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RECAP: Raleigh & Wake Counties Triangle Parade of Homes 2022

RECAP: Raleigh & Wake Counties Triangle Parade of Homes 2022

Every year, the team at Homes By Dickerson looks forward to showcasing our newest designs at the Triangle Parade of Homes. From the moment each parade home is conceptualized to the very last hour before judging, our team is working around the clock to make sure these homes are absolutely perfect. It’s not only a chance for us to showcase our quality craftsmanship and design to more people but for us to step out of the box and let these homes be an example of how we design all of our homes.

We’re incredibly proud of the homes we built for this parade that include bold design choices and selections that pulled together our “Homes With Character” theme. We’re happy to share that our parade home entries are award winners, yet again. They are truly a reflection of the months of planning, hard work, and dedication our team gave to bring these homes to life. If you missed this year’s event or have never heard of the Parade of Homes, here is some info and our homes that stole the show!

What is the Triangle Parade of Homes?

The Triangle Parade of Homes occurs annually around the month of October in Raleigh and Wake Counties. This year, homes were available to tour across the first three weekends of October: 1st-2nd, 7th-9th, and 14th-16th. It’s one of the largest Parade of Homes in the country bringing people from all around to view masterfully built and designed homes up close and personal. The Triangle Parade of Homes 2022 was the 57th year of this event!

Triangle parade of homes occurs annually in raleigh and wake counties

The event is absolutely free to the public, so anyone can come to enjoy a closer look at some of the most incredible homes across Raleigh and Durham. Touring the parade homes is always an enjoyable experience for visitors. Many come to discover their next floor plan and home design, see the latest home design trends and technology, or find inspiration in the selected finishes and decor. Others are coming to potentially shop for their next home. (Yes, they are for sale!). Overall, it’s a great opportunity to explore the newest homes and communities throughout the Triangle.

Knowing this would be someone’s forever home, the team at Homes By Dickerson took on the responsibility of making sure every one of our homes was specially crafted and that there was something unique about that home that would fit their life. We always look forward to getting feedback from returning parade visitors and clients in the community. They truly inspire our best ideas by affirming what we’ve done correctly or by making suggestions to make it better.

It’s an amazing thing to be able to show something a little different from the norm and have people comment on how cool the home turned out and how it took them on a journey. That’s what is really special about this event — and The Parade of Homes 2022 was no different! The whole team made sure every little detail was right and that each home was relaxing and really felt like a place you could call home. We also wanted them to stand out from the competition and excite visitors with something a little different from the ordinary modern or contemporary home style.

Parade of Homes 2022 Winners!

We can’t express how much it means that the homes we built for the parade were recognized with gold, silver, and bronze awards. Take a look at our Parade of Homes 2022 winners!

GOLD Award Winners

Lagniappe Rose Exterior Gold winner

Lagniappe Rose

Chatham Park

24 Shergold Drive | Pittsboro, NC

Gold medal for the triangle parade of homes

Lagniappe Rose won gold and a perfect score in Durham County and won gold in Wake County. This Cooper plan was designed to reflect the romantic spirit and architecture of New Orleans. A bold color palette and gold details are found throughout its 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2,029 square feet of living space.

Maison Des Fleur exterior gold winner

Maison Des Fleur

751 South

948 Watercolor Way | Durham, NC

Our Willow plan was the starting point of Maison Des Fleur. It was turned into a one-of-a-kind escape to the beautiful European countryside. This is the quintessential dream home for growing families and avid entertainers looking to bring the outdoors in seamlessly. The spacious 3,265 square feet of living space encompasses 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.

Silver Award Winner

Treelight Chic exterior silver winner

Treelight Chic

Wendell Falls

1190 Cottonsprings Drive | Wendell, NC silver medal triangle parade of homes

Treelight Chic is a uniquely designed townhome built from our Park Ave plan. Throughout its 2,529 square feet of living space, you’ll find 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms designed with the perfect combination of modern and minimalist features. This silver winner can be found within walking distance of Treelight Square for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

BRONZE Award Winners

Grand Vin exterior bronze winner

Grand Vin

Wendell Falls

1753 Deacon Falls Way | Wendell, NC bronze medal triangle parade of homes

Inspired by the earthy elegance of vineyards, the Grand Vin parade home features natural tones and bold light fixtures. An inside and outside fireplace keeps this home warm and cozy while adding to its luxurious feel. With a total square footage of 3,511, 4 bedrooms, and 4 bathrooms, its design is something to behold – while enjoying some wine perhaps?

Maison Des Fleur exterior gold winner

Maison Des Fleur

751 South

948 Watercolor Way | Durham, NC

Maison Des Fleur was a gold winner of the Durham County awards, but a bronze winner in the Wake County awards. Nonetheless, a showstopping home we were proud to create.

Connect with Homes by Dickerson!

If you’re feeling inspired to start your new home search with Homes By Dickerson, we’re here to help you find the perfect fit. We build homes in North and South Carolina throughout the Raleigh, Durham, Pinehurst, and Charleston areas. Like our parade homes, we’ll ensure everything is built to the highest level of quality and uniquely reflects your personality and lifestyle.

Don’t miss next year’s Triangle Parade of Homes! Connect with us online and follow us on social media to stay updated on all things Homes By Dickerson.

Parade of Style 2021: Meet the Winners

Parade of Style 2021: Meet the Winners

We’re so excited to share that Homes By Dickerson’s 2021 Parade of Homes entries are officially award winners! From our visionary designers to our talented trade partners, there were so many people who worked together to bring these five masterpieces to this year’s parade, and we’re so thankful to every one. 


Here are the homes that stole the show!


GOLD Award Winners


Catalog Pg. 4

Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm

2311 Timberview Drive | Durham, NC



Mary Alice’s Wonderland

751 South

807 Watercolor Way | Durham, NC 



Dulce de Leche


1400 Blanton’s Creek Drive | Wake Forest, NC


BRONZE Award Winners




Uptown Funk

Briar Chapel

1354 Briar Chapel Parkway | Chapel Hill, NC 



Missing Manhattan

Wendell Falls

1921 Stagecoach Trail | Wendell, NC


If you’re ready to create your own show-worthy home in Raleigh/Durham, Pinehurst or Charleston, please contact us. We can’t wait to get started!

Meet The Move-In Ready Home of Your Life!

Meet The Move-In Ready Home of Your Life!

You are getting ready for your big dinner party. Imagine the buzz of excitement while you prep the hors d’oeuvres and pour the wine in your stylish, open-concept home. You are slipping into bed at the end of the night. Imagine the coziness of a spacious master bedroom that fits your style… and enhances your sleep.


Now stop imagining. Tucked into our scenic Sunset Bluffs community, the Bristol home is the living space in which you deserve to spend your days. Close to the opportunities of downtown Fuquay-Varina, you are always in the right place at the right time when you live here. Best of all? It’s ready to be moved into now. 


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New Home Features

Located at 2405 Plow Ridge Row, this gorgeous home comes complete with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and 4,030 square feet of functional space. Step inside and let the natural light from large, regal windows luminate the things and people you hold dear. This beautifully-designed home brings endless sunshine into your life! 

Sunset Bluffs 250 kitchen.

If you like to cook, you are going to fall madly in love with this home’s stunning kitchen, filled with professional series appliances, gorgeous cabinetry, a large island, and so much more. Connected to an abundant family room, guest suite, and formal dining room, this gourmet kitchen truly is the heart of the home.


On the second floor, coziness and elegance go hand in hand with a spacious master suite, complete with a spa-like bathroom, where you will find dual vanities, a large walk-in shower, and a relaxing soaking tub that’s reminiscent of luxury vacations. With three secondary bedrooms and an enormous bonus room, your family and friends will always be just as comfortable as you are when they come to visit.

Sunset Bluffs 250 living room.

At Homes By Dickerson, we believe there’s no place like (a happy) home, which is why we’ve built this living space to complement every part of your unique lifestyle. Get ready for unmatched beauty, style, and comfort while you experience your greatest moments. This is The Home of Your Life.

For more information, please contact Whitney at 919-917-3132 or Whitney@HomesByDickerson.com

Homes By Dickerson Named Best Builder by Midtown Magazine!

Homes By Dickerson Named Best Builder by Midtown Magazine!

Homes By Dickerson is proud to be named Best Builder by Midtown Magazine in their 2020 Diamond Awards!  Every year, readers throughout the Raleigh community vote for their favorite business, services, and venues in our great capitol city.  We are excited to announce that Homes By Dickerson was named a Gold Builder by the Raleigh residents in the Professional Services category.   From dining and entertainment to shopping and more, click here check out all of the winner’s in this year’s The Best of Raleigh issue from Midtown Magazine!  It is really incredible how many top-notch industries and companies we have in our thriving city.

Homes By Dickerson is very honored to receive this accolade, especially considering how many fantastic builders there are in the Raleigh area.  We attribute this success to our talented team who go above and beyond every day to carry out the standards of excellence we have created over the past 45 years.  We also want to thank those individuals who voted for us!  Whether you are a homeowner, a Realtor, a vendor partner or just a fan of our product, we appreciate your recognition and will continue to provide the best custom, quality, high-performance homes that we possibly can.  We are passionate about building beautiful homes that are all Energy Star certified, crafted to the National Green Building Standard and voluntarily built to the NC HERO code.   We would love for you to be inspired by our custom home designs, browse through our award-winning floor plans, tour any of our neighborhoods, and like us on social media .We look forward to building you The Home of  Your Life!

For more information on our team, our company, or any of the homes that we build in the Triangle, please visit our website www.HomesByDickerson.com or contact Whitney at 919-917-3132 or Whitney@HomesByDickerson.com

We also build in Pinehurst, NC and Charleston/Mt. Pleasant, SC!

Another great year for Parade of Homes!

Another great year for Parade of Homes!

That’s a wrap!  The 2019 Parade of Homes Season has officially ended and Homes By Dickerson is very proud of the hard work and dedication put in by our team as well as our accomplishments!  First and foremost, we built 9 spectacular Parade Homes this year and showcased 8 of those on the tour.  All of which were original designs (both in layout and aesthetic details), high-performance, and beautifully crafted.  Then we increased our marketing efforts to ensure that our visitors had the best experience possible.  Next, we were recognized at both the Durham/Orange/Chatham and Raleigh-Wake Parade Galas with the following wins:

Durham/Orange/Chatham Counties HBA Parade Gala
Briar Chapel (Chapel Hill) “Mint Condition” Home Site 1826 GOLD WINNER
Crystal Lake (Durham) “Roycroft Revival” Home Site 352  GOLD WINNER
751 South (Durham) “The Bennett” Home Site 348 SILVER WINNER

Raleigh-Wake County HBA Parade Gala
Traditions at Wake Forest “Corner Cottage” Home Site 65 SILVER WINNER
Sunset Bluffs (Fuquay Varina) “Modern Grace” Home Site 272 BRONZE WINNER
Moorlands Manor (North Raleigh) “Cedar Hue” Home Site 4 BRONZE WINNER

We would also love for you to tour our Grayson Parade Home in Wendell Falls-an incredible home with an open floor plan, pet-friendly mudroom, rear load garage, breezeway, separate casita, and more!

Last but not least you can now view our Moss Hill Townhome in Crystal Lake which features beautiful views, low-maintenance living and all of the custom trim details of a Homes By Dickerson single-family home.

Finally, we have already sold 4 of those 9 homes and looking forward to helping others find The Home of Their Life in one of our move-in ready 2019 Parade Homes!  Of course, we also have other move-in ready homes across The Triangle that you can call The Home of Your Life today!

For more information on any of our custom homes or to schedule a private tour, please contact Whitney at 919-296-3820 or Whitney@HomesByDickerson.com

Homes By Dickerson celebrates 10 Years of Building High-Performance Homes!

Homes By Dickerson celebrates 10 Years of Building High-Performance Homes!

Homes By Dickerson celebrates 10 years of building high-performance homes!

Click here to view our new high-performance video!

A decade ago, we made a very important decision as a building company-a decision which changed how we build each of our custom homes.  We wanted to differentiate ourselves from the competition but most importantly, we wanted to provide higher-performing homes for our clients and for the environment.  So, we got to work.  We researched vendors and programs, studied qualifications, earned certifications, and became an expert in our field-all with the intention of benefitting those who have chosen to become Homes By Dickerson homeowners.

Over the last 10 years, we have continued to embrace high-performance green building, earning us recognition as a 2018 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Green Partner of Excellence, 2018 Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Best Green Home award winner, and a 2018 Market Leader Award from Energy Star (just to name a few!).

Homes By Dickerson is also honored to be a leading high-performance builder with the most single-family homes certified to the NGBS in the country*. As stewards of our client’s investment, we are dedicated to providing quality homes that offer savings, health, comfort, and sustainability. Building to the NGBS standard requires more than checking a box for energy standards, it means that our homes are designed and constructed to meet a minimum number of criteria in water efficiency, home site design, sustainable materials, indoor air quality, and homeowner education to achieve certification.  As Jon Showalter, Homes By Dickerson COO, mentions in our new high-performance video, we just do not know how to build any other way.


We know that high-performance, green building does not resonate with everyone.  Let’s face it-there is a lot of technical jargon that is not very sexy and it does not give you the cheapest per square footage cost.  What it does give you is quality and peace of mind.  The bottom line is that when you purchase a Homes By Dickerson home you are getting more than just a custom design from an incredibly talented team of individuals.  You are in fact purchasing a home that can save you money on your monthly utility bills, provide better air quality for your family, and is kinder to our environment.

We hope that our decision 10 years ago to build only high-performance homes will make your decision easier today to build The Home of Your Life with Homes By Dickerson!

To learn more about how our homes are built or to inquire about how you can build your high-performance green home with Homes By Dickerson, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or Whitney@HomesByDickerson.com

*Source: Home Innovations Research Lab 2019
Diamond Club Gala for Realtors!

Diamond Club Gala for Realtors!

You are cordially invited to our Diamond Club Gala for Realtors!
2018 was an incredible year for Homes By Dickerson as we experienced growth, opened new communities, won awards, hustled, built, sweated, and smiled our way through every challenge and opportunity!  We are constantly drawing from that passion, that fire that we have for this industry to fuel us through and inspire us to strive for excellence.  One of our best gifts from 2018 is, once again, the incredible partnerships that we created with our amazing Realtors along the way.   That support, solid as ice, continues to be crucial to the foundation of our business and future success.   We appreciate every interaction, every opportunity that was brought to our team.

As a token of that appreciation, we invite all of our Realtors to join us at our 2019 Diamond Club Gala where we will be recognizing our Top Producing Realtors from last year and highlighting our new communities and goals!  Mingle with our team, learn more about our custom designs, and enjoy a breathtakingly beautiful venue! You do not want to miss the surprises we have in store for you at this year’s “Fire and Ice” event!

Tuesday, February 5th
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Vidrio, 500 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh

Please RSVP to Julia by no later than January 31st at Julia@HomesbyDickerson.com or text 919-260-7225

We look forward to seeing you there!