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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Dissecting the MBA's 10-Point Plan on Affordable Housing

    Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in:
    • Advocacy
    • MBAKS News
    I don’t know if you heard, but urbanists are developer shills. At least that’s the common conception. In reality, many of us quite critical of certain developers and projects, while recognizing that absolute opposition to developers would get us nowhere.
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  • MBAKS Workforce: Why Should I Enter the Trades?

    Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in:
    • Advocacy
    The Puget Sound region is a great place to live and work, as reflected in the fast pace of growth over the past decade. More people coming to the region means we need more people working in skilled trades—to build housing, commercial space, infrastructure, and transportation projects.
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  • November 2017 Builder’s Bulletin

    Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    Despite a modest increase in housing inventory for sale in King and Snohomish counties during September—reaching the highest levels seen all year with 1.13 and 1.26 months’ supply of inventory respectively—these figures are still well below the four-to-six month range that many industry analysts consider to be an indicator of a healthy market.
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  • MBAKS on the Front Lines in Washington, D.C.

    Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in:
    • Industry News
    • Advocacy
    LDC Inc. went to Washington. D.C. October 24 to advocate for sensible stormwater management regulations that lead to clean water for communities instead of mountains of paperwork.
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  • Membership Minute: 2017 Remodeled Homes Tour

    Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in:
    • Events
    • Councils
    • Remodelers Council
    • Remodel
    • Video
    This week, Denny Conner of CRD Design Build gives us a preview of the October 21–22 Remodeled Homes Tour. Watch to learn why you should participate, whether you're a remodeler or a homeowner.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer