Builders V Realtors: Young Guns Shoot Out

Young Guns Shoot Out CDBIA Next Gen Council vs. REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto, Inc.® YPN January 28th, 2024 Sarasota Trap, Skeet & Clays in Nokomis The Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association and The REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto, Inc.® YPN invites you to join us in our Young Guns Shoot Out to be…

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Call for Nominations for CDBIA Prestigious Annual Awards

The Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association is currently accepting nominations for the following awards: Member of the YearBuilder of the YearSubcontractor of the YearAssociate of the YearCircle of Excellence AwardYoung Building Professional/Next Gen of the Year   The awards are presented at the CDBIA Installation Banquet, which will be held on December 5, 2023. SAVE THE…

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45th Annual Southeast Building Conference

THE ORIGINAL REGIONAL BUILDING TRADE SHOW The Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), hosted by the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), is the largest building industry trade show in the southeast. As the premier trade event, the SEBC includes outstanding educational programs featuring two days of hard-hitting seminars, networking opportunities, round table discussions and industry briefings. The…

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Nominate a Bella Donna

Nominate a Bella Donna To Nominate an outstanding woman in the building industry, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/PWBBellaDonnas   The  Suzanne Graham Legacy The Legacy Award is to honor an outstanding woman in construction who has dedicated a lifetime of talents, and treasures to shattering the glass ceilings that may exist in the building industry.   The Beth…

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Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association announces 2022 Award Winners

Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association announces Award Winners In December, the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association Awards Committee announced the following winners of the annual builder, sub-contractor, associate and member of the year award. Awards were presented by the 2022 Awards Chair Caryn Huff -Sufferling, Wharton Smith Builder of the Year was awarded to Justin Robbins, DR…

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Florida Building Code Training: Earn 7 Continuing Education Hours FREE!

  When you are a member of the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association, you are also a member of the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Here is a benefit from FHBA: FHBA is pleased to share that we are bringing Florida Builders an online continuing education seminar on…

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Poker Run during the SWFL Parade of Homes

Join us for the SWFL Parade of Homes Poker Run hosted by First International Title. On March 10th you are invited to pick up a registration packet and visit homes in the SWFL Parade of Homes. The more homes you visit- the better chance you have to win prizes. Registration packages can be picked up…

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2023 SWFL Parade of Homes

The Southwest Florida Parade of Homes™ is a showcase of new homes produced by the National Association of Home Builders local, and the Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association. This annual event is open to all builders in the community to showcase model homes the offer the most innovative styles and designs. The Parade of Homes will be held March…

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Deposit on contract

If you are signing a contract with a contractor, make sure the payment is made to the company that is listed on the contract. The name on the contract should match the license number that is registered with your local building department at Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). To verify the name and…

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FEMA’s 50% Rule

The “50% Rule” is a requirement mandated by the Floodplain Management Ordinance. The rule does NOT apply to structures located in an “X” or “D” zone. In all other flood zones, the rule applies and it requires any building or structure improved, damaged or repaired 50 percent or more than the value of the building…

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