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Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties | 425.499.1723


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  • In the News

    Posted on Aug 18, 2017 in:
    • Industry News
    • News
    Soaring home prices, traffic congestion, and the opioid problem impacting our industry.
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  • 2018 Color of the Year

    Posted on Aug 17, 2017 in:
    • Builders
    Is 2017 leaving you black and blue? You’re in luck! And slightly ahead of the curve, too. It so happens that black (in many iterations) and blue are the colors predicted to trend in 2018, according to various paint entities as part of the companies’ prestigious color of the year predictions.
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  • What Is the Affordable Housing Council?

    Posted on Aug 14, 2017 in:
    • Affordable Housing Council
    • Shannon's 60
    This week, Shannon talks to Holly M. Davis, our political affairs manager, about the important work of the MBA's PAC in supporting pro-housing candidates, especially in critical election years like this one.
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  • King County Assessor’s Office Has Discontinued Collection of Advance Tax Payments

    Posted on Aug 11, 2017 in:
    • Taxes and Fees
    • Advocacy
    The Master Builders Association has confirmed that the King County Assessor’s Office has eliminated the requirement for advance tax payments, made possible by HB 1283.
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  • Auburn Considering Changes to its Residential Density Calculations

    Posted on Aug 11, 2017 in:
    • Building Codes
    • Advocacy
    The city of Auburn is working on code amendments relative to how the city calculates density within the residential zones that are intended to be favorable to residential development.
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