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 Year-Round Business Resources

CHBA's Alliance Network brings together leading companies that share a commitment to keeping our housing industry strong, growing and prosperous. Discover resources available to you through our Alliance Network partners below, and click here to see CHBA webinars (upcoming and the archive).

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AVID RATINGS CANADA

WEBINAR: Homebuyer Satisfaction: Don't Let Moving-in Become Moving On

We all know that building homes takes time, but building homeowner loyalty can take even longer.  Join Zach Buehl and Tim Bailey as they go over the common homebuyer pain points after move-in, how best-in-class builders perform post-occupancy, and how to increase customer loyalty through repeat business, referrals, and reviews.

Watch the on demand webinar today! CLICK HERE

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CANADIAN WOOD COUNCIL

Wood Works!  E-Learning Center

The Wood WORKS! eLearning Centre provides the most current information on the new generation of wood materials, designs and applications in construction. The eLearning Centre is divided into two sections: Professional Development Courses for Professionals wishing CEU credits and the Open Learning Repository for Students and Educators.

For more information and to register CLICK HERE.

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FEDERATED INSURANCE CANADA

 

Risk Management Resource

Did you know that water damage is second only to fire when it comes to insurance claims?

Issues can be caused by rain and weather-related events, underground sources, and even the improper installation of piping and drains. If not attended to immediately, damage can quickly spread to other areas and cause significant property loss.

Having the proper water damage protocols in place, along with adequate planning and continuous property monitoring, can go a long way in helping to mitigate this risk—saving both time and money.

To help you develop a water damage risk management program, Federated has created this guide, which outlines best practices to consider, including:

• Key program components
• Identifying potential for leaks
• Handling unwelcomed water
• Minimizing your risk potential
• Establishing an emergency response team
• Documentation and recordkeeping
• Use of water management devices

While this resource references construction sites, the principles are applicable to all property owners and can help prevent water damage caused by plumbing fixtures, sprinkler lines, roof surfaces and drain lines, window and door openings, HVAC condensation, and more.

A water damage program can be used broadly or be tailored to individual properties or business locations, and it should outline any potential areas of concern, as well as detection, prevention, and emergency procedures.

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MNP

You’ve worked hard to create a successful business, but do you have a plan to get the most out of what you’ve built?

The day-to-day responsibilities of managing a successful business can hold you back from this important long-term thinking. Exiting a business is a process, not an event, and the right opportunity can come to you unexpectedly. So, where do you start? Once you’ve taken MNP’s succession readiness survey, we’ll send you a Succession Planning Checklist. You have the option to leave your contact info to receive a benchmarking report and compare results against others in the industry.

Take the survey here.

Owens Corning

Informative YouTube Series

Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable.

Click here to check out some of these quick ‘how-to’ and best practices videos to assist you in planning your next project.

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SAGEN

Insights into the Financial Fitness of First-Time Home Buyers in 2023
Original air date: Thursday, September 19thg, 2023

With Kiki Sauriol-Roode – VP; Business Development, Sagen and Kevin Lee, CHBA CEO

Learn how first-time buyers and those looking to get into the market are being affected by today’s conditions. Are they optimistic about the future and ready to buy, or holding out for better circumstances? Join CHBA CEO Kevin Lee and Sagen’s Kiki Sauriol-Roode as they delve into results from Sagen’s most recent First-Time Homebuyer Survey and Financial Fitness Study. Gain insights into what’s changed from last year, and how your business may be affected.