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The 2021 Fall Festival of Homes People’s Choice Awards Announced

October 26, 2021 | Comments Off on The 2021 Fall Festival of Homes People’s Choice Awards Announced

The People’s Choice winners are Homestead Construction, Panorama Builders, and Strohmaier Construction.   Each award was based on a specific price range for the homes. Homestead Construction won for homes priced under $599,999, Panorama Builders won the $600,000-$799,999 range, and Strohmaier Construction was voted best home priced over $800,000. This year’s Fall Festival of Homes showcased 13 homes and four neighborhood spotlights, with over 5,000 visitors. Close to 800 of those visitors then voted for their favorite homes for each price range. SHBA’s Fall Festival of Homes remains the preeminent home show in Spokane each year, giving prospective buyers multiple…

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2021 SHBA Endorsements

October 12, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 SHBA Endorsements
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A Tale of Two Lawsuits: How One Seattle Law Firm Silenced Voters on Both Sides of the State

September 10, 2021 | Comments Off on A Tale of Two Lawsuits: How One Seattle Law Firm Silenced Voters on Both Sides of the State

Q: What do homelessness in Seattle and natural gas in Spokane have in common? A: The Seattle-based law firm Smith and Lowney.   Two weeks ago, two judges ruled on separate lawsuits filed by this Seattle-based firm, to take away the voices of voters in the City of Spokane and City of Seattle. Compassion Seattle would have required the city to take specific, measurable actions to prioritize treatment support services, combined with housing to provide long-term solutions to the homelessness crisis in Seattle. While the Spokane Cleaner Energy Protection Act would have permanently prevented the city from implementing a hydropower or…

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Spokane County is Changing

August 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Spokane County is Changing

Spokane County Will Go From Three, to Five Districts Following recent legislation out of Olympia, Spokane County will go from three Commissioner districts to five districts next year. This is due to a rapidly growing population, and the need for more representation. Spokane Home Builders Association members are in a unique position to provide feedback on these boundaries as you are more keenly aware of where the County is growing and how populations may shift over the next 10 years. Please consider attending one of the following public forums to help ensure the most fair and equal boundaries are drawn…

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