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A little cold weather didn't stop the 2018 Harper's Preserve Santa Stop from bringing some Christmas magic to the residents. Visitors spread Cheer on Saturday at the Harper's Preserve Pool Barn with Santa and Mrs. Claus. 

Everyone enjoyed a free keepsake photo with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, plus the letters to Santa station, ornament station, Jave Pura hot cocoa and coffee bar, and sweet treats. Harper's Preserve home builders donated beautiful gifts as door prizes for the event. 

Residents dropped off new unwrapped toys for the Star of Hope toy drive to share their holiday with those less fortunate. 


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Harper's Preserve Residents Enjoy Halloween Movie Night

Oct 29, 2018

The Pool Barn was the site of our Halloween Movie Night, held on Saturday, October 27, for residents of Harper’s Preserve. The community-wide event featured the critically acclaimed Disney/Pixar film Coco, which is inspired by Día de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”). Prior to the screening, kids enjoyed various lawn games and activities and were invited to participate in a Halloween costume parade. As the sun was setting, residents illuminated the Pool Barn lawn with colored glow sticks. 

Attendees got a head start on the Halloween sugar rush by enjoying free candy; fresh popcorn was served on site. 

Special thanks to Harper’s Preserve builders Plantation Homes, Drees Custom Homes and HistoryMaker Homes for donating a beautiful gift basket! 



HISTORYMAKER Homes builds new homes in more than 20 Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston communities and we offer buyers more home for less money. If you are a first-time buyer, there are several reasons you should consider HISTORYMAKER as your builder of choice. 


Being a first-time home buyer can be intimidating. There are so many questions: How do I know if I can qualify for a new for a new HISTORYMAKER home? How long does the home buying process take? What kind of credit score do I need? How Much can I afford? What will my monthly mortgage payment be? HISTORYMAKER's New Home Consultants offer personalized guidance and support throughout the entire home buying purchase, answering every question you have along the way and allowing you the time and space to make important decisions. We understand the significance of homeownership and work to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible.


One of the many benefits of choosing a HISTORYMAKER home is the many floor plan options offered to buyers. HISTORYMAKER offers a wide variety of floor plans,one to meet every family's needs and specific lifestyle. Whether you are looking for a one-story or two, masters upstairs or down, a two or three-car garage, or options for game rooms and media rooms, HISTORYMAKER has a floor plan for you. 


HISTORYMAKER is a fourth-generation, family-owned company with an excellent reputation in Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston, giving buyers confidence and a peace of mind about their purchase. HISTORYMAKER stands behind our commitment service and satisfaction and backs each home with a warranty protection plan. 

Whether you are first-time or repeat home buyer, HISTORYMAKER invites you to visit any of our communities for an in-person tour. Or Call a HISTORYMAKER New Home Consultant today.



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01With record-setting home sales hitting DFW, an inventory shortage for pre-owned homes is an issue for many buyers. HISTORYMAKER Homes, however, has new quick move-in homes available now throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With HISTORYMAKER’s quick move-in homes, buyers not only have options in several DFW communities with available inventory, they won’t have to deal with multiple offers or bidding wars.

Several corporate relocations and expansions have resulted in the DFW housing shortage. Major companies such as Toyota, JP Morgan Chase, and Fannie Mae are relocating thousands of employees to the area.  The Dallas Morning News recently reported that the “North Texas housing market continues to have a shortage of home listings” and that “it remains commonplace to see multiple offers” on homes as they come to the market.

HISTORYMAKER, however, has new homes in several DFW communities ready for move-in now. The Villages of Carmel in Denton, for example, has homes available now that offer three or four bedrooms and two-plus baths. ArrowBrooke in Aubrey has several homes available now, with varying floor plans, up to four bedrooms. Homestead in Fort Worth has quick move-in homes available now.

Despite the current housing shortage in DFW, HISTORYMAKER has a home for you today. And in addition to quick move-in homes available in DFW, HISTORYMAKER has move-in-ready homes in the Houston area’s Country Lake Estates, Lakes at Mason Park, Balmoral and Wright’s Landing communities. Call a HISTORYMAKER New Home Consultant at 866-409-1949 today for more information about our quick move-in homes.



Rental prices are skyrocketing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, making the purchase of a new HISTORYMAKER home a smart and affordable alternative to renting. HISTORYMAKER is building in D-FW and Houston communities such as Denton, Humble, Spring and Aubrey and offers new homes starting at $170s. Based on increasing rental rates, now is the perfect time for renters to move into homeownership.

Media coverage on high DFW rents

The Dallas Morning News, in a July 2017 article titled, “You think D-FW rents are too high? You ain’t seen nothing yet,” reports that “Dallas-Fort Worth apartment renters who've been pining for a slowdown in rent increases are going to have to keep waiting.” Despite increased building activity, monthly rents continue to climb, outpacing increases nationwide.

“If it feels like you’re paying a lot for rent, you’re probably right: huge demand for D-FW apartments in 2016, coupled with a shortage of supply, has pushed rents and building occupancy to record levels,” said Candy Evans, a well-known Dallas real estate writer, in a recent CandysDirt.com feature.

“More people are moving to Dallas than ever before and that's why rent prices are rising. As fast as new apartment buildings go up, thousands of new renters pop up too. The extra apartment inventory is doing little to impact pricing,” NBC 5 recently reported.

Renters can afford to buy new with HISTORYMAKER

“Buying a new home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area is possible with HISTORYMAKER Homes,” said VP of Sales Mike Tadlock. “Renters from areas such as Frisco and Plano report being able to get into a new HISTORYMAKER home for similar monthly payments – and sometimes even lower monthly payments – than they were paying in rent.

“We recommend reaching out to a HISTORYMAKER New Home Consultant by phone or visiting one of our communities in person,” added Tadlock. “We will help you decide if renting is an affordable option for you, and walk you through every step of the home buying process.”

Call a HISTORYMAKER New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838 for more information and a tour of any of our communities



The home-buying process involves a lot of decisions. One of the biggest is deciding whether to buy a new home or a pre-existing property. Let HISTORYMAKER Homes help you make that decision!

Pros to buying new with HISTORYMAKER Homes:

  • Personalization: Buying a new HISTORYMAKER home means working with the HISTORYMAKER design team to personalize your home. Buyers make design selections that fit their lifestyle and budget with the assistance of the HISTORYMAKER design team, which provides exceptional personal service in the HISTORYMAKER showroom throughout the entire home design selection process. Decisions on flooring, lighting, cabinetry, countertops, color palettes, exterior brick and more are all yours in a new home!
  • Floor Plans: HISTORYMAKER Homes offers several modern floor plan options so buyers can choose what works best for their specific needs. HISTORYMAKER’s modern floor plans also have features not often found in older construction, such as game rooms, media rooms, spacious closets, dual bathroom vanities and “open” layouts in the kitchen, living and dining areas.
  • Energy Efficiency: New HISTORYMAKER homes are “green” built, using less energy, less water and fewer natural resources, resulting in significantly reduced energy costs over the life of the home. Low E (emissions) windows, tightly sealed duct work, radiant barrier roof decking and water-sense fixtures are just a few of the ways HISTORYMAKER makes your home more resource-efficient.
  • Healthy:  The use of non-toxic materials, such as low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) interior paint and carpet, reduces the risk of illness and improves air quality.
  • Maintenance: A newly built home normally requires less maintenance since appliances and features like the HVAC system, plumbing and roof are new. Every HISTORYMAKER home also comes with a warranty protection plan, meaning workmanship, materials and mechanical systems are covered for a specified timeframe.
  • Amenities: Buying a new HISTORYMAKER home means buying only in the very finest communities. Several HISTORYMAKER communities feature amenities such as resort-style pools, trail systems, neighborhood parks and playgrounds, lakes and water features, community centers and more, and homes that are close to outstanding schools.
  • Investment: With new construction, you can normally count on a great resale value! 

If you are ready to buy your new HISTORYMAKER home today, contact a New Home Consultant at 866-634-9838 for more information and a tour of any of our communities. 



HISTORYMAKER Homes is pleased to have been recognized as a national leader in home building in the area of “design selection” for buyers.  HISTORYMAKER was listed in the Top Ten builders in the nation for its Design Selection Experience by Eliant, which sponsored the 2017 Home Buyers’ Choice Awards. Eliant is the nation’s leading provider of customer experience management services for building firms.

HISTORYMAKER’s recognition in the Design Selection Experience category was based on the company’s extensive showroom, the hands-on opportunities afforded to buyers at the showroom and HISTORYMAKERS’s team of design professionals who work hand-in-hand with buyers throughout the home buying process.

HISTORYMAKER’s new 2,800-square-foot showroom gives buyers an opportunity to actually see, touch and experience all of the design choices available in their new HISTORYMAKER home. The showroom features display options for lighting, hardware, flooring, backsplash, cabinetry, countertop, paint colors, exterior brick, appliances and more.

Buyers also have the added benefit of partnering with HISTORYMAKER’s design professionals throughout the process – and throughout every room in their new home. From choosing cabinetry and backsplashes for the kitchen to vanity countertops and hardware for bathrooms, HISTORYMAKER’s design team is with buyers every step of the way.

The HISTORYMAKER showroom is conveniently located at the company’s headquarters in Grapevine at 1038 Texan Trail. If you are interested in all of the choices available to HISTORYMAKER buyers, contact the showroom at (817) 479-0755 or visit during open house hours on Tuesday from 1pm to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. 



HISTORYMAKER Homes makes getting your new home ready for summer easy. HISTORYMAKER Homes in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston are energy efficient and meet the most current standards and technology in green building for new homes construction. While other homeowners are busy upgrading insulation, checking window seals and duct work, installing programmable thermostats and investing in water-saving fixtures, HISTORYMAKER homeowners can be assured that this work has already been done for them.

Since HISTORYMAKER has done the summer prep already, there is more time for enjoying your new home and neighborhood. Do some early morning catch-and-release fishing at the stocked pond in ArrowBrooke; cool off at the community pool at Chisholm Trail Ranch; or take your little ones to the toddler pool at Heartland. At Balmoral, families will be able to take advantage of one of the first Crystal Lagoons projects in the nation, a resort-like setting with crystal clear beaches, white sands and a 3,000-square-foot clubhouse and boardwalk.

Of course, hot summer days are meant for staying indoors, too. While at home, HISTORYMAKER’s high-efficiency HVAC systems offer both comfort and money-savings with lower utility bills. And because HISTORYMAKER builds only in the best communities, escaping the heat with nearby family-friendly activities is always easy. Homestead is 15 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and its long list of nationally recognized museums; Villages of Carmel is just minutes from Denton’s charming downtown; Providence Village is a quick drive to The Shops at Legacy and Stonebriar Centre.

HISTORYMAKER goes to great lengths to incorporate the process of “thinking and building forward” in every home and prepping for every season, so you don’t have to. Contact a HISTORYMAKER New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838 for more information about new homes and communities.



HISTORYMAKER is offering final opportunities to buy new homes in the Kennedale/Arlington area. These new homes are at Melia Ranch, on the border of Kennedale and Arlington, and offer convenient commutes to both Dallas and Fort Worth.

Melia Ranch is a boutique community with something for the entire family. It is served by the Kennedale ISD, which has been honored with several academic distinctions, and is committed to providing strong partnerships with families. It is just blocks from the Tierra Verde Golf Club and within walking distance of the popular Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Complex, a 100-acre center featuring baseball fields, a nature trail, playground and more. Melia Ranch is also conveniently located near several family-friendly destinations including Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, Globe Life Park (home of the Texas Rangers) and AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys).

Melia Ranch has a limited number of quick move-in homes available now. There are two-story homes currently available with three and four bedrooms, and two-and-a-half to three baths.

These final opportunities will go fast. Call a HISTORYMAKER New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838 for more information about new homes in Melia Ranch. 



In a much more competitive field that saw builders having to crack 400 annual sales to be included on the esteemed Builder 100 list, HistoryMaker Homes moved up four spots, from No. 64 last year to No. 60 this year.

The builder — homebased in Dallas — closed 800 homes in 2016, a 26 percent increase from the 635 homes closed in 2015.

“The Builder 100 signifies the nation’s leading homebuilders, and it’s an honor to not only be included, but to see progression up the list,” said HistoryMaker Homes CEO Nelson Mitchell. “We have continued our penetration in the Dallas-Fort Worth market and for the first time began operations in the Houston area last year.”

HistoryMaker Homes builds in 15 developments spanning the Dallas-Fort Worth region, from Fort Worth to Terrell and Waxahachie to Melissa.

In October 2016, HistoryMaker debuted in the Wright’s Landing community in north Houston. The builder now operates in four Houston-area developments.

“Since we launched in 1949, our success has been founded on building homes that offer our homeowners more living space and less wasted space at an exceptional value,” Nelson said. “It’s a platform that resonates as much today as it did nearly 70 years ago. With our continued dominance in Dallas-Fort Worth and our rapid expansion in Houston, we are poised for continued growth.”

The Builder 100 is reported annually by Builder Magazine. HistoryMaker Homes first appeared on the list in 2007 and has been included among the Builder 100 ever since.

Learn more about HistoryMaker Homes by checking out our website here.



HISTORYMAKER Homes is building in three new Houston communities: County Lake Estates in Spring, Lakes of Mason Park in Katy and Balmoral in Humble. These new Houston homes offer great value, more choices and come from a Texas-based, family-owned company with a reputation for building exceptional homes since 1949.

HISTORYMAKER Homes at Country Lake Estates in Spring, now selling, are situated around two community lakes. The larger lake is 18 acres and has three water fountains; the smaller is six acres with one fountain. A limited number of lake-backing home sites are still available to buyers but will sell quickly. Families here also have the advantage of the outstanding Kline ISD schools and community amenities such as a neighborhood swimming pool, tennis courts, landscaped greenbelts, and a park and playground. A Spring address also means easy access to The Woodlands, Bush International Airport, and the ExxonMobil campus. 

Homes in Lakes at Mason Park, now selling, offer families big city convenience with small town charm, along with exceptional Katy ISD schools including a brand new high school. The location is accessible to I-10, offering an easy commute to the Energy Corridor and Katy Mills Mall. The community also offers an onsite recreation center, trail system, greenbelt with picnic areas, a community pool and peaceful lakes. HISTORYMAKER Homes in this neighborhood also offer the popular new Ironwood floor plan, a 2-story layout with up to five bedrooms, a nook off the downstairs family room, a utility room conveniently located off the master closet, and a spacious upstairs loft.

Balmoral, coming soon to Humble, will be home to one of the nation’s first Crystal Lagoon projects, offering families a year-round resort-like setting. Balmoral’s lagoon will feature crystal clear beaches and white sands, along with cabana seating and water sports opportunities like paddle boarding, sailing and kayaking.  A 3,000-square-foot clubhouse and boardwalk will circle the lagoon, as well as sand volleyball and lighted tennis courts. HISTORYMAKER Homes at Balmoral is located just off North Sam Houston Parkway and Woodland Hills.

Read more about all of these Houston communities today and contact a New Home Consultant at 866-634-9838 for more information or to set up a tour.



HISTORYMAKER Homes is building new homes in Fort Worth at Fairways of Champion’s Circle. Homes here are selling now and HISTORYMAKER is offering VIP tours and the opportunity to be among the first to choose a home site in this master-planned community.

Those touring now can learn from a New Home Consultant all that Fairways at Champion’s Circle has to offer. The exceptional location, just southwest of the SH 114 and I-35W exchange, is close to popular attractions like Texas Motor Speedway and Lake Grapevine. Downtown Fort Worth is an easy commute and the Alliance area is a quick 10-minute drive. Those looking for small town charm can easily get to downtown Roanoke, called the “Unique Dining Capital of Texas.” The main campus of Northwest ISD, with its state-of-the art athletic facility, football stadium and performing arts center, is just around the corner from the community and allows for easy access to the elementary, middle and high school.

Buyers looking for golf are right at home. The Golf Club at Champions Circle is an 18-hole championship course that was originally designed by Greg Norman and recently updated by Jay Morrish. It takes advantage of the area’s natural creeks, towering oak trees and rolling hillsides and accommodates golfers of all skill levels. 

Families interested in Fairways of Champion’s Circle can also take advantage of HISTORYMAKER’s new 2,800-square-foot showroom in Grapevine, which offers buyers a professional design partnership and a hands-on opportunity to experience all of the design options available in their new HISTORYMAKER home. The new showroom features design options for lighting, hardware, flooring, backsplash, cabinetry, countertop, paint colors, exterior brick, appliances and more.

Schedule your VIP tour today and be among the first to choose your home site at Fairways of Champion’s Circle by calling a New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838.



Buyers looking for a home in southeast Fort Worth are invited to schedule a VIP tour with a HISTORYMAKER New Homes Consultant to learn about Chisholm Trail Ranch. HISTORYMAKER is now offering buyers the first choice of home sites in a community that is only a 12-minute drive to downtown Fort Worth and across the street from a 75-acre city park.

Buyers here have a choice of 17 floor plan options with pricing starting in the $230s. Buyers can choose one or two-story homes with up to seven bedrooms and four bathrooms. Square footage on these floor plan options ranges from 1,797 to almost 4,000.

Chisholm Trail Ranch is a 600-acre master-planned community that incorporates both residential and commercial components, as well as outstanding family-centered amenities. The new ShowBiz cinema, opening soon, is just one of the retail components. It will feature 10 cinema auditoriums with oversized leather reclining chairs, 14 boutique bowling lanes, a game room and a restaurant. Chisholm Trail Ranch’s on-site family-friendly amenities include a gorgeous resort-style pool with covered poolside cabanas for seating, children’s pool, a covered outdoor “living room” with a fireplace, neighborhood parks, and playgrounds, and in the fall of 2018, an onsite elementary school.  The city’s Chisholm Trail Park and Community Center across the street features an in-ground concrete skate park, eight-foot-wide walking trails, league soccer fields and a pond. The state-of-the-art community center features a rock-climbing wall and fitness center. 

Chisholm Trail Ranch is conveniently located off of Chisholm Trail Parkway and is selling from the nearby Wellington Point community.  Contact a New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838for your VIP tour of Chisholm Trail Ranch and your first choice of home sites here.


HISTORYMAKER Homes is excited to announce that it is building in Humble’s Balmoral master-planned community, which will feature one of the state’s – and country’s – first Crystal Lagoons projects.
The lagoon will serve as the top amenity in the community, bringing a Caribbean-like beach life setting to Balmoral and HISTORYMAKER homeowners. Crystal Lagoons has completed several similar projects in residential and destination developments worldwide.
The lagoon amenity promises a resort lifestyle for the entire family. The lagoon will offer crystal clear beaches and white sands, along with cabana seating and opportunities to paddle board, sail, kayak and swim. There will be a 3,000-square-foot clubhouse and boardwalk circling the lagoon. Families can also enjoy sand volleyball and lighted tennis courts.
The 500-acre Balmoral community is set against a backdrop of the area’s greenway, just off North Sam Houston Parkway and Woodland Hills Drive. Residents will have easy access to area employers at locations such Generation Park, a 4,000-acre mixed-use development, Texas Medical Center and downtown Houston. Families will be served by Humble ISD.
New HISTORYMAKER Homes will be available in Balmoral soon.  Homes here will offer a number of floor plan options and price points. Because of the lagoon amenity, homes here will sell quickly. 
Let the sales counselors with HISTORYMAKER Homes work with you to find a new home the fits your taste and styles at a price point that suits your budget. Call 866-634-9838 to be added to our VIP list for this community. 



HISTORYMAKER Homes is building new homes in ArrowBrooke in Aubrey. The master-planned community features already-completed amenities in a family-centered neighborhood just north of Hwy. 380. ArrowBrooke’s backdrop is peaceful and small-town feel while still offering easy access to the nearby communities of Frisco, Plano and Denton. 

Families at ArrowBrooke can take advantage of opportunities to connect with friends and neighbors throughout the community. The Gathering Place is a resort-style amenity center that serves as the heart of the neighborhood. Miles of hike and bike trails are ideal for long walks or bike rides. Catch-and-release fishing is the perfect way to de-stress after a hectic week. Parks, green spaces and common areas are great for picnics, games of tag and flying kites. The resort-style pool, shaded seating and water features are perfect for cooling off during hot summer days. Families here get to know each other as they enjoy the amenities, but also through events organized by Arrowbrooke’s Community Lifestyle Director. Movies on the lawn, wine tastings, holiday-themed events, ladies lunch-and-learn events and family game nights are all popular get-togethers.

HISTORYMAKER Homes at ArrowBrooke, starting in the low $240s, offer a value superior to local competitors and an opportunity for first-time homebuyers in the desirable 380 corridor. Many buyers have relocated to ArrowBrooke from apartment communities, where they were paying the same or more in rent.

HISTORYMAKER also offers multiple floor plan options and an impressive list of standard design features. Plan to meet with a New Home Consultant today who can show you how HISTORYMAKER can provide your family with a bigger home, better value and more choices. Call and read more about ArrowBrooke here.



HISTORYMAKER Homes brings value to buyers by maximizing their home-buying dollar.  What do you value in a new home? Most buyers want a desirable location, quality craftsmanship, a design that reflects the homeowner’s individual personality, floor plan options that meet their specific lifestyles and the most square footage available for their money.  Here is how HISTORYMAKER meets those requirements:

Several community choices means the perfect location for you and your family. HISTORYMAKER is a Texas-based builder currently in 16 communities in the DFW area, allowing buyers options as far north as Melissa and as far south as Waxahachie. With the recent expansion this year, HISTORYMAKER is also now building in 4 Houston areas. 

Quality craftsmanship offers long term value to buyers since 1949. As a local, family-owned and operated builder for almost 70 years, you can count on the HISTORYMAKER reputation as well as our outstanding warranty program.

Design that reflects each buyer’s personality and taste is accomplished through our extensive offerings in the HISTORYMAKER New Home Showroom. Our design center professionals walk through home design choices, every detail - from door knobs and light fixtures to brick options - and even the kitchen sink. 

Offering several floor plan options in each community means that buyers can choose a lay-out and design plan that meets their specific needs. Offering quick move-in homes in our communities also means meeting the needs of buyers who are ready to move now!

Square footage is important to every buyer. HISTORYMAKER’s New Home Consultants help buyers get the most square footage for their money. Whether helping buyers find a home their families can grow into, or helping them maximize space in the downsizing process, HISTORYMAKER offers a personalized home buying process that supports buyers through every step and maximizes their home-buying budget. 

Contact a New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838 to schedule a tour in your favorite HISTORYMAKER community. 



HISTORYMAKER is building affordable new homes in Katy, Texas. These homes, pre-selling now, pair a hometown feel with big city conveniences and an easy commute to the employment and entertainment venues in Houston. HISTORYMAKER Homes at The Lakes at Mason Park also offers families sought after Katy ISD schools and a long list of community amenities.

The Lakes at Mason Park is conveniently located just a few miles from I-10 and Grand Parkway. Its access to I-10 makes it ideal for those working in Houston’s energy corridor. Also nearby are the Katy Mills mall and several new medical facilities. Popular community events are the city’s annual Rice Harvest Festival, which celebrates Katy’s farming and harvest traditions, as well as the Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show & Rodeo, one of the largest school rodeos in the state.

The Lakes at Mason Park offers several amenities for homeowners including a recreation center, trail system, picnic areas surrounded by the community’s lakes and water features, and a community pool. Katy schools are highly regarded and offer a comprehensive program of academic and extra-curricular programs, including several innovative career and technology education programs.

HISOTYMAKER Homes here are “Texas-sized” yet still affordable.  And HISTORYMAKER’s New Home Consultants make buying a HISTORYMAKER home a stress-free experience. Contact a New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838 to schedule a tour of The Lakes at Mason Park. 



The summer months will be here before we know it. Owning a new HISTORYMAKER home with energy efficient and money-saving features will make the Texas summer months a breeze.

HISTORYMAKER incorporates “green” building techniques into every home it builds by using the newest technology, construction materials and building processes. Energy efficient homes use less energy and less water than older homes, meaning reduced utility costs over the lifetime of the home.  Green built homes also focus on providing seamless air barriers, which improve indoor air quality and reduce indoor allergens and allergy-related illnesses. 

Here are just a few specific examples of how your HISTORYMAKER home will save you money on utility costs, improve your quality of life and lessen environmental impact: 

·        Low E (Emissions) windows minimize the amount of light, and therefore heat and cold, that is transmitted  through glass, keeping your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer

·        Radiant Barrier roof decking reduces the amount of heat absorbed through the attic, lessening heat and cold transfer into living areas through the ceiling, again saving on utility costs

·        Low VOC (volatile organic compounds) interior paint and carpet reduceozone impact and smog formation as well as VOC’s link to respiratory illnesses

·        WaterSense-certified fixtures use 30 percent less water without affecting performance, saving families an average of 700 gallons of water per year

·        Programmable thermostats help manage heating and AC costs when you aren’t at home

·        Tightly sealed duct work, R-30 fiberglass blown insulation and R-13 fiberglass batt exterior wall insulation, among other building techniques, help prevent drafts and leaks

These are just a few of the ways HISTORYMAKER homes are good for your family and better for our world! Buyers can read more here or contact a New Home Consultant at 866-634-9838 with questions.



HISTORYMAKER Homes recently moved into its new headquarters in Grapevine, more than doubling the size of the company’s previous office location. The company’s new office space also includes a new 2,800-square-foot showroom.  The showroom gives buyers even more space to see, touch and experience all of the design options available in their new HISTORYMAKER home.

“Our Grapevine showroom offers thousands of design choices to help buyers visualize what their new homes can look like and feel like,” said Tim Fyfe, Showroom Manager , “and each of these options can reflect our buyers’ personalities, lifestyle and budget.” The new showroom features display options for lighting, hardware, flooring, backsplash, cabinetry, countertop, paint colors, exterior brick, appliances and more.

“We are excited to be in a new space that gives us even more room to walk through the design process with our buyers, making hands-on decisions as a team and offering outstanding customer service throughout the entire home buying process.”

The HISTORYMAKER showroom is open to the public twice a week, Tuesday from 1pm to 6pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm, all other visits are by appointment only. Read more here.



HISTORYMAKER Homes is building new homes in Heartland, which is located east of Dallas between Forney and Crandall. These homes offer buyers an opportunity to own a new home in an amenity-rich master-planned community at starting prices less than $200,000.

Heartland offers more than 400 acres of parks, picnic areas, the Pirate’s Cove playground and an extensive trail system that connects families to onsite schools and amenities. The heart of the community is its 35-acre stocked lake and fishing pier. Families here can also take advantage of a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, a tot pool, baseball and soccer fields, a basketball court and more.

The community is served by the Crandall ISD. The Barbara Walker Elementary School is currently onsite. The school district has plans to open additional schools in the center of the community, making it easy, safe and convenient to walk or ride a bike to school.

While Heartland offers a small town setting, employers, entertainment and conveniences are still nearby. Shopping, movies and restaurants in Forney are a quick 10-minute drive. Town East Mall in Mesquite is only 15 minutes away and downtown Dallas is an approximate 25-minute drive.

“HISTORYMAKER at Heartland offers a value that buyers won’t find elsewhere,” said New Home Consultant Elizabeth Turner. “Homeowners here can get a stunning new home and outstanding amenities at a great price. We also have a limited number of quick move-in homes available now, which means families can get settled in time to take advantage of the pools and play areas for the spring and summer months!”

Make an appointment with a HISTORYMAKER New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838. 



HISTORYMAKER Homes is building new homes in Aubrey, just north of the Hwy. 380 corridor. Arrowbrooke offers affordable living options in this rapidly growing Denton County community making it the perfect place to either start or grow a family. Its picturesque setting includes hike and bike trails throughout the 410 acres that make up Arrowbrooke, catch-and-release fishing lakes, parks and lots of open space for playing tag or throwing a ball around.  The Gathering Place amenity center offers a resort-style pool, private cabanas, a splash pad and spray park as well as a high tech playground. This new community has all of the amenities complete, new homeowners can start enjoying them the moment they move in. 

Arrowbrooke’s location is just east of Denton and north of Frisco, making it close to major employment centers and great schools. Commuters will find it convenient to access locations such as Legacy West and headquarters for Toyota and JC Penney. Those looking for entertainment will easily enjoy Toyota Stadium, Stonebriar Centre, Lake Lewisville and the Shops at Legacy. Being set behind Hwy. 380 helps maintain Arrowbrooke’s small town feel, yet growth in the area means that conveniences like a new Kroger, Home Depot and Chick-fil-A make shopping and errands easy.

Arrowbrooke families are served by Denton ISD and each school campus is just minutes from the community.

There are several quick move-in homes available now in Arrowbrooke. Make an appointment with a HISTORYMAKER  New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838 and own a new home for around the same price as renting. Read more about the community here. 



HISTORYMAKER Homes is building new homes in Fort Worth’s Homestead community. These homes start in the $160s and are ideal for first-time buyers families and those looking to downsize. Buyers here enjoy affordable living with designer showroom options, a great location and outstanding schools. The community also offers abundant green space, trees and scenic walking trails, and with that a sense of tranquility that is unusual in big city settings.

Homes in this community are built exclusively by HISTORYMAKER and vary in size from 1,651 to 3,201-square-feet.  Despite their affordable pricing, buyers enjoy access to HISTORYMAKER’S designer showroom and team of designers. The HISTORYMAKER showroom features displays of appliances, fireplaces, bathroom and kitchen cabinetry, hardware selections, flooring and lighting choices and much more. Buyers can view standard design features in the Homestead community like the cultured marble vanity tops in bathrooms and Energy Star appliances. For those ready to move into the community now, there are several quick move-in homes available.

The Homestead community is conveniently located off IH-3, near highways 820 and 20. Major employers nearby include the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base and Lockheed Martin. Recreational opportunities nearby include Lake Worth, just seven minutes away, for great local fishing. For shopping, dining and movies, Ridgmar Mall is just 10 minutes away.

Homes in this tranquil Fort Worth community are selling quickly. Make an appointment with a HISTORYMAKER  New Home Consultant today at 866-634-9838. Read more about the available homes at Homestead here.



HISTORYMAKER Homes builds in some of the finest communities, those offering the best in location, schools and amenities. The Fairways of Champions Circle is a perfect example of this HISTORYMAKER commitment. This master-planned community in Fort Worth is near the established and thriving Alliance area, a major employment hub and entertainment destination. 

The Fairways of Champions Circle is situated on The Golf Club at Champions Circle, an 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman and updated by Dan Morrison. Onsite amenities for active families include an extensive trail system and 22 acres of greenbelts that lead to a 6-acre city park. In the works are a resort-style pool, sand volleyball court and a playground. Texas Motor Speedway, Lake Grapevine and charming downtown Roanoke all offer entertainment options just minutes away.

The community is nearby the popular Alliance Town Center, which offers great shopping and dining, as well as downtown Roanoke, which was named the “Unique Dining Capital of Texas.” It’s also a 15-minute drive from Southlake Town Square, which has more than 120 shops, dozens of restaurants and a full calendar of special events such as its Art in the Square events. Coming to the area soon are two extensive developments offering additional shopping, dining and entertainment.  One is the Tanger Outlets across from Texas Motor Speedway; the other is the Outlets at Alliance off Interstate 35 and State Highway 170.

Families at The Fairways of Champions Circle are served by the outstanding Northwest ISD. The NISD administrative campus is next door to the community, offering easy access to the neighborhood elementary, middle and high schools, as well as the popular Northwest High Stadium. NISD has an award-winning 48,000-square-foot performing arts center with what is considered one of the “finest theatre programs in the country.”  The district also boasts a 95 percent parent satisfaction rate and was recently named a finalist in the HEB Excellence in Education awards.

Homes here have great curb appeal. Streets are open with visually appealing landscaping throughout the community.  Impressive in-home design features including spacious kitchens with granite countertops and islands, double sinks and stunning cabinetry. Bathrooms include double vanities and oversized tubs.

Homes in this popular neighborhood will go quickly. Schedule a tour online and get more information here. 



HISTORYMAKER Homes is selling new homes in Kennedale. Melia Ranch is a quaint boutique community that is perfect for both families and empty-nesters. Families will appreciate the great schools, dog park and the huge Martin Luther King, Jr. Sports Complex within walking distance. Empty-nesters will love the Tierra Verde golf course, also within walking distance. Everyone at Melia Ranch loves the access to Arlington’s Texas Ranger and Dallas Cowboys sports complexes and its convenient location between Dallas and Fort Worth.

Families in Melia Ranch are served by Kennedale ISD. The school district recently announced that it earned eight academic distinctions from the Texas Education Agency. The school district and each campus also received the TEA’s highest rating. In addition, Kennedale Junior High and Kennedale High School – which both serve families in Melia Ranch – each received academic distinction designations.

“We really like the small town, intimate feel of the Kennedale schools.  Everyone seems to know and look out for each other. While larger districts do have some advantages, we prefer the personal relationships that are established in a district like Kennedale,” said Nicole Clark, a Kennedale resident.

Homes in Melia Ranch are available for move-in now. Current quick move-in homes vary in square footage from 2,000 to almost 3,000-square-feet and are both one and two-story. HISTORYMAKER homes in this community feature several floor plan options, with opportunities for game and media rooms. Kitchens are perfect for entertaining with islands that offer extra prep and seating space, ample storage and stunning granite countertops. Master suites are spacious and have spa-like baths. Buyers will also appreciate the drive-up appeal afforded by the builder’s combined use of brick, stone and varying roof slopes.

Melia Ranch is conveniently located near Hwy. 287 on Eden Road. Interested buyers can schedule a tour online or reach out to a New Home Consultant at 866-634-9838.



Terrell, Texas offers families small town values, friendly neighborhoods and an excellent economy.  HISTORYMAKER Homes is now offering new homes in Terrell, several ready for move-in over the next few months.

New home construction is rare in this historic community, established in 1873. Families and businesses have prospered here over many decades. Buyers looking for new homes can find them now at HISTORYMAKER’s Creekside Estates.  Three bedroom homes with two baths and two car garages are available at Creekside Estates beginning in February. Pricing starts in the very affordable $150s. These new homes are energy efficient, which is a great way to save money on utility bills and do your part for the environment. This community also has a swimming pool, perfect for those hot summer days.

Despite its small town charm, Terrell is home to several major employers, including the under-construction Baylor Medical Terrell, which will be the largest medical facility serving Kaufman County and the east Texas region west of Tyler. For those needing to commute, Terrell is located just 30 minutes east of downtown Dallas via Highway 80 and Interstate 20.

Weekends in Terrell can include trips to the Tanger Outlet Mall or Ham Orchards, where families can pick their own blackberries, buy fresh peaches or enjoy homemade ice cream on the patio. Just a few miles east of Terrell is Canton, home of First Monday Trade Days, a popular flea market and tourist destination.

Because new construction is rare in Terrell, these homes will sell quickly. Contact our New Home Consultants today at 866.634.9838 to schedule a visit today.



HISTORYMAKER Homes in Arrowbrooke offers families new homes in a retreat-like getaway every day! Its tranquil setting in Aubrey offers families an escape from the big city lifestyle, yet its proximity to Hwy. 380 and the Dallas North Tollway means easy access to major thoroughfares, employers, healthcare and schools.

The country-like setting at Arrowbrooke offers miles of hike-and-bike trails throughout the community’s 410 acres and catch-and release fishing ponds. The neighborhood amenity center, The Gathering Place, has a resort-style pool, cabanas, a splash pad and a spray park. Pocket parks and ample green space allow for plenty of spots for family picnics, a game of soccer or tag. Just outside of the neighborhood, families can take advantage of Ray Roberts Lake State Park and Lake Lewisville.

Denton ISD elementary, middle and high school are just a few miles from the neighborhood. In addition, Arrowbrooke is just minutes from both Texas Women’s University and the University of North Texas.

Buyers here will appreciate HISTORYMAKER’s commitment to its mission of offering more home for less money. Homes here offer timeless design and expert craftsmanship within a budget to meet each family’s specific needs.  HISTORYMAKER also backs each home with a warranty protection plan. 

There are several move-in ready homes available now and in early 2017. These available homes are on 50-foot home sites, have three to four bedrooms and two to three-and-half baths.  Pricing on the available homes starts in the mid-$260s.

Take a video tour of the community here and schedule a time to visit the charming town of Aubrey and Arrowbrooke today.


New Homes Fort Worth

Chisholm Trail Ranch, in southeast Fort Worth, offers buyers the opportunity to be part of a master-planned community they will never want to leave! The fully integrated community offers easy access to excellent schools, outdoor amenities such as a trail system and 75-acre city park, and future retail development. It also gives buyers the benefit of ownership in an established community that is only a 12-minute drive to downtown Fort Worth.

HISTORYMAKER Homes will be available to buyers at Chisholm Trail Ranch in Feburary. Kitchens feature islands that offer additional seating space, the latest appliances and ample storage.

The family-friendly setting includes an onsite elementary school, accessible via the community trail system, opening in 2018. The community pool and park are also a great place to meet neighbors. 

Chisholm Trail Ranch is adjacent to the City of Fort Worth’s new Chisholm Trail Park and Community Center, which features soccer fields, a playground, an in-ground concrete skate park, a pond and pier, and more. The Community Center offers a fitness center, a wide variety of group exercise classes and even a rock-climbing wall. 

The community will also offer more than one million square feet of retail and commercial space upon completion. Its retailers will include, for example, a new 65,000-square-foot ShowBiz Cinema.

HISTORYMAKER Homes in this popular community will sell fast. They will be cross-selling from another popular community until the new model is built onsite. Buyers can visit our Wellington Point model at 4341 Aldridge Lane in Fort Worth to tour the floor plan and visit with our sales associate.  

Read more about the community here and schedule a tour today.


The relatively recent creation of the Chisholm Trail Parkway was a monumental development for those living within North Texas. To be sure, this toll road, which opened only in 2014, allows those living just southeast of Fort Worth an extremely convenient way of traveling into the heart of the Metroplex. Many locals now use the Chisholm Trail Parkway as their route of commuting each day to their jobs throughout Fort Worth.


Do you commute to and from the Metroplex by hopping on the Chisholm Trail Parkway in the morning? If so, then now is the time to consider one of the beautiful homes available from HISTORYMAKER Homes at Wellington Point. Our lovely homes just southeast of Fort Worth are only minutes away from the Chisholm Trail Parkway, and offer a wide array of benefits for spouses, children, and the entire family together.


Come Visit Wellington Point for a Home You Will Love


Our new developments at Wellington Point may certainly provide one of the best areas to live if you travel via the Chisholm Trail Parkway each and every day. These desirable homes are distinguished and affordable, affordable prices, an incredible deal for new models in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. These houses are an ideal choice for future families or for those couples who already have children, or even for those looking to move into a larger space. Many of our houses have spacious floor plans with brick and stone exteriors, and have large bedrooms with walk-in closets as well.


And you won’t have to say goodbye to the bustle of downtown Fort Worth after you move in to a new home at Wellington Point. This new development from HISTORYMAKER Homes is a short distance away from the Chisholm Trail Parkway, allowing for easy travel to and from the city. You can be in the city with the kids for the weekend, and back at home at night in your quaint home outside of town.


Are You Looking for a New Home? Consider HISTORYMAKER Homes


If you are considering a move to or throughout the Metroplex area, make sure to reach out to HISTORYMAKER Homes for our various options. We have new homes opening up in Wellington Point off the Chisholm Trail Parkway, and we would be happy to show you our available models today.


Finding an affordable home to purchase in Sherman, Texas is no easy task. One February 2015 report from KXII in Texas claims that home prices in the Sherman-Denison area have risen 21 percent since last year, while a May 2015 article from the Wall Street Journal asserts an actual 33 percent price increase since the first quarter of 2014. And while there are many reasons for these price surges, two in particular stand out: a recent influx of new residents raising demand, and a shortage of inventory, especially with a relative scarcity of new-home development throughout the area.


At HISTORYMAKER Homes, we are welcoming these new community members with open arms; furthermore, we are also working to provide potential homebuyers in Sherman, Texas with beautiful homes within their price range. In fact, in our new community at the Preserve, we may have the perfect Sherman home for you.


What You Can Expect to Find at the Preserve


What makes the Preserve such a love community for both couples and large families alike? With prices starting in the $160,000s, we are offering reasonably priced models with a feeling of luxury. Our houses are some of the only new homes being built in Sherman and the surrounding communities, allowing homebuyers a chance to find a space in this highly coveted area.


And you certainly will not have to sacrifice comfort in order to live in your dream neighborhood; in fact, our new homes for sale at the Preserve have both one- and two-story floor plans ranging from 1,690 to 3,900 square feet, the perfect size for a couple looking to settle in together, or for those looking to grow and expand their family.


You Can Move In to a New Home Today at the Preserve with HISTORYMAKER Homes


It is no secret that people throughout north Texas are currently searching for a new home to purchase in Sherman. And if you find yourself in this position, don’t hesitate to contact us today at HISTORYMAKER Homes. We have quick move-in homes available at the Preserve, and can help you find your dream home today. Or, from this same location, we can also offer you a look at some of our new homes in Country Ridge, a nearby neighborhood perfect for first-time buyers ready to own their very own home.


Continue your search for the perfect home today by reaching out to HISTORYMAKER Homes. For over 65 years we have assisted residents of Dallas-Fort Worth, and we are prepared to help you immediately. 


In the process of purchasing a new house, all homebuyers encounter the same age-old question: should I buy a new home or a resale? For some buyers, a newly-built home is where they envision spending their lives; and for others, there is nothing more ideal than a quaint and comfortable home put on the market by the previous owner.

Is one choice better than the other? Is it always better to purchase a new home over a resale, or vice versa? Ultimately, the answer depends on the circumstances of the buyer; however, there certainly are a host of compelling reasons to purchase a new house, especially if you are interested in moving to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Benefits of Purchasing a Resale Home

First, we want to cover the benefits associated with purchasing a home put on the market by previous owners. To begin, a potential homebuyer may have his or her sights sets on moving to a specific neighborhood wherein open property is no longer available for development; here, the buyer would have to settle on an already constructed home to fulfill his or her dream. Other homebuyers may relish the opportunity to live in a quaint, older home, one that is rich with history and is perfect for those who don’t mind do-it-yourself projects. It is for these homebuyers that a resale home may be the perfect choice.

Why You Should Purchase a New Home

There are, as mentioned above, a few circumstances in which potential buyers may benefit from buying a resale home. But unless you’re aching to perform constant repairs to a home that may not have seen renovations recently, you are likely better off suited to purchase a new one.

Most importantly, buying a new home often empowers you with greater flexibility in choice as there are many combinations of floor plans and exteriors within the same community. This experience alone convinces many potential buyers to decide on a new home.

In addition, purchasing a new home comes with other perks, such as the opportunity to outfit the house with energy efficient additions, including appliances, roofs, windows, and more. And here, it is much less likely that you’ll spend a significant amount in replacement costs for the home, which cannot be said for older models that may be falling apart.

Need a Home? Contact us at HISTORYMAKER Homes

With the above in mind, if you are interested in moving to Dallas-Fort Worth, don’t overlook the possibility of purchasing a new home. At HISTORYMAKER Homes, we have numerous available models throughout the DFW in a handful of our new communities. Our new homes for sale throughout Dallas-Fort Worth are ideal for those interested in a spacious house with enough room to build a family. Contact us today at HISTORYMAKER Homes to learn how we can offer you more home for less money.


Property in Waxahachie is some of the most highly coveted among the suburbs of Dallas-Fort Worth. And this is for good reason: this Ellis County seat just southeast of Dallas still remains close to the downtown Metroplex, yet retains its own charm and pleasant way of life, as well as a host of other attributes that make it an ideal location for both couples and families alike.

Are you considering moving to the Waxahachie area? If so, make sure to take a look at the beautiful new homes in our Mustang Creek development along with everything this new Waxahachie community has to offer.

Mustang Creek – A New Community from History Maker Homes

If you have plans to relocate southeast of Dallas, don’t hesitate to set your sights on a house within our new Mustang Creek development. This beautiful community is perfect for first-time homebuyers and is rife with houses that are affordable, beautiful, and entirely unique. Whether you are looking to start a new family with your loved one, or are looking for a new home to share with your children, Mustang Creek remains an ideal option for those moving to or within the Metroplex.

New Businesses and Hospital Make Waxahachie an Incredible Choice

Of course, while Waxahachie still retains a quaint and often picturesque ambience, it’s not devoid of businesses and other organizations that employ many, or present opportunity for many, in the immediate vicinity. To be sure, Baylor University has recently opened a new medical center, the Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center, as a replacement for an older facility in Waxahachie. This healthcare facility is driving an influx of new employment in Waxahachie. Other businesses within the area include Walgreens, Magnablend, and Dart Container Corporation in Texas, any of which present great employment opportunity nearby to our new Waxahachie community, Mustang Creek.

Perfect for the Kids and the Whole Family

Waxahachie provides great opportunities for the parents – but what about the kids? Will they be able to thrive in this Dallas suburb?

Here, you’ll be pleased to know that our new homes within the Mustang Creek development lie within the Waxahachie Independent School District, a rapidly growing district that has seen large increases in enrollment over the past years. Your children will be among a diverse group of bright minds each and every day they attend school in Waxahachie ISD.

And don’t worry about losing ties to your friends and family in the Metroplex. Our Mustang Creek homes are minutes away from I-35, which can take you directly into downtown Dallas.

Now is the Time to Move to Waxahachie

If you hope to move to Waxahachie, don’t postpone your dream any longer. Reach out to us today at History Maker Homes, where we can find you the perfect family home in Mustang Creek.


At HISTORYMAKER Homes, we are proud to have been assisting homebuyers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1949. We are a family-owned and operated business, and we understand the needs of potential homebuyers who are actively searching for the perfect home.

If you are interested in moving to or move within DFW, we invite you to consider a home within one of our new communities throughout Dallas-Fort Worth. The following lovely communities are conveniently located nearby a host of attractions, and may certainly include the ideal home for you and your family.

Bozman Farms – A Place for the Children to Learn

The Wylie Independent School District is well-known among parents throughout the state. To be sure, this coveted district has grown rapidly over the past years and is quickly developing some of the best educational institutions in the area.

And with a home at Bozman Farms in Wylie, your child can quickly find a place at the head of the class in the Wylie ISD. These beautiful new homes can be yours for an affordable price, are all close to amenities and outdoor attractions, and provide the perfect place for your children to learn.

Mustang Creek – An Exciting Spot in Waxahachie

The development of the new Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie has allowed for the creation of a number of new employment opportunities, and has been a driving force for many looking to move into this area. And now, you can find a beautiful home in Waxahachie at our Mustang Creek community. Our new homes for sale in Mustang Creek are only minutes away from the I-35 to send you into downtown Dallas, and are nearby a host of large businesses as well. These quick move-in homes are perfect for families looking to move right away.

Lake Vista Ranch – Right Next to the Great Outdoors

Would you love to live in a home that was outside of the city and close to lakes and a nature park? If so, then you should consider taking a look at one of our models in Lake Vista Ranch, a new community just northwest of downtown Fort Worth. These homes are close to Eagle Mountain Lake and the Marine Creek Reservoir, and are only a short distance away from the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge as well. Come explore a home near the great outdoors in Lake Vista Ranch.

More Homes Throughout the Metroplex

Above is only a small sample of the communities and homes we are currently developing throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. And if you are interested in finding your dream home in the Metroplex, contact HISTORYMAKER Homes to learn how we can help you today.


It may come as no surprise to current DFW residents to hear that homes in the area are in high demand. With a lagging inventory, coupled with an influx of new individuals and families with employment ties to a number of businesses in the area, those looking for homes are being confronted with a very competitive housing market. And, in fact, as of August 2015, Dallas was ranked as the second hottest real estate market in the country by an economist at Realtor.com, a designation that is not likely to be shed in the near future.

How Much Does it Really Cost to Live in Dallas?

It’s not impossible to find a home throughout Dallas-Fort Worth; to be sure, an inventory still exists, allowing potential homebuyers the chance to find something in the area. However, due to the heavy demand and small amount of available homes, prices have risen as a result; a July 2015 article provided by the Home Buying Institute claims that home prices in the area have risen nearly 10.5 percent over the last year or so, with another 6.5 percent rise expected to occur through July 2016.

Of course, this does provide a host of benefits for the DFW Metroplex economy. A large surge of new residents is helping to bolster the economy and provide tax revenue from the state. It has, however, left many homebuyers wondering whether or not purchasing a home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will ever be a reality.

Are You Looking to Move? Consider a Home from HISTORYMAKER Homes

If you are currently searching for a new or resale home throughout the Metroplex, your frustration is warranted. After all, high demand and low inventory has led to a rise in prices over the past years.

Don’t give up the search though; instead consider a new home in one of the many beautiful suburban communities offered by HISTORYMAKER Homes. We are currently developing affordable homes in multiple new communities throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area in order to grow the local inventory and ensure all potential homebuyers are able to find the house of their dreams.

With help from HISTORYMAKER Homes, you can discover a beautiful and reasonably priced home in Waxahachie in our Mustang Creek development; in Sherman at the Preserve; in Wylie at Bozman Farms; or in numerous other suburbs of Dallas-Fort Worth. We have many elegant and distinguished homes with brick and stone exteriors, and a number of them are available today for immediate move-in.


There’s no reason to settle for less than what you truly want with a home in the Metroplex. Reach out to us today at HISTORYMAKER Homes to find the perfect home for you.


It is generally a widely accepted belief among homebuyers that a new home will cost significantly more than a resale. And the logic driving this may seem sound, at first – a brand-new home should always cost more than its lived-in counterpart, right?

But while this assumption may often hold true in many locales throughout the nation, future homebuyers in Dallas-Fort Worth should forget this wisdom immediately. To be sure, the Metroplex is witnessing a surge in median home prices overall, which should make a new, affordable home even more enticing as a potential purchase.

House Market Exploding in Dallas-Fort Worth

This year has seen a massive increase in the price of homes throughout the entirety of North Texas. According to a May 2015 report in the Dallas Morning News, median house sales prices soared above $200,000 for the first time this year, with the “median price of preowned single-family homes sold by real estate agents in North Texas…almost 60 percent higher than it was in January 2010.” Because of this recent boost, “the Dallas area now leads the country in year-over-year home price increases,” statistics taken from a national comparison provided by CoreLogic Inc.

Of course, a perfect storm of factors has arisen to lead to these results. With a large influx of jobs in North Texas, along with a decrease in inventory throughout the area, the median home price increase was only inevitable.

A New Home is the Perfect Solution

Once you shake the perception that a new home is inherently more expensive than a resale, you can quickly transition your thought process to the many benefits of buying a new construction home in DFW versus a resale.

High property value and low home inventory all play in favor of leaning toward a new construction purchase in a new DFW community. History Maker Homes has some of the finest new homes on the market and many of these floor plans and locations in our inventory can be had for under $200k. When cost is no longer a valid argument against buying a new construction home in DFW this option becomes even more compelling.

History Maker Homes – More House for Less Money

There is absolutely no reason to purchase a resale house for $200,000 when you can choose a brand new model in a beautiful community for a comparable price. So if you are searching for the perfect house in Dallas-Fort Worth, you’ve found the answer in History Maker Homes. We are currently constructing new communities in Fort Worth, Waxahachie, Wylie, and other areas throughout the Metroplex with prices starting in the $120s for some of our communities. Our homes are perfect for couples looking to start a family, young families interested in moving up, or even older couples interested in downsizing to a quaint new community.

Our family-owned business has been serving Dallas-Fort Worth for over 60 years, and we are happy to help you today. Contact History Maker Homes for more information on how we can turn your dream home into a reality.


Being a new homebuyer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area is certainly no easy task this year. New statistics show that home price appreciation in Dallas has risen 8.4 percent year-over-year, a higher percentage than all other markets in the country outside of Denver and San Francisco. And part of the appreciation is due to low supply; as of now there is only a 1.7-month supply of homes in Dallas-Fort Worth, a much lower inventory than usual.

Does this mean that most buyers will have to reach deep into their pockets in order to find a home they truly want? Or will many buyers be out of luck in their search for an affordable home?

Dallas-Fort Worth Builders Work to Increase Inventory

In light of the recent demand for housing in Dallas-Fort Worth, History Maker Homes and other DFW homebuilders have been working aggressively to increase available inventory. To be sure, homebuilders in the area have boosted “new home starts in the third quarter by 21.8 percent year-over-year to help meet the demand caused by the influx of new jobs,” according to an article in the Dallas Business Journal. The Dallas-Fort Worth area saw an increase of 103,500 new jobs in the 12 months ending in August, which is nearly 50 percent of the total jobs added throughout the entirety of the state.

Despite aggressive expansion, have DFW homebuilders finished enough homes to meet the demand? According to the article, “Dallas-Fort Worth homebuilders started 8,014 homes and closed on 6,811 new homes during” the same period, which should help keep up with demand over time, but this also highlights how little time new-home inventory stays on the market.

History Maker Homes Has a Home for You in Dallas-Fort Worth

The shortage of homes coupled with the surge in new jobs has ultimately led to home prices rising, as mentioned above. And, this has left many Dallas-Fort Worth homebuyers struggling to find their dream home within their budget.

If you feel you are struggling to find your dream home in DFW for an affordable price due to limited inventory, you shouldn’t give up; instead, you should reach out to History Maker Homes, a reliable homebuilder in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We have been operating locally since 1949, and have consistently strived to provide more space, choice, and value for your new  home for over 65 years. And as a family-owned and operated company, we consider our customers’ satisfaction our top priority and pride ourselves on our sterling reputation as the premier Dallas-Fort Worth homebuilder.

Don’t adopt the mistaken belief that a new-construction home is more expensive than a comparable resale; ignoring all of the cost-saving benefits of a new home primarily concerning maintenance, you’ll be surprised by the great value and affordable prices offered by our new communities in DFW.

There is no better time than now to search for an affordable home in Dallas-Fort Worth. Contact History Maker Homes where you’ll quickly find that we adhere to our motto: More Home, Less Money.


For many potential homebuyers throughout North Texas, finding a new house in a high-quality school district is a top priority. This fact is well understood: those couples with children, or who wish to start a family, are often fueled in their home selections by specifics that will help enrich the quality of life for their kids, and provide them with a better and brighter future.

Of course, this is one of the many reasons that families from far and wide are choosing to relocate in Wylie, Texas, home of one of the fastest-growing school districts across the state. And now, you can enroll your child into one of these yearned-after schools by purchasing a home in Bozman Farms, a new development by History Maker Homes in Wylie that offers a beautiful new community for families of all sizes.

Quality Schools in a Great Location

As a parent, it is fair to assume that you only want the best education for your child to ensure he or she has a bright future. And this is exactly what you will receive with a home in Bozman Farms; these beautiful models are within the Wylie Independent School District, a district that has seen massive enrollment over the past eight years, and with no real end in sight to the growth. As of January 2015, the Wylie ISD was within the 4A class, with 1,025 students enrolled altogether. However, “the number of students need[ed] to turn Wylie into a class 5A is…less than 50,” likely an achievable feat given the rapid growth of this desirable ISD.

What’s the importance of enrolling your child in a 4A or 5A school? Within one of these institutions, he or she will be surrounded by and compete against some of the best students throughout the entirety of Texas, both in sports and in academic competitions.

Other Benefits of Bozman Farms

Beyond proximity to Wylie ISD, there are a host of other benefits associated with a home in Bozman Farms. For one, this new community is close to the Telecom Corridor, a burgeoning business center perfect for those searching for employment in the technology industry.

Nature lovers will feel delighted, as well, when they discover their new home is only minutes away from both Lavon Lake and Lake Ray Hubbard, perfect locations to take the family for a day of relaxation and fun.

Don’t settle for just anything if you’re looking to relocate to the Dallas-Fort Worth area or relocate within the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Contact us today at History Maker Homes to learn about our beautiful models in Bozman Farms, where the perfect home for your family is waiting.


It’s no secret that the housing market experienced a significant decline over the past several years, leaving many potential homebuyers hesitant to make a huge financial commitment in a volatile market. These concerns were absolutely justified, but now that the housing market is getting back on track, these same prospective home buyers are being faced with a completely different issue. With economists reporting that the housing market is on the upswing across the country, many North Texans are quickly realizing that there is no more time to waste -- if you want to own your dream home, you’ve got to act now!

A shortage of available homes is not something our industry has seen in recent years, but numerous news outlets are now reporting that the demand for new homes in Dallas/Fort Worth significantly outweighs the supply. Competition for both existing homes and new home lots is rapidly increasing, and experts are urging prospective home buyers to make decisions quickly if they want to benefit from the low prices and interest rates available today. Dallas realtor Barbara Van Poole said it best in this article on CBS 11 News: “Buyers, it’s time to get off the fence."

So what does this mean for you? If you’re one of the many people who have been waiting for the perfect time to start looking for your dream home, it means the time has come! Homes are selling fast, so plan a visit to one of History Maker’s 25 communities today to learn more about why History Maker is the most trusted home builder in Dallas/Fort Worth. Whether you’re looking for the perfect location to build your new home or in need of a move-in ready inventory home, our Sales Counselors are ready and willing to help make your dreams of home ownership a reality. Come on out and visit us today – you’ll be glad you did.


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