Raleigh, NC, March 23, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County features 60 homes in bloom for the weekend of March 23-24 during the 5th Annual Spring New Home Tour. The Spring New Home Tour is the Triangle’s spring Parade of Homes.
“New construction continues to rise and the new construction sector continues to see an upswing in permits for 2013,” said Tim Minton, the executive vice president of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County. “Based on numbers from Wake County, the average permit value is at $213K. This weekend is a great time to explore new homes.”
This free, self-guided tour will run for one weekend from 12 to 5 p.m. each day, and feature new neighborhoods and upcoming home design trends throughout the Triangle. Some homes will be decorated and some will just show the finished space, but all of the homes are new construction. To see any of the homes that will be featured that weekend, visit the tour website www.wakenewhometour.com or www.hbawake.com, visit website www.wakenewhometour.mobi to get the mobile version of the tour in the palm of your hand, or pick up your copy of the Spring New Home Tour Magazine in the March 23 edition of the News & Observer.
This year’s Spring New Home Tour will feature 60 homes priced from $159,700 - $979,900. Just over half of the homes fall between the price range of $200,000 - $400,000.
The subdivisions with the largest collection of home on tour are Heritage with 11 homes, and 12 Oaks, Bella Casa & Renaissance Park with three each. Below is the breakdown of where the homes are located:
Apex - 4
Cary - 7
Durham/Chapel Hill – 5
Fuquay Varina – 6
Garner – 1
Holly Springs – 6
Raleigh – 12
Rolesville – 8
Wake Forest – 10
More information about the tour can be found at www.hbawake.com.
About the HBA
The Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County (HBA) is the voice of the home building industry throughout Wake County, and provides members opportunities for business development, education, professional growth, networking and community involvement. The membership, comprised of builders, remodelers, developers, and sales & marketing professionals, is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders, which represents over 120,000 member companies nationwide. Currently the HBA is the largest home builders association in the country. The members of the HBA are building excellence together for the neighborhoods and communities of tomorrow. Find more information at www.hbawake.com.