6 Advantages of Becoming a WBA Member

If you’ve ever wondered how you can benefit from becoming a member of the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA), you will have access to a wide range of advantages, including: Advocacy privileges, Discounts and free benefits, Research and industry news, Credibility and visibility, Networking opportunities, and 3-in-1 membership.

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5 Digital Marketing Tips for Builders

The internet has changed the way that companies do business and consumers seek information. Instead of using newspaper ads and other traditional marketing outlets, consumers are heading online to find home builders in Wisconsin. In fact, research suggests that 90% of home buyers search online during their house-hunting process. If your company isn’t in the digital space, you might be losing out on opportunities to reach potential clients looking to build their dream home.

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3 Ways We Give Back to Local Communities

Giving back to our community is more than an act of social responsibility, it’s a source of pride for our entire membership. Every day, we pay it forward to help promote the housing industry and make Wisconsin an even better place to live, work, and thrive. Let’s take a closer look at three ways our loyal members help us make a difference in local communities in your area.

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Professional Training Opportunity: Wisconsin HOMES Program

Home modification plays a critical role in older adults’ ability to age in their homes. Beginning July 17, the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will be offering the Wisconsin HOMES Program, an online professional training program with Wisconsin-specific tools and resources for professionals working in aging, disability, housing, and health care settings serving older adults. Students earn an Executive Certificate and continuing education hours!

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The Blueprint: "Plain English" Summaries on Recently Passed Reforms

ALSO: DSPS Update on Electrical Code: Attention Electricians • New Commercial Building Codes Goes into Effect May 1st • More WHEDA Loans Coming for New Construction as a Result of 2017 WI Act 277 • Madison Mayor Paul Soglin Claims Democrat Primary is a "Two-Person" Race • Senator Roth Gets an Opponent • 2017 Wisconsin Act 330: Safe Buildings with Fewer Carbon Monoxide Detectors • From NAHB: Safe, Affordable Homes Win at Code Hearings

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Announcing 5 Exciting Revamped Website Features

We are excited to announce the launch of our improved website bearing a fresh appearance and enhanced user experience. In addition to designing a new look and smarter navigation, we set out to find ways to better connect with home builders in Wisconsin and others who share the common goal of improving housing.

You can now visit the new Wisconsin Builders Association website to enjoy the following aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly features:

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Why Do I Need A New Login?

We understand. It seems like every few months, some website is asking you to reset your password when you just **finally** memorized it. We hate to add on to the pile! However, the new backend that runs our website and keeps our exclusive members-only content secure simply doesn't gel with our old system. So, we need to start fresh. 

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