BATC News

Remodelers Showcase Guidebook Shares Real Remodeling Stories

Posted on March 2, 2017
Having your home remodeled is a great way to remain in the community you love while recreating your home to fit your family better. Hiring a professional remodeler like those that participate in the Remodelers Showcase, will minimize stress and maximize satisfaction.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase | Tagged Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, TJB Homes, PURE Design Environments, Nor-Son, AMEK Custom Builders, Durst and Gans Building Corp., Marvin Windows and Doors

Spring 2017 Features Three BATC Foundation Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes

Posted on March 2, 2017
During each Remodelers Showcase tour, BATC’s charitable arm, the BATC Foundation, selects very special Remodelers Showcase homes as their Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes. The public is invited to help area families in need by visiting these homes, which require a $5.00 donation to enter.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase, BATC Foundation | Tagged Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, Woodstone Renovation, Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build, Vujovich Design Build, BATC Foundation, Marvin Windows and Doors

Residential Construction Continues to Pick up the Pace in February

Posted on February 28, 2017
Roseville, MN (February 28, 2017) – With housing inventory at a 14-year record low, Twin Cities residential construction continues to gather steam. February total units rose a remarkable 93 percent over this month last year, while permits were up 18 percent over February 2016.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged february permit data, Housing Data Twin Cities, Permit Data, Twin Cities Housing Market

February Hot Sheet

Posted on February 28, 2017
INSIDE THE FEBRUARY HOT SHEET  “While the growth we’ve seen in 2016 is promising we also know that we are still below what’s considered normal levels for residential construction, Our efforts at the capitol in 2017 will feature
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged February Hot Sheet, Twin Cities Housing Market, Housing Data Twin Cities

Minnesota Home Building Industry and REALTORS Rally in Numbers to Support Minnesota Homeownership Initiative

Posted on February 24, 2017
Minnesota Legislation to Encourage First-Time Homebuyers and Advance Homeownership at a Price Minnesotans Can Afford
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged Housing Day at the Capitol, Minnesota Homeownership Initiative, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Home Building Industry, MInnesota REALTORS

More than 600 expected for Housing Day at the Capitol

Posted on February 22, 2017
Media Advisory: Minnesota Home Building Industry and REALTORS Join Forces at the Capitol to Promote Homeownership
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged Housing Day at the Capitol, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota Homeownership Initiative

Facts About the Spring 2017 Parade of Homes

Posted on February 10, 2017
The Spring Parade of Homes, in its 69th year, is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). This tour offers 481 new homes to tour, open March 4 through April 2, Thursdays through Sundays from noon to 6:00 pm.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC Foundation, Aspect Design Build, Traditions by Donnay Homes, Sustainable 9 Design+ Build, Pillar Homes Partner, MN Green Path, Holiday Stationstores, Semler Construction, The Tile Shop

Spring 2017 Parade of Homes Cover Features Local Home Buyers

Posted on February 10, 2017
The Parade of Homes Guidebook once again presents the story of a real family’s new home adventure as its cover feature. This Spring, we showcase three brothers and their families who each decided to build with Robert Thomas Homes to be able to live near one another in homes they love.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes | Tagged Robert Thomas Homes, Spirit of BrandtjenFarm, Argenta Hills, The Tile Shop

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