So you found a home builder.. but what about all the other parts?? What title company do you choose? Who will be your mortgage lender? When you begin the journey of home ownership, there's already so much to coordinate and think about. As a Family of Companies, we have a solution to this! On this episode, we bring in long-time employee of the JH Family of Companies, Danny Tutt, to introduce the Smart Move Experience. Listen in as Danny shares how working with the JH Family of Companies creates a seamless process from start to finish and provides peace of mind to you as a new homeowner, from home financing all the way to closing.
Today we take you behind the scenes of the John Houston Homes building process. A lot of moving parts and people work together to make a home happen, and it certainly wouldn't be possible without the vendors we partner with; from concrete and landscaping to plumbing and countertops, the list is long. On this episode, our very own Director of Purchasing, OT Posadas, reveals how John Houston Homes continues to maintain great relationships with our vendors, even through the challenges of the industry, and what that process of working with our trade partners looks like to make your dream home a reality.
When building a new home, selling it is likely the last thing on your mind. But it is something to consider – especially if you know that this home may not be your forever home.
It's time for your design studio appointment and decisions have to be made.. what kind of backsplash do you choose?? Should you go with carpet or wood flooring?? On this episode we bring in the experts from Southwestern Interiors - our flooring and backsplash suppliers for over 12 years! President Bob Burton and Sales and Account Manager Jim McCaddon share their wealth of knowledge about these products as they give advice on what things really need to be considered before choosing the flooring and backsplash product that's right for your new home.
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? "
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.