Consumer Education

The Homebuilders Association Vancouver provides opportunities for you to connect with our licensed builders, and professional renovators and designers, to help you build your dream home, through various consumer events throughout the year.

Measure Twice, Cut Once – a NEW podcast from HAVAN

Recognizing people would not be able to meet with the professionals at the home shows, and the Parade of Homes due to COVID-19, HAVAN launched the podcast Measure Twice, Cut Once to help connect homeowners with industry experts. Season One covers everything you need to know before you pick up a hammer! Season Two is tackling renovations.

Spring Home + Garden Show 

Featuring the popular Ask The Experts Stage, presented by Trail Appliances, homeowners have the opportunity to connect with builders, renovators and designers offering a series of educational seminars and inspirational workshops, to help bring your dreams to reality.

Home Reno Show at VanDusen Gardens – spring

Postponed due to COVID-19

Boutique show presented by Western Living which brings together everything you need as a homeowner to plan a renovation – expert advice, face-to-ace contact with industry’s leading renovators. Bring your plans to discuss and get expert advice

Fall Home & Garden Show 

Featuring the popular Ask The Experts Stage, presented by Trail Appliances, homeowners have the opportunity to connect with builders, renovators and designers offering a series of educational seminars and inspirational workshops, to help bring your dreams to reality.

Home Buying 101 Videos

Are you wondering how to get into the real estate market in Metro Vancouver? We’ve converted our in-person Homebuyer Forum into a series of 9 online Home Buying 101 videos, packed with information and insight from industry experts on the home buying process. A must for those looking to buy a home in the Lower Mainland. Empower yourself. Watch the series!

HAVAN Awards for Housing Excellence 

From modest kitchen renovations to stunning whole-home transformations, and from family-oriented townhouse communities to luxurious custom-built estate homes, the HAVAN Awards for Housing Excellence highlight the best projects HAVAN members have built, renovated, designed and marketed in Metro Vancouver. A great way to source Metro Vancouver’s top builders, designers and renovators!

Parade of Homes 

Cancelled due to COVID-19

Are you looking for inspiration? Come tour an exclusive collection of professionally renovated and built homes across Metro Vancouver. The Parade of Homes provides you with the opportunity to see the newest design trends, interact directly with the licensed builders and professional renovators and designers.