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2935 Breezewood Avenue, Suite 100 Fayetteville, NC 28303         910.826.0648     
Week of December 11
In This Issue In Every Issue
November Awards & Installation 
President's Choice Member of the Year
Jennifer Fincher, 
Jennifer Kirby Fincher, PLLC
Builder Member of the Year
H & H Homes
Associate Member of the Year
Brian Canady, Southern Trust Mortgage
As a member of the HBAF, you are a part of a large network of industry professionals. Member teams are smaller groups of members who work to plan, implement and oversee specific projects within the HBAF. Joining a team is the best way to learn about the HBAF operations and meet other members. Joining a team will also give you unique opportunities to develop leadership skills and gain exposure for you and your company. In order for HBAF projects to remain fresh and exciting a cross section of the membership needs to serve on a team.
Attention All General Contractors
The NC Licensing Board for General Contractors is pleased to offer assistance to all general contractors who need help in submitting a license renewal application. The renewal assistance desk will be staffed from 9 am - 3 pm on Tuesday's and Thursday's in December. Please click here or call (919) 571-4183 to schedule an appointment.
Top 10 NCHBA Actions to Benefit Our Members in 2015
1. Prohibited Aesthetic Controls on One-and Two-Family Dwellings —SB 25 (Session Law 2013-86, effective 06/19/15) . COST SAVINGS: Varies based on whether and to what extent local governments imposed such controls; however, statewide savings are estimated to be in the millions of dollars in those jurisdictions which did and others which were likely to follow.
2. Exempted Builders’ Inventory from Property Taxation—HB 168 (Session Law 2015-223, effective for taxable years beginning on or after 07/01/16 and applies to subdivision of land or other improvements made after 07/01/15) . COST SAVINGS: The NAHB Economics Department estimates savings of $145 million annually.
3. Repealed Municipal Protest Petition Authority—HB 201 (Session Law 2015-160, effective 08/01/15) COST SAVINGS: Millions of dollars in projects which will be built as a result of repeal.
4. Enacted Building Code Regulatory Reform Act–HB 255 (Session Law 2015-255. Effective 10/01/15) COST SAVINGS: Millions of dollars in avoided future costs.
5. Enacted Favorable Land Development Law Changes —HB 721 (Session Law 2015-187, effective 10/01/15)  COST SAVINGS: Millions of dollars in future avoided land development costs.
6. Fixed Disposal of Condensation Issues for High Efficiency Furnaces and Air Conditioning Units— NCHBA added amendment to HB 538 (Session Law 2015-207, effective 10/01/15) COST SAVINGS: Hundreds of thousands of dollars in avoided costs as well as future energy savings by preserving the option of high efficiency furnace installation.
7. Helped Pass Regulatory Reform Act of 2015—HB 765 (Session Law2015-286, generally effective 10/22/15) COST SAVINGS: Millions of dollars statewide.
8. Helped Pass Local Government Regulatory Reform Act—HB 44 (Session Law 2015-246, generally effective 09/23/15) COST SAVINGS: Millions of dollars statewide
9. Established NCHBA Volume Builders Council—This new council, composed of national and regional production building companies all of whom pay a special dues assessment for council membership, provides additional resources for NCHBA advocacy efforts and affords a voice to this important segment of our industry Currently the council is composed of more than 20 production building companies.
10. Created the Home Builders Education Fund, Inc.—During the 3rd Quarter meeting, the NCHBA Board created this entity, organized under Section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code, to provide additional resources to assist in the election of pro-housing officials and for other advocacy purposes. This entity will supplement and compliment the role of NCHBA’s existing political action committee (BUILD-PAC).
Rental Space Available

Great ground floor office space available for lease in highly desirable area on Breezewood. New carpet and paint. Access to large conference room. 1st month free with one year lease. Move-in immediately, won’t last long! Contact Arlene to view at 910-977-5358.

The HBA of Fayetteville is a proud sponsor of the Home Design & Remodeling Show on February 26-28, 2016 at the Crown Complex.

The Fayetteville Spring Home, Design & Remodeling Show is designed to place quality homeowners in direct contact with quality home improvement, interior décor, landscaping, and outdoor living companies.  The show attracts homeowners ready to make decisions about building, remodeling, decorating, landscaping and lifestyle.

Show Hours:
Friday, February 26: 12 pm to 8 pm
Saturday, February 27 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday, February 28: 11 am to 6 pm

Want to participate?
Contact NCI Shows (Show Management)

Download Exhibitor Application
Download Exhibitor Floorplan

Up Coming

December 15
The monthly NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) measures current market conditions for the sale of new single-family homes and those for the next six months, as well as the traffic of prospective buyers of new homes. The HMI webinars are held each quarter, with NAHB's Chief Economist David Crowe providing key numbers and explaining the differences from the previous quarter. His insights help inform business planning and decision-making for builders and companies serving the residential construction market.

The webinars are free but registration is required. Webinars begin at 11 a.m. and last 30 minutes.
Register Here

Construction Statistics

Local Stats: November 2015 *new

Local Stats Residential Trend: November 2015 *new

Absorption Report: October 2015 *new

Commercial Building Permit Index: September 2015

The Market Edge Residential Building Permit Trend: September 2015


U.S. Household Balance Sheet Continues to Recover in Q3 2018 

Custom Home Building Annual Share 

Headline Inflation Flat in November 

OSB, Lumber, and Gypsum Lead Building Materials Prices Lower in November 


Wells Alderman
Bill Berry
WA Bissette
Dohn Broadwell, Jr
Brian Canady
Lanny Clark
Allen Davidson
Kelvin Draughon
John Elliot
Jennifer Fincher
Natalie Fryer
Lisa Geddie
Lynne Greene
Mitch Guy 
Ned Johnson
Kristopher Kenny
Tammy Laurence
Spencer Locklear
Pat McKee
Ed Melvin
Greg Parks
Jason Poole
Ken Praschan
PJ Satterly
Kevin Shortridge
John Sorrell
Harold Smelcer
Patrick Smith
Ben Stout
David Sykes
Kenneth Tew
Monika Tollinyer 
Barry Tutor
Brian Walker
Larry Walsh
Sharlene Williams
Neil Yarborough

HBA of Fayetteville
910-826-0649 fax

Natalie Fryer, Executive Officer
Pamela Grierson, Communications Manager

NAHB Member Discounts
Dues Payments & Lobbying Expense 2015 Disclosure
Dues payments to the Home Builders Association of Fayetteville are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, dues payments may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense, subject to exclusion for lobbying activity. Because a portion of your dues is used for lobbying by NAHB, NCHBA and HBAF, 10% of the total dues, or $ 48.22 is not deductible for income tax purposes for builder and associate members. For affiliate members, 2% of the total dues, or $2.35 is not deductible for income tax purposes. Membership Dues are non-refundable.
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