Posts Tagged ‘Home Builders Association of Mississippi’

Mississippi housing sales, values showed gains in 2012

by Becky Gillette Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Home Builders Association of Mississippi, housing, Marty Milstead, Mississippi

The Mississippi housing market is looking up. The value of homes and the number of homes sold improved in many areas of the state in 2012. “There is no question that things are moving back in a positive direction,” said Marty Milstead, executive vice president, Home Builders Association of Mississippi. “Things are not moving at […] [...]

Hartlein earns award

John Hartlein of Jackson was recently recognized by the Home Builders Association of Mississippi as the winner of a Best in Mississippi Award for a home he built in Starkville. The Chaney Paschal Residence in the Maison de Ville Garden Homes community was selected as the “Best Single Family New Construction Spec Home Less than […] [...]

HBAM inducts officers

Randy Bosarge, a homebuilder and developer from Ocean Springs, was recently inducted as the 2013 president of the Home Builders Association of Mississippi. Installed with Bosarge was vice president Lance Conn of Columbus and Secretary/Treasurer Gene Buckles of Brookhaven. Bosarge is a certified professional builder/remodeler and owner of Superior Builders and Developers Inc. Prior to […] [...]

HBAM honors members

by MBJ Staff Published: December 7,2012

Tags: Elliot Homes LLC, GoToPlaces, Home Builders Association of Mississippi

The Home Builders Association of Mississippi recently named two outstanding members as Builder Member of the Year and Associate Member of the Year, the top individual honors awarded each year. Chosen as 2012 Builder Member of the Year was Brandon Elliott of Gulfport. Elliott is the president of Elliott Homes, LLC, where he focuses on […] [...]

Last again: Insurance Institute gives state nation’s lowest grade for hurricane-resistant structures

The absence of a statewide building code makes Mississippi the most vulnerable of the 18 Atlantic and Gulf coast states deemed most hurricane-prone, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says. In rating the states, the Institute gave Mississippi a grade of 4 out of a possible 100. By comparison, Virginia and Florida, both […] [...]

State showing signs of recovery

Home building in many areas of the state is gradually improving with most major cities showing an increased number of building permits in 2011 compared to 2010. “We’re seeing a little bit of market activity pick up, and are actually forecasting a slight increase this year,” said Marty Milstead, executive vice president, Home Builders Association […] [...]

HBAM recognizes men

The Home Builders Association of Mississippi (HBAM) recently named two outstanding members as Builder Member of the Year and Associate Member of the Year, the top individual honors awarded each year. Chosen as 2011 Builder Member of the Year was Chris Massey of Nesbit. Massey is a second-generation builder in the family business Massey Home […] [...]

Bailey, Quin make ‘Hall’

The Home Builders Association of Mississippi recently inducted Sherwood “Woody” Bailey Jr. and Wade Quin into the Mississippi Housing Hall of Fame, HBAM’s highest honor. Bailey grew up in Gulfport, graduated from the University of Alabama and received his juris doctorate from the University of Mississippi. In 1977, he began practicing real estate law in […] [...]

Chinese drywall still has people reeling

By NASH NUNNERY I contributor pnash22@aol.com For Murph Kelly, the wait for relief has been long and excruciating. That’s because the Lafayette County resident has spent more than $90,000 of his own money to correct problems to his home caused by defective Chinese drywall. Imported from China from 2001 to 2007, the corrosive material emits […] [...]

Q&A: Marty Milstead, Executive Vice President, Home Builders Association of Mississippi

by Nash Nunnery Published: May 30,2010

Tags: Home Builders Association of Mississippi, Marty Milstead, Q&A

Good times ahead Milstead believes economy will be stronger than ever The son of a Mississippi high school basketball coach, Marty Milstead is the executive vice president of the 3,000-member Home Builders Association of Mississippi, which serves as the voice of the state’s housing industry.  He recently sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal to […] [...]

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