Forum staff reports, Published March 15 2009
Parade of Homes starts April 25The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead annual Spring Parade of Homes will run April 25 through May 3.
Hours will be noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free.
The event will be a scattered-site tour of 70 homes spread throughout Dilworth; Fargo; Horace, N.D.; Mapleton, N.D.; Moorhead; and West Fargo built by 46 HBA of F-M builder members.
Houses range in price from $103,000 to more than $725,000 and include homes for those ages 55 and older, first-time buyers, those who need more space and those needing to downsize.
Free Parade of Homes magazines detailing each home will be available at all metro Hornbacher’s stores beginning April 20. Information will also be available online at www.hbafm.com beginning April 20.
Each year, HBA members volunteer Parade of Homes entries priced $500,000 and higher to be featured homes in a fundraising effort to support their industry, association and charity.
Three homes will be showcased this year – one by Designer Homes of Fargo-Moorhead in West Fargo’s Osgood priced at $514,900; one by Heritage Homes in West Fargo’s Charleswood for $589,900; and one by Heritage Homes in Moorhead’s Horizon Shores for $559,900.
The cost to tour all three homes is $5. Proceeds will go to the Home Builders Care Foundation, the HBA’s charitable foundation that supports skill training, education and projects related to the housing industry.
For more information, call the HBA of F-M at (701) 232-5846.