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Annual Parade of Homes Returns to Richmond VA in October 2015 with More New Homes to Tour

The Parade of Homes, sponsored by Trust Mortgage Corporation, will be held October 3-4, 10-11, and 17-18, 2015. Hours are from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free.

The Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR) is proud to announce that the 64th Annual Parade of Homes event will return to the Greater Richmond area in October 2015. This event is the premier program showcasing the best new homes in the region and is free for the public. The Parade of Homes begins on October 3 and will run for the first three weekends of the month.

There will be 82 new homes and 2 multi-family properties built by 33 builder members in this year’s show, and more than half are decorated models. This number of homes represents an over 15 percent increase in entries from 2014, providing attendees even more new homes and trends to tour.

The Parade of Homes, sponsored by Trust Mortgage Corporation, will be held October 3-4, 10-11, and 17-18, 2015. Hours are from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free.

The homes are located throughout the Greater Richmond area including the Counties of Chesterfield, Goochland,Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George and the City of Richmond. This is the best opportunity to see every type of new home imaginable, showcasing the latest in designs, construction techniques, and materials, at prices ranging from the $200s to over $850,000. Plus, you can take advantage of touring two multi-family properties in RVA offering an unparalleled urban-type lifestyle.

The Parade of Homes Plan Book  will include detailed information about the event and the individual homes on the tour, including home designs, floor plans and descriptions, detailed directions to each home, and a map. The magazine is free and will be available beginning Saturday, September 19 at Richmond area Martin’s and Kroger supermarkets, as well as at HBAR headquarters, 400 N. Ridge Road, in western Henrico County. This website will also feature a linked map showcasing entries in a specific area of interest and a special search by criteria section to make it even easier to find your new dream home. You can download a copy on the Parade of Homes website after Sept 19th.  Richmond VA Parade of Homes

Richmond VA Parade of Homes 2014

Whether you’re considering purchasing or building a new home, you’ll find what you need at the 63rd annual Richmond VA Parade of Homes. Each year, this event has grown in popularity and has become Richmond’s premier showcase of new homes. This year is no exception as you can tour 70 new homes located throughout the Greater Richmond VA area including the Counties of Henrico, Hanover, King William, New Kent, Chesterfield, Powhatan, and the City of Richmond. This is your best opportunity to see every type of new home imaginable, showcasing the latest in designs, construction techniques and materials, at prices ranging from the $190’s to $1,450,000. Plus, you can take advantage of touring the remodeled home to see how you can modernize your existing home.

Download the planbook here

View map here

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This event is presented by the Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR), a non-profit trade association founded in 1946 and an affiliate of the Home Builders Association of Virginia and the National Association of Home Builders. HBAR members include builders, developers, remodelers, Realtors®, mortgage lenders, suppliers, subcontractors, and many others that relate to the residential construction industry.

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2011 Richmond Parade of Homes

imageThe Home Building Association of Richmond Virginia  2011 Parade of Homes® kicks off October 1, 2011. It will be the 60th consecutive year the event has been held in the Greater Richmond area.
There will be 52 new homes and 2 remodeled homes built by 28 builders in this year’s Parade, and over half are decorated models.
The homes are located throughout the Greater Richmond area including Counties of Goochland, Henrico, Hanover, King William, New Kent, Chesterfield, and Powhatan, and the City of Richmond. This is your best opportunity to see every type of new home imaginable, showcasing the latest in designs, construction techniques and materials, at prices ranging from the $170’s to over $900,000, plus take advantage of seeing two remodeled homes on how you can modernize your existing home.

The scattered site new home show will be held October 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16 and the remodeled homes will be opened October 15-16. Hours are from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free.
The Parade of Homes® Plan Book and the website, Richmond Parade Of Homes.com, will include detailed information about the event and the home entries, including home designs, floor plans and descriptions, detailed directions to each home, and a map. The magazine is free and will be available beginning Tuesday, September 27 at Richmond VA area Martin’s and Kroger supermarkets, as well as at HBAR headquarters, 400 N. Ridge Road in western Henrico County. www.RichmondParadeOfHomes.com will also feature a linked entry map and a special search by criteria section to make it even easier to find your new dream home.

Richmond VA Parade of Homes 2010 starts Oct 2

Windsor Hallsley- Homesmith Richmond parade of homesThe Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR) will kick off it’s 59th Annual Parade of Homes on Saturday October 2 and ending on Sunday October 17. This year’s Parade includes 52 new homes from 27 builder members, an amazing amount of participation given the current downturn in the economy. Over half of the Parade entries will be decorated and furnished models. The Parade homes are located in Goochland, Henrico, Hanover, King William, Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties as well as the City of Richmond, Virginia.

The Charles First Richmond Associates PArade of HomesBuilding on the great success of last year’s Parade, the 2010 event will have three weekend “Ask the Experts” programs focusing on a How to Maximize Your Kitchen, Enjoying Outdoor Living & Gardening and Creating Luxurious Living. The ever popular plan book for the “Parade Homes” can be found at Richmond area Martins and Kroger grocery stores.

2010 Parade Homes prices range from the $190’s to over $900,000.

The scattered site new home show will be held October 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. In addition, HBAR will have experts on hand at designated Parade homes located in Chesterfield County to talk about the latest trends:
October 2 Maximize Your Kitchen by Main Street Homes at Westerleigh
October 9 Outdoor Living by Homeplaces, Ltd. at Tarrington
October 16 Luxurious Living by Centennial Homes at Harpers Mill

Locations of Richmond Parade of Homes sites- Click the map to see the directory

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The following Richmond VA area builders are participating in the 2010 Parade of Homes.:Bel Arbor Builders, Centennial Homes,Centex Homes, Colonial Homecrafters,Commonwealth Properties, DelSol Group Dumont Classic Homes  Eagle Construction of Va., Finer Homes, First Richmond Associates Gemcraft Homes  HHHunt Homes  Homeplaces, Homesmith Construction, LeGault Homes  Liberty Homes,LifeStyle Builders & Dev.,Main Street Homes  R & N Construction,R-CI Builders,R. E. Collier,  Roseland Custom Homes, Royal Dominion Homes, Ryan Homes . StyleCraft Homes .Toll Brothers and Youngblood Properties.

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