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YBA Announcements

  • 2018 Home & Garden Show Open for Registration

    The 2018 Home & Garden Show is open to all businesses interested in participating. The show will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary and are working on a few special programs to celebrate. The Home & Garden Show is a cost effective form of advertisement for businesses of all types and […]

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  • Local charity receives donation from York Builders Association

    The York Builders Association teamed up with Hively Landscapes and ForSight Vision to raise funds for the non-profit organization during the Association’s annual Home & Garden Show. Contractors designed and constructed potting benches, which were raffled off at the end of the event. There […]

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  • 33rd Annual Golf Outing a Success!

    We could not have asked for a better day for our 33rd annual golf outing. With beautiful blue skies, a record number of golfers and a great team of volunteers and staff, we welcomed a great day of golf. We would also like to thank everyone who participated in our Political Action Committee (PAC) […]

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  • Members Build Ramp to Help Special Needs Child

    A local grandmother whose grandson is confined to a wheelchair because of a rare disease reached out to the York Builders Association when her existing ramp and walk-way began falling apart. The deteriorating ramp and narrow sidewalk made it almost impossible for the young boy’s nurses to […]

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  • YBA gains 30 new members with the help of our current members

    Earlier this spring the Membership Committee launched a month long membership drive and we could not be more proud to announce that we have successfully gained 30 new members and still have several potential members in hand. We could not have done this without you, our existing members and […]

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NAHB Announcements

  • Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in October

    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose four points to a level of 68 in October on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This was the highest reading since May. This current reading shows that home builder […]

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  • Sale and Contract Prices per Square Foot in 2016

    Looking at single-family homes started in 2016, the median prices per square foot, excluding improved lot values, range from $164 for contractor-built homes in the Pacific division to $81 for speculatively built homes in the East South Central division. At $164 per square foot, new contractor-built […]

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  • Most States Saw Permit Growth Over August YTD

    According to the Census Bureau, over the first eight months of 2017 the total number of permits, which included single-family and multi-family, issued, nationwide on a not seasonally adjusted basis reached 852,825. This is 7.7% ahead of its level over the first eight months of 2016, 791,513. These […]

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  • Six In Ten New Homes Are Built In Community Associations

    According to data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), 59.8 percent of all homes started in 2016 were built within a community or homeowner’s association. The Census Bureau defines community or homeowner’s associations as “formal legal entities created to […]

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  • Gas Prices Drive Overall Inflation

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, seasonally adjusted consumer prices faced by urban consumers (CPI) accelerated over the month of September 2017 reflecting an increase in the rate of gasoline price growth. However, the pace of acceleration slowed over the month reflecting in part a […]

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