Cedar Rapids Spring Parade of Homes

          The Spring 2017 Parade of Homes will be held on: Saturday, April 29th    12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 30th    12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 4th    5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, May 6th    12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May 7th    12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and are available at each parade home &…

Home Appraisals to Include HERS Scores

A new partnership between the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and the Appraisal Institute plans to include Home Energy Rating System (HERS) scores in appraisals. This will allow consumers to better gauge a home’s energy efficiency. Builders may also be more encouraged to add high-performance features. In this partnership, RESNET’s database of HERS-rated homes will…

Do you have Spring Fever?

With temperatures in the mid-70s in February are having “SPRING FEVER”! Get your backyard ready for some summer with great tips on creating your backyard paradise. Is a deck or patio right for your backyard?  Is the space in my backyard being used adequately? For more information about creating your backyard paradise, click here. Think SPRING!

Intro to Green Building

Start your 2017 out right WITH GREEN!! Are you interested in saving environmental resources – and saving money? Learn about green, energy-efficient and sustainable design, construction and remodeling so you can create your own green dream home.   Learn more……   Courtesy of NAHB

The NEW home walk through

Why is the new home walk through so important? Legacy GreenBuilders uses the walk-through to educate buyers about: The operation of the house’s components. The buyer’s responsibilities for maintenance and upkeep. Warranty coverage and procedures. Locate items that may need extra attention. For more information  Click here   Courtesy of NAHB

FALL 2016 PARADE OF HOMES is here!!

The Fall Parade of Homes is an annual event the Greater Cedar Rapids Area Home Builders Association organizes and produces to provide the public the opportunity to tour new and remodeled homes during the height of the buying, building and remodeling season. If you are looking for a new home or thinking about building or remodeling, the Fall Parade…

NHBA NEWS

BUILDING NEWS you can use…… The nation’s home builders today commended Senate passage of the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016, legislation that includes many NAHB-supported bipartisan fixes to HUD programs. To read more about the new legislation act click on the link below. NATIONAL HOME BUILDERS NEWS!

2016 AWARD WINNER

2377 Sugar Bottom Road NE, Solon AWARD WINNER! – 2016 ICHBA Parade Home Builder Excellence Award. Enjoy the Energy Cost Savings & Health/Environmental Benefits of a Green Home by Legacy GreenBuilders. Amenities include 1+ Acre Lot, Granite, Tile & Hardwood, Stone Fireplace, Great & Family Rooms, Master Suite, Theatre Room, Deck & Patio, Allergy/Aging/Handicap features…