News! Homeowners Rights Bill Becomes Rule of Law

A little news on what’s happening in the Wisconsin State Legislature! Yesterday Governor Scott Walker signed into law two bills that make up the “Homeowner Bill of Rights.” Some of the key provisions of the law changes include: • Review of … Continued

2018 Parade of Homes Sites Announced

The votes are in!  Nine Parade of Homes sites throughout the Madison area in 2018!  Mark your calendar: the 2018 Parade of Homes will be June 9-24th.   Happy Valley Addition (Bristol/Windsor) Developer: Livable Communities by Don Tierney Classic Custom Homes … Continued

October is Careers in Construction Month!

PRESS RELEASE October 9, 2017   Wisconsin Builders Association Celebrates Careers in Construction Month Skilled labor in Wisconsin’s residential construction industry is a commodity in short supply these days, but the Wisconsin Builders Association and its charitable arm, The Wisconsin Builders Foundation, … Continued

Remodelers Rejoice!

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) is bringing you an insightful article on the remodeling boom. This article is written by Walt Keaveny, Principal Engineer and Risk Manager for 2-10 HBW.  Walt is licensed as both a professional engineer and … Continued

Misconceptions About the Common Crack

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) is bringing you an insightful article on misconceptions about the common crack. This article was written by Walt Keaveny, Principal Engineer and Risk Manager for 2-10 HBW. Walt is licensed as both a professional … Continued

Cooling Bricks

I learned something new today. A new 3-D printed brick is designed to cool a room without the need for an external power source. Called Cool Brick, it combines some of the oldest known methods of making clay bricks with … Continued

Final Walk Through: What to Expect

Buyers from time to time will want to skip a final walk through when closing on a home. After all, aren’t most sellers honest people? A Final Walk Through is when the home buyer tours the property, usually the evening before … Continued

2017 Parade of Homes Begins June 10th!

The Madison Area Builders Association presents the 2017 Parade of Homes on June 10-25th!  As always, we are very proud of our builders and developers for putting on what is sure to be a great showcase. Here is a sneak peek … Continued