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S2 Ep18_Building a Home in the Current Market (Jason Dodson & Danielle Depot)

Thursday September 23, 2021

Whether you are currently building a new home or looking to start that process soon, we know you have questions! Build timelines in the current market is a hot topic, so we bring you today's episode to make sure our listeners stay informed and in the loop. You'll hear from our guests Danielle Depot and Jason Dodson, Regional Vice Presidents of Sales and Construction, who join us to demystify the big questions around build time - "How long will it take to build my house?", "What things impact the build timeline?", "What's with all the delays?" and "Why are other homes being built quicker than mine? "

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The Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation in Your New Home

Wednesday September 22, 2021
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Why Classic Farmhouse Curb Appeal Endures

Thursday September 9, 2021
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S2 Ep17_That New Hospital in Midlothian EVERYBODY is Talking About! (Methodist Midlothian Medical Center with Jary Ganske & Kasey Cheshier)

Friday September 3, 2021
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S2 Ep16_We Have Lots! Upcoming Communities (Whitney Pryor & Chelsi Frazier)

Monday August 16, 2021

You're ready to step into the home buying journey, but wait.. where are the homes?? Whether you're looking for a move-in ready home or a lot to build on, finding your perfect place in this current real estate market can be exhausting and even discouraging. That's why we're bringing you today's episode to let all who are on the home search know some great news... We've got HOMES!! Listen in and take notes as Whitney and Chelsi break down the details of our current available lots, inventory homes, the communities there in and exactly where to find them. If you're on the house hunt, this episode is for you!

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S2 Ep15_How JH Reach is Helping People Find Their Way Home (Bobby Parks & Megan Gaither)

Monday August 2, 2021

Our mission of helping people find their way Home extends way beyond our customers. At the core of this mission and the "Why" behind what we do everyday is our company ministry branch, JH Reach. Bobby Parks, Chief Ministry Officer for the JH Family of Companies, and Megan Gaither, Program Assistant for JH Reach, join us today to talk about this ministry branch and how it helps extend our company mission to our employees, our business partners, the communities we're in, and to other communities and people groups around the world.

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S2 Ep14_Why We Like Working at the JH Family of Companies (Kimmy Kelley & Eric Wall)

Wednesday July 21, 2021

We've all heard the term "It takes a village" and this is certainly true when it comes to building the perfect dream home for our customers. On this episode, we give you a glimpse into our big JH family and the people that make it all happen. You'll hear from two of our very own employees, Treasury Analyst Kimmi Kelley and Purchasing Estimator Eric Wall, as they share about their personal journeys with the company and give you an inside scoop about what it's really like working for the JH Family of Companies.

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S2 Ep13_Purchasing a Home Past the Pandemic (Brittany Shoemaker)

Monday July 5, 2021

Between a global pandemic, the elections, and a bizzare winter storm that none of us Texans saw coming, it's safe to say we've all been through a lot this year and so has the home industry. Why is the current market so competitive, what's with all the price increases and why are interest rates fluctuating so much??? These are all hot topics we cover on today's episode with Brittany Shoemaker, Loan Advisor with Trinity Oaks Mortgage. She breaks it all down for us and provides some great tips for those looking to sell or buy in today's market.

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S2 Ep12_Why the Real Estate Market is INSANE Right Now! (Knob & Key Realty)

Tuesday June 22, 2021

The thought of buying a new home in this current market can be scary! If you're looking to buy or build soon we know you have a ton of questions about the housing market and if now really is the right time to pull the trigger... so we've brought in the Real Estate experts to shed some light on the situation. Co-owners of Knob and Key Realty Michelle Ozymy and Alan Simonton join us today to unveil the truth about what buying and selling really looks like in today's housing market. Listen in because their answers might shock you!

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How John Houston Homes is Navigating Today's Housing Market

Friday June 11, 2021
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S2 Ep11_Why Texas Counter Fitters is the Real Deal (Andrew Gilbert)

Monday June 7, 2021

It’s time for your design studio appointment and here comes the big question… What stone do you choose for your countertops??? Granite, Marble, Quartzite? We know the endless options can be overwhelming, so we’ve brought in a very special guest to break down all the information you’ll need to know before making the big decision. Andrew Gilbert, owner of Texas Counter Fitters, has over 15 years of experience in the stone Industry and comes with a wealth of knowledge about the different types of stone and how to choose the right one. Listen in as Andrew answers all the questions you might have about the stone selections offered in our Design Studio and provides the confidence you'll need to choose the perfect counter tops for your new home.

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Waco's Best Kept Secrets

Wednesday May 26, 2021
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S2 Ep10_ The Treasure and the Pleasure of Living in Temple-Belton, Texas (Misty Ryan)

Monday May 17, 2021

Call us bias, but we love our grand state of Texas. There's so many hidden gems to choose from when it comes to nailing down the location of your new home. One of them being Temple, Tx! Today we get the pleasure of hearing from our very own Sales Manager for John Houston Homes, Misty Ryan. She fills us in on two brand new communities that have so much to offer in the Temple-Belton area - Legacy Ranch and Valor Estates. If you're looking to build or buy in Central Texas, these communities should be on the top of your list!

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FLOOR PLAN: The Concord

Thursday May 13, 2021
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S2 Ep9_Hot Tips for the DFW Relocation Buyer (Whitney Pryor & Chelsi Frazier)

Friday May 7, 2021

You've decided it's time to build your dream home, but one big questions remains... Where?? On this episode Whitney and Chelsi provide all the tips and tricks for those looking to buy or build in a new location. Listen in as they describe the many John Houston Homes Communities in the DFW and Waco area and why you should consider these communities for the location of your new home. If you're a relocation buyer, this is an episode you won't want to miss!

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S2 Ep8_Farmhouse and Classic Elevations (Clint Marsolek & Jonathan Crabb)

Thursday April 22, 2021

Exciting news! John Houston Homes is releasing a whole new product line of Farmhouse and Classic elevations that offers the modern touch we all love. On this episode we bring in President of Keystone Architecture Clint Marsolek and Custom Project Manager Jonathan Crabb to tell us all about these new elevations and why you should be considering them for your new build.

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Design Your Dream Home - Virtually!

Wednesday April 21, 2021
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Financial Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Wednesday April 14, 2021
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S2 Ep7_We've Bought a New JH Home FOUR Times! with Justin & Andrea Lathrop

Tuesday April 6, 2021

A lot of emotions come with building a new home for the first time, and can be both exciting and scary when you don't know what to expect. Today we hear from Justin and Andrea Lathrop who have not only built once with John Houston Homes, but 4 times! Listen in as these experienced homeowners share all about their home building journey and offer a wealth of knowledge to all who are thinking about beginning the building process.

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S2 Ep6_New Communities Coming Soon in Midlothian with Erin Miller

Wednesday March 17, 2021

With all of the growth and interest in Midlothian, TX, we talk with Erin Miller about why this area is so sought after. From the raw land, to the proximity and top reasons like schools, Erin explains the buzz in Midlothian!

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