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D.R. Horton

(Public)  
Construction
HQ: Fort Worth, TX   |   1,000 - 2,500 employees  |  
Overview

D.R. Horton - America's Builder

D.R. Horton is dedicated to building quality crafted, distinctive homes across the United States. The Company has developed a reputation for high quality homes with features and amenities other builders often consider options or upgrades. The flexible home designs, attention to detail and affordable pricing are what make D.R. Horton a national leader in the residential home building industry.

D.R. Horton's homes generally range in size from 1,000 to 5,000 square feet and in price from $90,000 to $900,000. The Company has differentiated itself in the industry through its pursuit of quality and its unique ability to offer customers the features and amenities they look for in a new home. Home designs are created by award winning architects to appeal to the tastes and desires of the local community. By taking advantage of the national purchasing power generated by building thousands of homes each year, D.R. Horton is often able to offer exclusive features to each homebuyer at an affordable price.

Diversifying into Top Markets

Donald R. Horton began his own construction business in 1978 in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. In 1987, D.R. Horton began expanding its operations by seeking out the Nation's most active homebuilding markets. Since 1987, the company has geographically diversified into 82 markets and 27 states across the United States. Additionally, D.R. Horton provides mortgage and title insurance services in many of its markets.

Financial Stability

D.R. Horton, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (DHI), and its outstanding financial performance has earned the Company a place as one of the industry leaders in revenue and earnings growth. By offering a piece of the "American Dream", D.R. Horton has grown to over $4 billion in stockholders' equity, which emphasizes the financial commitment and stability D.R. Horton provides its homebuyers.
Career Opportunities
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D. R. Horton Inc. is a national builder. The Company constructs and sells single-family homes designed principally for first-time and move-up homebuyers through its operating divisions in 21 states and 63 metropolitan markets of the United States. The homes range in size from 1,000 to 5,000 square feet, and range in price from $80,000 to $900,000. During the fiscal year ended September 30, 2004 (fiscal 2004), the Company closed 43,567 homes with an average sales price approximating $240,800. Through its financial services operations, the Company provides mortgage banking and title agency services to homebuyers in many of its homebuilding markets. DHI Mortgage, it's wholly owned subsidiary, provides mortgage financing services to purchasers of homes it builds and sells. Its subsidiary title companies serve as title insurance agents by providing title insurance policies, examination and closing services primarily to purchasers of homes it builds and sells.
Vision
A Family Business

D.R. Horton was founded as a family business, and it is this spirit that prevails among all the dedicated professionals as they come together to ensure the success and stability of your investment. The cooperation of sales, construction, warranty, development and office staff is proof that the family spirit is alive and growing at D.R. Horton.
People
Courteous customer service is another characteristic which makes buying a new home from D.R. Horton a smart decision. D.R. Horton and its staff of professionals are dedicated to prompt, polite response to homebuyers' requirements and needs. This philosophy has resulted in a reputation that leads to significant repeat and referral business.