10 Reasons Why You Need To

Join NEBA

Reason #1: ADVOCACY
Powerful representation to defend you against excessive regulations in the community relating to building. Our lobbyist, Ben Fierro, has been representing our association for many years. He is well respected on Beacon Hill and works with the Public Policy Committee to be sure there is always someone keeping the interests and concerns of the building industry a top priority at the State House.
Reason #2: NETWORKING

Build relationships with fellow professionals, customers, and suppliers. Our monthly membership meetings, member directory, and website will keep you in touch with the most powerful, successful, and influential business people in the building industry.

NEBA membership organizes several networking initiatives that you can take advantage of throughout the year. Many of our events, such as the NEBA Awards Ceremonies, Installation Banquet, International Builders’ Show and the Annual Golf Tournament, offer other great chances to meet like-minded professionals in the building trades, make new friends, and solidify existing relationships. Engaging in our networking events is good for your business and gives you an enjoyable diversion from the day-to-day business stresses that we all know so well.

Reason #3: MARKETING

Businesses survive and thrive by ensuring that potential customers are aware of the products and services available to them.  Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available throughout the year and will help your company promote the “Do Business With A Member” motto of the Home Builders Association.

At NEBA, we are continually working on new ways for you to get the word out about your business. Some of the marketing opportunities currently available are:

  • Website Sponsor
  • Classified Advertising on the Website
  • Event Sponsorship
  • Advertising in the Newsletter
Reason #4: CRITICAL INFORMATION

The latest need-to-know industry information from NAHB & local changes and regulations that go in effect during the year that will impact your company and they way you do business.

Reason #5: EDUCATION
As of July 2011, all CSL holders in Massachusetts must complete 12 credits of continuing education in order to renew their license. As an approved course coordinator, NEBA will offer these courses to members at a reduced rate and keep track of your credits to make your renewal process easier.
Reason #6: RESOURCES

In addition to the news and updates available on this website, we are also adding a social media marketing initiative that will establish links between members of NEBA. We have built a Facebook page, LinkedIn profile, and Twitter account that can be used to continuously foster connections within the organization and beyond. Furthermore, it will aid you in providing more immediate access to news and information.

If you haven’t already done so, please be sure to “like” our Facebook page as well as those of other members, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, and share information with other members that you think will help them. By sharing and re-sharing information, the whole of our organization becomes greater than the sum of its parts.

Reason #7: EXPERT ADVISORS

Locally, the NEBA office is available to direct you to the right contact at the State and National levels to get answers to the questions that keep you awake at night. Chances are if you are having an issue, someone else has already gone through the same process and is available to help.

On the national level, there is a staff of 240 people in Washington working on your behalf developing educational programs, creating networking opportunities, and representing your interests in very challenging legislative and regulatory arenas.

Reason #8: MEMBER DISCOUNTS

In addition to the Member Advantages from NAHB, we have group health insurance plans available to members and a company to manage your 401K that will eliminate your annual plan audits and form 5500 filings.  They will also eliminate plan document and ERISA bond charges. “Group Rates” can significantly decrease cost of investments for participants. A Members Only discount page is available to members to highlight some of the programs available.

Reason #9: 3-IN-1 MEMBERSHIP

A member of the Northeast Builders Association is also a member of the Home Builders Association of Massachusetts and the National Association of Home Builders.

Reason #10: SUPPORT NEBA & THE NAHB

It’s simple – you need us to be your voice in the government, provide continuing education, networking and marketing opportunities.  We need the power of numbers behind us so that our voice can be heard.  Please consider supporting our efforts today with your membership.

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Coverage Areas

Joining our Association will grant you

Member Benefits

Being a member of HBRAMA provides you with many benefits, both directly and through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and through the local associations.

Membership 1

HBRAMA Association Retirement Solution Powered By TAG Resources & TransAmerica

This retirement solution saves you money, reduces fiduciary risk, outsources more than 90% of retirement plans duties, and is brought to you by HBRAMA and the DiMatteo Group Financial Services.
Membership 2

NAHB Revenue Share Program

NAHB members saved $20 million in 2016 when purchasing products and services through the NAHB Member Advantage program.
Membership 3

National Purchasing Partners – Discount Pricing For Members

National Purchasing Partners negotiates discounted rates on products and services, and passes the savings to our many members. Discounts available include Sherwin-Williams, Verizon, Office Depot, Airgas, Staples, Priceline, ADP, Unifirst, and more.
Membership 4

HBRAMA Member Rebate Program

The Member Rebate Program provides builders and remodelers with cashback for simply using products from participating manufacturers. Many of these manufacturers are probably ones that you already use. Simply sign up and reap the rewards.
Membership 5

BuilderBooks.com

HBRAMA members can buy books to help their own business while helping their state association. For each book, software, or any of the other various business materials that a member purchases online through this link, the state association receives a rebate and the member will get a discount on the product.
Membership 6

Acadia Insurance

The Official Commercial Insurance Provider of HBRAMA. For more information, Contact John Varitimos at 508-263-2205 or john.varitimos@acadia-ins.com.

Types Of Membership

Membership Options

NEBA For Builders & Remodelers

There are numerous benefits that come with Builder/Remodeler membership in the Northeast Builders Association of Massachusetts. As a member of NEBA, you are automatically enrolled in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). National membership offers numerous monetary discounts, including automobile purchases, office supplies and hotel and automobile rentals. NAHB members also enjoy a variety of educational opportunities, national networking events, informative publications, pertinent market information and national governmental affairs support throughout the year.

There is never a reason for you or your business to feel like you are alone in difficulties such as winning bids or controlling health care benefits. Your NEBA membership places a tremendous amount of informational and personal support at your disposal.

There is an 80 person advocacy staff at the NAHB in Washington which includes; lobbyists, lawyers, regulatory professionals, economists and public affairs specialists delivering value on your member dollars every day, every hour.

On a local level, our lobbyist representing our association is well respected on Beacon Hill. Together with our Public Policy Committee there is always someone to keep the interests and concerns of the building industry a top priority at the State House.

The cost of a builder membership:

STANDARD
$449.00
  • Builds 1 House Per Year
  • For Remodelers or Those Not Actively Building
DELUXE
$549.00
  • Builds 2-5 Houses Per Year
  • Geared Toward Builders & Remodelers
PREMIER
$649.00
  • Builds 6 or More Houses, Multi-Family, or Condos Per Year
  • Includes 1 Additional Affiliate Membership (a $209.00 value)

NEBA For Trade Partners

It takes many hands to make a house a home, and the hands that help us complete our NEBA mission belong to the Associate members of our organization. Associate members belong to any industry or profession related to the business of building or remodeling of homes, apartments, schools, commercial, industrial, or other structures normally related to a community.  This includes electricians, plumbers, excavators, bankers/mortgage brokers, attorneys, flooring specialists, marketing professionals and more.  Such employment must be consistent with the guidelines and objectives of NEBA.

The cost of an associate membership is based on how large your company is:

STANDARD
$449.00
  • For 1-5 Employees
DELUXE
$549.00
  • For 6-10 Employees
PREMIER
$649.00
  • For 11 or More Employees
  • Includes An Additional Affiliate Membership (a $209.00 value)

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate members work for a company that is a Builder or Associate member. For example a real estate company may have the one person as an associate member and additional people in the office can join at the reduced associate member rate. Note – that associate members cannot vote or run for office at NAHB.

*The cost of an affiliate membership is $209.00

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