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2013 Tour of Homes Award Winners
Apr 16, 2013

Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia
P.O. Box 725
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 256-6238 www.columbiabuilders.com

For Immediate Release For More Information call:
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Earl McLeod at (803) 256-6238

2013 TOUR OF HOMES Award Winners

Two homes in Lake Carolina are proud winners of the 2013 Tour of Homes. The Lincoln, by Mungo Homes received an Honorable Mention and The Homestead, by Sovereign Homes received the Best Overall award for homes priced between $301,000 - $400,000.

The Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia presents the 2013 TOUR OF HOMES – Columbia’s Largest Open House of New Homes for Sale. The annual scattered-site showing will offer five Featured Communities and 53 new homes located throughout the Greater Columbia area.

Thousands are expected to attend, and with good reason. This free event showcases a wide variety of home styles throughout the Columbia area from 16 of the Midland’s top builders. The TOUR OF HOMES is open Saturdays and Sundays, April 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28. Saturdays from Noon to 6:00 p.m and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Teams of judges recently roamed the Greater Columbia area to judge homes on the TOUR. Their results are listed below. Congratulations to all the winning participants.

Under $150,000
Best Overall #24, The Underwood by Mungo Homes
Eastfair, Columbia

Honorable Mention #40, Hatteras by Executive Construction, LLC
Dawson’s Park, Lexington

$151,000 - $200,000
Best Overall #15, Sandhill by Essex Homes, Inc.
Saddlebrook, Lugoff

Honorable Mention #5, Maddison by Holiday Builders
Beasley Creek, Blythewood

$201,000- $250,000
Best Overall #46, Lexington C by Essex Homes, Inc.
Hampton Park, Lexington

Honorable Mention #9, The Lincoln by Mungo Homes
Ashland Park, Columbia

$251,000- $300,000
Best Overall #1, The Oxford at Hunters Run by Fortress Builders
Hunters Run, Blythewood

Honorable Mention #58, Pawley III by Executive Construction, LLC
Night Harbor, Chapin

$301,000- $400,000
Best Overall #12, Homestead by Sovereign Homes
The Peninsula, Columbia

Honorable Mention #38, Winchester by Essex Homes, Inc.
Turner’s Point, Lexington

$401,000- $500,000
Best Overall #20, Ashley by DR Horton
Manors at Belleclave, Columbia

Be your own judge! If you are planning on attending, make sure to pick up your free TOUR OF HOMES plan book that lists each participant, gives home elevations and floor plans, provides information on each featured community, and supplies a map of the TOUR locations. The 2013 TOUR OF HOMES plan book can be found at Columbia area Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate offices, Featured Communities and Homes on the TOUR. Don’t delay!

The TOUR OF HOMES is proudly presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia. Visit their website at www.columbiabuilders.com to get information on this and other events by the association plus helpful information for those planning on building or remodeling a home.


About HBAGC: The Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia (HBAGC) is a non-profit professional trade association founded in 1957 for the purpose of maintaining high professional standards in the residential construction industry. Based in Columbia, SC, it is comprised of over 800 builder and associate firms representing over 18,000 industry professionals involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. The HBAGC is affiliated with the Home Builders Association of South Carolina and the National Association of Home Builders and is ranked by size in the top 25 of nearly 800 local Home Builders Associations in the country. During a typical year, residential construction accounts for about five cents of every dollar spent in the U.S. economy, making home building one of the largest and most influential industries in the country.

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