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BuildersOutlook
PUBLISHED BY THE EL PASO ASSOCIATION OF BUILDERS: NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY NEWS

Parade of Homes continues 50 year tradition


Upper Valley living
showcased in ten
model homes
By Ray Adauto
Plans for the 2019 Parade of Homes™
presented by Franklin Building Materials
began as a search for available lots to
build on. Most people don’t realize how
much planning goes into the annual event
and how sometimes there just isn’t any
place to hold a Parade. “I think that most
people think of the Parade as something
easy to put together, but it requires two
very important elements, the land and the
builders,” said Delton Deal, the 2019
Chairman of the Parade of Homes™. “It
is getting harder and harder to find a
single site that will accommodate the
number of builders required for a good
show, and the willingness of the
developers to support the event,” he
continued.
Model Home for graphic purposes only
This year’s event will be held at Valley
Creek Unit 3, and Hanson Development in
the upper valley. When the site committee
reviewed prospective locations there were
some that just didn’t fit the requirements a
show like the Parade has to have. “We admission of certain work groups. “GECU
look for a development where we can get Mortgage is sponsoring school and
at least ten lots next to each other or University employees, which means
across from each other, but with the hot anyone that works for a private or public
market we’re in that challenge was greater school or college can come in for free,
this year than ever before,” said Mark compliments of GECU Mortgage,” said
Dyer, Winton/Flair Homes and a Parade Adauto.
participant. When the Association put out The military sponsor, WestStar, will host
a request for bids there were several active duty, retired or veterans. “We feel
entries but only Valley Creek Unit 3 was that our commitment to provide admission
ready to go. The Parade of Homes™, a to the military is just a way to say thanks
trademarked event, is located at the 5800 for your service,” said David Osborn,
block of Juniper Creek, near the President of WestStar.
intersection of Upper Valley Road and Morrison Supply will host the medical
Gomez Road. Hanson Development had employees. “We want to welcome all the
the availability and willingness to put the professional health/medical employees no
show on their property. matter what job they do in the field,” said
The participating builders are: Deal 2 Sam Shallenberger.
Deal Custom Homes, ICON Custom First Responders, fire, EMS, law
Builder, Winton/Flair, Diamond Homes, enforcement at local, state, or federal
Rosewood Design and Build, Pacifica levels are being sponsored by First Light
Homes, BIC Homes, JER Custom Homes, Federal Credit Union. “At First Light FCU
and Palo Verde Homes. we want to welcome our own heroes to
In participating with the Parade Franklin the Parade by paying their admission,”
Building Materials jumped at the chance to said Lorenzo Revelez of First Light FCU.
be the Presenting Partner. “ We always For any of these groups all one has to
support the Association, but rarely do we do is show an employee ID or badge to
have the opportunity to showcase to the get in compliments of their sponsor.
consumers like we can at a Parade of The 2019 Parade of Homes™ begins on
Homes™,” Cristina Sheldon President told Saturday September 21 and runs through
the Outlook. “We look forward to a very Sunday October 6. For additional
successful show once again,” she information and pricing please visit:
concluded. www.facebook.com/elpasoparadeofhomes/
The same sentiment was shared by the
Community Partners who pay for the

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Special Industry Preview Party September 20, 2019

Located in Valley Creek 3 subdivision located at Upper Valley and Gomez Road
by Hanson Development

The premiere open house event of the year


showcasing new homes by:

BIC Homes
Military Sponsor:
Deal 2 Deal Custom Homes
WestStar Bank
Diamond Homes
ICON Custom Home Builder School Employees Sponsor:
JER Custom Homes
GECU Mortgage
Pacifica Homes
Palo Verde Homes Medical Employee Sponsor:
Rosewood Design & Build
Morrison Supply
Winton Homes
First Responders Sponsor:
Call 778-5387 for more information
First Light Federal Credit Union
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President’sMessage

Comparing New Homes to Existing Homes


Colonials and pay a lot more for them than appliances, doors, windows, flooring, or address consumer safety issues) require
new ones. However, I feel grateful that I do (God forbid), they may have to replace the more electrical outlets, more arc-fault
not have to get used to avocado green plumbing, aluminum wiring or have to fix circuit breakers and GFCI outlets which
appliances or have to scrub stained the foundation or resolve a termite, pest or make homes safer. Environmentally
countertops or grease covered appliances mold problem friendly coolants, cabinets, carpets and
any more (knock on wood). Efficiency: New homes have lower utility paints that use fewer volatile compounds
Used homes are usually located in bills because they incorporate cutting-edge allow for better air quality. On the flip side,
centralized, well-established high efficiency equipment, components and used homes sometimes come with lead-
neighborhoods whose yards are larger and certifications including walls, ceilings, roofs, based paint, tree roots that break sewer
have mature trees and more character. windows, doors, skylights, HVAC pipes, galvanized rusted pipes, and
They may also be historic. However, equipment and kitchen appliances. dangerous aluminum wiring among other
buying a new home gives you access to Constant building code upgrades require potential health hazards.
Sergio Cuartas enjoying a care-fee space with the latest new homes to include high-performance, Financing and closing costs: Most
President designs, life styles, comfort, efficiency, insulated, double pane windows, as builders will pay buyers’ closing costs and
El Paso Association of Builders technology and safety among other compared to single-pane windows found in will help with finding a lender who could
benefits as described below. used homes built even as recently as 15 tailor the loan with points to lower the
First of all, let me say that every opinion Design & Space: New homes come with years ago.New homes have superior monthly payment or reduce the down
is valid because people are free to think a modern look, wide open floor plans insulation (sometimes offering noise payment. Some builders will allow certain
the way we see fit. In this article, I will where large kitchens flow into large family control), duct work and systems, which upgrades and customizations to be
discuss my personal opinion about new rooms, larger and brighter master means that they are easier to cool and included in the 30-year mortgage.
homes as compared to existing (used) bedrooms and bathrooms, higher ceilings heat, and they provide better indoor air Other benefits: New homes offer higher
homes. with lots of natural light, and theater rooms quality. Additionally, some new home resale value, more community amenities
When I first came to the US, I used to among other features. New homes also builders offer manabloc home-run (parks, schools, shopping, hiking or biking
drive a 1980 Toyota Corolla. I did not pay feature larger walk in closets, larger plumbing systems which save energy and trails), the ability to choose colors and
much for the car, but on average, I spent garages, more bathrooms, more windows, water while providing comfort safety and layouts, trendy updates, customization, and
about $300 every month on repairs. One more storage and greater average living convenience. in some cities, better price per square foot
month it was the alternator, then the square footage than used homes. Advanced technology: New homes today than used homes.
starter, then the battery, the wires, etc. For Standard new homes come in with built-in offer sophisticated wiring for smart, high- As with a new car, my favorite features
a few years, I continued to own used dishwashers, microwaves, refrigerators and speed electronics, entertainment centers, of a new home are the fresh smell, look
vehicles and I had the same issues. Now I sometimes wine coolers, washers and communication equipment, programmable and especially the feel of brand new! As
only buy new cars requiring low dryers. thermostats, security systems, smart keys, you can see, the benefits of new homes
maintenance with a good warranty and Low maintenance: New homes have cameras, internet data, and USB charging often outweigh those of used homes for
better safety, comfort, fuel efficiency, lower monthly ownership costs since they outlets. many people. This is why new homes are
improved technology, etc. The cost of normally include 1 to 10 years of warranty Safety: New homes are required to a key part of many families’ lives.
repairs plus the opportunity cost of loss of in many components. Used homes, include many more hard-wired (backed by Thank you for supporting our
time and use is just too much for used however, often require extensive and battery power) smoke and carbon association. Do business with a member
vehicles. I feel the same way about expensive maintenance, just like the monoxide detectors than used homes built and have a great month ahead!
purchasing used phones, computers, experience of Tom Hanks’ character in the only a few years back. In addition, new
appliances, tires, and clothes. I understand movie The Money Pit. Buyers could end up homes feature modern fire-retardant
some people truly love classic cars and having to replace the water heater, the AC materials such as carpeting and insulation.
styles such as Victorians, Revivals or unit, the roof, the furnace, kitchen New building codes (which constantly
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Executive’sMessage PRINT & INTERNET
Change in Building Fees PUBLISHING
SOCIAL MEDIA & WEBSITE
What lies in store for builders, consumers CONTENT MANAGEMENT

associated with producing the permit, .82¢ per square foot fee, while most
E-MAIL NEWSLETTERS
in other words they could not profit. other cities went to an average of
By using monies from the permit to .45¢. My argument was how could COMMUNICATION 
fund other things would be considered San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Amarillo STRATEGY
an illegal tax and that is clearly out of or Lubbock be so much lower? Well
the allowable rules. the city continued to say its costs
When the law was passed it were correct and that the other cities
EDITORIAL SERVICES
became in effect immediately, a would be making up their fee in other
dangerous and unnecessary move in charges. Our Government Relations
our opinion. But it was and so committee dug in and worked with the
therefore the municipalities had to city, and our outcome, not exactly the
Ray Adauto scramble to begin charging the fee best but as good as we could get,
Executive Vice President
El Paso Association of Builders based on square footage immediately was a systematic variable rate for the
or as soon as they could. El Paso fees. It’s not perfect but it got overall
The changes that occurred at the city leaders were told by their support from the different committee
Texas Legislature this year have attorney’s that they had to do members and leadership.
impacted cities and builders something NOW, and so they did. The We still have the issue of what the
everywhere. The requirement to find change which affects the very core of fees must be for any builder using a
a new or return to the cost associated costs of building was changed without third-party company, those companies
with a building permit for single family consulting or notifying the industry, that do the work for the city permit
homes. The state passed a bill to including us. They rushed into the and inspections but are private sector.
require all building permit fees to be budget a change that has since been Over the past 12 plus years the City
calculated on a per square foot basis. passed without input from the of El Paso has charged full fees, with
Many cities, like El Paso, had been industry, a tactic that I went before the a small discount, for anyone using
calculating the fees based on the City council to complain about. The third party. We did ask for that topic to
“cost of the structure” and taking the excuse was that the city’s attorneys be included in our talks about fees.
word of the contractor or builder as to were pushing for an immediate move We will continue to work on that part
what that was. It got expensive in and that there was no time to get our in the near future. We will be asking
some communities and in fact one input. That, my friends, is absolute member support for any initiative or ted escobedo
major reason the law was changed is garbage. Why? Because other cities action that may arise from those ted@snappypublishing•com
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things, like roads and bridges. The to rush into a bad decision, and to win lost consumers. We hope to chalk up Get Creative. Make it Snappy.
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NationalOutlook
New Home Sales Rebound,
Affordability Concerns Persist
Sales of newly built, single-family homes
increased 7 percent to a seasonally adjusted
annual rate of 646,000 units in June from a
downwardly revised reading in May, according
to newly released data by the U.S. Department
of Housing and Urban Development and the
U.S. Census Bureau. On a year-to-date basis,
new home sales for 2019 are 2.2 percent
higher than the same period in 2018.
"Though there is a clear demand for new
homes, builders continue to wrestle with
affordability headwinds, including shortages of
buildable lots and skilled labor, that are
constraining sales,” said Greg Ugalde,
chairman of the National Association of Home
Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and
developer from Torrington, Conn.
“The June figures are in line with our
forecast predicting a modest 3.5 percent
growth in new home sales for 2019, due
largely to affordability concerns,” said
Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington, AVP for
Forecasting and Analysis at NAHB.
A new home sale occurs when a sales
contract is signed or a deposit is accepted. The
home can be in any stage of construction: not
yet started, under construction or completed. In
addition to adjusting for seasonal effects, the
June reading of 646,000 units is the number of
homes that would sell if this pace continued for
the next 12 months.
The inventory of new homes for sale was
338,000 in June, representing a 6.3 months’
supply. The median sales price was $310,400,
nearly identical to the $310,500 median price
from a year earlier.
Regionally, and on a year-over-year basis,
new home sales are 19.4 percent higher in the
West and 9.5 higher in the South. Sales are
down 50 percent in the Northeast and 17.6
percent in the Midwest.

Single-Family Starts Increase in June


Single-family gains helped offset a drop in
multifamily production as total housing starts
edged 0.9 percent lower in June to a
seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million
units, according to a report from the U.S.
Housing and Urban Development and
Commerce Department.
The June reading of 1.25 million starts is the
number of housing units builders would begin if
they kept this pace for the next 12 months.
Within this overall number, single-family starts
increased 3.5 percent to 847,000 units. The
multifamily sector, which includes apartment
buildings and condos, fell 9.2 percent to a
406,000 pace.
“The monthly pick up from May to June in
single-family starts is in line with the slight rise
in our latest builder confidence survey, as
demand remains solid due to a healthy job
market,” said Greg Ugalde, chairman of the
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
and a home builder and developer from
Torrington, Conn.
“The relatively flat housing starts data in
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Robert Dietz. “The Census data show that the
only region showing single-family construction
gains for the first half of 2019 is the South, C O M I N G S E P T E M B E R 2019
where housing is generally more affordable
relative to incomes.”
Regionally, combined single-family and
multifamily starts in June rose 31.3 percent in
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the Northeast, and 27.1 percent in the
Midwest. Starts declined 9.2 percent in the
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ElPasoOutlook
El Paso Builder
Market Break-Down
By the El Paso Association of Builders Market
Intelligence Committee

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value for the El Paso association of
Builders, the Market Intelligence
Committee has been tasked with
compiling valuable market insight for
our members. This is the 2nd article of
a monthly reoccurring market
breakdown to be featured in the
Builders Outlook. Below you will find
detailed market information relevant to
those in the home building industry.
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FinancialOutlook
As Trade Uncertainty Drags on Growth, Strong
Consumer Demand Backstops Slowing U.S. Economy
of a surge in refinances and moderate suggesting that market participants
house price growth. Refinance activity is expect economic activity to slow further,
Housing Remains a Bright expected to represent 32 percent of we believe that the Fed will take a more
Spot, But Supply and originations in 2019, up from 29 percent accommodative posture beginning with
in 2018 and more than 2 percentage a rate cut at the July meeting of the
Affordability Problems points higher than was forecast last FOMC.”
Persist month. While new home sales dipped in “Housing remains a net positive to the
May, existing home sales rose, and both economy, as the industry anticipates
By Matthew Classick are expected to pick up through the rest growth fueled by strong household
Fannie Mae of the year as inventories improve. balance sheets, low mortgage rates, and
Homebuyer sentiment has also a surge in refinance activity,” Duncan
improved, with the Home Purchase continued. “However, the housing
Sentiment Index® re-approaching its industry still doesn’t have an answer for
survey high.\ the related problems of low supply and
“As the current U.S. expansion affordability. While home price
will cut interest rates by 25 basis points
celebrates its tenth anniversary, it does appreciation has largely moderated –
in July, followed by another 25 basis
so under an economic backdrop of particularly compared to the recent past
WASHINGTON, DC – The Fannie points in December. Consumer
growing domestic and global uncertainty – and demand for modestly priced
Mae (FNMA/OTCQB) Economic and spending, buoyed by a strong labor
– and slowing growth,” said Fannie Mae homes has proven strong and resilient,
Strategic Research (ESR) Group market and a recent rebound in equity
Senior Vice President and Chief the lack of affordable inventory
predicts full-year 2019 and 2020 real valuation, remains the primary driver of
Economist Doug Duncan. “The continues to cap sales and limit the
GDP growth to slow to 2.1 percent and domestic growth and is now expected to
heightened uncertainty, stemming in part potential pool of would-be homeowners.”
1.6 percent, respectively, despite come in stronger in 2019 than previously
from the seemingly intractable trade
expectations that the Federal Reserve forecast, helping to offset growing Opinions, analyses, estimates, forecasts, and other views of Fannie
dispute between the U.S. and China,
will significantly ease monetary policy weakness in business investment and Mae's Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group included in these
appears to have reduced business’ materials should not be construed as indicating Fannie Mae's business
through the end of the year. An inverted government expenditures. prospects or expected results, are based on a number of assumptions, and
investment incentive, which is now are subject to change without notice. How this information affects Fannie
yield curve, weak business investment, Housing continues to benefit from the Mae will depend on many factors. Although the ESR Group bases its
poised to be a material drag on growth opinions, analyses, estimates, forecasts, and other views on information it
waning consumer and business lower mortgage rate environment, considers reliable, it does not guarantee that the information provided in
over the forecast period. With consumer these materials is accurate, current, or suitable for any particular purpose.
sentiment, and ongoing trade and global according to the ESR Group. Total Changes in the assumptions or the information underlying these views could
spending the principal remaining GDP produce materially different results. The analyses, opinions, estimates,
growth concerns contributed to the ESR origination volume is expected to forecasts, and other views published by the ESR Group represent the views
growth driver, in addition to the recent of that group as of the date indicated and do not necessarily represent the
Group’s updated prediction that the Fed improve 7 percent in 2019 on the back views of Fannie Mae or its management.
re-inversion of the yield curve
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Rebath of El Paso/Las Cruces CABINETS Big A Construction WALLS
ASSOCIATION Lisa Walling Cabinet Masters Thelma Vasquez The Dorian Group/Ocean Gallery USA
El Paso Mortgage Bankers Association 915-633-8101 Mike Robles 915-838-6611 Miguel Angel Mercado
Brenda Aguirre 915-256-5012 915-778-5111
915 204-3867 BRICK David Hernandez Cabinets CONCRETE WORK-POST TENSION
Greater El Paso Assoc. of Realtors Acme Brick Company David Hernandez J & H Concrete & Post Tension DESIGN & BUILD
Jason Sanchez Brent Smith 915-342-7847 Jorge Herrera ‘ EZE-R-DESIGNS
915-779-3521 915-859-9171 Eagle Custom Cabinets 915-581-3103 Leticia Mata
Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce Juan Benabidez 915-329-5102
David Michael Jerome BUILDER REBATES 915-820-8532 CONSULTING, COACHING AND
915-534-0522 Home Sphere, LLC Bassett Woodworks TRAINING DISPOSAL HAULING
Chris Hoag Danny Murillo Senpai Training and Development Demcon Disposal Management, LLC
ATTORNEYS 214-425-9482 915-855-2184 Leonardo Corral Maria Elena (Nena) Gomez
Firth, Johnston, Bunn & Kerr 915-303-0743 915-577-9477
Jay Kerr; Victor Firth BUILDING MATERIALS CIVIL ENGINEERS
915-532-7500 BMC Select Moreno Cardenas Inc. CONSULTING/ENGINEERING
David Quintana Roberto Moreno LOI Engineers
AUDIO 915-218-5816 915-532-2091 Bernardino Olague 915-781-1532
El Paso Audio Video by Design Boise Cascade 915-871-1190
Joe Gutierrez Mike Flores CONCRETE
915-346-9118 915-525-6037 Agustin Favela Concrete CORPORTATE RETIREMENT PLANS
DWS Building Supply Agustin Favela Bukaty Financial Companies Group
Sabrina Voorhies 915-822-0375 Ruth Rivera
915-351-7300 Oropeza Concrete 512-796-1205
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SUPPLIER Jorge Carmona MANAGEMENT Victor Prieto 915-691-0532 SOURCE
Trim Team 915-591-1423 915-222-8607 HUB International 915-407-6231 Hernandez Roofing Spectrum Technologies
915-856-0791 Luis Rosas Concepcion Hernandez Miled Daou
915-206-6023 915-222-1797 915-781-2000. 915-781-2288
DOORS GRADING INSURANCE AND BONDING PLASTERING Imperial Construction
Masonite International Juan Carlos Perez Grading C. D. Lee/Britton Insurance & J. F. Plastering Alexandro Garcia TRUSS
Jesse Carlson/ Bob Westby Juan Carlos Perez Bonding Juan Florez 915-222-3838 El Paso Truss
480-271-5553 915-252-4036 Anthony Landavazo/Lisa 915-474-7137 RGR Roofing, LLC Luis Mendiola
Franklin Door and Trim Daniels Alvarado Plastering & Stucco, Mario Rodriguez 915-751-0025
Jesse C. Brown GRANITE COUNTERTOPS 915-595-3393 LLC 915-329-1001 Franklin Building Materials,
940-210-0450 Magicstone Jorge Enrique Alvarado USA General Contractors Cristina Sheldon,
Marco Gomez IRON WORK PRODUCTS 915-691-3870 Javier Olmos 915-855-3859
DRY WALL 915-843-2500 Area Iron & Steel Works, Inc. 915-633-3339
Barraza Drywall Corp. Quality Granite Fred L. Edmonston Jr. PLUMBING UTILITY
Ignacio Barraza Hector Porras 915-833-9494 Desert Quest Plumbing ROOFING PRODUCTS Texas Gas Services
915-502-1732 915-892-1340 De la Torre Ironworks Hector Gonzalez ABC Supply Co., Inc. Maria Ortiz
Jose Moreno Dry Wall Alfredo De La Torre 915-253-4908 Larry Eck 915-680-7288
Jose Moreno GRANITE/QUARTZ 915-328-4933 Q Martins Plumbing 915-533-0645
915-922-8972 COUNTERTOPS Jose Martinez Eagle Roofing Products VEHICLE DEALERSHIP
S & J Drywall, LLC Stone City Rocks JANITORIAL SERVICES 915-240-5218. Scott Aguilar Rudolph Chevrolet
Yair Jalil/ Sergio Jalil Chris Baca Amelia's Janitorial Services 928-220-3899. Mike Ruffin
915-694-7024 915-246-7614 Amelia Gomez PLUMBING & IRRIGATION 915-544-4321
915-867-8513 SUPPLIES-DISTRIBUTORS SANITATION & FENCE
DUMPSTER RENTAL/SPRAY GYM Service Master Commercial Baron Supply United Site Services
FOAM INSULATION Forge Factory Strength & Heidi Avedician David Trammell Ramon Armendariz WASTE DISPOSAL
915 Siteworks, LLC Conditioning 915-525-5535 915-886-3697 915-330-2318 El Paso Disposal
Hugo Jasso Edmundo Portillo Moen Irma Parsons
915-859-3713 915-549-9145 LEGAL SERVICES/TITLE Frank Graf SELF STORAGE 915-772-7495
COMPANY 505-238-2731 Remcon Self Storage
ELECTRICAL HOME FURNISHINGS David J. Ellis Fee Office for Sun City Winnelson Will Harvey WATER SOFTENERS
CONTRACTORS Copenhagen Imports Sierra Title Dean Moore 915-833-2399. El Paso Water Softeners
Allbrite Electrical Flemming Carlsen David J. Ellis 915-532-1600 Rebecca Estrada
Carlos Nunez 915-581-8897 915-584-7769 915-566-2666. 915-566-0111 El Paso Winnelson SHUTTERS 915-307-9183
915-630-9432 Rene Goldfien Loyas Shutters
Castillo Electric HOME WARRANTY LIGHTING 915-778-4640. Alfredo Loya
Jose Del Val 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty City Lights W.W. Sales 915-999-7799 WATER REMOVAL
915-877-3335 Leslie Schey Thomas Brown Eric Hoppes Jimmy Garza Emergency
Elizardo Garcia Electric 915-242-7699. 303-306-2222 915-533-6045. 915-533-6096 505-463-8204 SOIL TESTING Water Removal
Elizardo Garcia Centricity Designer's Mart Soil Mechanics Jimmy Garza
915-333-9675 Brent R. Morgan Valerie Edmiston Lorenza Escareno 915-562-1123
Haskins Electric 800-749-0381X4790 915-778-9223 PORTABLE RESTROOMS 915-433-2720
Charles B. Haskins, Jr. Home of Texas Sarabias Blue Sanitation WINDOW TREATMENTS
915-629-9196 Amanda Eason LIGHTING & BATH FIXTURES Monica Brown SOLAR PANELS Southwest Décor El Paso
IES Residential 210-540-7891 Ferguson Enterprises Inc. 915-544-9022. 915-533-3108 Border Solar Corporation
Joshua Garnica StrucSure Home Warranty Albert Holguin Porta- Jons Javier Ruiz Chris Matthews
915-356-5644 Scott Whisenant 915-231-5836. 915-231-9357 915-613-4168 915-594-9240
Saldivar Electric, Inc. 210-232-3947 POST TENSION Solar Smart Living Marlo Building Services
Martin A. Saldivar LOW VOLTAGE WIRING Post Tension Steel Larry Perea Roberto Martinez
915-778-7085 HVAC Prewire of El Paso, Inc. Dennis Moore 915-400-2995 915-832-1121 915-757-0774
4 Tech A/C Service Steven Drury 915-474-0180. 915-532-0119
ENERGY STAR RATER Enrique Hernandez 915-598-4937 STONE VENEER WINDOWS
Senercon 915-519-7239 PREWIRE Value Stone Pella Windows
Javier Ruiz A C Refrigeration, LLC LUMBER Southwestern Prewire Isabel Chacon Jason Bates
915-892-0547. Angel Cabrera 84 Lumber Joe Trejo 915-474-4289 915-833-3066
915-820-8503 Ernie Chavez 915-549-2611 Sun West Windows and Glass
ENGINEERING Go Pro Refrigeration 915-584-8447 STORMWATER/SAFETY Ernie Hernandez
CEA Engineering Group Humberto Diaz PUBLICATIONS ESS Environmental and Safety 915-383-2201
Jorge L. Azcarate Parra's A/C and Heating Service MIRROR, SHOWER DOOR, Homes of El Paso Solutions
915-544-5232. Aureliano Parra STOREFRONT,AUTOMATIC Riley Stephens Jose L. Garcia Ramirez WROUGHT IRON -
Conde, Inc. 915-401-9667 DOORS & CURTAIN WALLS 915-585-1000 915-775-1171 915-775-1174 ENTRIWAYS
Conrad Conde Polar Mechanical LLC Performance Glass & Su Casa Magazine The Iron Snail Inc.
915-592-0283. Francisco Amezquita Aluminum Edwin Rosario STUCCO David Zuniga
TRE & Associates 915-694-8313 Hector Hernandez 915-355-7190 EDLR Platering 915-204-7215
Linda Troncoso Startech Heating and Air 915-592-5583 Eduardo De La Rosa
915-852-9093. Conditioning PUBLISHING SERVICES 915-203-8979 SUBCONTRACTOR
Luis Procter MOLDING & LUMBER Snappy Publishing, LLC JFM Enterprises, Inc. Rito Magallanes
EVENT VENUE/CATERING 915-757-1982 Adams Moulding & Lumber Ted Escobedo Jaime Flores 915-228-5968
150 Sunset Wolf Air Tom Swahlen 915-820-2800 915-255-9945 Serrano's Construction
Danny Heredia Arturo Alcantar 915-584-1440 Juan Serrano
915-585-0801 915-694-8214 READY MIX SURVEYING ENGINEERING 915-288-0398
MORTGAGE COMPANIES MTI Ready Mix, Inc. Barragan & Associates
EXTERIOR FOIL SHEATHING HVAC EQUIPMENT Cadence Lending Group Tony Mullen Benito Barragan
Powerfoam Insulation Lennox Industries Carolyn De Leon 915-859-5767 915-591-5709
Arnie Pedersen Brandon Walker 915-779-1633 915-706-2649
972-299-5556. 818-932-5063 New American Funding REAL ESTATE SERVICES TESTING & ENGINEERING
Goodman Mfg. Tania Guzman Campaign ERA Sellers & Buyers CQC Testing and
EXTERIOR PATIO PRODUCTS Jorge Guajardo 757-831-7322. Karla Rayos Engineering,LLC
Modern Exteriors 915-219-3896 Patriot Mortgage 915-585-2222 Jaime Rojas
Hector Macias Randy Bowling Team Juan Uribe, LLC 915-771-7766
915-857-5126 HVAC SALES/INSTALLATION 915-757-9500 Juan Uribe
Belmont's Air Conditioning, Inc. Rocky Mountain Mortgage 915-479-5151. TILE & NATURAL STONE
FIREPLACES/INSTALLATION Rafael Belmonte Company Home Pros Real Estate Group Interceramic Tile & Stone
Jack White Building Specialties 915-778-7399 Dean Inniss Penny Moore. Gallery
Claudia Lardizabal 915-593-3111 915-585-8806 David Holguin
915-855-8630 HVAC Supplies Supreme Lending Legacy Real Estate Services 915-593-7357
Hercules Industries Lisa Wren Patrick Tuttle
FLOORING John Chaney 601-549-6768 915-231-9994. TILE INSTALLATION
Bordertown Carpets 915-778-9377 Commerce Mortgage Century 21 The Edge CMF
Brian M. Abraham Stephen Sepulveda, Gilbert Scott Kesner Carlos Munoz
915-522-8993 HVAC/ROOFING Pedregon 915-772-0553 915-633-3517
Carpet Warehouse Diaz Services, Inc. 915-209-3189 Harris Real Estate Group Miguel Sanchez Cano
Erez Belkin Emmanuel Diaz Lane Harris 915-226-2148
915-565-7847 915-822-0039 NEWSPAPER 915-443-8423
Edgar's Flooring El Paso Times Hector De La Canal Real TITLE & ESCROW 
Edgar Enriquez I T & WEB DESIGN Sal Hernandez, Justin Riley Estate Group COMPANIES
915-626-4865 Cognent, Inc. 915-546-6244. 915-546-6406 Hector De. La Canal Del Sol Title Co.
Martin Paredes 915-630-0686 Hector Phillips
FOAM INSULATION 407-809-4417. PAINT DISTRIBUTOR Keller Williams 915-838-8000
New Era Foam Dunn-Edwards Paints Mo Goodarzi, REALTOT Lone Star Title Co. of El Paso
George Tollen INSULATION Nathan Gordon 915-549-3027 Aaron Rich
915-861-6683 New Start Insulation 915-855-7535 915-855-8168 Majestic Realtors 915-545-2222
Jose Carreon Sherwin Williams Paint Patti Musshorn Sierra Title Company
FOUNDATION REPAIR & 915-256-2371 Cruz Lopez 915-779-5740 Angelique Roman, Marielsa
STABILIZATION 915-532-6921. Minerva Al-Tabbaa Realtor Pulido
G & G Enterprises Gen. INSURANCE Minerva Al-Tabbaa 915-544-3322
Contractor Compareowl Insurance Agency PAINTING 915-740-3463 Stewart Title of El Paso
Juan F. Garcia Victoria Dominguez A Plus Remodeling & Repairs Bella Vista Realty Cindy Bilbe
915-726-8995 915-598-3500 Martin Arroyos Grisel Ortega 915-225-8200
Farmers Ins. Mercedes Ruiz 915-474-6548 915-491-2056 WestStar Title
FRAMING Agency J. C. Balcorta Painting Rachel Valles
Segura Framing Mercedes Ruiz Cruz Balcorta RES. & COMM BUILDING 915-849-5537
Erika Segura 915-860-1000. 915-731-4565 PRODUCTS Texas Title Company
915-407-9400 Great American Insurance Ramon Romero Painting Massey Johnson Steve Raney
Sergio Herrera Framing Group Ramon Romero Josie Ledesma 915-593-3400
Sergio Herrera Julie Tomlinson 915-487-0465 915-487-3359
915-328-6024 513-412-4921 Rey Construction
Joe Bernal Ins. & Financial Manuel Reyes ROOFING
GARAGE DOORS Services, Inc. 915-252-2238 H P Roofing & Construction TITLE INSURANCE
Garage Doors and More Joe M. Bernal X Construction Heriberto Prieto Prosperus Title & Escrow
Miguel Moran 915-542-0900. Emmanuel Chavarria 915-727-2461 Alexandra Jade Hedrick
915-831-9828 915-820-3392 MAK Roofing & Construction 915-288-2462
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production of more affordable housing in affordable rental housing.
America. NAHB will continue to work with the
NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde attended White House, HUD Secretary Carson and
the White House signing ceremony and Congress to achieve these goals.
provides further analysis on what the
executive order means for our members in
the video at the bottom of this blog post.
Ugalde also issued the following official
statement:
“NAHB applauds President Trump for
making housing a top national priority. With
housing affordability near a 10-year low, the
president’s executive order on this critical
issue underscores that the White House is
ready to take a leading role to help resolve
the nation’s affordability crisis.
“Given that homeownership historically
has been part of the American dream and a
primary source of wealth for most American
households, the need to tackle ongoing
affordability concerns is especially urgent.
As we celebrate National Homeownership
Month, we must ensure that
homeownership remains in reach for
younger and future generations. This can
be achieved by providing access to
affordable rental housing and growing the
inventory of for-sale housing, particularly at
the entry-level.
“NAHB analysis has found that
regulations account for nearly 25% of the
price of building a single-family home and
more than 30% of the cost of a typical
multifamily development. We are pleased
that the president’s executive order calls for
the formation of a White House Council
chaired by HUD Secretary Ben Carson that
will seek to reduce regulatory barriers that
are making housing more costly.”
More Progress on the Affordability Front
Addressing the housing affordability crisis
is the association’s top priority. NAHB has
met with top White House officials and
leaders of Congress numerous times to
discuss strategies to resolve supply-side
constraints that are acting as barriers to
increase the production of quality,
affordable housing.
DESIGN WITH NATURAL GAS IN MIND.
Nothing is more attractive to homebuyers than the right mix of comfort and value. You can
During the first week in June, NAHB and
HUD cosponsored the Innovative Housing provide both when you build homes that have natural gas.
Showcase that took place on the National
Mall. The event provided a great opportunity Natural gas furnaces, water heaters and clothes dryers offer greater efficiency and lower
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affordability crisis and to seek meaningful
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Industry and policy experts – including
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And on June 5, nearly 700 builders went
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meetings with their representatives and
senators as part of NAHB’s 2019 Legislative
Conference. Builders delivered an important
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Title agencies can help you
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Attorneys may also need to work
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“The role of title agents and
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