Monthly Archives: August 2017

The August Hot Sheet

Posted on August 16, 2017
INSIDE THE AUGUST HOT SHEET “Builders would like nothing more than to construct more affordable homes, but there are several factors pushing against market-based affordable housing including regulations and the increasing labor shortage."
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged The August Hot Sheet, 2017 hot sheet, Housing Data Twin Cities, Housing Market

Facts About the Fall 2017 Parade of Homes

Posted on August 8, 2017
The Fall Parade of Homes, in its 69th year, is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). This tour offers 406 new homes to tour September 9 through October 1, Thursdays through Sundays from noon to 6:00 pm.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Holiday Stationstores, The Tile Shop, Homes by Tradition, SD Custom Homes, Sustainable 9 Design+ Build, Landmark Building Contractors, Lennar, Green Path Energy Tour

Helping Families Achieve the American Dream of Homeownership

Posted on August 8, 2017
Owning a home has been a cornerstone of the modern American Dream, and remains the surest path to building wealth for American families.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Housing First Minnesota, First Time Homebuyer Savings Account

Fall 2017 Parade of Homes Guidebook Cover Features Local Home Buyers

Posted on August 8, 2017
The Parade of Homes Guidebook once again presents the story of a real family’s new home adventure as its cover feature.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Real Families, The Tile Shop, Lennar

Four Artisan Dream Homes in the Fall Parade of Homes Benefit the BATC Foundation

Posted on August 8, 2017
This Fall, the public has an opportunity to help area families in need when they visit four BATC Foundation Artisan Dream Homes during the Parade of Homes.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes, BATC Foundation | Tagged About BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Artisan Dream Homes, Homes by Tradition, SD Custom Homes, Landmark Building Contractors, Sustainable 9 Design+ Build, The Tile Shop

BATC Foundation Opens Just Completed Home for Charity during Fall 2017 Parade of Homes

Posted on August 8, 2017
For more than 20 years, the BATC Foundation has tapped the talents and resources of the member builders, remodelers, and suppliers of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities to help fami
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes, BATC Foundation | Tagged BATC, BATC Foundation, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, Lennar, The Tile Shop

Parade of Homes’ Green Path Energy Tour Helps Home Buyers Better Understand Home Energy Use

Posted on August 8, 2017
The Fall 2017 Parade of Homes is again featuring a tour-within-a-tour that highlights those homes that have been independently energy tested.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes, MN Green Path | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Green Path Energy Tour, The Tile Shop, Xcel Energy