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First Ever Foundation Topgolf Tournament

Posted on October 23, 2019

KCHBA is excited to announce its Topgolf Tournament on Nov. 6 to benefit the association's Foundation. The Home Builders Foundation Fund of Greater Kansas City was formed in 2002 as the charitable arm of the Home Builders...

Teachers, Realtors Among Attendees to Onsite Construction 101

Posted on October 23, 2019

Approximately 25 people attended the HBA’s Onsite Home Construction 101 on Oct. 17 at Staley Farms Villas. Ranging from teachers to realtors to bankers, participants toured different phases of the home building process whil...

Single-Family Permit Slowed in September (September 2019)

Posted on October 22, 2019

The number of single-family housing permits issued in September in the Kansas City metro decreased from the prior month but showed more activity than September 2018, according to the monthly Residential Building Permit Statis...

KCHBA Participates in Roundtable with Federal Reserve Chairman

Posted on October 17, 2019

Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Jerome Powell was in Kansas City last week as part of his "Fed Listens" tour. Following the Fed Listens event, United States Senator Jerry Moran (KS) invited...

Earn CE Credits with CSP Classes

Posted on October 14, 2019

Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP) November 6-8 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | $495 Member, $595 Guest Master the craft of successful selling. This professional-level course is designed for specialists in new home sal...

Building Business News October 2019

Posted on October 14, 2019

In this issue: Winners of the Distinctive Plan & Design and the Pick of the Parade awards were announced at a celebration at Children's Mercy Park on Oct. 2. Also, earn rewards in October and read an op-ed from HBA EO Wil...

KC Live Interviews Braklow Custom Homes about the Parade

Posted on October 8, 2019

Kansas City Live visited one of incoming HBA President Jerry Braklow's homes and made some interesting discoveries about the home, including a secret passageway. Watch the video clip to learn more!   ...

On-site Construction 101

Posted on October 4, 2019

Develop a deeper understanding of the process of new home construction and ask questions of a top Kansas City builder. Tour homes at different phases of construction in the Staley Hills Villas community and cover topics like ...

Homes by Chris Takes KMBC-TV on Tour of Home During Fall Parade

Posted on October 2, 2019

Builder Chris Ragland of Homes by Chris gave KMBC reporter Matt Stewart a tour of her home on the Fall Parade of Homes. Watch the clip here. This home is tour #43. Find more information about all the homes on the Parade at KC...

Missouri Combined Area Council

Posted on October 2, 2019

Join us Oct. 30 for the last Missouri Area Council of the year at Staley Farms. ...