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Charlie Bostwick is a founding partner at Brightwater Homes, based in Sandy Springs. He is also a Past President of the GAHBA and a current Life Director.
 
  
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 ramiller@atlantahba.com.

 

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Membership Benefits
  
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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 19-21 – Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) Courses
 
March 19 – Government Affairs Committee Meeting
 
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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GAHBA members and staff visited the Georgia State Capitol last week for the Home Builders Association of Georgia's Legislative Rally and Winter Board Meeting. This was a great opportunity to meet with elected officials, including Governor Brian Kemp, and help advocate for the home building industry in Atlanta and around the state.
  
GAHBA Past President Jim Chapman of Jim Chapman Communities was recently installed as Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Land Development Committee. He was also named Second Vice Chair of the NAHB Single Family Builder Committee. Both announcements were made last month during the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.
 
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. 
 
 
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.
  

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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This Week at the GAHBA
  
Date: Thursday, March 7
 
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
 
Place: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
 
Cost: $50
 
Join the Young Professionals Group for a VIP tour of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium! Admission includes parking, tour, food, and drinks. 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 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 eraymond@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. Attendees must register by March 18 – pre-registration is mandatory. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.
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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 ramiller@atlantahba.com.
  
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 sdavis@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 ramiller@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
 
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 ramiller@atlantahba.com
Education
 
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 as a 2019 Annual Giving Partner. Donate financially or donate your time and items in-kind to help with HomeAid build projects.
 
  
It’s time to join the HomeAid Essentials Drive! Get your business, team, or civic group involved by collecting “essential” baby items for Atlanta’s homeless babies.
 
  
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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