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SPACES: Four Hot Home Design Trends to Look For on the Parade

Posted on September 20, 2018

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Parade a Lot of Bang for the Buck for Builders and Consumers

Posted on September 20, 2018

[caption id="attachment_6199" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo credit: Kansas City Star[/caption] "Go online and search what type of house you want. Pay attention to where you spend your time and make sure that part o...

KCHBA Thanks its Associate Members

Posted on September 19, 2018

The National Association of Home Builders designates September as Associate Appreciation month. The HBA is fortunate to have associate members that are so active and involved in our association. As a gesture of its appreciati...

KCHBA Celebrates Professional Women in Building Week

Posted on September 19, 2018

NAHB designates Sept. 17-21 as Professional Women in Building Week. It’s an opportunity to celebrate women as a visible component of the residential construction industry and provides an occasion for members across the NAHB...

KC, MO Tops List of Most Permits Issued in 2018 So Far (July 2018)

Posted on September 19, 2018

Permit issuance slowed in July, but with 485 single family units permitted during the month, the year-to-date total of 3,594 is within 2 percent of 2017’s first seven months, according to the Home Builders Association of Gr...

Why a Parade Home May Not be Finished

Posted on September 19, 2018

Last year, following the Fall Parade, the Home Builders Association conducted a consumer survey. Although 88 percent of respondents said they had a good or excellent experience visiting homes, there were a few respondents who...

Kansas City Home Design Trends for Fall 2018

Posted on September 17, 2018

Local interior designer Sara Twenter brings us up to speed on the latest design trends for new home builders. Metal mixology - The black and bronzed brass look is really catching on in the Midwest.  Consider this look for...

Today’s Appliances Focus on Beauty, Functionality

Posted on September 15, 2018

Homeowners and builders are getting more creative with their standard home appliances. These fixtures of the home, once treated as essential and plain, are now artful centerpieces in the kitchen. “Homeowners are adding a...

Why Buy New?

Posted on September 14, 2018

Why Build a Home Instead of Buying a Pre-existing One? There are several advantages to building a brand new home, including more safety features, more efficient materials and customization options. If you are debating whethe...

Benefits of Buying Over Renting

Posted on September 13, 2018

Buying a home remains a key part of the American dream for most people. A recent survey by Freddie Mac revealed that 91 percent of renters believe homeownership is something of which to be proud. And many younger renters are ...