The Home Builder’s Association of Southwest Colorado puts on the Parade of Homes each year with homes featured in and around Durango and all the way to Pagosa Springs.
Last weekend, Friday, September 21st through Sunday, September 23rd, beautiful homes all over were open to ticket holders to visit and check out what’s on trend in the building, interior decorating, and home furnishings scenes.
Tickets were $20 for access to almost fifteen homes and opportunities to win 8 different prizes. On Friday, local chefs partners with builders to present appetizers and beverages at each stop in the Parade.
This year, homes featured contemporary mountain style with custom features in design, passive solar, and accessibility. There was a nice emphasis on outdoor living space with large sliding doors that tucked away making it feel like the outdoors are an extension of the home. Comfortable patio furnishings, gas fire pits, and built-in grills were very inviting and helped create a relaxing atmosphere.
The Parade of Homes magazine featured a tiny home built by local high school students as a part of HBASC’s Trades in Training Program. This year, Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County even showed an entry-level home in Bayfield, CO from their 2018 Build.
The 15th Annual Parade of Homes flew by after this busy – and still going! – season. At Sotheby’s, we enjoyed having our new Trimble Crossing office, built by Skywalker Construction, on the tour. In Durango, we are lucky to have so many quality and progressive builders in our market!