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How a Mortgage Loan Officer Can Help You Build Strong Client Relationships

Utilizing the knowledge and skills of local MLOs provides opportunities to serve your clients at the highest level.

Successful custom home builders create unique luxury residences, but follow the same formula for success: keen attention to detail, quality craftsmanship, and outstanding client service.

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USGBC's Pilot Program Renews Debate Over Lumber Qualifications for Green Building Programs

SFI, ATFS, and PEFC-certified wood all could join FSC in qualifying for LEED points.

Movement in the years-long tug-of-war over green certification for lumber is better measured in inches than in yards. This month, several groups' announcements and replies involved whether the U.S. Green Building Council is inching closer to letting any wood other than that certified by the Forest Stewardship Council become eligible for points under the LEED rating system.

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New Home Sales Relatively Unchanged in March

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 1.5 percent in March from an upwardly revised February reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Remodel Contract Meeting Scheduled

The BIA will be hosting a meeting to review changes to the BIA Remodel Contract on Wednesday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m. at the BIA offices. Discussion will focus on the section of the contract on Lead Paint and we are looking for any other general feedback on the contract to make potential improvements.

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Builders Boneyard Taking Donations

The BIA Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council is collecting your donations for our third annual Builders Boneyard.

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Featured Builder

Taylor-Lykins Custom Homes
The company’s talented, experienced family team works closely and interactively with buyers to provide them with expertly-crafted custom homes and a positive building experience.

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Integrated Finishes
As a single source for expertly supplying and installing paint, drywall, flooring and carpet, Integrated Finishes makes the process fast and easy.

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Holmes Lumber
Recent investments in facilities, divisions and a leading-edge delivery system, all ensure that local builders can obtain the materials they need.

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