Custom Home Award

2020 Star Awards Finalist
The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) is excited to announce 394 projects have made the finals of the 2020 Star Awards. This year there was a record breaking 624 entries from 54 cities across the state of Texas. The out-of-state judges reviewed 187 categories and select the best in Texas. TAB launched the Star Awards program in 1992 and it remains the only statewide tribute to excellence in the residential home-building industry.
We are excited to announce one of our homes, The Dryden Home, is a finalist for a Texas STAR Award for Best Kitchen and Best Custom Home!
  • Best Kitchen- ($1M- $1.5M)
  • Best New Custom Home ($1M- $1.5M)
Winners will be revealed on July 16 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas during the Sunbelt Builders Show™.
Full list of finalists can be seen here:

2016 Star Awards

Texas Star AwardsIn 1992, the Texas Association of Builders launched the Texas Star Awards – the only statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry.  In 2005, this remarkable awards program expanded to include projects throughout the Southwest. 

Over 500 entries were submitted for consideration in 2016.  The entries were judged by a distinguished panel of industry experts from across the nation during an intense two-day judging period. 

Mike Blake Custom Homes was honored to be selected as 1 of 4 finalists in the Best Kitchen and Best Master Suite category for homes under 2 million.  Although we didn’t win, being named a finalist was a thrill for our customers and trades.

2015 ARC Awards

Best Kitchen AwardIn 2015, Mike Blake Custom Homes was recognized for their service, home design and finish out.

The Dallas Builders Association announced winners in its 2015 ARC Awards, at the Westin Galleria gala.  The ARC Awards are held each summer to recognize building excellence by associate members, remodelers and custom builder members.

Mike Blake Custom Homes won the prestigious “Best Kitchen” award for a home under 1 million dollars.  You can see the pictures of the kitchen and the rest of the home by clicking the photograph below.

DHome magazine included coverage of the 2015 ARC Awards in its November/December issue.

Customer Service Award in 2016 & 2019Houzz is the leading online platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. With the largest residential design database in the world, Houzz is the easiest way for people to find inspiration, get advice, buy products and hire the professionals they need to help turn their ideas into reality.

Best of Houzz is their peoples choice award. It is the Houzz community’s pick of the top-rated professionals and popular home designs across and around the world. Mike Blake Custom Homes has been honored to received Best of Houzz “Customer Service Award” in 2016 and 2019.

In addition, Mike Blake Custom Homes has been given recognition badges as a Houzz Influencer signifying that our knowledge and advice is highly valued by the Houzz community and a badge signifying the Houzz community highly recommends us.  In 2019, we also received the 1K badge which signifies that photos of our homes have been saved to over 1,000 idea books.

We serve Mt. Pleasant, Winnsboro, Quitman, Mineola, Canton,  Mount Vernon, Sulphur Springs, Emory, Yantis and Mineola. If you are looking for a custom homes builder, please give us a call. We would be delighted to show you some of the fine mid-market and luxury homes we have built.

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