Ten homes from leading builders are featured in the IN Magazine 2013 Fall New Home Tour.
The showcase of the best in building, landscaping and interior design opens Friday and continues this weekend and next weekend.
"We are excited to present the home tour," said Shannon Dorsey, publications manager of IN. "If you are considering a new home or looking for some new ideas to make your home better, the tour will leave you inspired."
The homes will be open from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday as well as the same times on Nov. 15 to 17.
The tour features the following homes:
n 308 Corrigan Trails Blvd., Lindale; Red Baron Building Co., Jerry Alexander;
n 701 White Bear Trail, Lindale; Red Baron Building Co., Jerry Alexander;
n 9246 Stonebank Crossing, Tyler; Conaway Homes, Brent & Brian Conaway;
n 374 Zambezi Lane, Bullard; EJ Homes, Ester Johnson;
n 1530 Cook's Crossing, Tyler; Johnson-Humphrey Homes, David Humphrey;
n 1536 Cook's Crossing, Tyler; Johnson-Humphrey Homes, David Humphrey;
n 814 Carriage Drive, Tyler; Pyramid Homes, Anwar Khalifa;
n 10827 Westhaven Circle, Flint; JS Latson Construction, Steve Latson;
n 1149 Cambridge Bend, Tyler; C. Cooper Custom Homes Inc., Chris Cooper;
n 3838 Brighton Creek Circle, Tyler; Trent Williams Construction Management, Trent Williams.
The houses also are being featured on SuddenLink cable's SuddenLink homesource channel.
Tickets to the tour cost $5 for adults and $2 for children. Tickets will be for sale at each home and can be purchased in advance in Tyler at the Tyler Morning Telegraph, 410 W. Erwin St.; Light Your Fire, 6611 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 100; Swann's Furniture & Design, 7328 Old Jacksonville Highway; Cable's Roofing & Construction, 5201 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 180; and Allen Samuels, 3120 SSW Loop 323; in Whitehouse at Conaway Homes, 101 Business Park Drive; and in Bullard at Campbell Custom Homes, 133 E. Main. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Literacy Council of Tyler and Meals on Wheels.
Information about directions to each home, the features of each, and the suppliers and contractors used is presented in a publication that can be picked up at each tour home.
IN Magazine is a bi-monthly general interest magazine featuring the best of East Texas. Topics include arts, culture, food, fashion, technology and fascinating people. The magazine can be picked up at restaurants throughout the region. The magazine also can be viewed online at www.inmagtexas.com.