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Pearl hopes to distinguish its ban on filling mobile home lots from Richland’s

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By TED CARTER A Mississippi Supreme Court ruling that struck down a similar land-use policy in Richland has not dissuaded Pearl from heading to court to stop Grove Acres Mobile Home Community from refilling vacant lots. The city’s elected leaders have authorized City Attorney James Bobo to continue to defend the mobile home ban in Madison-Rankin Circuit Court and to appeal ...

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Mississippi housing sales, values showed gains in 2012

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 a sprinter’s pace. But it ...

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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 1,800 Square Feet.” A native ...

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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 being elected president, Bosarge served ...

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HBAM honors members

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 speculative and custom homes. He ...

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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 of which enacted strong codes ...

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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 of Mississippi. “Slight is the ...

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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 Builders Inc. in Southaven. Massey ...

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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 Jackson and joined the Homebuilders ...

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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 Jackson and joined the Homebuilders ...

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