HBA of Durham Orange & Chatham


  • 2021 Parade of Homes in Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties

    Welcome to our online entry system for the annual Parade of Homes in Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties! Click one of the deadline options below to begin your entry. The system will save your entry as you go (similar to Google Docs)  and you can return to finish as needed, but entry MUST be submitted prior to the deadline to be accepted. Unfinished entries left in the system DO NOT constitute an entry. After submission, the HBA will follow up with an invoice based on your entry deadline.

    Be sure to review the deadline schedule carefully:

    Early Bird Deadline: Monday, May 17 {$1,700}

    Regular Deadline: Tuesday, June 15 {$1,950}

    Final Deadline: Thursday, July 15 {$2,400}

    Birthday House Deadline: Thursday, July 15 {$1,500}*

    *A birthday house is a home that was entered in the previous years Parade of Homes event

    The exterior illustration will be a professional rendering  in full color still using the Color Selection Sheet included at the link below.  It is imperative that your entry include correct files for your elevations and floor plans (please submit pdf files directly from CAD - NO SCANS/COPIES). 

    If any changes need to be made to your entry (whether pulling the entry or switching to a different house), please review paragraph 9 of the Builder Contract carefully and notify the HBA of any entry changes immediately.

    Accurate information is essential - especially contact info, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses - so that the information in the publications is correct. Note: most HBA communication with the Parade builders is via e-mail so be sure we have your correct e-mail address.

    The Parade of Homes Committee looks forward to working with you!

    Questions? Call Julie Carrow at 919-493-8899 or email julie@hbadoc.com. 


    See below for links to important documentation - IMPORTANT! Please download and complete these now, then save them as pdf's. All forms MUST be submitted to the HBA as part of your entry submission.

    Parade of Homes Important Dates - **must read before submitting entry**

    Builder Contract - Rules & Regulations - **must read before submitting entry**

    Color Selection Form - **due with your entry - please upload with your entry**

    Copyright Authorization Form - **due within 30 days of your entry - email to julie@hbadoc.com**

    Elevation & Floorplan - **see Builder Contract for details. Due with your entry- please upload with your entry**