Industry News

2017 OHBA Legislative Review

TIF LEGISLATION CONTINUES TO MOVE – HB 69 TIF DISTRICTS (Cupp, B.)  To require reimbursement of certain township fire and emergency medical service levy revenue forgone because of the creation of… Read More

September is Associate Appreciation Month

by Chris Majzun Jr., President, North Coast Building Industry Association When you think about the North Coast Building Industry Association (NCBIA) you probably think that we are made up of builders. … Read More

State Representative’s Report – September 9, 2017

Hello All, I hope you are all busy. Our OHBA President elect, Chris Tsonton, asked me if I had heard if NAHB had any predictions on what the hurricanes might… Read More

Don’t Ignore Outdoor Home Maintenance Chores This Fall

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM The crisp weather of fall will soon be upon us and football season is under way. While the prospect of relaxing… Read More

Emergency Preparation Tips: Document Organization

by Chris Majzun Jr., President, North Coast Building Industry Association Texans are fighting floodwaters rising to historic levels as Hurricane Harvey pounds the Lone Star State.  While the reports of damage… Read More

2017 Legislative Review – Aug 24 – Report #8

OHBA WATCHING SEVERAL BILLS FOR UPCOMING HOUSE COMMERCE AND LABOR COMMITTEE When the House returns from summer recess sometime in September, it is likely OHBA will be closely following several… Read More

Lawn Care During Arid Summer Months

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA – CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM Care and patience makes the difference between a lush, healthy lawn and a coarse, brown eyesore,… Read More

NAHB State Representative Report – August 21, 2017

Just a reminder, that if you want to serve on an NAHB Council or Committee, you must ask! The deadline is September 21 and a link to apply is below…. Read More

Preparing for Your Home Inspection

by Chris Majzun Jr., President, North Coast Building Industry Association Whether you’re closing on your first house or your fifth, buying a home can be both exciting and overwhelming at the… Read More

Economic Growth Picks Up the Pace

After a slow start to the year, economic growth accelerated in the spring. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, GDP growth stepped up to a 2.6% annual rate in the second… Read More