Friday, August 2, 2013

Featured M2M: Roof Roof

This weeks featured Member to Member Discount is:
111 Chippewa Lane
Williamston, SC 29697
(770) 846-5312
DISCOUNT:  $500 Off full roof replacement. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
EXP DATE:  None.
Visit the HBA website for more information on this and other offers.

21st Century Building Expo & Conference

You are invited to attend the 21st Century Building Expo and Conference (21CBEC) September 17-19 in Charlotte, NC. Presented annually by the North Carolina Home Builders Association, the 21CBEC provides home builders and associates throughout the Southeast a high-quality trade show featuring industry-specific products, services, and educational opportunities.

The Expo Floor is open September 18-19 and will feature relevant products and services available to builders in the Southeast. The Expo Floor is FREE to all attendees who register on or before September 15.

The Educational Conference runs September 17-19. An extensive course schedule has been selected, offering something for everyone in the home building industry. 

Specifically offered are the two courses required to obtain the NAHB Certified Green Professional (CGP) designation and the Advanced Green Building - Building Science course which is needed for the Master CGP designation. In addition, CAPS1 and CAPS2 courses will be offered. These courses are in high demand and are currently scheduled only a few times in the Southeast. 

For more information about the 21CBEC or to register online, go to Be sure to use the discount code BROC to receive $10 off your seminar registration or $10 off the Expo Floor.

NAHB BuilderBooks Offers Free Advertising for NAHB Members

Last month, in celebration of Homeownership Month, NAHB launched a new consumer imprint, MyHome Press. Products with the MyHome Press imprint are designed to help current and future home owners make sound decisions when building, buying, maintaining, and remodeling their homes.

BuilderBooks wants to showcase the homes HBA members build and remodel by pinning them on the MyHome Press Pinterest boards. Our customers are already on Pinterest so you should be there too. If BuilderBooks posts your project, they will include your company name and a link to your website. Pinterest users will be able to repin their photos for others to see giving you even more visibility—hence creating free advertising. Plus, for each photo you provide, you will receive 1 entry into the drawing to win a $350 Home Depot gift card. The winner will be drawn on August 30, 2013.

Take a look at a copy of the flier and entry form. Photos must be submitted by August 19, 2013, so enter today!

If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact Patricia Potts at or 202-266-8224.

State Transportation Commission Earmarks Interstate Roads For Funding

Improvements on some 90 miles of interstate highways in South Carolina could move closer to fruition if the Transportation Infrastructure Bank accepts the recommendation of the S.C. Department of Transportation Commission.
The commission designated seven major interstate improvement projects to be funded with bond proceeds approved by the General Assembly in the 2013 session. The commission approved a resolution July 18th urging the Transportation Infrastructure Bank board to “fully utilize and adhere to the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission’s recommendations” for projects to be financed.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Welcome HBA of Greenville's newest members!

Your HBA of Greenville would to welcome our newest members.

Associate Memberships:
Acopia Home Loans- Barbie Brown
Accent Truss- Jim Diffenderfer
Carol Pyfrom Realty- Carol Pyfrom

Affiliate Memberships
Acopia Home Loans- Bruce Buckless
Accent Truss- Erin Diffenderfer

Welcome! is getting a remodel!

While our members have been busy working to turn the Greenville building industry around the HBA of Greenville has been busy rebuilding and remodeling our website. As a result we would like to have current photos of our builder members work. If you would like to have a photo featured on the new web site please email Rachel at for more information.

Ready for a cool down? Check out some of the cool webinars for August

Summer's winding down, but NAHB's Webinar Wednesdays is revving up its schedule for August with webinar topics like land-planning and appraising for green homes and recent updates on the evolving 50+ market.
  • High-Performance Appraisals: Steps for Success
    Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
    Presented by NAHBGreen 

    In this webinar, you will get a better understanding of the appraisal process and the tools that are needed to receive an appraisal that appropriately reflects the added value provided by a high-performance home.

    Register for this webinar.

  • Achieving Green Development Objectives Through Site Planning and the NGBS 
    Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
    Presented by NAHB Land Development Committee and NAHBGreen

    Land-planning professionals will walk through how to evaluate green and sustainable opportunities on a development site that can help achieve your project's best potential and even earn points under the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS). Get practical, cost-effective ideas to enhance your project, gain an understanding of land-planning alternatives that add to development potential, and learn how to create competitive but sustainable green development options that can work in your market.

    Register for this webinar.

  • Boomers in Your Backyard
    Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
    Presented by NAHB 50+ Council

    Discover the demographic trends that are forming a very large group of mature-market buyers and renters in both the general housing market and in the active-adult sector. In this webinar, participants will learn what's important for active adult communities in terms of location, zoning, and amenities. Participants will also learn what's different in marketing to this group of buyers, and what is available specifically to such buyers in the way of financial help.

    Register for this webinar.
Learn more about NAHB's Webinar Wednesdays at