Be part of an exclusive network
As a member of the West End Home Builders’ Association, you’ll be part of a collaborative group of industry leaders who are committed to professional excellence, to supporting each other and to sharing information and experience to help their business, your business and the home construction, land development and renovation business.
WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN WE HBA?
→ Your WE HBA membership identifies you as a highly recommended and trusted business and presents a mark of professional distinction. It is an indication of a higher quality of products and services and it inspires trust and confidence with clients and consumers.
→ WE HBA is one of the only associations where members create strong, long-lasting professional and personal connections. We are a big family with a culture that encourages and strengthens genuine relationships that lead to successful collaborations.
→ Successful relationships are a result of preservation of culture: before approval, new applications are circulated amongst our members and are vetted by our BoD and Membership Committee. In addition, our referral/ sponsor program guarantees that new and old members share similar values and ideas.
→ WE HBA members are also members of the Ontario HBA and the Canadian HBA and they benefit from services and activities of all levels. They also have the opportunity to gain provincial and national industry recognition by participating at the OHBA and CHBA Awards of Distinction.
→ Through a range of provincial, local and national networking events, our members open their doors to new business opportunities at all three levels of the Association. By joining WE HBA you are joining an exclusive network of leading industry professionals who are committed to exchanging information and experiences, support each other in business and build successful partnerships.
→ Our members have exclusive access to industry and business news through the OHBA and CHBA online news sources and print publications, as well as through our own newsletter, Development Council news and HHHBA blog. All updates are accessible at all times at a dedicated “members only” section on the WE HBA website.
→ Our members have access to a wide variety of educational material and professional development courses through seminars, education forums, webinars, training programs and others. They are able to develop their skills, stay informed and manage their business successfully and profitably.
→ Our Membership Advantage Program has a significant financial value. When used successfully you can easily cover and exceed the monetary value of your annual membership fee.
How to join the WE HBA
Fill out the WE HBA membership application
Download and print the WE HBA membership package today.
Select your membership
Applicants can join as individuals, or as a company (with more than one representative identified on the application fee).
There are four categories to choose from:
|YOUTH ENTREPRENEUR**||$1,045.00||$135.85||$1, 180.85**|
* Builder/developer members are required to pay into a mandatory Consumer Protection Fund. This fund is used for advocacy on behalf of our members. The base amount of this fee ($500) is included in the above membership fee. The total fee is based on a fee table linked to the average units built and developed based on a 3 year average. The total IPF fee varies according to each unit sold/developed bracket as per the detailed table in the membership application document.
** The Youth/Entrepreneur rate is available to all non-builder member entrepreneurs who wish to join the association, who are under 35 years of age, have been in business for themselves for less than five years. This introductory rate is available for the first two years’ of membership, after which time the member will revert to a full Renovator or Associate member.
Your application is reviewed and approved by the WE HBA board
Prior to joining the WE HBA, you’ll be required to:
- Provide an application sponsor (a member of the OHBA or CHBA)
- Provide two business references (a member of the OHBA or CHBA)
- Provide a New Home Warranty Number (builder members only)
- Agree to uphold the WE HBA Code of Ethics