Home building

Lights, Camera, Action! A Step-By-Step Guide to The Design/Build Process

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / November 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Bob HoebekePresident, Hoebeke Builders One of the greatest gifts you can ever give your family is a defined space in which you can ‘do life together.’ Designing and building your home can be one of the most gratifying undertakings — but just like baking a cake, there is a prescription for success. This is […]

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Why Do Most Houses End Up Ugly? Bob Hoebeke Says It’s Due to Poor Taste

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / October 16, 2020 / 1 Comment

By Bob HoebekePresident, Hobeke Builders Home Alone. Father of the Bride. The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Conjure up images of these famous movies or TV shows and without a doubt sooner or later the beautiful home serving as the faithful backdrop of where blissful life is lived will pop into your brain. Hollywood often uses […]

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Adult Children Are Still Living at Home in Dallas — But It’s Worse Elsewhere

By Bethany Erickson / April 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Where did Dallas fall in a study of adult children living at home with their parents? What cities will dominate new home construction this year? What did housing sales look like in February? We have all this and more in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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HomLuv Wants To Change The Way You Build Your Home

By Bethany Erickson / June 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

When Mark Law took his job as the vice president of product innovation for HomLuv, it necessitated a move to Austin from Seattle. His wife was still in Seattle, in fact, when the couple also became one of HomLuv’s earliest users. HomLuv.com is a visual search platform for new home buyers that takes the joy […]

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Mortgage Report: A Trade War With China Will Impact Mortgage Rates

By Joanna England / April 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Dow was down last week after news broke regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs totaling billions in the simmering trade war with China. Meanwhile, bonds rallied — at the expense of the stock market. Our most-trusted mortgage expert, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage), the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender — Wallick […]

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The Mortgage Report: Trump’s Proposed Tariffs Send Shockwaves Through Housing Market

By Joanna England / March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Trump administration announced a proposal for tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, sending shockwaves through the housing market. With tariffs on Canadian lumber already driving up the cost of some types of housing, new tariffs on aluminum and steel could increase the overall cost for a new home even more. How will that affect […]

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