The Home Builders & Contractors (HBCA)  Association of Brevard’s 2019 Parade of Homes™  is an annual event designed to promote our local builders, craftsmen and suppliers. The Parade of Homes™is a self-guided tour for consumers that are seriously looking to buy a new home, renovate or simply looking for decorating ideas.  Many of the homes featured are located in the award winning planned communities within Viera and Melbourne. The Parade of Homes™allows for consumers to experience firsthand new design features, floor plans and the latest in materials and home automation.

Each year the Parade of Homes™features a Showcase home and community. This year we are excited to feature DiPrima Custom Homes as the Showcase Home with their newest model, The Villa Lucca Grande in St. Andrews Manor.  The Showcase Community is located in Viera at the Valencia in Addison Village featuring Joyal Homes and LifeStyle Homes.  A realtor exclusive Parade of Homes™ “Sneak Peak” will be held during the bi-annual Sales and Marketing Realtor bus tour, also known as the SAMTRAM.  This event will be held March 13thand 14th. For the second year a kick-off party will be held Friday, March 15thin the Showcase Community in Valencia in Addison Village.  This event is open to all of the parade entries including the builders, sponsors, judges, HBCA members and the community.  Food, fun and music will fill the evening as we celebrate the official start of the Parade of Homes™beginning the next morning.  The Parade of Homes™will run from March 16th– March 24thwith the highly anticipated awards celebration scheduled for March 21stat the Hilton Rialto in Melbourne.

This year’s Parade of Homes™is featuring 18 builders in Brevard.  The event showcases model homes, virtual entries and three beautiful showrooms by Capritta Appliance & AC, Classic Wood Flooring and ProSource Wholesale, all long time association members.  The Parade of Homes™spans over 10 developments and scattered lots throughout the Space Coast.  The homes come in numerous styles and price points for all buyers. The prices range from the mid $200,000 for Holiday Builders, Palladio Homes, KB Home, and Avtec Homes to over $2 million for the Christopher Burton Luxury Homes and Arthur Rutenberg Homes in Adeliade in Viera. We are also excited to include a new Virtual entry this year by two new builder members Phil Kean Designs coming in at $3 million and our first Virtual Remodel by Beau Monde Builders.

Other longtime participating builders include Viera Builders with six fabulous models, Monarch Homes, mai Design Build, Elan Builders, Homes by Towne, Vintage Estate Homes, and Maronda Homes.

This event could not happen without the generous support of the following sponsors.  Signature sponsor Twin Rivers Insurance, Official Realtor sponsor FLA Properties, Awards sponsor Florida City Gas, Toast Sponsor Shelter Mortgage Company, Dinner sponsors BB&T Home Mortgage, Sherwin Williams, ODC Builds, Palladio Homes and Capritta/Samsung; Technology sponsor Blue Tangerine; Hors D’oeuvres sponsors USbank, Spike Club, Space Coast Association of Realtors, Guaranteed Rate Affinity, Florida Today, Adams Homes, Brevard Lumber, Peay’s Electric II, Inc., Homes by Towne, Central Florida Truss, and Ground Professionals.

As hours of operation vary, call ahead to make sure the models and showrooms are open before you arrive.  Virtual entries showcase a home or particular areas within a home that have been remodeled. Virtual entries are not open for public viewing.  Contact those builder entries directly for more information.

Now is the perfect time to find your dream home!