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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: Olivia Clarke Homes

By Joanna England / November 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

Jennifer Johnson Clarke is tenacious. First, it’s one thing to start a home building business — it’s complicated! But starting a home-building business during a pandemic? That’s bravery. And it’s also exactly what she did just a few months ago with Olivia Clarke Homes, one of the newest members of the Dallas Builders Association and […]

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Dallas Builders Urge Action on Lumber Supply Shortages

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / November 2, 2020 / 3 Comments

By Phil Crone Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association On Oct. 20, nearly 100 Republican and Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to President Trump seeking urgent action on lumber supply shortages. Lumber shortages have resulted in unprecedented price spikes in recent months that are threatening the housing industry and economic recovery.  The Dallas Builders Association took […]

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: Texas Triad Homes

By Joanna England / September 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

When Michael Shelton founded Texas Triad Homes two years ago, the market was a very different place. But what is the true test of a company if not how it fares in adversity? And to be sure, Shelton and Texas Triad are not just surviving — the brand, thanks to its supreme emphasis on customer […]

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McSAM Awards Go Virtual, Honor Sales, Marketing Stars

By Tommy Cummings / September 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Builders Association went virtual this year and recognized excellence in sales and marketing at its annual McSAM Awards recently. Amy Vanderoef announced the winners and the event was streamed. This year’s theme was Paint The Town and awards were presented by StrucSure Home Warranty. M/I Homes of Columbus, Ohio, was selected builder of […]

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: Millennial Design + Build

By Joanna England / August 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Millennials are blamed for a lot. Millennials killed Applebees, the diamond industry, cable TV, and the power lunch, but you know what they may have improved? The home building industry. Not that it wasn’t great already, but John Szczsponik, founder of Millennial Design + Build definitely brings some fresh thinking to the custom home market. […]

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Dallas’ Online Permitting is an Arduous Journey Fraught With Peril

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / August 5, 2020 / 1 Comment

By Phil Crone Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association Once upon a time, Dallas Builders Association members were able to walk into the City of Dallas’s Oak Cliff Municipal Center (OCMC) and walk out with a residential building permit within hours. For some, the search for parking was nearly as long as the wait for a […]

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