Industry News

Legislative Review – General Assembly Takes Short Easter Break

The legislature will break until later this month.  However, all work will not stop.  The leaders of the House are pouring over numerous changes and amendments to the state budget… Read More

April is New Homes Month…The Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Buying a New Home

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast Building Industry Association; CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM Home buyers have the choice of two types of houses on the market: resale or… Read More

Our Members in Action!!!!

submitted by Chris Majzun Jr., President As you probably know St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children’s catastrophic diseases.   The hospital cost… Read More

Positive Trend for New Home Sales

reprinted from NAHB Eye on Housing by ROBERT DIETZ Contracts for new home sales expanded by 6.1% in February, according to estimates from the joint data release of HUD and the Census Bureau. The growth… Read More

Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act Broadens Its Application – Guest Blogger, Phil J. Truax, Esq.

by Guest Blogger, Phil J. Truax, Esq. Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act (the CSPA) makes it unlawful for “suppliers” to engage in unfair, deceptive or unconscionable acts or practices in… Read More

A Primer on Border-Adjusted Taxes

reprinted from NAHB In June 2016, House Republicans introduced the outline of a tax reform proposal (a.k.a. the blueprint).  The blueprint includes significant changes to how business income would be… Read More

Did You Miss the North Coast BIA Home Show????

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA…CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM Though it’s not quite a return to boom times, the 1,226,000 new homes built last year was the… Read More

Steady Increase in February Personal Income

Reprinted from NAHB by NA ZHAO Personal Income was up by 0.4% in February, a steady growth after a 0.5% increase in January, according to the most recent data release from… Read More

NAHB Officers Discuss Key Regulatory Issues with EPA Administrator

NAHB Senior Officers held a productive meeting with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt today to seek ways to make regulations more cost-effective without undermining their intent. Discussions focused on… Read More

Get Your Home in Shape for Spring

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM The fitness levels of many of us tend to wane during the fall and winter seasons, and… Read More