National Association of Home Builders Chief Economist Robert Dietz speaks to the media about a local housing economic impact study.

Economist Delivers Impact Study, Cites Importance Of Flood Protection To Continued Vitality

The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead released a housing impact study for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area during a press conference today with National Association of Home Builders Chief Economist Robert Dietz. Dietz summarized his findings and said that, over 15 years, the net economic impact estimates for building 1,149 single-family homes is $153.8 million in revenue…
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Nov 8: Vote Yes For Fair Diversion Funding

Your yes vote on Cass County measure 1 and City of Fargo measure 1 provides permanent flood protection for the people, communities and businesses of our region. By voting to extend sales taxes we’re already paying, we secure long-term financing for the Metro Flood Diversion Project. It is the fairest, most sensible way to fund it: Sales…
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Herdina Academy Opens Door For West Fargo Student

Herdina Academy Opens Door for West Fargo Student by Ashley Germann Eighteen students who possessed a passion for the trades and the dedication to learn more about it participated in a two-week program, The Herdina Academy for the Construction Trades, held in early June where they were able to learn from area professionals, experience different…
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Affiliate Versus Associate Membership: What’s The Difference?

You may have heard about the HBA of F-M’s Affiliate membership, not to be confused with an Associate membership. Here’s a breakdown of what each is, including a visual representation: Associate Member: The company is a member of the Association. The HBA of F-M has two member types, Associate and Builder members. Associate members are…
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Home Builders Post Strong Second-Quarter F-M Metro Permit Numbers

Midway through the year, housing activity looks strong in the F-M metro area encompassing Dilworth, Moorhead, Fargo and West Fargo. The Home Builders Association of F-M’s second-quarter permit report shows housing permits down just 7 percent compared to last year’s second quarter, which was the best since 2005. HBA President Tom Spaeth, Accent Contracting, says, “We…
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