Monthly Archives: October 2015

Twin Cities Home Building Activity Continues Slow Pace

Posted on October 28, 2015
Roseville, MN (October 28, 2015) – With a drop in the number of permits pulled in October, Twin Cities residential construction fell two percent when comparing year to date statistics over last year.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged Twin Cities Housing Market, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Residential Construction Permits, Twin Cities Home

Builders Association of the Twin Cities Honors its Best at the 2015 Building Industry Gala

Posted on October 22, 2015
ROSEVILLE, MINN (October 23, 2015) — Over 600 Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) members attended the industry’s biggest event of the year, a red carpet Awards Gala on Thursday, October 22nd.
Posted in BATC News, General, Awards | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Building Industry Gala, Reggie Awards, ROMA Awards, Remodeler of Merit Awards, Builder of the Year, Remodeler of the Year, Associate of the Year

MINNESOTA COURT OF APPEALS INVALIDATES HOME INDOOR FIRE SPRINKLER MANDATE

Posted on October 13, 2015
Court’s decision is a victory for all Minnesotans who are looking to buy a new home
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged BATC, Home Indoor Sprinkler Mandate, DLI, MN Court of Appeals

Volunteer Day to Help Finish Mortgage Free Home for Wounded Veteran

Posted on October 2, 2015
ROSEVILLE, MINN. (October 2, 2015) The BATC Foundation, in partnership with Homes for Our Troops, is holding a volunteer day Saturday, October 3rd, to help finish off a specially adapted home for Army Veteran Marco Solt who was injured while serving in Afghanistan.
Posted in BATC Foundation | Tagged Marco Solt, BATC Foundation, Accent Homes, Homes for our Troops

October Hot Sheet

Posted on October 1, 2015
“We continue to hear from our members that more serious home buyers are returning to the market. Builders are gradually adding inventory to meet future demand as they handle shortages of lots and labor.” --Tom Woods, chairman of NAHB and a homebuilder from Blue Springs, MO
Posted in Market Information | Tagged 2015 Hot Sheet, Home Building Industry, Twin Cities Housing Market, Housing Data