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The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders strives to protect the American Dream in Central Alabama for housing opportunities for all, while working to promote professional success for its members who build, remodel, and maintain communities, create jobs and improve our local economy.

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Members in the News

NAHB Members Recognized as ‘40 Under 40’ Rising Stars by Industry’s Top Media

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA -- Pro Builder and Pro Remodeler magazines recently released their respective Class of 2022 "40 Under 40" lists, spotlighting top young professionals across the home building and remodeling sectors.

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Steadman Named HBAA Associate of the Year

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA -- Mary Steadman of Birmingham has been named the Home Builders Association of Alabama (HBAA)’s Buddy Berry Associate of the Year for 2019.

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Eye On Housing

New Home Sales Up in August: Will Decline Again with Higher Rates

Sep 27th 2022 : A brief decline in mortgage rates helped to boost new home sales in August but sales are expected to move lower in the months ahead as rates have since moved higher and builder sentiment continues to fall due to declining housing affordability and ongoing supply chain bottlenecks Sales of newly built single-family homes in August increased to a ...
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Share of New Homes with Patios Sets Record for Sixth Consecutive Year

Sep 26th 2022 : The share of homes built with patios hit a record high in Of the roughly million single-family homes started in percent came with patios This number comes from NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction conducted by the U S Census Bureau with partial finding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development Patios on ...
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Covid Era Impacts on Working from Home and Housing Market Impacts

Sep 22nd 2022 : While the COVID- pandemic has triggered many social and economic disruptions it has also changed working arrangements and has accelerated the shift to work from home WFH During the COVID- outbreak in the early of many businesses across the United States closed and millions of workers experienced the work from home trend out of necessity This sudden and massive ...
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Growth of Household Real Estate Market Value Slows in Q2

Sep 21st 2022 : The latest results from the Federal Reserve s Z Financial Accounts of the United States i e the Flow of Funds show that in the second quarter of growth of the market value of all owner-occupied real estate in the United States slowed after showed the largest year-over-year percentage gain since the prior quarter The market value of owner-occupied real ...
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Fed Raises by 75 Basis Points, Again

Sep 21st 2022 : Continuing its tightening of financial conditions to bring the rate of inflation lower the Federal Reserve s monetary policy committee raised the federal funds target rate by basis points increasing that target to an upper bound of This marks the third consecutive meeting with an increase of basis points These supersized hikes are intended to move monetary policy ...
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Existing Home Sales Fall for Seven Straight Month and Prices Soften

Sep 21st 2022 : As elevated mortgage rates and higher home prices continue to price out homebuyers and reduce affordability existing home sales declined for seven consecutive months in August according to the National Association of Realtors NAR All four regions saw double-digit declines for sales from a year ago Additionally home price appreciation slowed for the second month after reaching a record high ...
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