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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Photos Attached* March 28, 2017 Media Contact: Rick Laney (865) 300-4538 KNOXVILLE, TENN. – March 28, 2017 – The Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville (HBAGK) Home Show 2017 at the Knoxville Convention last weekend drew more than double the attendees from the 2016 show. The HBAGK Home Show, sponsored by ORNL Federal Credit Union, took place in downtown ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, February 24, 2017
    Though builders might generally use similar tools and materials when building homes, not all are alike when it comes to things like technique, training and customer service. Finding the right builder whose business approach aligns well with your personal preferences is essential to a pleasant home-building experience. The builder will be asking you plenty of questions during your initial meeting ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Friday, February 24, 2017
    A majority of home buyers prefer a new home to an existing one, and 65% want that home to be in the suburbs, according to new research and surveys conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The 2017 study, “Home Buyer Preferences: Age, Income, and Other Factors,” is based on a survey of recent and prospective home buyers, providing insights into what buyers are ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Friday, February 10, 2017
    The Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville (HBAGK) explains to WATE's Don Dare why home and business owners trying to rebuild after the devastating Gatlinburg fires need to be cautious. HBAGK President Dan Mitchell explains that many companies from outside of East Tennessee are setting up shop in and around Gatlinburg to capitalize on the tragedy - and they know little or nothing ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, February 10, 2017
    An important message to HBAGK members from 2017 HBAGK President, Dan Mitchell.
    Categories: Community
    Friday, February 10, 2017
    The Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville (HBAGK) issued this message to home and business owners impacted by the devastating Gatlinburg fires.
    Categories: Community
    Friday, February 10, 2017
    Longtime Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville (HBAGK) member Julie DuPree talks about her business and relationship with HBAGK.
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    HBAGK is proud of our 2016 Award recipients for association service and making our industry better! All 3 will be at our annual Home Show . 2016 HBAGK Builder of the Year, David Ivey, Ivey Custom Homes 2016 Associate of the Year, Chris Knight, William Knight Insurance Agency 2016 President's Award, Nathan Anderson, A & C Trades & Services
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    More than four out of five builders expect to face serious challenges regarding the cost and availability of labor in 2017, according to a recent survey of members that ran in the monthly NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The questions asked builders about the problems they confronted in 2016 and expect to face in 2017. Topping the list is the cost and availability of labor, a significant ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Economic
    Thursday, January 05, 2017
    If 2017 is the year you’ve decided to purchase a new home – whether as a first-time or move-up buyer – it’s wise to start preparing now. Following a few simple tips will help put you in a better position to find a home that’s right for you. Prioritize Your Must-Haves First-time home buyers should take the time to determine what their needs are, especially regarding ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, December 05, 2016
    Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville is free resource for those impacted by fires and storms Play Video Right now, dozens of companies from all over the Eastern half of the United States are setting up shop in and around Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Tellico Plains and Vonore to capitalize on the storms and fires that ravaged our local communities. The Home Builders Association of Greater ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2016 Media Contact : Rick Laney (865) 300-4538 Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville 2016 Parade of Homes Opens More than 40 new homes in all price ranges featured KNOXVILLE, Tennessee ̶ Sept. 27, 2016 ̶ The Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville (HBAGK) 2016 Parade of Homes opens this weekend on Friday, Sept. 30 and continues every ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, July 29, 2016
    Get a better handle on financing affordable housing projects by tuning into Builder Partnerships with Federal Home Loan Banks , an NAHB webinar that will take place at 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Aug. 3. The FHLBanks Affordable Housing Program is the largest private source of grant funds for the purchase, construction and renovation of housing for low- to moderate-income families in the United ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Friday, July 29, 2016
    An overwhelming four out of five Americans (80%) believe that owning a home is a good investment according to a recent poll that NAHB commissioned to gauge public sentiment on the value of homeownership and government programs that encourage homeownership and housing production. The polling firm Morning Consult conducted the nationwide survey of more than 2,800 registered voters July 22-24. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
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