Tour of Homes Award Winners

May 13, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – The Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia presents the 2014 TOUR OF HOMES – Columbia’s Largest Open House of New Homes for Sale. The annual scattered-site showing will offer five Featured Communities and 44 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 this Saturday and Sunday,May 17 & 18. Saturday from Noon to 6:00 p.m and Sunday 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.

$150,000 – $225,000
Best Overall #49, Sage by DR Horton
Cobblestone Park, Blythewood



$225,000- $300,000
Best Overall #36, James Joyce by Ryan Homes
The Park, Elgin



$300,000- $400,000
Best Overall #15, Katherine by Essex Homes, Inc.
The Oaks at Summerlake, Lexington



Best Overall #8, Carmel by Saluda River Club
Saluda River Club, Lexington



Best Overall #32, The Jasmine by Dunbar Builders
Sweetbay at Woodcreek Farms, Elgin



Over $700,000

Best Overall #34, The James River by Vantage Builders Inc.
Riding Grove at Woodcreek Farms, Elgin


Featured Community Winner
Best Ammenities Woodcreek Farms
Best Community Entrance Saluda River Club

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 2014 TOUR OF HOMES plan book can be found at Columbia area Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate offices, Free Times specialty racks located throughout Columbia, 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 to get information on this and other events by the association plus helpful information for those planning on building or remodeling a home.