BATC News

2016 Fall Remodelers Showcase Guidebook Shares Real Remodeling Stories

Posted on August 26, 2016
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 BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Real Families, Sunrise Design and Construction, James Barton Design Build, Inspiration Design Center, Puustelli USA, Marvin Windows and Doors

2016 Fall Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase® Features Two BATC Foundation Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes

Posted on August 26, 2016
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 | Tagged BATC, Builders Aociation of the Twin Cities, BATC Foundation, Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes, James Barton Design Build, Traditions by Donnay Homes, Marvin Windows and Doors

Fall Parade of Homes Opens September 10, 2016

Posted on August 15, 2016
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is proud to present the 2016 Fall Parade of Homes. For 68 consecutive years, the Twin Cities has hosted a Parade of Homes to present new homes to area families. This Fall, there are 423 homes to tour all across the extended metro region.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Artisan Dream Homes, BATC Foundation, Holiday Stationstores, Xcel Energy, Green Path Energy Tour, Minnesota's Green Path, RESNET, HERS Index, Green Path Home Performance Report, Personal Designer Idea Gallery, Semler Construction, Carl M. Hansen Companies, Highmark Builders, Hagstrom Builder, Copper Creek, Chamberlain Fine Custom Homes, The Tile Shop, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Facts About the Fall 2016 Parade of Homes

Posted on August 15, 2016
View the Fall 2016 Info Graphic Here >> • The 68th consecutive Fall Parade of Homes is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC).
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Artisan Dream Homes, BATC Foundation, Hagstrom Builder, Highmark Builders, Carl M. Hansen Companies, Copper Creek, Holiday Stationstores, Katy Baar, Semler Construction, The Tile Shop, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Fall 2016 Parade of Homes Cover Features Homebuilding Experience of Real Families

Posted on August 15, 2016
The Parade of Homes Guidebook cover once again features a real family from the area and tells their story inside. This young family wanted to raise their children in a close-knit community and on a lake.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Mark D. Williams Custom Homes, The Tile Shop, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

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

Posted on August 15, 2016
The Fall 2016 Parade of Homes is again featuring a tour-within-a-tour that highlights those homes that have been independently energy tested. Seventy percent (293) of the Fall Parade Homes℠ are on the Green Path Energy Tour, sponsored by Xcel Energy.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Minnesota's Green Path, Xcel Energy, Residential Energy Services Network, RESNET, Home Energy Rating System, HERS Index, The Tile Shop, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

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

Posted on August 15, 2016
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 BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Artisan Dream Homes, Highmark Builders, Hagstrom Builder, Carl M. Hansen Companies, Copper Creek, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, The Tile Shop

BATC Foundation Builds Heart in Housing

Posted on August 15, 2016
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 families who otherwise might not have the opportunity to have a safe and affordable home.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes, Remodelers Showcase, BATC Foundation | Tagged Artisan Dream Homes, Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes, HomeAid America, HomeAid Minnesota, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities

BATC Young Professionals and SPAAR to Hold Ribbon Cutting for New Free Little Library Project in Apple Valley

Posted on August 1, 2016
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities Young Professionals Committee, partnering with Saint Paul Area Association of Realtors Community Engagement Committee, are thrilled to announce a new joint venture that is bringing Free Little Libraries to several area communities.
Posted in BATC News | Tagged BATC YP, Young Professionals, Free Little Library, Apple Valley

Twin Cities Residential Construction Continues to Climb

Posted on July 28, 2016
After a strong June, Twin Cities residential construction activity returned to more measured growth in July. With the help of several large multifamily projects, permitted units for the month were up 25 percent compared to July 2015.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged Twin Cities Housing Data, Housing Market, Residential Building Permits, New Home Construction

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