LRO Residential

Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses Attracts Top North Texas Talent to the Event

By Leah Shafer / June 5, 2017 / 1 Comment
Les Owens of LRO Residential | Parade of Playhouses | CandysDirt.com

Dallas homebuilder Les Owens of LRO Residential puts the same details into the children’s playhouses he builds for the Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses as he does the multimillion dollar custom homes he builds in the city’s most tony neighborhoods, like Preston Hollow, Bluffview, and Highland Park. Want a playhouse with a copper roof? Wired for […]

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Feast Your Eyes on Gorgeous Local Winning Work from 2016 Best of Houzz Awards

By Leah Shafer / February 24, 2016 / 2 Comments

It’s no secret that North Texas is home to some seriously talented home construction and design pros. So when Houzz announced their 2016 award winners, it was no surprise to see Dallas-Fort Worth professionals making a huge splash. The awards are based on an annual survey and analysis of more than 35 million monthly Houzz users, and […]

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Top Ten 2016 Homebuilding Trends From DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 22, 2016 / 13 Comments

The 2015 real estate market in Dallas-Fort Worth went down in the books as the best in three decades, and year-end housing construction numbers placed Dallas as one of the country’s top building markets. North Texas is headquarters to some enormously talented (and busy!) builders. We’ve asked the best and brightest among them to tell us their predictions for 2016 homebuilding trends. […]

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Dallas Rain Caused Major Construction Headaches for Local Homebuilders

By Leah Shafer / June 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Thanks to nearly two months of non-stop rain, DFW homebuilders are experiencing major delays and expect months of playing catch-up even though it has stopped. Based on weather forecasts, that break might finally be here! More than 26 inches of rain have fallen at DFW International Airport so far this year, including a record-setting 3.3 inches […]

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Top DFW Builder Confident in Luxury Market, Building Two Multimillion Spec Houses

By Leah Shafer / January 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Spec homes are a sign of strong builder and bank confidence in a market, as they are created without any specific buyer in mind, just the belief that one will be interested once it is completed. The higher the price tag, the higher the stakes. In our inventory-parched market, homebuilder Les Owens, President of LRO Residential […]

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Top Ten 2015 Homebuilding Trends from DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2015 / 6 Comments

The homebuilding market in DFW is super hot, and with a new year comes new trends. Candy already mentioned the emergence of the skullery, but there’s more! We’ve asked the best and brightest North Texas homebuilders to look into their crystal balls and make predictions about homebuilding trends for 2015. They’ve also given us some […]

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