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Next Meeting
 
Date: Wednesday, February 20
 
Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.
 
Place: GAHBA Office
 
Are you looking for an easy way to plug in to the GAHBA? Whether you are new or have been a member for years, the Membership Committee would love to have you to help recruit and encourage other members to get more involved. The committee meets on the third Wednesday of every month. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or ramiller@atlantahba.com.

 

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GAHBA members can save up to 80% in-store or online at Office Depot, with free shipping on orders of $50 or more! Click here or call Jeremy Kirkland at 855-337-6811, ext 2897.

Click here to learn more about discounts and benefits available to GAHBA members through NAHB!

 

Take advantage of the Networking & Jobs section of our website!

 

Looking for employees? Complete and submit the Job Board order form to have your company's job openings posted on our website. Job postings are FREE for GAHBA members!

 

Looking for a new position? Send your resume to bookstore@atlantahomebuilders.com to have your resume posted on our website for potential employers to see.

SAVE THE DATE!
March 12 – Metro South Chapter Social
 
March 19-21 – Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) Courses
 
March 19 – Government Affairs Committee Meeting
 
March 20 – Sales & Marketing Council Bus Tour
 
April 2 – GAHBA Member Orientation
 
April 9 – Remodelers Council Program Meeting
 
April 10 – Professional Women in Building Council Program Meeting
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The Atlanta Professional Women in Building Council hosted its first program meeting of 2019 last week at 103 West. The meeting featured guest speaker Renee Conner of MAGIC (Mentoring A Girl in Construction), a program that introduces young women to careers in the building industry. Be sure to join PWB for the next meeting on April 10! 

There is still time to enter the 2019 Parade of Homes! Sponsored by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, the Parade of Homes is back and better than ever! This annual spring showcase of new homes across metro Atlanta will take place in late April to early May. The event features homes and townhomes in a variety of styles, locations and price points and is free,self-guided and open to the public. 
 
 
  
Date: Tuesday, February 26
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
 
Place: GAHBA Office
 
Cost: FREE
 
Join us for the first board meeting of 2019! All GAHBA members are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served. Sponsorships are still available for all upcoming 2019 board meetings. For more information, contact Rachel Hodge at (678) 775-1420 or rhodge@atlantahba.com
Government Affairs
  
Next Meeting
 
Date: Tuesday, March 19
 
Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
 
Place: GAHBA Office
 
The Government Affairs Committee meets on the third Tuesday of every month. All GAHBA members are encouraged to get involved with the committee and their respective chapters. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.
  
All members are invited to attend the Home Builders Association of Georgia's upcoming Winter Meeting!
 
HBAG will host a Legislative Reception from 4:30-6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, at the "Sloppy" Floyd Veterans Memorial Building. Members are encouraged to take their legislators to dinner afterwards. 
 
The HBAG Legislative Rally will start at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 27, at the Capitol, followed by the Winter Board Meeting, which will take place at 12:00 p.m. at the Freight Depot across the street.
 
Click here for more information and to register.
  

This year, consider a donation to the Builder Political Action Committee (BPAC). These funds are used to help the Government Affairs team work with elected officials to promote and protect the home building industry.

Click here to donate now.

 

   
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Date: Thursday, March 7
 
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
 
Place: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
 
Cost: $45 Early Bird Rate (Through February 21)
 
Join the Young Professionals Group for a VIP tour of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium! Admission includes parking, tour, food, and drinks. Register early – price will increase after February 21! For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.
  
Date: Wednesday, March 13
 
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: The Overlook at Old Atlanta (Suwanee)
 
Cost: $25 55+ Members, $35 GAHBA Members, $45 Non-Members
 
Join the 55+ Council for a behind-the-scenes tour of The Overlook at Old Atlanta, an active adult infill development that is under construction with three models and a new clubhouse complex. The guest speakers will be active adult real estate specialists Ben Staten, Kathy Segar, and Carol Mullins. For more information, contact Rajat Agarwal at (678) 775-1465 or ragarwal@atlantahba.com.
  
Date: Wednesday, March 27
 
Time: 8:00-10:00 a.m. (Breakfast at 7:30 a.m.)
 
Place: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
 
Cost: FREE
 
Domonic Purviance, Senior Financial Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank, will give a presentation on housing affordability. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is mandatory. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.
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Date: Thursday, February 28
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: Southface Energy Institute
 
Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members
 
Doug Maples, Director of Plan Review for the city of Atlanta, will lead a presentation and Q&A session on the plan review process for single family detached houses in the city of Atlanta. Attendees will learn about changes to the plan review process, tips on how to get through the process swiftly, and how to use the city's online platform. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com
Date: Tuesday, March 5
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: Country Club of the South (Johns Creek)
 
Cost: $20 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members
 
For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com.
Date: Thursday, March 21
 
Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
 
Place: Five Paces Inn
 
Cost: FREE
 
For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.
  
Date: Tuesday, March 26
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: Marietta Country Club (Kennesaw)
 
Cost: $20 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members
 
John Hunt of MarketNsight will present a housing market update. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com.
Date: Thursday, March 28
 
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Place: The Reserve at Celebration Village (Suwanee)
 
Cost: $15 GAHBA Members, $25 Non-Members
 
For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com
Education
 
Visit the Education section on the GAHBA website for information on the latest upcoming classes.
 
  

The association is excited to announce the revision of the GAHBA contracts! Frank Brown of Weissman Attorneys at Law has rewritten the contracts, and the 2018 version is now available for purchase through the online bookstore. When you purchase the 2018 GAHBA contracts online, you will receive a link to download the contract files.

 
The contracts are FREE for GAHBA members, $12 for members of other HBAs, and $22 for non-members.

 
We are asking that you stop using any old versions of the contracts and only use the 2018 contracts.

 
Click here to go to the GAHBA online bookstore.

 
 
   
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