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2935 Breezewood Avenue, Suite 100 Fayetteville, NC 28303         910.826.0648       RSVP
Week of December 5
In This Issue In Every Issue
Builders, Bids & Beers
Attend this intimate networking opportunity, hosted by your Membership Committee. Builders are invited to attend and bring materials that will assist Associates in bidding on projects in the future. Associates are invited to attend to network with Builders and create new working relationships. This is a casual event held at the HBAF office. Light refreshments will be served. Dirtbag Ales is providing beer and will be on site to discuss their beers. 

Tuesday, December 9
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

HBAF Office
2935 Breezewood Avenue, Suite 100
Fayetteville, NC 28303
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 Is Your Membership Working for You!

Utility Rebates Now Available!
Did you know you can receive rebates from your local utility company for the homes you are building? They are difficult to claim, always changing, and very time consuming. NOT ANYMORE! We have partnered with GreenOhm, a company that specializes in collecting utility rebates for builders, and we've negotiated a great program for our members. The utility rebates can amount to thousands of dollars per address and they do all the work! 

Learn More & Register >>
Invitations to Bid for Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity

Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization created to provide affordable housing for low-income, working families.

Habitat seeks bids from qualified bidders to provide construction services for current projects.

Habitat is seeking the best value offer that is the most responsive to our Invitations to Bid and most advantageous to Habitat, considering relevant factors such as price, quality, timeliness, previous experience and course of prior dealings, and overall Contractor/Vendor value to the Habitat mission and ministry.

Please prepare bids based on FAHFH specifications and submit by the due date.

Invitations to Bid

Three (3) 3-Bedroom Homes (New Construction)

Bid Release Date: 12/4/14
Bid Close Date: 3 PM 12/16/14
Bid Award Date: TBA
3-Bedroom Blueprints

One (1) 4-Bedroom Home (New Construction)

Bid Release Date: 12/4/14
Bid Close Date: 3 PM 12/16/14
Bid Award Date: TBA
4-Bedroom Blueprints

Gain the knowledge to improve your business at IBS 2015!
   NAHB members who register for the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) by December 5 can register for an IBS full registration for just $350! A full registration not only includes access to the five exhibits of Design & Construction Weekâ„¢ – IBS, KBIS, IWCE, the Las Vegas Market and TISE – it also includes access to more than 100 education sessions in 10 tracks.
   The value of an IBS full registration is evident in the 40% increase of attendees getting a full registration over the past two years and speaker ratings are at an all-time high. The message is clear – IBS education is in demand and if you aren’t taking advantage of all the great education happening at IBS, you’re missing out!
Don’t miss business-building education sessions, such as:

When Social Media Doesn’t Work: How to Build a Smarter Online Marketing System
Discover the secrets to converting your tweets, pins and posts into clicks, conversations and closings.
Speaker, Dawn Sadler gives you the tools with a scalable system to maximize your online presence.
What’s Hot in America’s Kitchens
Kitchens are no longer simply a place to cook and eat – they’ve become a room for socializing and entertainment. Explore the latest in kitchen trends with product selections, finishes, technology and design.
Builder-to-Builder Tell All: Around the Country in 60 Minutes
Learn from builders from various markets across the country in a session of lightening-round questions.
Gain applicable real-time information as builders respond to questions suggested over social media in the weeks leading up to IBS.
Moneyball: Using Home Building Metrics to Sideline the Competition
Small volume builders gain the tools to compete with big builders when renowned speaker, Bob Whitten uses lessons from the 2002 pennywise Oakland A’s to examine key financial, operational and sales/marketing metrics to reveal how those with limited budgets and resources can achieve home building success.

Up Coming

December 9
Builders, Bids & Beer
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

December 11
Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 am

Construction Statistics

Local Stats: October 2014

Local Stats Residential Trend: 2008-2014

Absorption Report: October 2014 *new

Commercial Building Permit Index: September 2014  

The Market Edge Residential Building Permit Trend: September 2014  

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Build Client Confidence and Increase Green Home Sales

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2-3 p.m.

After you meet all of the requirements for green certification and all the boxes are checked, what comes next? This program will cover opportunities that will help you incorporate sustainable design and building principals into your business in a way that will pique client interest. In addition, panelists will examine the dos and don’ts of effective sustainability messaging that can increase green home sales.

HBA of Fayetteville
910-826-0649 fax

Natalie Fryer, Executive Officer
Pamela Grierson, Communications Manager

NAHB Member Discounts
Dues Payments & Lobbying Expense 2014 Disclosure
Dues payments to Home Builders Association of Fayetteville are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, dues payments may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses, subject to an exclusion for lobbying activity. Because a portion of your dues is used for lobbying by NAHB, NCHBA and Home Builders Association of Fayetteville, 8% of the total dues for Builder & Associate Members is NOT deductible for income tax purposes. For Affiliate Members, 1.8% of the total dues is NOT deductible for income tax purposes. Membership Dues are non-refundable.
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