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A year has passed since adoption of the 2015 I.C.C. here in New York State. While many home builders and trade partners have handled the change with ease, much still needs to be learned. The BNBA Codes Group will hold a special two hour presentation featuring Joseph Hill, RA,... Read more

As our nation’s housing and job markets continue to recover, many first-time home buyers are gearing up to become home owners. Yet, with stricter regulations put in place after the housing crash and the long list of paperwork that’s already required to buy a home, many prospective... Read more

There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about Millennials delaying marriage, kids and homeownership. So it would be easy to think that perhaps the traditional American dream of owning home is slowly dying. In fact, the opposite is true: Research shows that homeownership remains a... Read more

New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in September, a sign residential real estate will bolster the world’s largest economy. Housing starts increased 6.5 percent to a 1.21 million annualized rate, more than forecast and the second-highest level in eight years, figures from the... Read more

New York State Code Council Votes Down Mandate in New Homes and Townhouses After a long and drawn out four year process, the New York State Code Council voted down a proposed mandate to install fire sprinklers in all new one-... Read more

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