After tallying the votes, the Rio Grande Valley Builders Association declared True Builders as the 2022 winner of the prestigious People’s Choice Award for its Parade entry located in the community of Stoneridge Estates at 2824 Kilgore Avenue in McAllen, Texas.
This issue of the New Home Guide features an elite group of home builders who have stepped up to a leadership role in the construction of high-performance, energy efficient homes in the Rio Grande Valley.
Affordable Homes of South Texas (AHSTI), a 501c3 non-profit Corporation, is dedicated to providing homeownership opportunities, including bi-lingual homeownership counseling and education, for low income residents in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas
Divine Custom Homes has a distinguished history of being committed to energy efficient construction. The company’s founder, Olga Treviño, embraced the building science of energy efficient construction from the start and has never wavered. Olga is one of a few “hands-on” builders who not only personally supervises the work on the job site, but who has the knowledge and skills to actually work alongside her contractors.
In 2003, Felix Hernandez established Treasure Builders. The company is a family-owned business that has a reliable reputation for quality homes built by people who are deeply rooted in the traditional family values of honesty, truth, and faith.
Since 2004, Waldo Homes has earned an outstanding reputation for building exceptional luxury custom homes in the Rio Grande Valley. This family-owned and managed company has been consistently recognized with awards for excellence in construction in Parade of Homes competitions—and there have been many over the years, including winning most of the awards in two back-to-back Parade of Homes competitions.
Founded in 2013 by Emigdio Villanueva, Jr. and his sons Emigdio Villanueva, III and David Villanueva, Villa Homes has quickly distinguished itself as a company that constructs fine quality homes with features and details that other companies consider as upgrades.
As a longtime member of the Rio Grande Valley Builders Association, this is not the first time that PinPoint Construction has won Parade of Homes awards. From 2005 on, the company under Scottie Ruiz has earned a well-deserved reputation for building some of the finest luxury homes in the Rio Grande Valley.
In this year’s RGVBA Parade of Homes, the Waldo Homes team was immensely gratified to be recognized by their peers in the industry who awarded the company over eight awards, including the top award, Best of Show.
Meet Waldo Homes. A family-owned company in the Rio Grande Valley that has built a solid reputation for honest, personalized, and caring service by building some of the most outstanding custom homes you will ever find.
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
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.
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.”
Home by: Sorrento Fine Homes Style: Tuscan/Contemporary Subdivision: Marbella City: McAllen, Texas Home Specs: 4 Bed / 3.5 Bath / 2 Garage / 2,385 Sq. Ft. (Living) / 3,040 Ft. (Total) Property Status: MOVE-IN Ready. 2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes Awards: • Best New Home in the $251-300K category Dream: “A cherished hope, ambition, aspiration.” You want a
Home by: Villanueva Construction Style: Craftsman Ranch Subdivision: Trinity Oaks City: McAllen, Texas Home Specs: 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1 Garage / 1,731 Sq. Ft. (Living) / 2,224 Sq. Ft. (Total) Property Status: SOLD. Available to build. 2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes Awards: • Best Model in the $151-200K category • Most Energy Efficient Walking
Home by: Innovative Homes Style: Transitional Subdivision: West Oak Manor City: Pharr, Texas Home Specs: 4 Bed / 3.5 Bath / 2 Garage / 1 Game Room / 2,979 Sq. Ft. (Living) / 3,664 Ft. (Total) Property Status: SOLD. Available to build. 2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes Awards: • Best Model Home $301-350K Division What’s the recipe
Home by: Innovative Construction Style: Modern Subdivision: Canton Village City: Edinburg, Texas Home Specs: 4 Bed / 3 Bath / 2 Garage / 3,054 Sq. Ft. (Living) / 3,785 Ft. (Total) Property Status: MOVE-IN Ready. 2018 RGVBA Parade of Homes Awards: • Best Curb Appeal • Best Model Home Over $400,000+ When Innovative Construction decided to
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
Innovative Construction Although Innovative Construction may be relatively new in the Valley, this family-owned company is not new to the building industry. The company’s founders, Pedro and Lourdes Vargas, relocated in 2013 from California, a state that requires builders to have up to 3 levels of licensing—requiring a minimum of 4 years of journey-level experience.