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2018 LEEB: Villa Homes

2018 LEEB: Villa Homes

(L-R:) Emigdio Villanueva III; Emigdio Villanueva Jr.; David Villanueva

Villa Homes

Founded: 2013
Price Range: From the $250’s
Areas Served: Valley-wide
Construction Type: Residential
BUILT TO SAVE™ Member Since: 2018

Villa Homes, founded in 2013 by Emigdio Villanueva, Jr. and his sons Emigdio Villanueva, III and David Villanueva, has quickly distinguished itself as a builder of fine quality homes with features and details that other companies consider as upgrades.

This year, 2018, has been especially rewarding for Villa Homes. In addition to custom homebuilding, the company has recently moved into developing new home communities, beginning with Sommerset Court Estates, a select community of 22 lots located in the prestigious Sharyland school district in Mission.

Home by Villa Homes | Photos by Photograph RGV

But let’s talk success. Villa Homes’ success can be best exemplified by the award-winning recognition given to the company by the Rio Grande Valley Builder’s Association during this year’s 2018 Parade of Homes competition—which included 27 homes in a variety of sizes and prices. Villa Homes, competing in the $302-$350K Home category, won several awards, including: “Best Home in Its Category,” “Best Kitchen,” “Best Master & Bath,” “Best Architectural Design,” and, most impressively, was awarded “Best of Show” over all other entries.

While most of what made the Villa Homes’ award-winning model extraordinary was easily visible, there was one area that was not so easy to spot—its high-performance energy efficiency. This “Best of Show” home was the company’s first home to be certified as a high-performance home in the BUILT TO SAVE™ program, a voluntary program for builders who are not satisfied with just building to minimum standards. You see, builders are not required to build above code standards, and while many builders say they build above standards, the only way to be sure is to have the actual document in your hands that shows your home is certified as a BUILT TO SAVE™ or ENERGY STAR® home.  Words without proof will be useless for homebuyers when or if they try to resell their home.

As for Villa Homes, the company not only says it builds energy efficient homes, they can prove it. From using superior spray foam insulation, to all LED lighting, to energy efficient windows and appliances, to properly-sized heating, ventilation, and air-condition systems, and much more, a BUILT TO SAVE™ Villa Home is guaranteed to easily outperform similar homes built only to code. The result is that the home will not only look beautiful and comfortable, it will actually be—with consistent temperatures throughout all rooms.

The Villa Homes’ team is an extensive group of professionals, from sales consultants to designers, lenders, craftsmen, and energy efficiency consultants—all focused on building a home to fit a buyer’s needs. If there is a legacy to the Villa Homes’ company, it is their desire to please their customers by delivering a superior home with accents and details that individualize the buyer’s unique preferences. Villa Homes will not compromise quality to save a few dollars, and they welcome the third-party inspections and testing required by the BUILT TO SAVE™ program to guarantee that’s what’s behind the walls of their homes is as “extra-ordinary” as their award-winning interiors have proven to be.


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Villa Homes can custom build on your lot or theirs. The company has available lots in their new community, Sommerset Court Estates, in Mission, Texas.  You are invited to visit with their knowledgeable sales team to find out how they can build a beautiful, high performance BUILT TO SAVE™ home suited exactly to your needs.

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