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Building Professionals Judge the  RGVBA 2019 Parade of Homes

Building Professionals Judge the RGVBA 2019 Parade of Homes

(L to R:) Victor Ibarra (Builder-Levian Homes), Corpus Christi, Texas; Mike Duffey (2019 Parade of Homes Committee Co-Chair); Marcy Alamia (RGVBA Executive V.P); Anna Sanchez and Dolores Sanchez (Builders-Dolores Sanchez Custom Homes); Leslie Schey / 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (Parade of Homes Committee member); Dave Yelovich (Compliance Officer-Tilson Homes), Houston, Texas; Oscar Perez (Builder-Sky Limited
Matt’s Building Materials Celebrates  50 Years in Business

Matt’s Building Materials Celebrates 50 Years in Business

Matt’s Building Materials, the oldest lumberyard in the Rio Grande Valley, turned 50 this year.  To celebrate, the owners put together a fantastic outdoor festival to thank their customers, vendors, employees, and community.  On Saturday, May 4th, the lumberyard at Matt’s Pharr location was transformed into a festival ground in the true DIY spirit—complete with
Luxury & Design Under One Roof—And It Could Be Your Roof!

Luxury & Design Under One Roof—And It Could Be Your Roof!

Trevino Construction is a team of leading-edge designers and visionaries in the field of new home construction. As soon as you walk into a Trevino Construction home, you’ll know you are seeing a one-of-a-kind creation—a unique vision of luxury, beauty, and quality craftsmanship that makes other homes pale by comparison. And more lasting than the
Villanueva Construction: A Combination of Beauty & Efficiency

Villanueva Construction: A Combination of Beauty & Efficiency

This company has found the perfect combination of beauty and energy efficiency in their winning entry for Most Energy Efficient Home. To date, Villanueva Construction is the Valley’s leading energy efficient builder. They’ve certified the highest number of homes in the BUILT TO SAVE™ program in 2017 and 2018—and are on track to receive the award again at the end of 2019.

Waldo Homes–Award-Winning Custom Homes That Impress The Soul

Waldo Homes–Award-Winning Custom Homes That Impress The Soul

A Waldo Home is truly a masterpiece of style, design, elegance, and comfort. The most common first expression from visitors touring a Waldo model home is “Wow.” It’s called the “Waldo Wow Factor,” and it is the reflex reaction that comes from that overwhelming feeling you get when you are seeing something that impresses your
Villanueva Construction: A Charming Home Full of Character

Villanueva Construction: A Charming Home Full of Character

Awash with stunning bursts of design, this Villanueva Construction home took the honors of Best Home in its category. Hard to imagine such a wonderfully attainable price could have such exceptional and sophisticated details. Especially noticeable: the open floorplan living area with its eye-popping coffered tray ceiling, decorator niches, and custom kitchen island.

Rich Heritage: Tuscan Villa Two-Story Design

Rich Heritage: Tuscan Villa Two-Story Design

Throughout this incredible home, there are soaring designer ceilings, ornamental niches and stonework, and wrought iron accents. Dark powerful colors of woodwork and ironwork are a stunning contrast to the sparkling flooring, and both come together to highlight this Spanish-style home—pure opulence worthy of the award for Best Model they recently received.

Treviño Construction: Luxury at Its Finest!

Treviño Construction: Luxury at Its Finest!

One look at Treviño Construction’s entry, and you can see why it took the award for Best Home in its category. This magnificent Mediterranean-style home offers jaw-dropping designs throughout, from unique black and white porcelain flooring, to extremely intricate coffered ceilings, to custom created cabinetry, and even to distinctively designed walls.

Framework Homes: A Cozy South Texas Residence

Framework Homes: A Cozy South Texas Residence

Framework Homes puts the ‘model’ in model homes with their entry that captured the Best Model award in its category. It exudes that South Texas hospitality with its open concept living and large family dining area. The dark wood-look plank flooring and warm honey granite countertops throughout add to the cozy home feeling.

Innovative Construction: Outstanding French Country Design

Innovative Construction: Outstanding French Country Design

Light, airy, and totally impressive, this Innovative Construction home received a well-deserved Best Model award. The open concept living/dining/kitchen area is original and, well, totally innovative. The clean lines of the contemporary exterior and the family-oriented backyard, as well as the luxurious touches throughout, add to the perfection of this home.

Dynasty Custom Homes: Clean & Crisp Modern Exterior

Dynasty Custom Homes: Clean & Crisp Modern Exterior

Dynasty Custom Homes packs a powerful punch in this award-winning home. It reflects open concept living at its finest with a delightfully affordable price. Designer touches abound with creamy porcelain floors, quartz countertops, stainless appliances, clerestory windows, and decorative tray ceilings.

Dynasty Custom Homes: Spacious Open Concept Living

Dynasty Custom Homes: Spacious Open Concept Living

Dynasty Custom Homes has certainly put the Pizzazz in their winning entry for the 2019 Parade of Homes. Throughout the home, Dynasty utilizes beautiful white marble porcelain, high ceilings that have elegant tray designs with recessed lighting, lavish picture windows to bring the outdoors in, and a convivial open floorplan.

Materiales El Valle Congratulates the 2019 RGVBA Parade Winners

Materiales El Valle Congratulates the 2019 RGVBA Parade Winners

Once again, Materiales El Valle is proud to congratulate its customers for their awards of excellence in construction in the Rio Grande Valley’s annual Parade of Homes. For years, Materiales El Valle has been helping building professionals compete in these reputable Parade competitions and giving its customers a competitive advantage by providing them with the
7 Useful Tips Before Buying a Home

7 Useful Tips Before Buying a Home

It’s well known that buying a home is most likely the largest single investment we will make in our lifetime. That said, it makes sense that we should have a well thought-out plan to make sure we make the best decision that’s right for us. Here are some important points to remember.

If You Missed the 2019 Parade of Homes

If You Missed the 2019 Parade of Homes

The Rio Grande Valley Builders Association was pleased to present the 2019 Parade of Homes event. This year’s lineup included 31 of some of the Valley’s most beautiful homes built by the Association’s builder members. If you missed the Parade this year you can still view galleries and videos of some of the participants to see the newest trends, popular floorplans, styles, designs, and innovative materials on the market today.

2019 RGVBA Parade of Homes Preview

2019 RGVBA Parade of Homes Preview

The Rio Grande Valley Builders Association is pleased to present a preview of its 2019 Parade of Homes entries. This year’s lineup includes 32 of some of the Valley’s most beautiful homes built by the Association’s builder members. We invite you to visit all the homes to see the newest trends, popular floorplans, styles, designs,
Maximize Your Home’s Resale Value

Maximize Your Home’s Resale Value

For most of us, buying a new home is the largest investment we will ever make.  And we do so with the expectation that we will get a good return on our investment should we decide to sell. For that to happen, we are hoping and betting that the home will appreciate in value. While