Parade of Homes opens to the public August 13 and runs through Labor Day (September 7). This year visitors can see 74 new homes ranging in price from $244,000 to more than $2 million ... Read more...

Denver's PWB Recognized at PCBC
InSinkErator sponsors an annual membership-awards competition and recognition of Professional Women in Building Chapters across the Country.Through their generosity and support, PWB councils within Region E were awarded for their exemplary membership efforts at PCBC earlier... Read more...

MHC Political Forum - Save The Date! September 30th
Metro Housing Coalition's 2015 Political Forum
Wednesday, September 30th
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Details to follow
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Bidding Wars Back for Homes
Tight inventory creates local housing bubbles, bidding wars. A slim supply of homes for sale has prompted the comeback of bidding wars and pushed prices higher in housing markets all over the country, according to an analysis by The Wall Street Journal.... Read more...

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HBA of Metro Denver opens registration for the 2015 Parade of Homes Industry Night
Scheduled August 14th, Industry Night is the official launch to the Parade of Homes tour that takes place August 13th through Labor Day. This summer tradition has been a staple in our industry, showcasing designed models and custom homes to the public. Register today for the official kick-off to the most anticipated event of the year!... Read more...

PWB Council Supports Hike for HomeAid
The PWB Council supports HomeAid and is organizing a group hike on Saturday, August 8th. Friends, family, kids and dogs are welcome. 6.8 mile trek begins at 8:00 am, a shorter 3 mile trek start time is 9:30. Both at Mt. Falcon Park in Morrison.... Read more...

Register for $25.00 today!

WSJ | The New Job Advice: Put Down the Machine Tool, Pick Up the Hammer

Businesses are hiring at a solid pace, as shown by Friday’s employment report. But the mix of jobs is also important. For those who have less than a college degree, the best career path may lead to a construction site.... Read more...

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Housing's Labor Crisis Worsens
Courtesy of BuilderOnline.com
National Association of Home Builders economist Paul Emrath top lines a new NAHB analysis that illustrates that as volume demand ramps up in housing markets nationwide, the crisis around reliable labor capacity escalates. Here's the drill-down on subcontractor shortages, trade by trade. This, of course, is a signature issue BUILDER is working with sister company Metrostudy to put into a market-by-market geographical heat-map... Read more...

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