After Hours at HomeSource Design Center Recap

We sure hope you didn’t miss AHBA After Hours last Thursday at HomeSource Design Center, but in case you did, we have a short event recap for you. If the delicious Root Down food truck wasn’t enough, or thinking Lynard Skynard was there singing ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ (really it was the great local band, Social […]

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2018 NC Building Code is on the Way

The NC Building Code Council has adopted the NC amendments for the 2018 North Carolina Codes which are at Rules for Review which may be completed by September. Stay in the Know with NCHBA’s Building Code Update Additionally the 2012 NC Building Code is know available online. For a limited time, free downloads of the 2012, […]

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Important Updates on Sales Tax Laws on RMI Services

NCHBA members achieved a tremendous victory when both chambers agreed to a conference report for SB 628 Various Changes to Revenue Laws. The bill contains numerous provisions sought by our NCHBA’s legislative team to simplify and clarify recent changes to sales tax on repair, maintenance, and installation (RMI) services. Perhaps the most significant change increased the “mixed […]

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August Membership Minute

Welcome to the Newest AHBA Members!  Asheville Floors & Design Gallery, LaShawn Correa – Associate Member Asheville Floors & Design Gallery, Cynthia Gregory – Affiliate Member ATA Construction Langford, LLC, Roni Langford – Affiliate Member (recruited by James Langford) Allied Insulation, Adam Ellwood – Affiliate Member (recruited by Steve Wallin of Allied Insulation) Allied Insulation, […]

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Eli Orling of Orling Interiors

In this edition of Nuts & Bolts, we will learn about Eli Orling. Eli Orling founded Orling Interiors ten years ago in NYC and loves that he gets to design and install custom hand-troweled plaster and cement finishes. – If you could go to one local joint free for the next year, what would it […]

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New Maximize Your Membership Video

Welcome to the Newest AHBA Members! Artexture Wall Systems, LLC, Miguel Montoya – Associate Member – Recruited by Greg Spicer Baker Grading & Landscaping, Inc., Charles Baker – Associate Member Carolina Closets, Uma Bode – Affiliate Member – Recruited by Mary Sarton DDO Construction, Inc., Horacio Garrido – Associate Member – Recruited by Rob Fisher […]

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What to expect of the 2017 Parade of Homes

Many of the homes on tour boast a ‘Mountain Modern’ style, a mix of clean lines with native materials and soft colors. Large windows bring the outside in and take full advantage of the long range views that are beautifully accentuated through simple design choices. Green features that help you save on utilities continue to […]

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By the Numbers: July Housing & Economic Report

In Asheville, NC, total permits year‐to‐date are down by 10.0% to 914. Single‐family permits are up by 13.0% to 748 but multifamily permits are down by 53.1% to 166. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate in Asheville is currently 3.7%, 0.3 percentage point below its level one year ago and 5.6 percentage points below its recession‐era peak of 9.4%. […]

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Darren Martins of ProSource Supply

In July, we get the opportunity to learn more about Darren Martins. Darren is the builder account manager for ProSource Supply. He has been with ProSource for one year, and loves connecting both returning and new clients with the plumbing, lighting, and door/cabinet hardware that will make their projects stand out. Darren is a newer […]

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Complete Construction is Hiring

Join an established business doing all phases of home renovations for over 30 years , 20 years here in Western North Carolina. Full-time Carpenter for steady employment, hand tools and transportation needed, we work from Weaverville/Marshall to Hendersonville. Contact Connie Downey at 828-284-3564 for Additional Information.

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