2017 HBC Awards: TOP TEN NOMINEES!

 

The annual Homebuyers’ Choice Awards highlights Eliant’s top ranked builders nationwide.  The Top 10 nominees have elevated the customer experience and increased sales using Eliant’s Benchmark Survey series and training as the foundation of their success.

The Top 10 nominees in each category are listed alphabetically, by builder name and location.  The winner will be announced at the HBC Awards ceremony on February 23rd.  First place winners will receive a trophy on stage at the ceremony, all finalists will receive recognition and the opportunity to order trophies.


 

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Purchase Experience Award: Medium Volume (<125 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, Southern California

Giddens Homes, Austin

Keystone Homes, Arizona

MBK Homes, Northern California

MBK Homes, Southern California

McKee Builders, Pennsylvania

Rosewood Homes, Arizona

The New Home Company, Bay Area

The New Home Company, Sacramento

Tim Lewis Communities, Northern California

Purchase Experience Award: Large Volume (126-275 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Boulder Creek Builders, Colorado

Robson Resort Communities, Texas

The McCaffrey Group, Fresno

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Colorado

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

William Lyon Homes, Nevada

Purchase Experience Award: High Volume (276+ closings/year)

Brookfield Residential, Southern California

Classic Homes, Colorado Springs

Irvine Pacific, Southern California

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – San Diego

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Arizona

William Lyon Homes, Polygon Washington

William Lyon Homes, Southern California


Design Experience Award: Medium Volume (<125 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, Myrtle Beach

Benchmark Communities, Southern California

Gentry Homes, Hawaii

Giddens Homes, Austin

MBK Homes, Northern California

MBK Homes, Southern California

McKee Builders, Pennsylvania

The New Home Company, Bay Area

The New Home Company, Sacramento

Tim Lewis Communities, Northern California

 Design Experience Award: Large Volume (126-275 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Luxury

Robson Resort Communities, Texas

The McCaffrey Group, Fresno

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Colorado

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

Woodside Homes, Utah

Design Experience Award: High Volume (276+ closings/year)

Brookfield Residential, Southern California

History Maker Homes, Texas

Irvine Pacific, Southern California

Minto Homes, Florida

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Las Vegas

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Arizona

William Lyon Homes, Southern California


Construction Experience Award:  Medium Volume (<125 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, North Carolina

Benchmark Communities, Southern California

Gentry Homes, Hawaii

Giddens Homes, Austin

MBK Homes, Northern California

MBK Homes, Southern California

McKee Builders, Pennsylvania

Rosewood Homes, Arizona

The New Home Company, Bay Area

The New Home Company, Sacramento

Tim Lewis Communities, Northern California

Construction Experience Award: Large Volume (126-275 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Boulder Creek Builders, Colorado

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Luxury

Robson Resort Communities, Texas

The McCaffrey Group, Fresno

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Colorado

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

William Lyon Homes, Nevada

Construction Experience Award: High Volume (276+ closings/year)

Brookfield Residential, Bay Area

Brookfield Residential, Southern California

Minto Homes, Florida

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Inland Empire

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Las Vegas

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Polygon Washington

William Lyon Homes, Southern California


 First Year Customer Service Experience Award: Medium Volume (<125 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, North Carolina

Gentry Homes, Hawaii

Giddens Homes, Austin

Grand Homes, Dallas – North

MBK Homes, Southern California

McKee Builders, Pennsylvania

Rosewood Homes, Arizona

The New Home Company, Bay Area

The New Home Company, Sacramento

Van Daele Development, Northern California

First Year Customer Service Experience Award: Large Volume (126-275 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Luxury

Grand Homes, Dallas – East

Robson Resort Communities, Texas

The McCaffrey Group, Fresno

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

William Lyon Homes, Nevada

First Year Customer Service Experience Award:  High Volume (276+ closings/year)

Brookfield Residential, Bay Area

Irvine Pacific, Southern California

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Las Vegas

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Arizona

William Lyon Homes, Polygon – Washington

William Lyon Homes, Southern California

Woodside Homes, Fresno


First Year Quality Award: Medium Volume (<125 closings/year)

Gentry Homes, Hawaii

Giddens Homes, Austin

GL Homes of FL, Other Palm Beach

Grand Homes, Dallas – North

Hogan Homes, Texas

MBK Homes, Southern California

Rosewood Homes, Arizona

The New Home Company, Bay Area

The New Home Company, Sacramento

Tim Lewis Communities, Northern California

First Year Quality Award: Large Volume (126-275 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Garrett-Walker Homes, Arizona

GL Homes of FL, Fort Meyers

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Luxury

Grand Homes, Dallas – East

The McCaffrey Group, Fresno

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

First Year Quality Award: High Volume (276+ closings/year)

Classic Homes, Colorado Springs

Irvine Pacific, Southern California

Minto Homes, Florida

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Las Vegas

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Southern California

Woodside Homes, Arizona

Woodside Homes, Fresno


Percentage of Sales from Referrals Award: Medium Volume (<125 closings/year)

Alvarez Construction Company, Louisiana

Benchmark Communities, Nashville

Castle and Cooke Homes, Hawaii

Gentry Homes, Hawaii

Hogan Homes, Texas

MainVue Homes, Dallas

MBK Homes, Southern California

McKee Builders, Pennsylvania

Qualico, StreetSide – Winnipeg

Tim Lewis Communities, Silver Crest Homes, NV

Percentage of Sales from Referrals Award: Large Volume (126-275 closings/year)

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Adult

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Family

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Luxury

Qualico, Foxridge Homes, Vancouver, BC

The McCaffrey Group, Fresno

The New Home Company, Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Nevada

William Lyon Homes, Northern California

Percentage of Sales from Referrals Award: High Volume (276+ closings/year)

Brookfield Residential, Bay Area

Brookfield Residential, Southern California

Classic Homes, Colorado Springs

GL Homes of FL, Naples

Irvine Pacific, Southern California

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – San Diego

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California

Woodside Homes, Fresno

Woodside Homes, Northern California


‘The Eliant’
Overall Purchase & Ownership Experience Award: Single Division

Boulder Creek Builders

Classic Homes

Gentry Homes

Giddens Homes

Irvine Pacific

Minto Homes

Rosewood Homes

The McCaffrey Group

The Olson Company

Wathen Castanos

‘The Eliant’
Overall Purchase & Ownership Experience Award: Multiple Division

Benchmark Communities

Brookfield Residential

Grand Homes

MainVue Homes

MBK Homes

Robson Resort Communities

The New Home Company

TRI Pointe Group

William Lyon Homes

Woodside Homes


Proactive Communication of Construction Progress Award

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Brookfield Residential, Southern California

Classic Homes, Colorado Springs

MBK Homes, Southern California

Minto Homes, Florida

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

William Lyon Homes, Southern California


Most Improved Builder Award (2016 vs 2015)

Gentry Homes, Hawaii

GL Homes of FL, Other Palm Beach

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Adult

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Luxury

Irvine Pacific, Southern California

Summit Custom Homes, Kansas City

The New Home Company, Sacramento

Van Daele Development, Northern California

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

William Lyon Homes, Southern California


 Jobsite Cleanliness Award

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Brookfield Residential, Southern California

MBK Homes, Southern California

Minto Homes, Florida

Robson Resort Communities, Texas

The New Home Company, Sacramento

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Southern California


Design Selection Perceived Value Award

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Gentry Homes, Hawaii

Giddens Homes, Austin

MBK Homes, Southern California

Minto Homes, Florida

The New Home Company, Sacramento

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Las Vegas

Wathen Castanos, Fresno

William Lyon Homes, Southern California


Warranty Service: Repairs Completed Right the First Time Award

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Grand Homes, Dallas – East

Irvine Pacific, Southern California

MBK Homes, Southern California

Rosewood Homes, Arizona

The New Home Company, Sacramento

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

TRI Pointe Group, Northern California


Proactive Communication of Loan Status Award

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley

Giddens Homes, Austin

GL Homes of FL, Palm Beach Adult

MBK Homes, Southern California

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona

The New Home Company, Southern California

The Olson Company, Southern California

William Lyon Homes, Nevada

William Lyon Homes, Southern California

Woodside Homes, Utah


Sales Representative of the Year Award: Top 15 Finalists

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Bay Area: David Gottlieb

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley: Connie Wilson

Brookfield Residential, Southern California: Julie Harwood

Brookfield Residential, Southern California: Vallery DeVilbiss

Brookfield Residential, Southern California: Karen Lauener

Irvine Pacific, Southern California: Patricia Wolsky

MBK Homes, Southern California: Heidi Chiang

MBK Homes, Southern California: Sheril Alexandre

MBK Homes, Southern California: Iran Pulido

Minto Homes, Florida: Sy Wolf

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona: K. Nichols

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California: Matt Sbragia

William Lyon Homes, Southern California: Gary Arritt

William Lyon Homes, Southern California: Erick Mendoza


Design Representative of the Year Award: Top 15 Finalists

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley: Elvia Ramirez

Brookfield Residential, Southern California: Laurie Smith

MBK Homes, Southern California: Alyssa Matthews

Minto Homes, Florida: Blanca Cornier

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona: T. Joiner

Robson Resort Communities, Arizona: N. Kennedy

Robson Resort Communities, Texas: K. White

The New Home Company, Bay Area: Pamela Sadler

The New Home Company, Sacramento: Shannon McKenzie

The New Home Company, Southern California: Jennifer Morrissey

The Olson Company, Southern California: Heather Alexander

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Las Vegas: Andrea Polednak

TRI Pointe Group, Pardee Homes – Las Vegas: Jacqueline Valenzuela

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Southern California: Donna Roveda

Wathen Castanos, Fresno: Amy Liu


Construction Representative of the Year Award: Top 15 Finalists

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley: John Fent

Benchmark Communities, NorCal – Central Valley: Alan Howery

Brookfield Residential, Bay Area: Chris Larson

Irvine Pacific, Southern California: Erik Andrews

MBK Homes, Southern California: Henry Van Curler

Minto Homes, Florida: Richard Hobar

Minto Homes, Florida: Allan Cumston

Robson Resort Communities, Texas: D. Wimett

The New Home Company, Sacramento: Sean Killian

The New Home Company, Southern California: Wayne Rudolph

The Olson Company, Southern California: District Walk Team

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California: Mike Hamilton

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California: Jeff Williams

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California: Dennis Weaver

William Lyon Homes, Southern California: Ryan Grexton

William Lyon Homes, Southern California: John Bielman

William Lyon Homes, Southern California: Rob Cunningham


Customer Service Representative of the Year Award: Top 15 Finalists

Grand Homes, Dallas – East: Jeff Bolton

Irvine Pacific, Southern California: Larry McCallum

MBK Homes, Southern California: Robert Lily

MBK Homes, Southern California: Matt Gallagher

Rosewood Homes, Arizona: John Narcisian

The New Home Company, Bay Area: Katrina Robinson

The New Home Company, Sacramento: Brian Bauer

The New Home Company, Southern California: Bjarne Haukebo

The New Home Company, Southern California: Steve Ridnour

The Olson Company, Southern California: Eric Connolly & James Malcolm

The Olson Company, Southern California: Matt Smelser

The Olson Company, Southern California: Kenneth Liang

TRI Pointe Group, Northern California: Todd Spofford

TRI Pointe Group, Southern California: Gary Schultz

TRI Pointe Group, TRI Pointe – Northern California: Don Johnston


Customer Commitment AwardIn recognition of our 2016 new clients who, by choosing Eliant, have committed to providing their home buyers with an exceptional purchase and ownership experience

Garrett-Walker Homes (Arizona)

MainVue Homes (Seattle)

MainVue Homes (Texas)

Pardee Homes (Inland Empire)

Pardee Homes (Las Vegas)

Pardee Homes (San Diego)

Premier United (Sacramento)

Quadrant Homes (Seattle)

Trumark Homes (NorCal)

Trumark Homes (SoCal)

Zephyr (San Diego)

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