How to Choose a Home Builder

If you’re in the market for a new home, you should shop for your builder as carefully as you shop for your home. Whether you are buying a condo, a townhouse, a house in a subdivision, or a custom built house, you want to know that you are buying a good quality home from a reputable […]

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Do it Yourself or Hire a Professional?

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers recommends that home owners consider the safety risks, time delays and hidden costs before attempting do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvements. According to the 2011 American Housing Survey (AHS) from the HUD/Census Bureau, home owner do-it-yourself (DIY) projects accounted for 37 percent of all home remodeling projects performed nationwide from […]

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Square Peg Construction is Hiring

Square Peg Construction, Inc. is hiring select carpenters. Candidate must fit our culture of progressive, professional independents. Required: Clean cut, respectful, progressive, team-player. REPLY ONLY IF YOU ARE QUALIFIED for stain grade interior trim and custom details: 10 or more years skilled trim experience. Send work history and 3 references to info@squarepeginc.net

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Dan Grammatico Signature Homes to Host Elida Home Fundraiser

Dan Grammatico Signature Homes is hosting a charity fund raiser for Elida Home over the next three weekends beginning April 28th at 10 am.  Come see the spectacular model home in Grove Park Cove located at 5 Grove Cove Drive, Asheville and help a great cause. Admission is ten dollars and all proceeds go to Elida Home. […]

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Economic Impact Study Shows Home Building Pays Its Way in Asheville

On April 20, the Asheville Home Builders Association (AHBA) hosted a special Housing & Economic Outlook event for its members, local businesses and community leaders. Keynote Speaker, NAHB’s Chief Economist Robert Dietz, Ph.D. provided valuable insight on the forecast for our local economy and what is on the horizon for Asheville’s home building market.   […]

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Maximize Your AHBA Membership

Welcome to the Newest AHBA Members!  Architectural Visions, Inc., Collin Robinson – Associate Member Asheville Painting, Co., Brenda Irvin – Associate Member Beach Hensley Homes, Jake Tucker – Affiliate Member Blue Horizon, Inc., Richard Roberts – Builder Member Carolina Electrical Technologies, Thomas Osborne – Associate Member – Recruited by Smith McAulay Carolina Stonecrafters, LLC, David […]

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The Six Steps to Creating an Epic Business – ActionCOACH Seminar

Join ActionCOACH on May 4th from 1:50 – 4:50 for ‘The Six Steps to Creating an EPIC Business,’  in honor of all of the hardworking small business in Western North Carolina. This exclusive, fast-paced, full-on, highly effective event gives business owners unprecedented skills and insights to build their business in these challenging times in incredible […]

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Chief Economist of NAHB to Speak at Housing & Economic Outlook on April 20

The Asheville Home Builders Association (AHBA) and the AHBA’s Government Affairs Committee will host a special Housing & Economic Outlook event on Thursday, April 20 for its members, local businesses and community leaders. This event will welcome NAHB’s Chief Economist Robert Dietz, Ph.D. as its keynote speaker. Dietz will provide valuable insight on what is […]

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Asheville HBA Habitat for Humanity Build Day

The Asheville Home Builders Association is committed to giving back to our community and supporting local housing projects.  AHBA Members and Staff came together by donating both their time and professional talents for a fun day on the job site of one of Habitat’s many building projects on April 6th. On why the Asheville HBA […]

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New Urban Frontier Home Tour

The River Arts District is emerging as a new frontier in urban living. It is a gateway between Downtown and West Asheville and is a true walk, bike, drive neighborhood.  This once industrial area, known as “Chicken Hill”, is being infilled with new homes influenced by turn of the century styles and rustic workman cottages, […]

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Lori Schillinger of Vulcan Materials Company

This month we get to learn about one of the AHBA’s newer members, Lori Schillinger of Vulcan Materials Company. Lori is the Small Business Account Representative for Vulcan Materials.  She has been with Vulcan for almost a year and has enjoyed getting to know almost 800 small businesses all over Western North Carolina. Lori also serves on […]

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NC Energy Code Summit

AHBA Builders are invited to attend the NC Energy Code Summit on April 18 in Raleigh.  Learn how you can cash in on energy efficient new construction. This 1/2 day summit is brought to you by Duke Energy Progress in partnership with the North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance.  For more details and to register, click […]

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