Here are ten reasons why you should join the Sanford Area Home Builders Association today:
SAHBA members get the very best information, advocacy, education, and networking opportunities.
1. Three-in-One Membership
you join the Sanford Area Home Builders Association (SAHBA), you
automatically become a full member of the North Carolina Home Builders
Association (NCHBA) as well as the National Association of Home Builders
(NAHB). That’s three memberships for the price of one. NAHB offers
plenty of resources to help each member make the most of their
investment and connect with the benefits they value most.
2. Powerful Advocacy
Currently ranked #11 on Fortune Magazine’s “Power 25”
Advocates, NAHB has the grassroots strength of over 235,000 members to
defeat excessive regulations and defend affordable housing initiatives
on Capitol Hill, in your state, and in the communities where you do
business. That puts money and time back in your pocket! Plus, NAHB
members are kept informed with prompt regulatory and legislative
3. Critical News & Information
For over 60 years NAHB has been the nation's leading source for housing
industry information. NAHB members use a variety of ways to stay
connected to industry information, including publications,
e-newsletters, exclusive Web site content, bulletins, special reports,
e-mail alerts, and financial data, among others. Up-to-date
information, when you want it, how you want it!
4. Invaluable Networking Opportunities
As an alliance of 235,000-plus members from all areas of the
industry, NAHB is a one-stop networking shop! From local
networking receptions and monthly membership meetings to regional
trade shows, national committees, and special-interest Councils,
NAHB provides hundreds of ways for you to meet and
build relationships with fellow professionals, customers, and
5. Nationally Recognized Educational Programs
our competitive marketplace, differentiation is the key to success and
NAHB's nationally recognized education programs offer just
that. The NAHB University of Housing offers hundreds of
educational programs in a variety of formats, including a number of designation programs,
to help NAHB members gain and keep a competitive edge. No matter what
your specialty is, NAHB has the curriculum, instructors, and prestige to
boost your success. Learn how to reduce costs, increase your profit
margins, and effectively deal with today’s toughest issues through NAHB education.
6. Access to Expert Advisors
it be great to have a team of industry experts at your disposal to
address your specific business questions for free? When you become an
NAHB member, you get instant access to our distinguished economists,
legal research staff, financial experts, librarians, and regulatory
and technical specialists.
7. Exposure to the Latest Building Products and Services
an NAHB member, you attend NAHB’s trade shows and expositions at a
low member price and get a first-hand look at all the latest products
and services. Each year, attendance at the International Builders’ Show™ (IBS) grows
(last year it was over 100,000) because the word is out that it is a
business building experience like no other! NAHB also sponsors
the annual Remodelers’ Show™, the International Commercial
Construction Expo (ICCON™), the Seniors Housing Show™, the Multifamily
Trends Conference™, and more. View all upcoming events.
8. Industry Publications
Knowledge is your best defense in this rapidly changing industry. NAHB
keeps you up-to-date with Nation's Building News Online, a comprehensive
weekly news summary of the housing industry, and a free subscription to
Builder Magazine*. Plus, members have access to a variety of publications on specific industry segments such as sales and marketing, remodeling, commercial building and more.
McGraw-Hill Construction provides NAHB Members complimentary access to the Sweets Residential Marketplace,
your online resource for residential product information, industry
news, links and tools like Request for Quotes (RFQ) and Request for
Proposal (RFP) to enable you to work more efficiently and effectively.
*Builder and architect members will receive BUILDER
magazine automatically. Associate members must contact Hanley-Wood
directly at 888-269-8410 to subscribe.
9. Professional Recognition
Enhance your professional credibility and visibility by
belonging to one of the nation’s most highly respected and widely
known trade associations. Not sure how to do that? Get involved.
Join a committee. Join a Council.
Attend your membership meetings. Become a Spike. Teach a class. Work on
a community service project. Become a Congressional Contact. Do just
one of these and you will see, professional recognition comes easy when
you get involved!
10. Member Discounts
Reduce your day-to-day business costs with these member-only discounts.
NAHB's purchasing power means big savings! Your membership entitles you
to discounts on car rentals, office products, PCs, payroll
services, overnight delivery, and more. Participating, nationally known
companies include Dell Computers, Pitney Bowes, Williams Scotsman,
and Hertz, to name a few. View all member discounts!
Join over 235,000 industry professionals who are dedicated to the
housing industry. Whether you’re a multifamily or custom builder, a
remodeler or a supplier, NAHB membership provides the tools you need to