Dallas Builders

Builders: Labor Shortage Stabilizing, Affordability Concerns Increasing

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
Some customers of Bella Vita Custom Homes said they saw little to no progress on their homes, despite promises by the builder.

By Phil CroneSpecial Contributor A recent survey of Dallas Builders Association members indicates builders are managing the ongoing labor shortage, but affordability concerns are mounting. Faced with a shortage of more than 20,000 construction workers, DFW’s construction industry remains hard-pressed to find the workforce needed to keep up with demand.  Nearly 70 percent of builders […]

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Things to Watch Out For in Your New Construction Home

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 8, 2020 / 1 Comment

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in  for “Upon Closer Inspection.” Do I really need an inspection on a new construction home? If you’re buying a newly constructed home, you might think to yourself, why would […]

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Get Smart: Dallas Market Center Debuts Smarter Living by Design Showroom

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / June 26, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Dallas design community has another first to boast about: last week The Dallas Market Center opened the first smart home showroom in North America. It is full of life-changing technology that can make anyone’s life a little bit easier – even this tech challenged Lifestylist® can’t wait to incorporate some of it in her […]

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: James Andrews Custom Homes

By Joanna England / April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Those who got the chance to attend our event at the Wolf/Sub-Zero showroom last month will remember Matt Mitchell of James Andrews Custom Homes. The panel discussion, which was moderated by our founder and publisher Candy Evans, centered on innovation in the building industry and how technology was changing the face of the custom home.  […]

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: Haynsworth Custom Homes

By Joanna England / March 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pierre and Marie Curie, Bill and Melinda Gates, John Lennon and Yoko Ono — these are a few groundbreaking, pioneering husband-and-wife teams with which Jason and Liz Haynsworth could be compared. Though their humble nature and great attitude would keep them from making the comparisons, we’re absolutely thrilled to highlight the dream team that has […]

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Celebration of Life For Builder Tom Greico Planned Jan. 30

By Joanna England / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

We here at CandysDirt.com are still mourning the abrupt, shattering loss of renowned builder Tom Greico.  Tom, a Dallas Builders Association Honored Life Director, a CandysDirt.com preferred builder and founding partner of this website, an eclectic Dallas figure, and a brilliant home builder who pioneered modern vision in many Dallas neighborhoods when most of us were […]

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