Tour Submission Process

  1. Read the criteria & rules below
  2. Complete the submission form at the bottom of this page
  3. Contact Austin NARI Executive Director Kayvon Leath for payment processing
  4. Download & complete the documents located in the sidebar to the right →
  5. Submit the completed documents and your entry’s photos using the Dropbox link provided by the Executive Director after submitting your entries

Criteria for the 2024 Austin NARI Tour of Remodeled Homes

You will now enter your projects digitally, no binders and no 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 May 1, 2024 & minimum price range is over $250,000 for whole house & over $100,000 for kitchen, bath or outdoor living areas
  • 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, 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 (approval forms under tour submission forms)
  • You must have architect & designer’s approval and photographers release form (approval forms under tour submission forms)
  • 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 (insurance form will be turned in 1 week prior to the event)


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

  • Builder’s Meeting #1 June 11, 2024
  • Builder’s Meeting #2 August 6, 2024
  • Kick-Off Party September 5, 2024 **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 $1,000.00 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

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.

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

Please Note: You must use email addresses associated with your company. Hotmail, Yahoo, and other domains will result in the form not being delivered to Austin NARI. If you do not have a first party email address, please take a screenshot or make a PDF of the form to submit via direct email.

    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

    Cost of Remodel

    Areas of Home Remodeled

    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

    Vendor Information

    Please provide the vendor's contact number and email along with information on the various products supplied in each category below. Enter "N/A" if the category was not used.

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