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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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Talk of Alabama | Greater Bham Assoc. of Homebuilders 2023

by Crystal Gray | ABC33/40 | February 23rd 2023

Builders, at times, get painted in a bad light, but we are good guys. The Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilder's helps fight for the American Dream and make sure you have a choice in building your dream home.

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Alabama Builder Elected Chairman of NAHB

By Elizabeth Thompson, National Association of Home Builders Feb 2, 2024

The Home Builders Association of Alabama is proud to announce the installation of Alicia Huey of Birmingham as the 2023 Chairman for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)!

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Additional Mentions

Huey named chairman of the National Association of Home Builders - Birmingham Business Journal

Eye On Housing

New Home Sales Weaken in October

Nov 27th 2023 : Elevated mortgage rates that averaged in October per Freddie Mac the highest rate since depressed buyer demand and pushed down new home sales in October Sales of newly built single-family homes in October fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate following a notable downward revision in September according to newly released data by the U S Department ...
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Multifamily Built-for-Rent Remains Elevated

Nov 27th 2023 : According to NAHB analysis of quarterly Census data the count of multifamily for-rent housing starts remained elevated during the third quarter of For the quarter multifamily residences started construction Of this total were built-for-rent The market share of rental units of multifamily construction starts was near an all-time high of for the third quarter as the ...
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Home Size Trending Lower

Nov 22nd 2023 : An expected impact of the virus crisis was a need for more residential space as people use homes for more purposes including work Home size correspondingly increased in as interest rates reached historic lows However as interest rates increased in and and housing affordability worsened the demand for home size has trended lower According to third quarter ...
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Existing Home Sales Slide to a New 13-Year Low Amid High Mortgage Rates

Nov 21st 2023 : Existing home sales in October fell to the lowest level since August as limited inventory and higher mortgage rates continued to weigh on homebuyers according to the National Association of Realtors NAR Low resale inventory and strong demand continued to drive up existing home prices marking the fourth consecutive month of year-over-year median sales price increase However recent declines ...
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Declines for Custom Home Building

Nov 21st 2023 : NAHB s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates a slowing market for custom home building after a recent gain in market share There were total custom building starts during the third quarter of the year This marks an almost decline compared to the third quarter of consistent with weakness experienced ...
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Employment Situation in October: State-Level Analysis

Nov 20th 2023 : Nonfarm payroll employment increased in states in September compared to the previous month while states lost jobs The District of Columbia North Dakota New Mexico and Virginia reported no change According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by in October following a gain of jobs in September On a month-over-month ...
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