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March 19-21 – Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) Courses
March 19 – Government Affairs Committee Meeting
April 2 – GAHBA Member Orientation
April 9 – Remodelers Council Program Meeting
April 9 – Sales & Marketing Council Program Meeting
April 10 – Professional Women in Building Council Program Meeting
April 18 – DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter Lunch Meeting
April 24 – Inner Atlanta Chapter Lunch Meeting 
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This Week at the GAHBA
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
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
Date: Wednesday, March 20
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Place: Departs from the Atlanta Realtor Association 
Cost: $10
All realtors are invited to attend a bus tour of the Marietta/Roswell area hosted by the Sales & Marketing Council! Attendees will enjoy tours of three new home communities by Edward Andrews Homes, Patrick Malloy Companies, and Ashton Woods Homes/Stanley Martin Homes, as well as a grand tour of the Kerley Family Homes Design Studio. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or
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. Attendees must register by March 18 – pre-registration is mandatory. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or
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Next Meeting
Date: Wednesday, March 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


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Membership Benefits
GAHBA members can save up to 30% off on all Dell computers!
Click here or call (800) 757-8442 and mention NAHB.

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 to have your resume posted on our website for potential employers to see.

Government Affairs
All members are invited to attend the Home Builders Association of Georgia's 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.
In this week's Government Affairs update: HBAG urges support of House Bill 302 and Forsyth County will host a public hearing tonight on the proposed residential design standards.
Remember, if you see something, say something. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or
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

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, 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
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
Representatives from Electronic Home and iTrust Home Services will give a presentation on home automation. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or
Date: Tuesday, March 12
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Place: Crystal Lake Golf & Country Club (Hampton)
Cost: $10 GAHBA Members, $15 Non-Members
The Metro South Chapter includes Clayton, Henry, and South Fulton Counties – all members who live, work, or do business in these areas are encouraged to come network with their friends and colleagues on the South Side! For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or
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
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
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
The Mayor of Cumming, Todd Brumbalow, will give a presentation on the state of the city and upcoming developments. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Miller at (678) 775-1448 or
Latest News
    GAHBA members had a great time in Las Vegas last week representing the association and the Atlanta building industry at NAHB's International Builders' Show (IBS)!

Two members of the GAHBA's Professional Women in Building Council were honored to receive national recognition during the International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas last week. Betsy Sheppard of Gilbert & Sheppard Group was named NAHB's PWB Woman of the Year, and Cassy Mathis of Haven Design Works received the One To Watch award.

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
Visit the Education section on the GAHBA website for information on the latest upcoming classes.
March is NAHB Education Month! Earn the NAHB designation or sign up for one of the classes you have been thinking about taking. Register online by clicking the class titles below:
Visit the Education section of the GAHBA website for more information.

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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Join HomeAid Atlanta for the 17th Annual Housing the Homeless Golf Tournament on Tuesday, October 29, at Capital City Club Crabapple. Proceeds benefit HomeAid's mission to build new lives for Atlanta's homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach. More details and sponsorship opportunities coming soon!
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