Awards of Excellence Gala – Friday April 28, 2017

  The Niagara Home Builders’ Association Awards of Excellence  celebrate many aspects of the residential building industry inspirations – Architectural Design, Home Renovations, Room Design and Marketing. Prestige Awards – Excellence in Green, Builder of the Year and Community Development of the Year will be awarded in recognition of excellence and achievement. There will be great[…]

NHBA 2017 Awards of Excellence – Category Entries Announced!!

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) is pleased to announce the Category Entries for its 2017 Awards of Excellence.   The Awards of Excellence recognize and honour our members, for achieving higher standards, use of the latest technology, techniques, architectural design and environmentally friendly products.  The Awards celebrate many aspects of the residential building industry inspirations[…]

HOUSING SECTOR CALLS ON QUEEN’S PARK TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS HOME AFFORDABILITY

“Create a task force to nail down solutions to the growing housing supply problem,” say Ontario’s housing sector experts Population growth and a strong economy in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) have created a high demand housing market where housing supply is critically low and home prices are becoming out of reach for[…]

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HOT OFF THE PRESS! I have a flooring installation scheduled, what do I do to prepare?

by Dani Gammon, A-1 Flooring Canada   So you’ve scheduled a flooring installation. How exciting! Here are some things you can do to prepare your home for the installers and ensure a smooth, worry-free installation. Rooms need to be cleared – If you need help doing this, talk to the sales professional during the estimating[…]

NHBA presents 2016 Company of the Year Awards to Lucchetta Homes and Rinaldi Homes

  LUCCHETTA HOMES is a small custom building company demonstrating professionalism and courtesy to colleagues and customers.  They continue to advocate for the Association and encourage membership and participation.  The company is a longtime supporter and volunteer for the Pelham Summerfest.  Building new technology and innovation into their homes they qualified for the firstever Net[…]

NHBA presents 2016 Member of the Year Award

  The 2016 Member of the Year was presented to JON WHYTE of Mountainview Homes.   Jon works steadily on behalf of the association and its members, impacting the issues and challenges relevant to the home building industry.  Dedicated to NHBA, he is a Director on the Board and chairs the Government Relations Committee.  He shares[…]

NHBA deliver Christmas Donations for Teens to Big Brothers Big Sisters

         

Top 8 changes coming to Ontario Building Code affecting residential construction

The winter holidays are upon us, but what a lot of people don’t realize is that while most people bring in the New Year by blowing party horns, builders brace themselves for changes to the Ontario Building Code (OBC) coming as early as Jan. 1, 2017 that will push up the cost and complexity of[…]

NHBA 2016 Award Presentations

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) President Yvonne Hendriks and OHBA President Neil Rodgers paid tribute to association members for their dedicated commitment to the association. The 2016 Member of the Year was presented to JON WHYTE of Mountainview Homes.   Jon works steadily on behalf of the association and its members, impacting the issues and[…]