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West Virginia Housing Institute Inc.’s 2013 Convention

There is an interesting opportunity on the horizon — a housing convention in West Virginia!  The West Virginia Housing Institute Inc.’s 2013 convention will be held at the Stonewall Resort in North Central West Virginia from the 24 – 26 in June.  

Co-Presidents, Kevin Wilfong and George Gunnell, invite you to attend this convention that has said to have an exceptional line up.  The line up for this year’s convention includes:

  • Tim Williams who is the head of 21st Mortgage Corp., and he will be presenting on industry financing
  • G. Kent “GK” Magelson who is with the American Society of Asset Protection in Las Vegas will be sharing how to reduce your taxes and help to avoid lawsuits
  • There will also be housing professionals on hand including legal panel of general counsel – John Teare, board member – Johnnie Brown, expert from Huntington – Jason Stemple, Chief Regulator – Mitch Woodrum, President of West Virginia Coal Association – Bill Raney and an official from Champion Homes.

There will be a second-evening banquet, political action funding raising auction and the statewide meeting.  There is a lot packed into these days but don’t forget to attend the sponsored breakfast on June 26th!

Don’t forget about the recreational fun you get to enjoy while at the Stonewall Resort.  Take a stroll down the trails near the lake and park or how about a two-hour lake cruise with legal beverages and heavy snacks.  You could attend the Phil Fogleman’s special wine-tasting program or play a round of golf at the Arnold Palmer-designed course.

Join this convention in June and fill out this registration form.  Please don’t forget to call the Stonewall to make your reservations.

**Note — the rooms are limited at this location so reserving a room is strongly suggested as soon as you know you will be attending.  Call today 304.269.7400 or 1.888.278.8150.There has been a negotiated rate of $149.18/night.

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May 30, 2013 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One of the Most Important Industry Events in Decades!

AlbanyIn Albany, the New York Housing Spring Symposium & Legislative Summit has been scheduled!  The dates are scheduled for April 30th and May 1st, 2013 at the Hilton Albany.  Join us for one of the most important industry events in decades!  There will be a day and a half filled with informative and relevant seminars.

Join us in educating your elected officials about the industry and visit with your Senator & Assembly Member.  Discuss the legislation they have before them and keep them informed.

  • Visit the numerous industry manufacturers, lenders and suppliers at the Trade Expo
  • Meet representatives of a variety of state agencies that regulate the industry
  • Visit the House on the Hill Home Display at the Capitol
  • Network with your elected officials at the Legislative Reception

This attachment (NYHA Spring Symposium Legislative Summit Information) includes a registration form and more details on the Symposium.

Please contact the Association office if you have any questions.


March 22, 2013 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Breakfast Briefings and Certification Courses!

Breakfast meetings are coming to your area soon.  The most immediate one coming up will be on March 6th, 2013 at the Sky Harbor Community Center in Cheektowaga, NY.  Here you will be able to meet, receive valuable information and network!

At this particular breakfast, members will have the opportunity to learn about the new Federal and State Regulations.  The legislation could have a negative impact our industry so we need to stay informed.  There will be NYS Building Code Division representatives discussing new codes and what codes have been updated.  Financial information will also be discussed.

Registration and breakfast begins at 8:30am and the meeting follows from 9:00am to 12:00pm.  The registration fee is $30.00 per person and is nonrefundable.  The registration form can be found here.

If Cheektowaga is not local enough for you, there are other meetings!  On April 3rd there will be a meeting in Riverhead and on May 15th one will be held in Rochester.

Another convenience for members is that certification courses has been scheduled in conjunction with the regional meetings.  A Continuing Education Course will be held the same day as the meeting.  Other courses will be held the following day.  Here is information on those courses and more can be found on the NY Housing website.  You may also contact at the Association Office for more information.

3-Hour Continuing Education Courses

  • March 6 Buffalo: Sky Harbor Community Center
  • April 3 Riverhead: Glenwood Village
  • May 15 Rochester: Harper Park

3-Hour 21B Introductory Course and 6-Hour Mechanics Certification Course

  • March 7  in Buffalo, NY: Sky Harbor Community Center
  • April 4 Riverhead: Glenwood Village
  • May 16 Rochester: Harper Park

February 28, 2013 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment