How to Solve a Shortage of Storage

As communities across the country practice social distancing to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, you might have more people in your home than usual. Whether it’s your college student who has moved home earlier than expected, or young kids spending more time at home than normal, finding storage for blankets, clothes, books, toys and other items that …

Five Tips to Prepare for A Home Remodel

Home is important now more than ever. If you’ve spent a significant time at home this year, you may have started to reimagine your space. Maybe you want to add a new home office or perhaps you’ve decided your dated bathroom finally needs some attention. A home renovation can modernize your home, increase your comfort and potentially add value to …

Three Myths About Buying a Home Right Now

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded this year, a place to call home took on a new meaning for many. Living spaces evolved into home offices, schools and playgrounds. Stay-at-home restrictions this year may have accelerated your desire to purchase a new home to gain more space or perhaps you were prepared to buy a home this year but are now …

Fred Kirkwood Joins Summit Utilities’ Executive Leadership Team

CENTENNIAL, CO – Summit Utilities, Inc., (Summit), announces the promotion of a company veteran, Fred Kirkwood, to Chief Customer Officer (CCO).    Kirkwood has served as the Senior Vice President of Customer Development for Summit since March 2017. With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Kirkwood began his career as a Customer Development Representative working with residential and …

Pro Tips for Virtual Housing Hunting

If you’re planning to buy a home but you’re not quite ready to view several dozen homes in person, start by looking at homes online. You’ll be surprised by the number of online showrooms, photos and even 3D videos available of homes to help you narrow down your search. Websites such as Realtor.com, Redfin.com, Trulia.com and your local custom home …

Help for Home Owners During Pandemic Recovery

With the outbreak of COVID-19 this spring, several states across the country issued stay-at-home orders, forcing most Americans to spend much more time in their homes than ever before. As a result, homes have taken on a new meaning as they became our new offices, playgrounds, sporting fields, entertainment venues and a safe refuge during this challenging time. The good …

Restoring Hope

Restoring Hope, Greater Fort Smith Association of Home Builders

One family’s battle to return home after the 500 year flood “I had no idea what I was going to do–who I was going to turn to.” Lakia Dale, Fort Smith It’s been a year since the Fire Department knocked on Lakia Dale’s home in Fort Smith and told her she should pack a few necessities “enough for a night …

Mason Barr Golf Tournament

Mason Barr Golf Tournament

For the last several decades the Mason Barr Golf Tournament has granted scholarships to students within the River Valley community. The event, while coordinated by The Greater Fort Smith Association of Home Builders, is truly a community event that could not take place without the support from its 46 sponsors. Businesses come together across the region to sponsor food, drinks, …

2019 Mason-Barr Scholarship

Samuel BarrHaley FluteSophia SewellMolly GritusAshton StewartPresley KindrixDalton ThomasZachary DefreesAvery Green Thanks to our Mason Barr Scholarship Golf Tournament, these great students will be receiving a $1,000 scholarship, please congratulate them!!