John Houston Custom Homes Family of Companies

You are more than likely familiar with John Houston Custom Homes if you are reading this blog but what you may not know is that we are a family of companies offering an array of services well beyond just home building. As part of our mission to "Build Lifelong Relationships," we want to ensure that we are taking care of our customers throughout the home building process and beyond. We have a variety of companies that bear different names but that are founded on the same principals and commitment to our customers and community. Here are a few that we feel will help make building your story in a John Houston Custom Homes easier. 
The first step to successfully securing a home is a mortgage. We are proud to offer Trinity Oaks Mortgage as our preferred in house lender and be able to offer our customers the same quality in a lender that they have come to expect in us as a home builder. Trinity Oaks Mortgage is a team of experienced, trusted mortgage professionals with a commitmen…

Tour Our Model Homes From Your Home

Whether you are looking for a new home or looking to renovate or spruce up your own home, model homes are a great source of inspiration. At John Houston Custom Homes, we have model homes in many of our communities that feature beautiful, open concept floor plans, customized wood cabinetry and trim, luxurious upgrades and timeless touches. While we may have many of these homes in close proximity to you, we have made it easier than ever to explore our models! 
By simply clicking Our Gallery page and choosing to tour our model homes, you will be greeted with state of the art 3D Tour videos that allow you to virtually walk through each home from your computer or phone with a life like experience. Still photos, videos and full model descriptions are also available for you to fully explore and take your time enjoying each home. 
For information on where each home is located or where one like it can be built, you can contact our online sales team, standing by to help you locate the perfect c…

Last Chance to Build Your Story in Thomas Crossing

Thomas Crossing surrounds Southern Oaks Golf Course, designed by PGA Champion Mark Brooks. Not only does it have a beautiful view for living, it is located in the highly acclaimed Burleson ISD School District.

There is a corner of Ft. Worth that is tucked near the quiet country setting of Burleson on the Southern Oaks Golf Course that houses the best of both words. Close to all the amenities, shopping and restaurants that you desire in Burleson ISD with the relaxing element of the golf course lined with trees and sprawling green grass. Thomas Crossing is also perfect for commuting into Ft. Worth making it an ideal John Houston Custom Homes community to call home. 

Take a look at our last available homes in this beautiful community today. Seasoned community sales manager Ray Romo is available to help pair you with the perfect home for you and your family.

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Creative Curb Appeal Ideas

Spring is the perfect time of year to spruce up your home and curb appeal is a great way to start. Whether your home is new or old, the winter months tend to add a drab look to your homes exterior. Check out this blog post from Better Homes and Garden to discover some easy and affordable ways to welcome spring with your home. CLICK HERE
John Houston Custom Homes model homes are also a great way to get ideas for your existing home or to discover your dream home.
Our Sandstone Ranch model the Titus, offers a beautiful stone and brick walk way that lead up to a gated cobblestone courtyard. Not only is it inviting, it says, "hang out and relax." Perfect for enjoying spring weather. For a closer look at our model homes, visit our 3-D Home Tours or call 866-646-6008 for more information. 

Community Partners: Chick-Fil-A Waxahachie

Here at John Houston Custom Homes, we strive to build relationships not just with our customers but within the communities in which we build. Community partnerships have long since been a very important part of who we are. Chick-Fil-A Waxahachie led by Philip Browne, is one of those community partners we are proud to work with to make our community a better place to call home.

Recently, our staff had the privilege of having Mr. Brown share and encourage us in ways that Chick-Fil-A serves our community and John Houston Custom Homes' Bobby Parks had this to say,
"Here at John Houston Custom Homes we believe in impacting communities through the way we love and serve our customers. Having franchise operator Phillip Browne share to our staff on how Chick Fil A approaches their customer service was such a great encouragement to our team on why going the second mile for customers really is worth it. Chick-Fil-A is leading the way inspiring others to love and serve customers and we a…

Timeless Features You Can Find in a John Houston Custom Home

Home design trends come and go but there are some features that remain timeless and desired throughout the years. At John Houston Custom Homes, we offer beautiful floor plans and elevations that are current and modern but also have features that can stand the test of time. Here are a few features that many of our plans offer that we feel help to make a house feel like a home today and in the years to come.
Open concept floor plans are a staple in our homes. While currently very popular in housing design, these types of floor plans help to create a home environment that is conducive to gathering and bringing people together. Shown here is our Providence model in The Grove in Midlothian and our Sandstone Ranch model, The Titus in Waxahachie.
Showcasing natural elements such as wood and stone can also be found in our homes in both the elevation and throughout the interior of the home. Natural elements stand the test of time and create a warm and inviting feeling within a home. Our Summit…

5 Great Reasons to Call Waxahachie Home

Waxahachie. What a name! I recall the first time I saw the name on a map thinking, "how on earth does one pronounce that!?" I later learned after moving to Waxahachie and receiving a lesson from the locals that it is pronounced like "wa(l)ks-a-hachie, and now you know too! Waxahachie is a city rooted in history and tradition and full of friendly people and great schools. John Houston Custom Homes is proud to currently be building in 10 communities in Waxahachie all of which have a little something different making it easy to find the perfect home for you in this growing town.
Just a short 30 minute drive from downtown, Dallas, Waxahachie has many of the conveniences of a larger city with a small town feel. Here are 5 great reasons that I have found to call a John Houston Custom Home in Waxahachie home.

1. Getzendaner Park:

If you are like me and my family, you like to be outdoors and moving. Getzendaner Park is a 33 acre park centrally located in Waxahachie with multip…