Variety of home designs—When thinking about building or buying a home one of the most difficult decisions is agreeing on a style of architecture and layout. Builders showcase multiple architectural styles during the parade of homes. You’ll be able to see builds that are contemporary, modern, traditional, coastal, mid-century and much more. The interior designs can inspire you to put color or texture features together you may not have considered.
Learn about current trends—Builders keep up on new trends in housing materials. They do their best to bring you the quality materials, aesthetics and technology trends. Builders are incorporating Energy efficiency and Smart Home technology in their home designs. Homes wired for wifi capability and convenient entertainment in each room is becoming the new normal in 2018. Smart heating and air conditioning systems are available and controlled by mobile devices and materials with higher insulation ratings.
Comparing builders—Being able to save time interviewing separate home builder is a huge benefit to attending the fall parade of homes. Builders are available on location for questions and to help potential clients in their home search. You’ll be able to meet with them on the spot and get a feel for the company and the homes they produce. You’ll get a first hand look at te quality materials and options available to you. You can then decide who you’d like to interview further.
Scope out neighborhoods—The Parade of Homes brings you through many different neighborhoods in the Bismarck/Mandan area. You’ll be able to scope out the location and neighborhood before ever buying a new home. By researching locations you can then find the one that fits your travel routes for work, shopping, church and schools in the area.
Compare price points—One of the largest benefits of the Parade is learning what’s available and possible for the price point you can afford. You may come to the parade thinking you can or can’t afford a certain area or neighborhood, only to find out you can and you have options.
Stoneshire Builders has been a participant in the spring and fall Parade of Homes for the last 6 years.
When considering building, explore all your options. Stoneshire Builders is a personalized home builder for your unique lifestyle. Be sure to visit them during the Parade at 2708 Promontory Drive for a give away of Nest “Hello” doorbell.
Smart home technology hit the market hard in 2017, 2018 is bringing even better innovation to convenience and home security. We aren’t looking at complete automation a La “The Jetsons”. Some great products became available to builders and homeowners alike for comfort control, lights, and home security. With handy apps and alerts,
You can see who’s dropping off a package, control your HVAC, or pre-record a request to wait a minute after ringing the doorbell. It’s a brave new world of connectivity and control.
Stoneshire is including many smart home features in their parade home at
2708 Promontory Drive in Bismarck.
When visiting the home you’ll be able to see first hand how the Nest Thermostat works on a smartphone. The thermostat lets you control your heat and air conditioning while on vacation, from work or anywhere with an internet connection. The days of worrying about turning down the thermostat or after you’ve left for a trip are long gone.
Check out the security system subscription built into the Nest “Hello” doorbell. This option turns your doorbell into a security guard with the Nest “Aware” membership. You can try it out free for 30 days with a new doorbell. The Nest “Aware” system stores streaming video 24/7 on a cloud server. The system is secure and can only be accessed through your personal account. You can search and scan through the video stream at any time with your app.
The Nest “Hello” video doorbell can be used to recognize familiar faces and notify you when someone approaches the front door. It will also alert you if someone unknown is close to the entryway. The doorbell is wired into your homes electrical system and needs a wifi connection. You get the Nest “Aware” subscription for the first 30 days and then have different options to continue service.
These smart home tech products will be on display at the Stoneshire build. You could even walk away as the lucky winner of your own Nest “Hello” video doorbell by visiting with us.
Best of all, this is the first year Stoneshire will be building a home for sale! That’s right, after playing with all the smart home tech and enjoying the custom creations in the home…the home could be yours! Visit with the Stoneshire builders to learn more during the Parade of Homes September 27-September 30.