#AskJenLive Answers Homearama FAQs

Our New Homes Specialist, Jen Barkan, is proud to host a weekly social media chat called #AskJenLive! Each week, Jen features an available new home or new homes community.

This week, #AskJenLive answered our most frequently asked questions surrounding the Tidewater Builders Association’s 2015 Homearama Tour!

Here is Jen’s recap from her session:


Today’s first question: What is the Tidewater Builders Association’s Homearama?

Answer 1: Homearama 2015 is all new! This year is a self-guided tour of new home communities throughout Southside of ‪#‎HRVA‬. It includes over 50 single-family homes, 55 plus active adult communities, town homes and condominiums! In the past, Homearama has featured a single community in one city, so we are excited to feature more homes in more places!

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Question 2: When and where is Tidewater Builders Association’s Homearama?

Answer 2: Homearama starts tomorrow, October 15 and is held for 3 consecutive 4-day weekends, ending November 1! Touring is open from 12- 6 p.m. each day. For the first year ever, Homearama is featuring homes and communities all over Hampton Roads. By browsing the available homes, attendees can tour new homes in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Norfolk, Elizabeth City and Carrollton, Va.

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Question 3: Why should I attend Tidewater Builders Association’s Homearama?

Answer 3: If you’re looking for a home or are simply a home enthusiast, Homearama is sure to entertain! This year’s tour has a lot of great perks and there is something for everyone, including the chance to win some great prizes and attend exclusive builder events with refreshments.

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Question 4: What homes are featured in Tidewater Builders Association’s Homearama?

Answer 4: Over 50 homes, constructed by award-winning builders in Hampton Roads. Pictured below are samples of featured homes from each city, however check out the full list of homes here!

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Question 5: How can I stay connected with all the Tidewater Builders Association happenings?

Answer 5: We’re excited to offer attendees the Homearama Mobile App. Simply download “Parade Craze” in the App Store – IOS or Google Play – Andriod to stay in the know. The app is free and features turn-by-turn directions to each home, as well as home and builder info. PLUS, you can comment and review your favorite homes! See the screen shot below for a sample of what the app looks like:

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Thank you to all that joined me for ‪#‎AskJenLive‬ covering Tidewater Builders Association’s Homearama starting October 15!

Here is a video version of my Q&A session with Jean McCullough, Senior Vice President of‪ #‎Homearama‬.


If you have any questions on #Homearama, feel free to reach out!

Ask Jen Barkan Rose & Womble New Homes Specialist

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