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Discover the “Built To Save” Advantage

Discover the “Built To Save” Advantage

BUILT TO SAVE™ is an energy-efficiency certification program which recognizes new homes that outperform minimum code building requirements. With the help of the BTS program and third-party inspectors, the builder is guided through a process which leads to certifying their homes as high-performance. In this blog post, we present to you with some of the most common energy performance issues, and we also present to you the benefits of owning a “BUILT TO SAVE” certified home.

Cornerstone of Award-Winning Homes

Cornerstone of Award-Winning Homes

For years, Materiales El Valle has been proud to list as their customers Parade of Home winners in the Rio Grande Valley. This year was no different. Many of the 2018 Parade of Homes winners distinguished their homes with some of the latest products on the market today, thanks to Materiales El Valle. Materiales El
2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes Judges

2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes Judges

Featured Photo Caption: (L-R) John Pope (Newcastle Homes); Diana & Trey Summers (Hogan Homes); Marcy Alamia (RGVBA Executive VP); Mike Duffey (Builders FirstSource); Sarah Rivera and Brian Ferguson (Kimberlite Homes). The judges for the 2018 Rio Grande Valley Builders Association’s Parade of Homes competition traveled from Corpus Christi and Victoria, Texas, to review and rate this
2018 RGVBA FISHING TOURNAMENT

2018 RGVBA FISHING TOURNAMENT

The annual Rio Grande Valley Builders Association’s Fishing Tournament is planned for Saturday June 23rd at Jim’s Pier on South Padre Island. The tournament is open to RGVBA members with the exception of professional fishing guides and commercial fishermen. This yearly event offers a great opportunity to share a relaxing day at the beach with

Discover the Unique Touch of an Antre Home

Discover the Unique Touch of an Antre Home

If one could sum up what Antre-built homes are all about, it would be incomparable floor plans and unique touches—from utilizing surprising wallpaper, to creating a juxtaposition of modern and traditional elements, to unique touches like a dual purpose garage and a Master laundry area. This award-winning home built by Antre is definitely true to their motto: “Think different, think original, think Antre.”

2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes

2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes

So what is the RGVBA Parade of Homes you may ask? Well… it is not only one of the most attended yearly events here at the Rio Grande Valley, but it is also an incredible opportunity for New Home Shoppers to visit 27 beautifully-built new homes by some of the finest RGV builders. The Rio

Spend Your New Home Hunting Time Wisely

Spend Your New Home Hunting Time Wisely

When it comes to looking for a new home to buy, time really is money. That’s because your decision on which house to spend your money on is one you’re going to have to live with for a long, long time. So use your time efficiently, but don’t be in a hurry to find a

Whole House Comfort. It’s All About Humidity.

Whole House Comfort. It’s All About Humidity.

The key to ensuring whole house comfort is as simple as making sure the humidity in your home is controlled. Controlling the humidity levels in your home not only increases comfort and the quality of indoor air, it also saves energy and lowers your utility bill. Achieving this task, however, involves several components in the

Pictorial History of the RGV Builders Association. A look back at 50 years (1968-2018).

Pictorial History of the RGV Builders Association. A look back at 50 years (1968-2018).

2017 RGVBA, Inc. Parade of Homes Officers & Directors, (L-R): Rafael Munguia, Caribella Homes; Victor Lopez, Texas Gas Service; Abraham Quiroga, Magic Valley Electric Coop (Treasurer); Marielsa Pulido, Sierra Title Company; Isaac Smith, Matt’s Building Materials; Marcy M. Alamia, RGVBA Executive V.P.; Jack Pollock, Frontera Homes; Sandra Brown, Sorrento Fine Homes (President); Eddie Garza, Infinity