Industry News

Best Bets for Happy Pets

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM Eating a good meal, taking a nap or playing outdoors are just a few of the simple… Read More

Tips to Stay on Budget When Building a New Home

by Jeff Hensley, President, North Coast Building Industry Association When you’ve made the decision to build a new home, selecting the right builder is an important part of the process…. Read More

Keeping Our Local Waterways Healthy

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM We all enjoy the benefits of having healthy local water resources – and that means we all… Read More

Spot Home Damage Before It’s Too Late

by Jeff Hensley, President, North Coast Building Industry Association Home owners are well advised to conduct regular checks around their homes. By keeping their eyes peeled, they have a better… 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, especially… Read More

Millennials View Homeownership as a Key Part of the American Dream

by Jeff Hensley, President, North Coast Building Industry Association As the home building industry celebrates National Homeownership Month in June, new data confirms that homeownership is a key goal of… Read More

Protecting Your Home from Severe Summer Weather

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM As temperatures continue to increase around the country, the likelihood for severe weather increases too. Hurricanes, tornadoes,… Read More

Desire to ‘Age in Place’ Gets Even More Popular

by Jeff Hensley, President, North Coast Building Industry Association Older Americans largely prefer to stay in their current homes as they age rather than downsize or relocate. And that is… Read More

Staying Safe at Home: 5 Hazards, 5 Solutions

by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM More than 21 million people are injured each year in accidents around the home. The National Association… Read More

How to Know if Your Home is Truly ‘Green’

by Jeff Hensley, President, North Coast Building Industry Association The good news: home builders are increasingly incorporating green building elements in their construction and development practices, offering consumers more options… Read More