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Water-Conscious Landscaping

With the high summer temperatures and pervasive drought conditions present in many parts of the country, homeowners have had to readjust their maintenance routines to assure that their yards remain attractive while still adhering to water conservation mandates. From simple practices such as watering more deeply and mulching to help retain the moisture, to more […]

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Cut Out Saw Injuries

Prior to work on a job site, crew members are carefully trained and certified in safety measures. However, no matter how many precautions are taken, it’s a fact that accidents do happen. And one of the most frequent power tools involved is often the saw. It’s certainly worth a few moments to brush up on […]

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Come And Knock On Our Door

When staging a model home, it’s important that it is geared toward making the prospective buyers feel not only comforted by the interior details but also excited at the prospect of making it their forever home. Rather than focusing on a particular buyer profile, design firm Lita Dirks & Co suggests implementing neighborhood-relevant elements. Creating […]

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Extended Warranty Coverage Now Available on Newly Constructed Homes Nationwide

Yes, you heard that right. HOME of Texas and RWC have taken our Key Estates Extended Warranty product previously offered on existing/resale homes to a whole new level. And it’s available in any state in the country! Key Estates for New Homes allows homebuyers the option of procuring warranty coverage on their new appliances and […]

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Our Own Peter Piper

Operating a business presents daily challenges and requires hard work. America’s home builders know this, as you struggle with supply shortages, price increases and rising mortgage rates. Despite these problems, it is important to remember the reason you went into business in the first place—to make a profit—and to focus on how to remain profitable. […]

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GHBA Product Expo 2019

Diana Gomez and JT Laramore, Account Executives for HOME of Texas (HOME), will be attending the Greater Houston Product Expo. The Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) proudly represents all aspects of the residential building industry in the greater Houston area. With approximately 1,700 member companies, GHBA is the fourth largest builders association in the country and the […]

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Sunbelt Builders Show 2019

Diana Gomez and JT Laramore, Account Executives for HOME of Texas (HOME), will be attending the Sunbelt Builders Show, August 6th-9th, 2019. The Sunbelt Builders Show™ is one of the largest building industry events in North America drawing thousands of residential construction industry professionals to more than 200 exhibit booths. Stop by booth #1118 to […]

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International Builders’ Show to Celebrate 75 Years

The year was 1944. Gasoline was 21¢ a gallon, a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes was 8¢, and Bing Crosby’s voice filled the air waves. 1944 was also the inaugural year of the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS). At that time the average cost of a new house was $3,450! Years of hard work and […]

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Get to Know Your Account Executive

Do you know your Account Executive? Are you aware of everything that your Account Executive (A.E.) can do for you? If you answered no to either of these questions, it is time to get acquainted! Each state is assigned a specific A.E. who is more than just a product salesperson. You may have only interacted […]

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Warranty is a Driving Factor in a Home Buyer’s Decision

Typically homebuyers have the choice of two types of homes on the market: resale or new. According to NAHB, home buyers planning to buy (or build) a brand-new house or condo often cite energy efficiency, an open floor plan, a warranty, and being able to select specific items such as appliances, types of flooring, and […]

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Dear Valued Texas Members

Dear Valued Texas Members, There are no words adequate enough for what you’ve gone through in the path of Hurricane Harvey. The media described it as a “once in a 1000 years” kind of event. The pictures of the devastation are soul-crushing but the stories of heroism on the part of so many people who […]

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