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Weekly Update: June 29, 2017

  The new #OwnItIowa campaign was announced last Monday morning.  HBAI is a sponsor of the project, along with the Iowa Finance Authority, Iowa Association of REALTORS, Habitat for Humanity, and the Iowa Mortgage Association.  In the photo, left to right, are:  Cathy De Haai (Habitat for Humanity); Dave Jamison (Iowa Finance Authority); Lieutenant Governor Gregg; Governor Reynolds; Gavin Blair (Iowa Association of REALTORS); Vicki Davis (Iowa Mortgage Association); and Jay Iverson (HBAI).
#OwnItIowa Homeownership Campaign
The #OwnItIowa campaign is offering any Iowan who is 18 and older two chances to win $2,500 this summer! The promotion’s goal is to increase awareness of programs available to assist Iowa home buyers. The campaign is a partnership between the Iowa Finance Authority, Iowa Association of REALTORS®, Iowa Mortgage Association, Habitat for Humanity of Iowa and the Home Builders Association of Iowa – organizations who all share the goal of educating home buyers about the homeownership process, programs and resources available to them.
Two Ways to Win $2,500 at!

 Enter random sweepstakes. Entrants who enter the name of a lender and Realtor will receive two extra entries into the sweepstakes.  Aug. 31: Sweepstakes entry deadline
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Weekly Update: June 22, 2017

Here are a few of us Iowans getting ready to attend the NAHB 75th Anniversary celebration, which was a fabulous party.  Chris Matthews was our keynote speaker and a group call Jesse’s Girls from Atlanta provided the entertainment.  It was really well done.  Unfortunately it’s not a photo of all 21 Iowans who attended the NAHB Legislative Conference and Mid-Year Meeting last week in Washington D.C.  Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate!   It was a worthwhile set of meetings with a long list of agenda items.  From left to right:  Rich Fitch, Mary Fitch, Mike Farr, Kaytie Hill, Jay Iverson, Karyl Bohnsack, Rachel Flint, Drew Retz, Keith Butz, Tim Ruth, Mary Ruth.
Mark Hall Contributes $5,000 to HBAI EC
Longtime member and former HBAI Treasurer Mark Hall of Kings Materials just donated $5,000 to our HBAI Educational Corporation.  What an awesome gift – all proceeds go towards scholarships for students entering the building trades.  If you would like to contribute legacy gifts to the organization, it will truly help with keeping our industry alive and well.  It is a 501c3 and donations are fully deductible as the IRS allows.  Thank you Mark!  For more information on how you …
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