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So Easy Signs

May 11, 2022

Professional Signage In Middletown, Ohio So Easy Signs has over 25 years of expertise in designing and installing effective signage for your business. Our # 1 goal is to ensure your sign and graphics are working for you in whatever their purpose. What makes us different (and the area’s top-rated sign company), is our obsession […]

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Baughn Insurance

May 9, 2022

The Baughn Insurance Group provides businesses and corporations insurance assessment, planning, and implementation based on a customized risk analysis. Dale Winters, an agent at Baughn Insurance Group, has helped several members of the Home Builders Association with their commercial liability and builder’s risk needs. He earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2019 and served […]

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Take Action: Sign Letter to Biden Urging Quick Action to Avoid Housing Downturn

April 15, 2022

NAHB is encouraging members to sign their names to a letter to the White House urging action to address the issues that threaten to derail the current housing and economic expansion. “An important first step to address housing affordability challenges in this current high-inflation environment would be to immediately suspend tariffs on softwood lumber imports […]

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Building Materials Prices Start 2022 with 8% Increase

April 15, 2022

According to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the prices of goods used in residential construction ex-energy (not seasonally adjusted) climbed 1.4% in March, following an upwardly revised increase of 2.2% in February and 4.1% in January. This adds up to an 8% jump in building materials prices since […]

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New Home Sales Post Solid Gain in December

January 26, 2022

by NAHB Driven by strong buyer demand and the expectation of higher mortgage rates, new home sales ended the year on a strong note, reaching their highest level since March 2021. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in December increased 11.9% to an 811,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate from a downwardly revised reading in November, […]

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SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Clean Water Act Challenge

January 26, 2022

NAHB At the urging of NAHB and other business groups, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the Clean Water Act that would clarify an earlier ruling from the nation’s highest court issued in 2006. The Supreme Court indicated it will hear the case perhaps when its new term begins in […]

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Home Builder Confidence Edges Lower on Inflation Concerns

January 19, 2022

by NAHB Growing inflation concerns and ongoing supply chain disruptions snapped a four-month rise in home builder sentiment even as consumer demand remains robust. Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes moved one point lower to 83 in January, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The HMI […]

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Ways To Help This Holiday Season

December 20, 2021

Now, it’s no secret that this year has been extremely hard on everyone. It’s always good to look back and reflect on how we could make it better for the community around us. We at the HBA of Dayton wanted to help you find ways to spread the holiday cheer this year. Here are a […]

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How to Help After the Recent Central U.S. Tornado Outbreak

December 20, 2021

NAHB Severe weather and tornadoes swept across the central United States Dec. 10-11, causing extreme damage to communities. The worst recorded tornado, known as the “Quad-State Tornado,” left a trail of destruction nearly 250 miles long across Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee and Kentucky. In response, NAHB is working closely with state and local home builders associations […]

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Mortgage Rates Increase Following Fed Policy Pivot

December 20, 2021

NAHB The Federal Reserve on Dec. 15 signaled that it will be shifting from an accommodative monetary policy stance that has supported the economic rebound from the 2020 recession toward a tighter policy as a direct result of ongoing, elevated inflation data. For the housing community, this policy pivot means that mortgage interest rates are likely […]

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