Posts Categorized: HBA Iowa Weekly Updates

Weekly Update: July 6, 2017

The 4th Annual Doug Mayo Golf Outing in the Books
We lucked out with the weather and had a great day at Copper Creek last Friday for the 4th Annual Doug Mayo Memorial Golf Outing.  The scholarship recipients had great things to say in front of the full crowd of 36 teams, everything flowed very well and it was basically a 4.5-hour round.  The event raises over $20k each year to provide scholarships to students entering the building trades.  We really appreciated having seven of our scholarship recipients and their parents take the time to travel and participate – Alec Brundell (Paul Brundell); Audrey Hefel (Doug and Sheila Hefel); Tanner Iverson (Jay Iverson); Drew Madden (Rick Madden); Michael Madden (Todd Madden); Caleb Statler (Jeremy Statler); and Abby Tornow (Sherry).
Commencement of Work Notices for Residential Projects – It Started Last Saturday
On July 1, 2017, House File 586 went into effect. This new law requires all “general contractors” as defined under the law (that is, all contractors who directly work for a homeowner) to timely file a C.O.W. Notice at the outset of each residential project to preserve their lien rights, regardless of whether subcontractors will be used on the project. Thus, even …
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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 IowaHouseHunt.com!

 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
Enter photo contest: Upload a photo of the entrant showing something …
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