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Certified New Homes Sales Professional

Posted on July 23, 2020

KCHBA is going virtual for NAHB education for the remainder of 2020. Take steps to earn your CSP designation beginning September 15. Certified New Homes Sales Professional (CSP) Take all three courses to earn your CSP...

Congratulations to the 2020 StyleMakers

Posted on July 22, 2020

Kansas City Homes & Style’s annual list of StyleMakers showcases talented professionals who understand the importance of quality. Congratulations to the following KCHBA members featured this year: Architecture: Bickf...

The 2020 Artisan Home Tour Has To Be Seen To Be Believed

Posted on July 21, 2020

Cascading three-story waterfalls. A two-lane, full-size bowling alley. A massive, two-story closet complete with spiral staircase. There’s no request too big or too small when it comes to custom-built homes, says Kari Engli...

Building Business News July 2020

Posted on July 14, 2020

Cover Story: Fun in the Sun at the KCHBA Golf Scramble Thirty golf teams participated in the KCHBA’s annual golf tournament at Stone Canyon Golf Club on June 25. Click here to read the July issue....

NAHB Webinar Wednesdays

Posted on July 13, 2020

NAHB Education is offering a variety of dynamic webinars for housing industry professionals every Wednesday in July. These webinars are structured to help participants expand their knowledge about industry best practices in c...

Masks Now Required in Certain Areas of the KC Metro

Posted on July 2, 2020

Following recent executive orders announced in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Mo., Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has also announced that as of Friday, July 3, face masks are required in public spaces. "Under the order, most ...

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...

KCHBA Offering National, Local Economic Updates in August

Posted on July 1, 2020

Sponsored by NBKC Bank. Contact Paige@kchba.org or call 816.942.8800 for registration....

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...