While the Coastal Bend area sent some of its building professionals to serve as judges for the Rio Grande Valley Builders Association’s Parade of Homes, the Rio Grande Valley reciprocated by sending a group of its professionals to judge the Parade in Corpus Christi and surrounding Coastal Bend area.
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
Some of the area’s finest builders presented 27 homes in a variety of sizes and architectural styles throughout the upper Rio Grande Valley. This special feature includes the top winners of the 2018 Parade competition.
Ever wonder what the “2018 Most Awarded Home” in the RGV looks like? 😍 Take a peek! This transitional home by Villa Homes was voted best of the best in the 2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes.
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.”
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
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
There are few who do not remember the first time they saw or met the person with whom they eventually fell in love and then made the decision to become life partners. Shopping and buying a new home evokes the same kind of emotions—memories that will last a lifetime. Every year, the Rio Grande Valley
A low FICO score will flag you as eligible for less money and higher interest rates. Learn how to avoid a bad score.
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
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
Over a very short period of time, Waldo Homes has built an amazing following of satisfied homebuyers and continues to spread their growing success in the Rio Grande Valley. The company, founded by Luis Waldo, is a family-owned business dedicated to the construction of unique custom homes that impress both inside and out–making homebuyers proud
Loan Types You Need To Know When it comes to building your new home, one of the key steps is to secure a mortgage that is right for you. This means you will likely have to do some research and shopping around to learn what the options are and where you can get the best
Make a fresh start in 2018 by buying a new home! It’s a great time to purchase your dream property, but what’s the best way to get started? Tour new model homes! Keep reading to learn the most important things to know as you go through the model home tour experience. What Is a Model
Use These 6 Tips to Buy a New Home in the New Year. Most of us make resolutions in the New Year. Some of us hope to lose weight. Others will make it a goal to exercise more often. But perhaps your New Year’s resolution is to buy a new home! If this is the
Today we will highlight different materials and/or products that are key contributors to energy savings, interior comfort, and lower utility bills. Often, the little extra expense in up-front costs of these materials and products is minimal compared to long-term savings—especially if you, as the homeowner, consider all the resulting benefits for the life of your
When it gets hot in Texas, it gets really hot. We have a climate in which air conditioning is required practically year round. So, when you’re in the process of buying or building a new home, it’s important to make sure your A/C unit is correctly sized and matched to the home’s specifications. Why is
By making some basic changes around the house, you can save big bucks on your monthly bills. 1. Ask your builder for ENERGY STAR® appliances The appliances and electronics in your home consume 20% of the electricity you use. Request only ENERGY STAR for your new home’s refrigerator, washing machine, dishwater, and other appliances. Over
When you consider the large size of your new home, each little light bulb is pretty small by comparison. But these little pieces of technology actually have the potential to either cost you a lot of money, or save you a lot of money. Choosing the right light fixtures as you design your space is important