CHBA BC In the Media
December 15, 2016 - CEO Neil Moody comments on the provincial government announcement to provide qualified first-time home buyers with loans of up to $37,500 for down-payments.
November 23, 2016 - The Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC (CHBA) has announced the full list of finalists who are in the running for a Georgie Award® in 2017.
September 22, 2016 - Canadian builders are getting hit by higher drywall prices due to preliminary tariffs imposed by the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) earlier this month. Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC CEO Neil Moody says there was no warning or consultation with the players in the market.
August 9, 2016 - The latest Market Update from CEO Neil Moody looks at various data sources available on the housing market in British Columbia.
May 21, 2016 - Several British Columbia homebuilders and renovators were in the spotlight recently, recognized for their accomplishments at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s National Awards for Housing Excellence.
May 16, 2016 - Chilliwack builder and developer Nathan Stone has been re-named to the CHBA national board of directors.
April 26, 2016 - CHBA Vancouver Island president Byron Gallant speaks about the housing boom on Vancouver Island and the difficulties with finding tradespeople to meet the growing demand.
April 15, 2016 - CHBA Fraser Valley member Nathan Stone, and GVHBA members Einar Halbig, Murray Frank, and Richard Niebuhr speak about the new energy-saving provisions in the B.C. Building Code (BCBC) and the parallel Vancouver Building Bylaw (VBBL).
250 News - New CHBA BC President from Prince George
Prince George Citizen - Bliss new CHBA BC President
April 14, 2016 - The new president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association British Columbia (CHBA BC), Gordon Bliss, will be bringing a special northern perspective to the position.
April 6, 2016 - A feature on Larry Clay, a member of Greater Vancouver HBA, who is the first CHBA BC Master Residential Builder.
April 5, 2016 - The BC Lung Association’s RadonAware Manager Britt Swoveland recently sat down with CEO Neil Moody to discuss the importance of supporting the construction industry with resources and education to help protect homeowners from radon.
April 3, 2016 - A feature on several 2016 Georgie Awards winners and projects.
March 29, 2016 - Larry Clay, member of the Greater Vancouver HBA and CHBA BC, speaks to the media about home building contracts and what you need to know before hiring a builder.
March 19, 2016 - A feature on the 2016 Georgie Awards, including a house tour with Joe Geluch from Naikoon Contracting Ltd. (2016 Custom Home Builder of the Year)
March 15, 2016 - More than 600 people were on hand at the Hyatt Regency to applaud this year's 49 winners.
February 17, 2016 - The President of CHBA Central Interior and CHBA BC Board Member Matt McCurrach speaks about how the new property transfer tax changes are a big benefit to those building in Kamloops and surrounding areas.
February 16, 2016 - CHBA BC CEO Neil Moody speaks about the benefits of the property transfer tax changes for home owners and home builders in British COlumbia.
February 16, 2016 - CEO Neil Moody speaks about the property transfer tax changes announced in the 2016 B.C. Budget. This exemption will save purchasers up to $13,000 on a newly constructed home and is estimated to provide approximately $75 million in property transfer tax relief for new construction in 2016-17.
February 13, 2016 - CEO Neil Moody speaks about the property transfer tax (PTT) ahead of the B.C. Budget. CHBA BC advocated for a restructure of the PTT in its pre-budget submission.
August 5, 2015 - Mike Smyth and CHBA BC's Neil Moody discuss the recently announced Home Renovation Tax Credit as part of the Conservative Party Election Campaign...
Global News - Home Renovation Tax Credit (Video Link)
August 4, 2015 - The Conservatives unveiled a permanent home renovation tax credit. Randene Neill spoke with CHBA BC CEO, Neil Moody and reports, the tax credit won’t take effect right away.
June 18, 2015 – The Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC (CHBA BC) announced as of April 01, 2015, they are licensed to deliver Energy Star training and certification to builders in the province...
May/June 2015 - Two recent announcements by the Government of B.C. are set to shape the future direction of the residential construction industry in British Columbia...
June 19, 2014 - Naikoon Contracting set out to built one of the Greenest Homes in Canada and CHBA BC was there to annouce the final certification results...
March/April 2014 - After a slightly better residential real estate market in 2013 compared to 2012, this year is also showing signs of improvement, with the overall outlook for the province's residential real estate market projected to be a healthier one...
January 24, 2014 - Townhomes are increasing offering the right mix of amenities and lifestyle for younger families who are starting out or for baby boomers who may no longer want to maintain a single family home, yet want to have a private yard and community access...
November 29, 2013 - Buying a home requires a major investment and a good dose of financial fortitude. It is also one of the largest sources of weath building for Canadians...