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Check back occasionally for updates to these and new news and information that impacts the home building industry.

Tax Plan Slams Middle Class
November 6, 2017
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Republican Tax Reform Plan Slams Middle Class

Careers in Building
September 29, 2017
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Find a Rewarding Career Without College Debt

Hurricans and Housing
September 21, 2017
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Hurricanes Add to Housing Market Uncertainties 

Housing Growth
July 28, 2017
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Solid Housing Growth From a Year Ago

More Builders Small Banks
April 24, 2017
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More Builders Banking on Small Banks

Construction Still Solid
April 20, 2017
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Starts and Builder Confidence Fall

Fishing Tournament Sponsorships
August 5, 2016
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Annual Fishing Tournament Sponsors

Laurel Almost Requires Sprinklers
August 5, 2016

Laurel Requires Residential Sprinklers

Land Use Code
July 28, 2016

Planning Commission Gives Builders an Extension

Federal Fines
July 25, 2016
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Federal Fines Increase Dramatically August 1

Construction Jobs Up
April 7, 2016
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Eye on the Economy: Number of Unfilled Construction Jobs Increasing
By Robert Dietz on April 7, 2016

Member Rebate
January 22, 2016
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Don’t Leave Any Money on the Table

Benefits of Membership
November 12, 2015
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Ways your membership can save you money!!

Construction Safety
October 5, 2015
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The Fatal Four

How Many Subs
September 14, 2015
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How Many Subcontractors Does it Take to Build the Average Home?

Appreciate an Associate
September 1, 2015
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"September 2015 is Associate Appreciation Month" 

Why do they buy what they buy?
August 17, 2015
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Home Sales are UP
July 8, 2015
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As the spring turned to summer, the pace of home sales increased nationwide.

The rate of new single-family home sales, as estimated by the Census Bureau, improved to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 546,000 in May, the fastest pace in seven years and a 2.2% increase over April.

New Lending Rules
June 16, 2015
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New mortgage lending rules that will take effect on Aug. 1will change the way builders do business.

Licensing Bill Signed by Governor
February 2, 2015
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Licensing Bill Signed by Governor

New Lower Down Payments
December 8, 2014
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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are taking steps to make it easier to save for a new home.

U.S. Economy Improving
December 8, 2014
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So maybe the economy really is rebounding.

Single Family Construction is Up
November 4, 2014
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Single-Family Construction Is Up

Hire a Licensed Contractor
October 24, 2014
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"The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten." Ben Franklin

New Lien Law
April 22, 2014
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When Governor Phil Bryant signed the SB 2622 recently the legislation immediately became the new lien law for the Mississippi construction Industry. There are numerous changes to the lien law with different provisions for commercial and residential construction. Some of the key points on the lien law are as follows

Upcoming Events
Christmas Party
12/12/2017
Hattiesburg Country Club

 

Christmas Party, Installation Ceremony and Awards Presentation will take place at the Hattiesburg Country Club this year. Please plan to join us.
About GHHBA

GHHBA, a chapter of the National Association of Home Builders, serves licensed builders, associates of the construction industry, and consumers in Marion, Lamar, Forrest, Covington and Perry counties. Our association focuses on formal builder education (MSBOC licensure and CPB certification), informing builders of market news,and giving builders the tools to respond to prospective legislation through our state counterpart, HBAM.

Membership in GHHBA keeps builders accountable to consumers. GHHBA is the name consumers trust when they look for a contractor.