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Masks Now Required in Certain Areas of the KC Metro

Posted on July 2, 2020

Following the recent executive orders announced in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Mo., Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has also announced that starting Friday, July 3, face masks will be required in public spaces. "Under the o...

Parade of Playhouses Rescheduled for July 17-19

Posted on July 2, 2020

Build Childhood Memories with Your Own Backyard Playhouse! Sponsored by Bickimer Homes, the Parade of Playhouses, originally scheduled during the Greater Kansas City Home & Lifestyle Show in March, has been reschedule...

Kansas Area Council

Posted on July 1, 2020

Everyone is invited to the August Kansas Area Council to hear Economist Chris Kuehl as he answers questions such as: What impact will Covid-19 have on consumer behavior moving forward? And, more importantly, what does that ...

KCMO, WyCo to Start Requiring Masks

Posted on June 28, 2020

Due to the increase in positive cases of Covid-19 recently in the Kansas City metropolitan area, both Wyandotte County, Kan., and the city of Kansas City, Mo., have issued new orders regarding the wearing of masks. Wyandot...

Residential Permitting Forecasts Active Building in 2020 (May 2020)

Posted on June 23, 2020

Metro-wide single-family permits totaled 374 during May—leading to a five-month total of 2,076 units, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA). This year-to-date total...

NAHB Announces New Chairman

Posted on June 22, 2020

At the conclusion of last Friday’s Spring Leadership Meetings, NAHB Chairman Dean Mon informed the Board of Directors that he would be unable to complete the remainder of his term due to personal reasons and was resigni...

KCRAR Talks Parade of Homes with EVP Will Ruder

Posted on June 22, 2020

The Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR) recently featured the Spring Parade of Homes on its ResourceKC.com website in an article, "Home Builders’ Association to Host Parade of Homes Event with Added Safety ...

Building Business News June 2020

Posted on June 17, 2020

Cover Story: Parade of Homes Starts June 13 After being postponed in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is pleased to announce the Spring Parade of Home...

NAHB Spring Board Meeting Details

Posted on June 15, 2020

As a member of the KCHBA, you have access to an enormous catalog of resources through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). And since we’re like every one else, we want to make sure we’re getting what we pay f...

Parade Builders Featured on Fox4

Posted on June 15, 2020

"A somewhat surprising boom in the real estate market is expected to make this year’s Parade of Homes very popular," said Carey Wickersham, a reporter for Fox4 News, in a story published the first weekend of the Parade. "Im...