December 2022 HBAL President’s Message

December 2022 HBAL President’s Message

Dear Members, Doggone cold the last couple of days — that is compared to the heat we’ve had the rest of the year. The other day I had the pleasure to participate in “HBAL 101.” Lori Wellman, Jim Christo, Denny Van Horn and I hosted a bunch of new members (or...
December 2022 HBAL President’s Message

September 2022 HBAL President’s Message

Time flies. School has started again. It is almost Labor Day and don’t we all, builders and associates, wish we had more labor to get what we need to get done. In spite of all the challenges, our business, home building, is great and in demand. There are more...
December 2022 HBAL President’s Message

August 2022 HBAL President’s Message

In these crazy construction times, I really appreciate our Associate members. How could we get by without them? When I first joined HBAL, the mantra was “do business with a member.” I might have heard it from the family since my uncle was an Associate and a founding...
December 2022 HBAL President’s Message

July 2022 HBAL President’s Message

June is National Home Ownership Month. That is what my REALTOR® friends tell me. Well, what do you know, that is what we (Lincoln homebuilders) do – build homes – predominantly owner occupied. The Spring Parade of Homes is over. We had 31 entries by 24 Builders which...
December 2022 HBAL President’s Message

June 2022 HBAL President’s Message

As we approach June and I’m looking out the window while writing this, I’m thinking of three things: 1) rain and I hope the drought is broken; 2) Give to Lincoln Day; and 3) Memorial Day. Most of you know I do most of my building from my desk. My start in the housing...