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One Veteran’s Journey to Veterans Community Project

Posted on April 11, 2019

Co-Founder and Chief Project Officer Brandonn Mixon took to the Home Show Main Stage at the 2019 Greater Kansas City Home and Lifestyle Show March 22-24 to share his personal journey to Veterans Community Project. Mixon joine...

HBA Raises $25,000 for Veterans Community Project

Posted on April 11, 2019

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (HBA), is pleased to announce that it raised $25,000 for Veterans Community Project (VCP) during its 2019 Greater Kansas City Home & Lifestyle Show, March 22-24. VCP is...

A Real Estate Agent Should Be There for You Even After You Buy the House

Posted on April 11, 2019

“If you’re having surgery, you want someone trained and on the ball and who knows what they are doing,” Mike Frazier, CEO of ReeceNichols Real Estate, told attendees to the Home & Lifestyle Show March 23-24 at Bartl...

Last Chance to Weigh in on WOTUS – Comments Due April 15

Posted on April 10, 2019

NAHB is urging members and HBAs to voice support for the proposed new definition for “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) by submitting comment letters to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps ...

2019 Fall Parade of Homes Awards Ceremony

Posted on April 8, 2019

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City invites you to the Fall PARADE of HOMES AWARDS CELEBRATION Wednesday, October 2 Children's Mercy Park 1 Sporting Way, Kansas City, Kansas 66111 Cocktails and appeti...

HBA, Harvesters Partner to Hammer Out Hunger

Posted on April 8, 2019

The HBA is excited to announce that is again partnering with Harvesters for its Spring Parade of Homes! This is the third year in a row that the HBA and Harvesters have joined forces to serve meals to area kids during the sum...

Thank You to Our Building Remodel Donors

Posted on April 5, 2019

The HBA would like to thank everyone who has supported the much-needed and much-anticipated building remodel. In particular, it would like to recognize three individuals who have stepped forward to pledge $10,000 each for the...

Tamara’s Top Design Takeaways from the Home Show

Posted on April 3, 2019

Bargain Mansions star Tamara Day headlined the Main Stage at the Greater Kansas City Home and Lifestyle Show on March 22-24 at Bartle Hall. On her hit home lifestyle show, Tamara and her crew restore neglected large homes tha...

2019 Permit Activity Higher Than 2018 (February 2019)

Posted on April 3, 2019

With 1,184 residential units permitted in the first two months of 2019, the metro area activity has increased compared to 2018. The first two months of 2018 saw 876 units permitted, which is 26 percent lower than the current ...

Permit Activity Picks Ups During January 2019

Posted on April 3, 2019

Building activity appears to be increasing in the KC metro with 643 residential building permits issued in January 2019. January’s number is up 120 percent from December 2018 (292 permits) and up 55 from January 2018 (416 p...