For the 2016 Tour of Remodeled Homes, we are accepting all project submissions digitally. No more binders and no more printed photos. Here’s how it works:

  • Only NARI members in good standing are eligible to participate
  • The project will be expected to have a custom quality of finishes. Project must be completed by July 1st & minimum price range is over $75,000
  • Entries will be heavily scrutinized for staging and presentation
  • The project must be of a scope that reflects actual changes or additions to the residence other than changes to finishes
  • Projects may be excluded due to parking restrictions
  • You must obtain written authorization from appropriate parties allowing for a home in a gated community to participate in the Tour
  • You must have the Owner(s) approval with signed release (dropbox form), approval authorizing his/her home to be available for viewing on the Tour dates and to be available for any photo or video shoot prior to the event
  • You must have architect & designer’s approval (dropbox form)
  • There must be adequate parking at the site
  • Your project must be located within the Greater Austin area. All other surrounding areas will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Copy of your company’s General Liability insurance & agree by signing to be solely responsible for the safety and well being of the visitors to your site on the days of the Tour. Your insurance acknowledges your willingness to fulfill the requirements of participation and to hold the Austin NARI harmless (dropbox form)


You or a representative from your company must be at the mandatory meetings listed below:

  • Builder’s Meeting #1
    July 14th 6-8 at Renewal by Anderson 2100 Kramer Lane
  • Builder’s Meeting #2
    Aug 23rd 6-8 at BMC Design Center 2106 Denton Dr
  • Builder’s Pick Up
    September 19th @ TBA
  • Premier Party
    September 22nd 6-9 @ BMC Design Center **Homeowner recognition**

The Executive Director prior to the engagement must approve any media presentation or appearance regarding the home that is in the Tour of Homes.

Any printed product regarding the home in the Tour must have the Austin NARI Logo on the material and needs to be approved by the Executive Director.

No alcohol may be served during the Tour hours at the home.

You must have a commercial general liability insurance policy in force at the time of the event.

You must completely staff your site for the two days of the Tour. A minimum staff will consist of a cashier, a docent, and an assistant.

You must install signs provided by Austin NARI at and near your site on the morning of the first day of the Tour, maintain those signs for the duration of the Tour, and remove them at the conclusion of the event.

Your company will be required to attach a link from your website to our Austin NARI Tour of Homes Page.

You will be required to “stage” or present the home to the public by either hiring a professional or follow the Tour of Remodeled Homes Committee’s staging recommendations checklist.

Submission Fees

  • Entry Fee $2,500.00 for the 1st Home
    This includes full page ad in the Tour Guide & 20 tour tickets

  • Entry Fee $1,500.00 for the 2nd Home
    This includes full page ad in the Tour Guide & 20 tour tickets

  • A $2,000 Back out Penalty will be assessed to any builder that defaults on project submission without sufficient cause approved by the committee and Executive Director

Project Images for Dropbox

Project Images

After you fill out your Submission Form the Executive Director will provide you with a dropbox link. In your Picture folder you will need to provide before & after pictures by room. Please label the file by room or put pictures in different folders within the Picture Folder. If you would like to do a description please include a summary.

These images will be used for judging, presentation and promotion purposes.
These can be in .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .tif, or. tiff format. Each image must be a high quality resolution of at least 300 dpi, a minimum of size of 4 x 6 (1200 x 1800 pixels), and no larger than 10 MB each.

Submission Form

Please complete the entire form below once for each project you are submitting. Note that all fields are required.

Company Information

Company Name

Contact Name

Contact Phone

Project Information

Project Address

Project City

Project State

Project Zip Code

Project Website

Project Email Address

Project Phone Number

Access & Planning Information

This project is:
Not in a gated communityIn a gated communityIn the City of West Lake Hills

Marketing Information

Marketing Contact Name

Marketing Contact Phone

Marketing Contact Email

Submission Payment

Use the interface below to pay for your submissions. You may pay for multiple submissions by clicking the “Continue Shopping” button on the PayPal page displayed after you have clicked the “Add to Cart” button on this page.

Submission Type
Project Address