March 14, 2004 -- Posted at 5:29 p.m. CST
"I'm just kind of seeing what ideas I can get for my new home. It's brand new, so I got to have something," said Michelle Lundry.
"We're out looking at cabinets, designs and different flooring patterns and things like that," said Alex Hanusowski.
Julie Mills is the Executive Officer for the NEA Homebuilders Association and says folks are doing it themselves, and their not scared to try new things.
"They are figuring out that it's not quite as difficult as what they thought it was going to be and there is a lot of things that go into it. So they need to talk a professional, remodeled or something like that can actually let them know what they need to do before they try and tackle it themselves."
Event organizers say building or remodeling a home is not just about landscaping and counter tops any more, in fact this year for the first time, they've added plasma televisions and electronics.
Harris Cain is just one of the vendors giving advice and estimates.
"Most people are interested in building, and of course there are always people who are interested in remodeling too," said Cain.
With new trends and ideas every year, it's enough to keep you coming back...
"I've been here three years in a row, so I've gotten ideas on how I can reconstruct my house and all that," laughed Lundry.