– [Freeman] Welcome to Texas Top Homes, where home buying, selling, and financing are all simplified.
I'm your host, Freeman Sawyer,and with me as usual is the queen of closing costs, Nancy Currie.
Today we have Phil Crone with the Dallas Builders Association, Ronnie Laos with Operation Finally Home, and Donny Evans with Altura Homes.
Gentlemen, thanks for coming here.
– Great to be here.
– Thank you for having us.
– Bill, tell us who theDBA is, to start off.
The Dallas Builders Association, we're a nonprofit organization that represents homebuilders and developers and then all the contractors and suppliers that support the residentialhome building industry.
Essential, we're a chamber of commerce for the residentialhome building industry, so we do a lot ofeducation, a lot of events, some advocacy, and great charity work through our charity of choice,Operation Finally Home.
– [Freeman] Ronnie, how can folks find out a little more informationabout Operation Finally Home? Do you have a website? – [Ronnie] We do,OperationFinallyHome.
They can go on that, they can find out what projects we currently have underway.
If somebody wants toapply to receive a home, there's an applicationform online as well.
– [Freeman] What about the listeners, what if they want to donate some of that money that Donny was talking about? – [Ronnie] If they go toour website, they can– they can click on "Help A Hero Now" and it will go into the general fund, or they can specify toa particular project where they want the money to go.