Parade News

Stay current with the most recent news surrounding the Parade of Homes presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City.

80% of Builders Surveyed Sold or Earned Build Job During Fall Parade

Posted on November 9, 2017

Ninety percent of 2017 Fall Parade of Homes builders who participated in a survey said attendance during the Parade of Homes was good or excellent, according to an Home Builders Association. Twenty-five percent of respondents...

Consumers Pleased with Fall Parade of Homes Overall

Posted on November 9, 2017

Eight-eight percent of consumers surveyed said they would rate the Fall Parade of Homes as good and/or excellent, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City. When asked how they heard about the Parad...

KCHBA Announces 2017 Fall Parade of Homes Winners

Posted on October 3, 2017

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City announced its 2017 Pick of the Parade and Distinctive Plan & Design Award winners during its Fall Parade of Homes celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Stoney Creek Ho...

Trendy Paint Colors

Posted on October 2, 2017

"It is a black with an undertone of indigo," said Michelle Schneider, a Color & Design Consultant for PPG Architectural Coatings. "Black Flame serves as a perfect backdrop to whatever you choose to put in front of it (whi...

Maintenance-Provided Homes on the Fall Parade

Posted on September 21, 2017

The following homes are located in communities that offer homeowners simple maintenance, which may include services such as lawn care, snow removal or home maintenance. ...

What You Need to Know About Home Warranties

Posted on September 12, 2017

You’ve just purchased a newly constructed home – congratulations! And it comes with a home warranty – even better! But what exactly does the warranty cover and how does it work? “Builders purchase insurance-backed ...

Coming Soon: New Mobile Parade App

Posted on September 5, 2017

Soon Parade-goers will be able to view Parade homes on their mobile devices using the Parade’s new app! It will offer the same information you find online but with better functionality for mobile devices. The app will also ...

Enter to Win Prizes During the Fall Parade of Homes

Posted on September 5, 2017

On the first day of the Fall Parade of Homes (Sept. 23) between 2:00-4:00 p.m. Parade-goers will have the opportunity to enter to win some amazing prizes just by stopping by Tour #18 in Lenexa, Kan. Prizes include: A $...

Missouri vs. Kansas Hammer Out Hunger Competition

Posted on August 31, 2017

This fall, the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City is hosting a “Hammer Out Hunger” challenge to see which state can donate the most to Harvesters: Missouri or Kansas. The HBA’s goal is to donate 35,000 mea...

70th Annual Fall Parade of Homes Set for Sept. 23-Oct. 8

Posted on July 10, 2017

The Fall Parade of Homes returns to Kansas City Sept. 23-Oct. 8 and will feature more than 275 homes by 82 builders in seven counties across the metropolitan area. Presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kan...