Consumer Information

Building a new home, or remodeling an existing one, can be a daunting experience. Where do you begin a project, and who do I hire to complete it? Of course the underlying question is, how do I finance the project?

Doing your homework, and completing some initial research can be very helpful in answering these questions. We have put together some information that will certainly get you started.

Greater Cedar Rapids Area Home Builders AssociationFirst of all visit our Member Directory which contains qualified professionals who can complete your new home or remodeling project. Next, view our Building a New Home link that will provide basic details on finding the right contractor, and how to finance your first home. Lastly, visit the three building shows we produce or sponsor during the year: The Cedar Rapids Home Show; The Spring Parade of Homes; and The Fall Parade of Homes. Each of these events gives you firsthand look at the latest in building techniques, building products, or HBA-member contractors actual homes to review. I hope you will find all of these suggestions helpful in making those important decisions or a new home or remodeling project.