The 2021 Parade of Homes will be in-person and virtual this year: Here’s what you need to know [photos] | Home & Garden

Home inventory in Lancaster County is at a premium these days, but that wasn’t the case 30 years ago.

A sluggish economy stalled home sales in 1991, and local builders had a glut of inventory on their hands.

“A lot of the builders had housing stock to sell and we were trying to think of ways to do it,” recalls Earl Hess, retired president of Hess Home Builders, who was serving as vice president of the Building Industry Association of Lancaster County that year.

In search of a way to jump-start the industry, they launched the county’s first-ever Parade of Homes, an open house tour of 50 homes representing some 31 builders. Entries ranged from a two-bedroom in Grandview Chase priced at $76,900 to a four-bedroom colonial in Millpond with a $493,500 price tag.

“The internet was almost nonexistent. What better way for publicity and to try to drum up

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2021 Houston Modern Home Tour Returns as Virtual Experience | News

HOUSTON, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The end of the coronavirus pandemic is in sight for Americans, but the country is still not quite ready for large-scale gatherings, especially in small spaces like private homes. For lovers of architecture and design, however, the Modern Architecture + Design Society (MA+DS) is presenting their signature Modern Home Tour series throughout 2021 in a way that gives everyone, everywhere the opportunity to explore some of the North America’s greatest examples of modern residential architecture.

The 2020 Houston Modern Home Tour was the first virtual event produced by the Texas-based MA+DS group at the end of last year. Now returning in May for the annual event, the 2021 Houston Modern Home Tour will bring tourgoers on another virtual experience through some of Houston’s amazing modern homes. The online event uses a scanned 3D model of each home as the centerpiece, while

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Seattle Modern Home Tour Returns as Virtual Event in 2021

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…Tourgoers interested in seeing the homes do not have to block a full day off on their schedule. Likewise, those who live far away don’t have to travel… Think of this as a LIVE TV show where you have the option to ask the host questions during the show… or watch DVR-style at a later time.

The end of the coronavirus pandemic is in sight for Americans, but the country is still not quite ready for large-scale gatherings, especially in small spaces like private homes. For lovers of architecture and design, however, the Modern Architecture + Design Society (MA+DS) is presenting their signature Modern Home Tour series throughout 2021 in a way that gives everyone, everywhere the opportunity to explore some of the North America’s greatest examples of modern residential architecture.

Returning to Washington a year after cancelling the

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