July 28 2009

Centex Homes, A Better Way To A Better Home

by racheal

Centex mission is simple build the best; the best homes, the best neighborhoods, and the best communities. Founded in 1950, Dallas-based Centex started with the premise of building new homes for families of all sizes and at all stages while having access to quality homes at prices they can afford.

Centex Homes along with their other new homes builder brands, Fox & Jacobs Homes and CityHomes, Centex has ranked among the top three builders on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “America’s Most Admired Companies” for 10 straight years and is a leader in quality and customer satisfaction. Centex, according to Professional Builder magazine, has rank among the Top 10 U.S. home builders for more than 40 straight years and consistently ranks among the largest multi-market, single-family home builders in the United States.

Centex new homes for sale and new community designs reflect the voice of the customer with curb appeal, livability and energy efficiency features and they have the awards to prove it. In FORTUNE magazine, March 5, 2007, Centex Homes was named one of “America’s Most Admired Companies” in the home building industry and Professional Builder magazine's "Top 10 Home Builders" every year since the list's inception in 1968. In Ethisphere Magazine, Centex ranked in the top “50 Codes of Conduct Benchmarked”. “The Centex Way,” Centex’s code of ethical conduct, ranked highest in the construction industry for 2008 as surveyed by Ethisphere Institute. The Centex Way was evaluated based on eight criteria: public availability, tone from the top, readability and tone, non-retaliation, commitment to stakeholders, risk topics, learning aids and presentation, and style.

Perhaps thought there most impressive feature is their partnership with Habitat for Humanity and the Conservation Fund. Habitat for Humanity is Centex Homes keystone partner in their community relations focus. Centex also understands the critical importance of conserving open spaces near the places where their customers live, work and play. Working with The Conservation Fund Centex Homes established The Centex Land Legacy Fund to support the protection of public lands and sensitive habitats in the regions where Centex builds nationwide.

 

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