22 02, 2017

Building Your New Custom Home with Resale in Mind

If you listened to our podcast last week, then you know we try to guide our homeowners to build  their custom homes with the resale in mind. Of course no one wants to think about moving before they’ve even moved into their newly built home, but the truth is unless you’re planning on aging in [...]

15 02, 2017

Master Bathroom Considerations When Building Your Custom Home

Master Bathroom Podcast Transcript: Welcome to this edition of the Houston Custom Home Builder Podcast Series brought to you by Houston's leading luxury construction team, Morningstar Home Builders. I'm Greg, your host, and for today's episode we are joined by one of Houston's best known and most accomplished custom and luxury home builders, Ted Cummins. [...]

15 02, 2017

55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on Record-High

As certified Aging in Place specialists, we're not surprised to learn that builder confidence in the 55+ housing market is at an all time high. This article from the National Association of Home Builders explains in great detail what we've known for a while about the 55+ housing market. From the NAHB: Builder confidence in [...]

8 02, 2017

Texas Home and Garden Show at Houston

Don’t miss the 30th Anniversary Texas Home & Garden Show Houston, the premiere destination for all your home improvement needs. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with qualified home improvement experts, find huge savings with more than 300 exhibitors, and even test out products for your home. February 12 -14 at NRG Center you’ll find [...]

1 02, 2017

Reviews From The 2017 International Builders Show In Orlando

Houston Custom Home Builders Podcast Transcript: Welcome to this edition of the Houston Custom Home builders podcast series, brought to you by Houston's leading luxury construction team, Morning Star Home Builders. I'm Greg your host, and for today's episode we are joined by one of Houston's best known and most accomplished custom and luxury home [...]

1 02, 2017

Things to do in Houston this February

If you're looking for things to do in Houston this February then be sure to check out this list of great events taking place this month in Houston. Of course, it's almost entirely about the Super Bowl, at least for the first week. We're also celebrating the Chinese New Year and Mardi Gras, so there [...]

25 01, 2017

How to Help the Victims of Tornadoes in the South

At Morning Star Builders, we've been building and remodeling homes in Houston and we know how important it is to have a place at the end of the day where you can settle in with family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the recent tornadoes. As of Monday, 20 people have been [...]

18 01, 2017

Easy Things to Make Your Home More Eco Friendly

  We all want to do our best to lessen our carbon footprint, but we can’t all build new, energy efficient homes. If you live in an older home and would like to make it more eco-friendly without spending a lot of money here are some great tips for an energy efficient home. Easy Things to Make [...]

15 01, 2017

Ceiling Details And Considerations For Your Custom Home

Welcome to this edition of the Houston Custom Home Builder podcast series, brought to you by Houston's leading luxury construction team, Morning Star Home Builders. I'm Greg, your host and for today's episode, we are joined by one of Houston's best known and most accomplished custom and luxury home builders, Ted Cummins. Ted, good to [...]

11 01, 2017

Design Trends We’re Looking Forward to in 2017

We're only two weeks into the new year and already there are some fabulous design trends we're looking forward to in 2017. Some of these design trends are carryovers from 2016 - subway tile isn't going anywhere soon, it looks fantastic, is easy to install and looks great in any home. And some of these [...]