June 5, 2018
No. 2 - Vol. 8
The Northshore Home Builders Association is the industry leader dedicated to supporting legislative, economic and educational initiatives that promote and protect the American Dream of home ownership.
June News and Events 
Continuing Ed: "How to Distinguish Yourself from Your Competitors" with Dan Zimanski of ActionCOACH  (2 Builder CE Credits)

Thursday, June 7
9-11AM

Northshore HBA Office
29021 Builders Drive
Lacombe, 70445

Members:  $10
SMC Members: FREE
Non-Members: $15

Do you find yourself losing too many jobs to your competition? Do you feel the only way to win the job is by discounting your price? Are the profits of your business suffering because your costs keep rising but you can't raise prices or you'll lose business? If you answered yes to any of these questions you will want to attend our June 7th seminar "How To Distinguish Yourself From Your Competitors" conducted by Business Coach, Dan Zimanski with Northshore ActionCOACH.

In this session, Dan will share why competing on price is a going out of business strategy for small businesses. He will teach and share with you several strategies that you can quickly and immediately implement in your business. Strategies that will help you build value with your prospects and actually enable you to win jobs when you are the highest price by 10 - 20% or even more! If you are sick and tired of leaving profit and commission dollars on the table, come join us on June 7th! It just might lead to 2018 being your best year ever!

or call (985) 882-5002 to register by phone.
Nothing but Networking

Thursday, June 21
4:30-6:30PM

321 N Columbia St
Covington, 70433

Members:  FREE
Non-Members:  $20

There is no agenda and no formalities - it's Nothing but Networking! Enjoy a casual evening with drink specials in beautiful Downtown Covington with your fellow members. NHBA members are professionals you can trust!

2018 Raising the Roof for Charity Home - Grand Drawing and Winner Announcement


Congratulations to Corie Johnson - winner of the 2018 Raising the Roof for Charity Home! Thank you to everyone who supported this cause. Proceeds from the home will benefit Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West, St. Tammany Hospital Foundation, and the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center.
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LHBA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

The budget passed last night shortly before midnight.  However, no revenue bills passed after several attempts.  Another special session is expected before July 1.  The major tax items debated:
  • One third penny vs one half penny renewed temporarily
  • Installation sales tax on tangible personal property (movables)
  • Sales tax rate on business utilities 
  • Manufacturing machinery and equipment sales tax exemption
Year Round Raffle - 52 Weeks of Prizes
MAY WINNERS
5/6 - #464 - Pierre Castaing
5/13 - #859 - Chris Stifflemire
5/20 - #900 - Perry Young
5/27 - #272 - George Preacher
Save these Dates!
July
10 - SMC Meeting * 9-10am * State Bank * Covington
11 - Board of Directors Meeting * 3pm * NHBA Office * Lacombe
18-20 - LHBA BOD * Perdido Key, FL
24-28 - NAHB Midyear Meeting * Portland, OR
 
August
14 - SMC Meeting * 9-10am * State Bank * Covington
15 - Board of Directors Meeting * 3pm * NHBA Office * Lacombe
21 - Membership Luncheon sponsored by GMFS Mortgage * 11:30am-1pm * The Greystone * Mandeville
23 - Continuing Ed: Story Branding with Kim Walker of 5 Stones * 9-11am * NHBA Office * Lacombe

*All dates are subject to change. Visit northshorehba.org for the most up to date calendar of events.
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