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Roughly five months ago, we finished building 2 homes for Community First, Austin’s most progressive homeless housing community. We were approached by some of the founders of the community, who had nothing to offer us but a well-organized plan, and asked to donate our time, materials, and whatever else it might take to build these […]

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The Home Builder’s Association of Greater Austin has named Shan Jenkins to its 2017 Board of Directors and will conduct his installation in December in preparation for service beginning in January. In addition to being named to the board, Shan will also serve as the Lakeway Chapter President for 2017.  The installation ceremony was held at the Presidential […]

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We’re so happy to have another great guest blog from our friends at Trulia. This week they cover the differences between building a new home or buying pre-owned. (We’re a big fan of the build new option…) Previously Owned or Brand New, What Type of House Should You Choose? By Katie Bassett, Trulia Are you looking […]

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A rain garden is a shallow, vegetated depression designed to absorb and filter runoff from hard (impervious) surfaces like roofs, sidewalks, and driveways. Rain gardens are usually planted with colorful native plants and grasses.They not only provide an attractive addition to the yard, but also help to conserve water and protect our water quality. At […]

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Jenkins is named among the Best in America by the National Association of Home Builders The National Association of Home Builders presented the Best in American Living (BALA) Awards, at the Havana Room, Tropicana, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Jenkins was named among the best architects and builders in America. The prestigious BALA Awards  are given  annually  to  recognize excellence […]

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