Amy McDonald Loftis

The Economic Downturn Was Good For The Custom Home Industry, Says Modern Builder Marc Kleinmann

By Amy McDonald Loftis / November 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

German native and President of Bauhaus Custom Homes, Marc Kleinmann, moved to the United States in 1996. His father was a real estate developer so the industry has been in his blood for quite a while. Kleinmann took a hiatus from the housing/real estate industry, working in advertising for the first few years after immigrating […]

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Thanks to Pinterest, Clients Are More Adventurous With Finishes, Says Mark Danuser

By Amy McDonald Loftis / November 17, 2014 / 1 Comment

Would you ever consider using unique, fun colored cabinets in your kitchen? If you’re a trendsetter and a client of Tatum Brown Custom Homes, you might. “People are getting away from doing the all-white kitchens,” says Mark Danuser, President of Tatum Brown. “They are actually starting to use a lot more fun colors, like shades […]

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Energy Efficiency and Low Maintenance Homes Are Here to Stay, Says David Gross Fine Homes Founder

By Amy McDonald Loftis / October 24, 2014 / 1 Comment

David Gross, President of David Gross Fine Homes, got his humble beginnings in Pennsylvania, going into rundown neighborhoods with his father and grandfather and seeing a need for restoration. This led to him to becoming interested in historic preservation in Philadelphia at a young age. Upon moving to Colorado years later, he pursued his passion […]

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Builder Saad Chehabi Says Kitchens And Baths Are Trending Modern, With a Preference For More Solid Colors and Lighter Wood

By Amy McDonald Loftis / October 8, 2014 / 0 Comments

  Saad Chehabi has been a businessman for more than three decades. He started his own mosaic tile company and was the supplier for many hotels in Las Vegas in addition to many celebrities’ homes. He parlayed his design knowledge and business acumen to found his own residential construction company, S & R Development, in […]

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Chrome is Back! Jeff Dworkin of JLD Custom Homes Shares Trends and Market News

By Amy McDonald Loftis / July 28, 2014 / 7 Comments

“Chrome is back in,” says Jeff Dworkin, president of JLD Custom Homes, a CandysDirt.com approved builder. In the past, people wanted polished nickel fixtures and accents in their custom homes, but the trend in 2014 is something shiny and easy to clean – chrome. Custom home buyers these days are looking for homes that are […]

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