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Trendmaker Homes’ President Will Holder interviewed by Houston Business Journal

How Falling Oil Prices Will Affect Houston Construction Boom Houston developers are casting a wary eye toward falling oil prices and its potential impact on construction projects. Over the past six months, crude oil prices have plummeted from more than $100 a barrel to less than $60 a barrel. The tumbling oil prices are causing …...

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Homebuyers line up — some overnight — for new Clear Lake community

It looked like a scene straight out of a new iPhone unveiling. More than 100 prospective homebuyers lined up — some overnight — to purchase a new home at The Reserve at Clear Lake City. The new 372-acre luxury community — located southeast of Sam Houston Parkway and Interstate 45 near Ellington Field — is …...

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The CrossRoads at Benders Landing featured in the Houston Chronicle

Trendmaker Homes is expanding the offerings in Benders Landing Estates, which has traditionally been a community where individuals buy acre-plus parcels of land and hire their own builders. Trendmaker Homes has started construction on the first dozen or so of a planned 104 high-end traditional family homes and zero-lot line patio homes in The Crossroads …...

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Trendmaker Homes Building in New Areas to Accommodate Exxon Mobil Growth

Exxon Mobil’s new campus isn’t just driving a torrent of new residential development north of Houston. It’s also changing the types of homes being built in the area. Take for example, Benders Landing. Since 2000, Spring-based developer LGI Land has been developing this community, which features large homes on wooded and lakefront lots. Located a …...

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On-site Sales Offices Now Open in Cane Island

As development activity continues in the Katy master-planned community of Cane Island, Trendmaker Homes onsite sales office is now open daily where buyers can review floor plans and pricing for new single-family homes and luxury patio homes available in Cane Island’s first phase. Trendmaker’s fully decorated model home is slated to begin construction this summer …...

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Trendmaker Homes Launches In-House Mortgage Services

Houston Business Journal | Paul Takahashi | May 5, 2015 A Houston luxury homebuilder has partnered with an Arizona-based mortgage company to offer in-house lending services to prospective homebuyers. Trendmaker Homes recently launched TRI Pointe Connect, a joint venture between its parent company, TRI Pointe Group, and Scottsdale, Arizona-based iMortgage, a division of loanDepot LLC. …...

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Houston Residents are Headed to Clear Lake City and the Surrounding Bay Area

Trendmaker Homes’ newest development, The Reserve at Clear Lake City, was featured in the Houston Chronicle’s Annual Home Price Survey special edition. The new community located at the corner of El Dorado Blvd and Clear Lake City boulevard is playing a large part in the Bay Area’s current growth spurt. Read the article below or …...

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The Reserve at Clear Lake City

With Trendmaker’s 70′ and Villas model homes under construction and scheduled to open in late June 2015, The Reserve at Clear Lake City is generating quite a bit of excitement among Bay Area residents and homebuyers! Since announcing plans to develop the site, interest in the community has grown exponentially. Many residents, who want to …...

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TRI Pointe Group named “Builder of the Year”

Trendmaker Homes’ parent company, TRI Pointe Group, has received the Builder of the Year Award by BUILDER Magazine, the trusted source and leading brand for the national residential construction industry. The Builder of the Year Award is BUILDER Magaine’s highest yearly honor. TRI Pointe Group was honored for its excellence in successful business strategy, its …...

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Model Homes Open in The Reserve at Clear Lake City

Trendmaker Homes has opened a new residential community in Clear Lake City, the southeast Houston suburb’s first new home development in two decades. The longtime Houston homebuilder, a subsidiary of Tri Pointe Homes Inc. (NYSE: TPH), plans to construct 740 homes at the The Reserve at Clear Lake City, located along Space Center Boulevard, just …...

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Imperial Market Moves Closer to Reality

Browse Available Townhomes at Imperial It’s full speed ahead for the ambitious project to convert the historic structures of the former Imperial Sugar Refinery into an upscale shopping, dining, apartment and entertainment venue following the recent announcement that ground breaking at the site could take place early next year. The project being led by Imperial …...

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Taste of Southern Trails Event

Click here to view Available Trendmaker Homes in Southern Trails. Foodies mark your calendars! A Taste of Southern Trails will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20, 2015 from noon to 4 pm daily in the master-planned community of Southern Trails in Pearland. The community is celebrating the Grand Opening of a new …...

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Win Big at the 2015 Fort Bend Fall Home Tour

This October, Johnson Development’s Fort Bend communities are hosting the 2015 Fall Home Tour! Come visit Trendmaker’s model homes in Cross Creek Ranch, Imperial Sugar Land, Riverstone, and Sienna Plantation anytime this month. With each model you visit, you will receive a scratch-off card for a chance to win a $100 prize!...

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Relocating?

Quick Tips For Moving To A New City Let’s be honest: moving is stressful. You must select the best builder, determine the ideal neighborhood, choose your favorite floor plan and of course, pay mind to the financials. Add acclimating to a new city to the list and it can certainly be a recipe for restless …...

Trendmaker Homes’ president, Will Holder, to chair GHBA charity

Houston Chronicle The GHBA Benefit Homes Project announced that Will Holder, president of Trendmaker Homes, will be heading up the fundraiser as the Benefit Homes Chairman for 2016. In this role, he will be helping the builder/developer teams in their request for recruiting vendor donations to build homes that, when sold, will benefit Texas Children’s …...

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Trendmaker to Build in Second Austin Community

Trendmaker Homes, a Houston-based luxury homebuilder, is expanding its presence in the Austin area. Trendmaker has purchased 29 lots in the 5,000-acre master-planned community of Crystal Falls in Leander, north of Austin. Will Holder, president of Trendmaker Homes & Development, said model homes will be completed this spring with a grand opening planned in August. …...

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GHBA Benefit Homes Committee tour Texas Children’s Cancer Center

Houston Chronicle The 2016 Greater Houston Builders Association Benefit Homes Committee were honored guests at the Texas Children’s Cancer Center recently, where builders, Castletree Homes and Trendmaker Homes joined developer Rise Communities and other Benefit Homes committee members on a tour of the facility. Castletree Homes has recently completed their Benefit Home in Miramesa and &helli...

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Fulshear Run’s Farm & Vineyard Faire

Foodies mark your calendars! The Farm & Vineyard Faire will be held Saturday, October 8th, 2016 from 2 to 5 pm in the master-planned community of Fulshear Run. Following the Farm & Vineyard Faire, sponsors and special guests will enjoy one of the most unique dinners of the season with Celebrity Chef, Monica Pope and …...

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Texas Wildlife Chooses Fulshear Run Pond for Heron Release

Bird lovers and local residents enjoyed watching Amanda Remsberg with Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition release two young Yellow Crowned Night herons at the Fish Lake Park in the Fulshear Run community Saturday, July 22. “Fulshear Run is a community built with an appreciation for the abundance of natural features in our midst,??? shares developer Doug …...

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Personal Ways to Help after a Flood

Many of us have friends or loved ones who were affected by the recent devastating storms in Texas. Want to help personally? Here are some ideas from people who have experienced floods. Know that no gesture is too small. Bring a cup of hot coffee. Wash some clothes. Or offer an hour or two to …...

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Standing Strong with Houston

A helping hand. A toothbrush. Or a package of underwear. Even the smallest of gestures can help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As a Houston-based company, our hearts go out to the families, friends and neighbors affected by the catastrophic effects of the storm. Join us in supporting relief efforts to help Texas residents who need assistance. Let’s help them …...

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The Trendmaker Way

A stylish, exceptionally well-built home doesn’t just happen. It takes careful consideration, commitment – and perhaps most importantly – an unwavering dedication to creating a home that you can’t help but love. In 1971, Texas-based Trendmaker Homes started with this then-radical idea: to give homebuyers only the best from the start. We didn’t believe in …...

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Fall Décor Tips

This year, enjoy your most festive fall ever. Curl up in a cozy sweater, warm the apple cider and decorate your home with the best of the season. Then, welcome your friends and family in festive style. These tips can help bring an abundance of fall flair to your home. Choose memorable colors. ‘Tis the …...

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How Color Affects the Mood in Your Home

Polished and refined? Warm and rich? Or playful and a bit whimsical? Whatever your personal style, hues in your home can create a certain mood and showcase your individual taste. With fun pops of fuchsia, a dramatic cobalt or a fresh fern-green seen as popular options in home décor items, it’s no secret that color …...

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Designing the Trendmaker Home of Your Dreams: Tips From Our Design Studio

One of the most exciting things about buying a new Trendmaker home is visiting the Design Studio to select colors and finishes for your home’s interior. Here, you’ll collaborate with our professional design consultants to create the home of your dreams. Every Trendmaker home is created using high-end features and finishes. At the Design Studio, …...

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Holiday Happenings in the Houston Area

‘Tis the season to celebrate special gatherings with family and friends. With all the fun activities in the Houston area, it’s not too late to make wonderful holiday memories. We’ve made a list of events to enjoy and checked it twice. One of them is bound to be in your neighborhood.   HOUSTON AREA Zoo …...

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How We Build with Higher Standards from the Start

Here at Trendmaker Homes, we like to say that high-end features are the rule, not the exception. The same designer-selected, high-end finishes you’ll find in our models are the ones we build right into every home – with your input, of course. One of the joys of moving into a new Trendmaker home is the …...

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Getting Organized: 5 Essential To Dos

The new year is when we can hit the reset button and start fresh. One of the best ways to begin the year is with a clean slate – literally. Now is a great time to clear the clutter spilling over to the counters and coffee table, and lurking in corners and closets. The best …...

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Home Automation in Trendmaker Homes Makes Life More Convenient

Smart technology has revolutionized our culture, transforming the way we work and live every day. Home automation, in particular, has kicked the convenience factor into high gear allowing control of home security, temperature, lights, music and much more. “Smart-home technology puts control of basic home systems into the hands of the homeowner,” explains Lee Joe, …...

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Trendmaker Homes Coming Soon to Highlands at Mayfield Ranch

With an ideal location nestled in a quiet, live oak-laden setting, but minutes away from exciting nightlife, major employers and an acclaimed school district, Highlands at Mayfield Ranch in Round Rock offers the best of all worlds. Trendmaker Homes will begin building soon in this Central Texas master-planned community between Austin and Georgetown. Pre-sales start …...

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Top Requested Features in Today’s Homes

Open concept. Lots of natural light. Environmentally conscious. Most people have specific ideas when it comes to their dream home. Big-ticket items are important, but in many cases, it’s the simple things that can make everyday life much more convenient. According to Professional Builder magazine, these are some top-requested items in a new home: Open …...

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Moving Towards Success: Moving Tips and Tricks

With longer days and school breaks, spring and summer are prime times to move. If moving is on your agenda, use this handy checklist to progress in just a few weeks from “We’re moving!” to “We’re home!” Six Weeks Before your Move: Start organizing early. Evaluate what items go with you and what you can …...

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Kick the (Paint) Can on Earth Day

Many of us have a used paint can or two inhabiting the garage or lurking on the shelves in the outdoor shed. Now’s your chance to be kind to the planet and make a difference on Earth Day. Recycle your old household paint at Trendmaker Homes’ Paint the Community “Green” event. To celebrate Earth Day, …...

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5 Reasons to Buy New

With open concept living areas, flexible rooms and exciting indoor-outdoor entertaining spaces, today’s new homes offer comfort and energy efficiency like never before. Best of all, with all the options available, you can find the one that makes you feel, well, right at home! Whether you prefer generous home sites with plenty of room to …...

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Be Water-Wise

Summertime is fun time—with vacations, school holidays and more free hours to enjoy what you love. Yet, in Texas, it also can be sweltering, which can lead to more water consumption. Particularly, in the heat of summer, lawns, gardens and swimming pools demand a lot of water. Yet, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental …...

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9 Secrets to an Organized Home

You might be surprised at how much your environment impacts your life. Serene, happy spaces are generally clean and streamlined, while clutter can create chaos. Feng shui and other organization experts advise that an orderly home can have positive benefits for your health, family life, relationships and even your future. So, kick the clutter and …...

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Ramp up Summer Fun

Memorial Day typically signals the unofficial start of summer. With longer days on the horizon and kids out of school, it’s time to think outside the sandbox. Try these family-friendly ideas to keep the kiddos entertained. Some require parental supervision, but others allow the kids to discover their own awesome entertainment – a must this …...

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Landscaping Rules for Success

Some yards offer a perfect sanctuary, not to mention they impress the neighbors. Attractive landscaping can help you create your best outdoor space, whether you want to host regular backyard barbecues, pluck tasty tidbits from your herb garden or just want to admire your cute-as-a button flowers. Choosing the right elements can help you achieve …...

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Summer’s a Sizzling Time to Move

School’s out. Longer days beckon. And, according to the Beach Boys, “everyone is having fun, fun, fun!”  Summer is also the most popular time of the year to buy and sell a home. And, while looking for a new home can happen any time of year, summer offers some distinct advantages. Here’s just a few. …...

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Saving for a Down Payment

Saving up for a down payment to buy a home may seem daunting. Depending on the lender and loan type, your down payment may be 10% to 20% of the home purchase price, while some loans require as little as 3% down, subject to qualifications. However, a down payment of at least 20% may relieve …...

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Life is Great at The Groves

Towering pines. Miles of meandering wooded trails. And a peaceful, winding creek. The master-planned community of The Groves is a sanctuary tucked away in Humble, just northeast of Houston. Here, residents can enjoy a quiet respite, with easy access to major thoroughfares, good schools and festive year-round activities planned by an onsite community director. Trendmaker …...

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Move-in Ready Homes Offer Many Benefits

Most people believe there’s no place like home. Yet, finding your dream residence in the perfect location with all the features you want can require a significant time and cost investment. What if there was an option that made the process much easier—no magic or ruby slippers required? A move-in ready home may be just …...

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Entertaining at Home for the Holidays

The season for gathering with family and friends is fast approaching, but being host can sometimes leave you feeling like the Grinch. Fortunately, a new home with modern features and flexible entertaining spaces can make big gatherings feel less frantic and more festive. Here are just some of the innovative features you will find with …...

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TRI Pointe expands Trendmaker Homes to Dallas-Fort Worth

TRI Pointe Group Expands Into Top U.S. Metro Area With Acquisition of Dunhill Homes, a Winchester Carlisle Company, in Dallas-Fort Worth December 11, 2018 New Division President Rich Rodriguez Brings Local Knowledge and Expertise in the Nation’s Largest Homebuilding MarketDALLAS, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TRI Pointe Group (NYSE: TPH), one of the top …...

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LakeHouse: More of What You Love

Trendmaker Homes is excited to announce its newest Houston-area master-planned community called LakeHouse. Centered around a sparkling lake, this gated community boasts urban convenience with a vacation mindset and will offer a broad range of homebuyers stylish homes with spacious backyards and their own slice of lakeside paradise. Tucked into the heart of Katy, which …...

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Happy Homebuying: What You Need to Succeed

Is purchasing a new home on the horizon in 2019? Whether you’re looking for your first home or your fifth, the homebuying process can feel a bit daunting to get started. But there a few things you can do right now to work towards your home ownership goals and make the whole process a little …...

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Hottest Home Tech Trends in 2019

Don’t you sometimes wish you had a magic wand to turn off the porch light from bed? Or a crystal ball so you could see who’s knocking at the front door? Or even magically lowering your monthly energy bill without changing your lifestyle? As new homes become more and more technologically advanced, all of that …...

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Trendmaker Homes Now Selling at Palmera Ridge

Close your eyes and imagine your dream home. What do you see? High ceilings, a wide-open floor plan, lots of natural light pouring in? Shiny new appliances, plenty of storage and amenities right out your front door? You can find all that and more right now in Trendmaker home at Palmera Ridge.  An elegant foyer …...

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5 Reasons to Move to Houston

Location, location, location. When shopping for a new home, finding the right spot for your family can even be more important than the home itself. For the last decade, Houston has remained one of the nation’s fastest growing cities. People are flocking to the greater Houston area, not just from other Texas cities, but from …...

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Spring Cleaning: Organizing Your Closet

Have you ever frantically searched through your closet for your favorite workout wear before your scheduled spin class? Or tried to find the soccer uniform in your 8-year-old’s closet? We’ve all been there. With Spring right around the corner and the Netflix series Tidying Up With Marie Kondo as popular as ever, now is the …...

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LakeHouse Grand Opening Makes Waves

When Texas residents imagine their ultimate getaway, a lakeside paradise falls high on the list. That was certainly evident at the recent Grand Opening Event for LakeHouse, Trendmaker Homes’ newest master-planned community in Katy. Nestled around a central lake, this gated community provides city convenience with a vacation mindset. Impressive amenities, lake breezes and brilliant …...

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Ways to be Earth-Conscious All Year

Earth Month celebrations may have ended, but at Trendmaker Homes, we are dedicated to taking care of the earth and our homeowners every single day. That’s why in each home Trendmaker builds, you’ll find our comprehensive LivingSmart® program, which helps improve the health and well-being of you, your family and our planet. With a combination …...

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Own the Vacation Lifestyle in Balmoral

Imagine crystal-clear blue water. Digging your toes into a white-sand beach. And indulging in a peaceful oasis just minutes from your brand-new home. If paradise in your backyard sounds blissful, look no further than Trendmaker® Homes in Balmoral. Located in Humble, just northeast of Houston, Balmoral is home to Texas’ first Crystal Clear Lagoon, two …...

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Smart Building for More Attainable Homes

Since 1971, Texas families have trusted Trendmaker Homes to create the homes of their dreams, and we love being able to see those dreams come to life. That’s a big reason why we’re committed to implementing smart building practices that put home ownership within reach for even more families. In select communities throughout the state, …...

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School’s Out! Fun Things to Do this Summer

Summer is prime time for outdoor adventures and some lazy afternoons, too. The challenge is to find exciting activities for a summer bucket list that will keep the kids engaged and occupied. Fortunately, we’ve collected some great ideas to have summer fun near some of our communities in both the Austin and Houston areas. Let’s …...

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9 Tips to Throw a Housewarming Party

So, you’ve moved into your dream home. Congratulations! Now it’s time to celebrate – and meet your new neighbors. Make a great first impression by treating them to a friendly welcome party   Trendmaker Homes make hosting easy with spacious kitchens, open-concept gathering areas and attractive outdoor spaces. Whether you host a casual backyard barbecue, …...

Sustainable Solutions: Energy Efficiency: Beyond an Amenity

Energy Efficiency: Beyond an Amenity

Via BDmag.com There is a reason that energy-efficient homes are selling well. Not only do they contribute to a healthier environment overall, they also offer a comfortable home and lower monthly utility bills for the buyer. Trendmaker even takes it a step further… Click below to finish reading this article at BDmag.com Click Here...

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8 Things Only Texan Homeowners Understand

From chilly swimming holes on a sweltering summer day to slow-cooked barbecue worth waiting for, there are some things Texans just know to appreciate. If you’re new to the Lone Star State or explaining our iconic culture to visitors, here are some things Texas homeowners know to be true. Everything is bigger in Texas. It’s …...

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10 Ways to Make Your Home Pet Friendly

For many of us, our pets are more than just animals. Furry, finned or feathered, they are valued members of the family. So, it’s worth taking “paws” and investing some time to keep your fur babies and other pets safe and comfortable. Making just a few pet-friendly home adjustments can please even the most particular …...

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Enjoy Convenience and Prestige at Grayson Woods

Texan by birth or by choice, you’ve always been a trailblazer. That means having high expectations. And working hard to build a full, fruitful life. Taking care of your children. Your parents. Or both. You’re just the type that belongs at Grayson Woods. Grayson Woods is a peaceful community located just west of Houston in …...

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FAQ for First-Time Homebuyers

There are many factors to consider when buying your first home. Check out Trendmaker Homes' FAQ for first-time homebuyers. ...

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Lakeside Living at its Finest

Looking for an elegant, private retreat? Spacious setting to gather with friends and family? Gated community with resort-style amenities and stunning lake views? Welcome to LakeHouse in Katy, the ideal lakeside setting to experience the home of your dreams. Your paradise has arrived. Unwind and experience the perks of an upscale lakeside community with endless …...

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6 Ways to Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Space

One of the best things about living in the Lone Star State is that the great outdoors can be enjoyed almost all year. Think backyard barbecues, holiday gatherings and cozy fireside get-togethers! Your outdoor space can be a great place to gather with friends and family any time of year. Trendmaker Homes offers unique outdoor …...

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Is it Better to Rent or Buy?

Does renting or buying a home work best for you? Trendmaker Homes can help you discover which is the right fit....

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Homes Filled with Natural Light

Enjoy a beautiful new home with abundant windows and gorgeous, streaming natural sunlight – a hallmark of Trendmaker homes....

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Look for These Things in a New Home

Trendmaker Homes offers everything you are looking for in a new home, including beautiful finishes, smart technology and thoughtful designs....

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Go Big & Go Home Sales Event

Trendmaker would like you to take full advantage of their new Design Studio in Austin with a special promotion January 1 through March 31, 2020. ...

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