For the past eight years, Neil Blanchard’s Northfield Development has been working closely with clients to build incredible contemporary and modern homes in sought-after Dallas neighborhoods. With clean lines, bold shapes, and uncompromising details, Blanchard has earned quite the following. 

That’s why we want our readers to get to know Northfield Development a little better with our Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight.

Find out more about Blanchard and Northfield Development as the CandysDirt.com staff highlights some of the spectacular members of Dallas Builders Association right here, asking these consummate professionals all about their business as a way to brag on the many quality, trustworthy builders in the North Texas area that can count themselves among their peers in the Dallas Builders Association.

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Susan Newell Custom Homes delivers dramatic modern and contemporary designs in some of our favorite neighborhoods.

Susan Newell Custom Homes has been bringing iconic luxury to Dallas’ best neighborhoods for 28 years. Considering her incredible taste and impeccable work, we hope to see Newell doing business for at least 28 more years. Her style adds the kind of character to North Texas’ stable of luxury homes that we’re constantly amazed and entranced by. 

All the more reason we’re thrilled to give our readers an introduction to Susan Newell Custom Homes in our Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight.

Get to know Susan Newell Custom Homes as the CandysDirt.com staff highlights some of the spectacular members of Dallas Builders Association right here, asking these consummate professionals all about their business as a way to brag on the many quality, trustworthy builders in the North Texas area that can count themselves among their peers in the Dallas Builders Association.

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With 33 years of building and renovating homes in Dallas, Riseman Development Company has become a trusted name. But even more than that, Riseman Development has made giving back a priority, with a portion of each project’s proceeds donated to the Children’s Medical Center, Gill Center AYA Program for Cancer and Blood Disorders. It’s that kind of dedication to the community that has made Riseman Development a success throughout Dallas. 

All the more reason we’re thrilled to give our readers an introduction to Riseman Development Company in our Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight.

Get to know Riseman Development Company as the CandysDirt.com staff highlights some of the spectacular members of Dallas Builders Association right here, asking these consummate professionals all about their business as a way to brag on the many quality, trustworthy builders in the North Texas area that can count themselves among their peers in the Dallas Builders Association.

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Editor’s Note: Due to yesterday’s incredible storm, much of the CandysDirt.com staff is without power. We’re re-running a couple of stories to help consumers avoid common scams and fraud schemes that always crop up after big storms.

I was thinking about this yesterday: with 500 plus homes needing repair in Rowlett, the scam artists will be making their way to Rowlett soon to rip off those who have already been ripped off by Mother Nature! Don’t let them! The Dallas Builder’s Association has come to the rescue offering tips and guidelines to help make sure the contractor not only gives you quality service but is scrupulous. In fact, I wouldn’t hesitate to ask any of the builders in this group for a first, second or third opinion. As you know, we have our CandysDirt.com Hot Builders, preferred home builders who we vet, know and trust. Any one of them can build us a house or put one back together. We here at CandysDirt.com will keep an ear to the ground, too, and are here for you for questions, help and suggestions.

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In the ongoing transformation that is Lowest Greenville’s residential Renaissance, there are lots of builders out there trying to leave a mark on the East Dallas area. However, not everyone is as careful when it comes to construction and value. Thankfully, we know that Jim Womble at Savannah Custom Builders is there to make sure that his homes meet the highest standards, whether single-family or multi-family construction. With 11 years in the business, he’s an established brand with a fantastic reputation with his clients.

All the more reason we’re thrilled to give our readers an introduction to Womble and his company, Savannah Custom Builders, in our Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight.

Get to know Womble as the CandysDirt.com highlights some of the spectacular members of Dallas Builders Association right here, asking these consummate professionals all about their business as a way to brag on the many quality, trustworthy builders in the North Texas area that can count themselves among their peers in the Dallas Builders Association.

To learn more about Savannah Custom Builders, keep reading!

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By Phil Crone
Executive Officer
Dallas Builders Association

In the midst of a nationwide, 10-year low in affordability, the housing industry is bracing for additional tariffs. From tile to countertops, laminates, lighting, and furnishing, about 450 products commonly found in new homes and remodeling projects are seeing tariffs rise from 10 percent to 25 percent due to the escalating trade war between the United States and China.

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), homeowners and homebuilders nationwide will be paying an additional $2.5 billion. Existing tariffs on Chinese imports and Chinese retaliatory tariffs already reduce U.S. Gross Domestic Product by 0.15 of a point. These additional tariffs will lower GDP by another half a point. While painful, they should not, in and of themselves, induce a recession.

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This stunning Italian Renaissance-styled mansion from Bella Custom Homes is the highlight of the May 4 Dallas Builders Association Parade of Homes. (Courtesy Photo)

When we talk about the Renaissance masters, names such as da Vinci, Michaelangelo, and Raphael are bandied about. But in the Dallas building scene, we’d wager that the master of the Italian Renaissance is Tony Visconti of Bella Custom Homes. The evidence is on view May 4 during the Dallas Builders Association Parade of Homes, where you can tour this Italian Renaissance masterpiece that showcases the incredible design and construction you get in a Bella Custom Homes build.

“Our buyers are very sophisticated and they appreciate the authentic architecture and recognize the craftsmanship we put into our homes,” Visconti, a CandysDirt.com Approved Builder, told us. “While we are well- known for the classic European designs, we can design any style of home and we approach each home with the same attention to detail whether it is 5,000 square feet or 20,000 square feet.” 

And while we’ve been in love with this stunning Italian Renaissance design on Deloache, we’re also thrilled to see what the six other Dallas Builders Association members on Saturday’s tour bring to the table

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As more and more homes in Lakewood get a “glow up,” so are we educated on the builders in East Dallas that not only manage sites responsibly and work with the neighborhood, but also those that produce incredibly well-built homes. At the intersection of those two qualities, we found Mark Dann of Highland Classic Homes. 

Dann is a mainstay in the White Rock Lake area. With 35 years in the business and 14 years at the helm of Highland Classic, it’s easy to see that his experience has generated a well-deserved following and a few awards, too. For those reasons, we’re pleased as punch to give our readers an inside look into what makes the Mark Dann and Highland Classic Homes a brand you can trust in our Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight.

Get to know Mark as the CandysDirt.com highlights some of the spectacular members of Dallas Builders Association right here, asking these consummate professionals all about their business as a way to brag on the many quality, trustworthy builders in the North Texas area that can count themselves among their peers in the Dallas Builders Association.

To learn more about Highland Classic Homes, keep reading!

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