Dallas Custom Home Builder

Key Residential Marries Craftsmanship, Keen Attention to Detail, in Custom Remodeling

By Candy Evans / January 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Key Residential

The decision to renovate is a big one. So many choices — it feels like hundreds every week — not to mention the time, effort, and expense. I’ve done my fair share of renovating and let me tell you, the remodeling contractor you choose is a big deal. You need to have confidence in who […]

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Best Builders in Dallas: a Look at the Spaces that Scooped Up Those ARC Awards Last Week!

By Candy Evans / August 25, 2015 / 3 Comments

As we told you last week, the Dallas Builders Association each year honors the work of its members, some of North Texas’ top building and remodeling talent, with an Oscars-like celebration of glamorous dress and beverage. They put on the Ritz for the annual ARC Awards ceremony. And of course, half of those winners are my […]

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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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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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What's Hot in Homebuilding For 2014? Jeff Dworkin of JLD Custom Homes Weighs in

By Joanna England / March 20, 2014 / 3 Comments

With inventory short and getting shorter, many home buyers are looking for land or teardowns and building up from there, making their dream home vertical rather than bidding again and again after properties and coming up short.

What is new and exciting, though, is the buyer who knows what they want and demands quality construction. They are everywhere these days, with buying power galore thanks to the resurgent North Texas economy.

So we asked Jeff Dworkin, founder of JLD Custom Homes, a CandysDirt.com approved builder, what buyers are asking for this year.

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