Parade News

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

Early Deadline For 2022 Artisan Home Tour is June 1

Posted on February 22, 2021

Artisan Home Tour returns June 2022 Sponsored by Ferguson, the Artisan Home Tour returns June 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19, 2022      What makes a home an Artisan Home? Custom home builders know the answer does n...

Artisan Home Featured in “9 Coolest Homes in KC” Article

Posted on February 11, 2021

Freeman Custom Homes' 2020 Artisan Home Tour home was featured as one of nine of the "coolest homes in Kansas City" in the February issue of Kansas City Magazine. The article states "This “old world modern” home is an...

Deadline to Enter a Playhouse: Feb. 2

Posted on December 10, 2020

Design and build a unique playhouse to be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The proceeds will benefit a local 501(c)(3) via the KCHBA's Foundation. When: April 24-May 2 Where: Nebraska Furniture Mart ...

Fall Parade of Homes Set for Oct. 10-25

Posted on August 31, 2020

The Fall Parade of Homes returns to Kansas City Oct. 10-25 and will feature nearly 250 homes by 85 home builders in seven counties across the metropolitan area. Sponsored by Mike Bryant Heating & Cooling, the Parade featu...

Artisan Tour Guides Available at KCHBA, Artisan Homes

Posted on August 13, 2020

The 2020 Artisan Home Tour guide is now available for pickup at the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City's headquarters. This free guide will also be available at any of the artisan homes once the tour begins. Lo...

J.S. Robinson Gives Slacker from 101 the Fox a Virtual Tour of Artisan Home

Posted on August 13, 2020

Builder Jeff Robinson of J.S. Robinson Fine Homes gave radio DJ Slacker from 101.1 The Fox a preview of his Artisan home earlier this week. Slacker noted his two favorite features are the how the outdoor patio connects ...

Kelly Urich of 94.9 KCMO Shares Sneak Preview of Artisan Home with Fans

Posted on August 13, 2020

Jeff Julian of Don Julian Builders gave radio DJ Kelly Urich of 94.9 KCMO a virtual tour of his 2020 Artisan home just days before the tour began. One of the cool features Julia noted was the illuminated quartzite countertops...

KCRAR Talks Parade of Homes with EVP Will Ruder

Posted on June 22, 2020

The Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR) recently featured the Spring Parade of Homes on its ResourceKC.com website in an article, "Home Builders’ Association to Host Parade of Homes Event with Added Safety ...

Parade Builders Featured on Fox4

Posted on June 15, 2020

"A somewhat surprising boom in the real estate market is expected to make this year’s Parade of Homes very popular," said Carey Wickersham, a reporter for Fox4 News, in a story published the first weekend of the Parade. "Im...

41 Action News: KC Area Home Builders Remain Busy Despite COVID-19

Posted on June 10, 2020

Kansas City's 41 Action News recently spoke with KCHBA members about the current state of the industry. Tommy Bickimer, Bickimer Homes, prepared for a rough patch in his business, but so far he's found just the opposite, ...