Owing to its operational business model KBnxt, one of the
leading U.S. homebuilding companies,
), always begins construction only after a purchase agreement is
executed. Therefore, consumers buying KB homes get the liberty to
plan their homes according to their preference. Consumers can
design their homes with help from KB Home Design Studio, from where
buyers can choose from a host of flooring and lightening options,
cabinetry, appliances and more.
A recent KB Home Design Studio was unveiled in the Washington, D.C.
metropolitan area, where KB Home customers will be assisted by
trained professionals. The customers can also choose from various
design options, energy-efficient appliances and latest home
automation technologies. Homebuyers will be informed about and
given demonstration of the various ENERGY STAR certified appliances
like motion-sensing kitchen faucets and recessed LED lighting,
which helps in reducing utility bills considerably.
KB Home currently sells new homes at six locations in the
Washington D.C area. The latest KB Home Design Studio in the area
will encourage homebuyers to make their homes according to their
need and preferences.
This homebuilding company mainly focuses on high-end locations,
which drive community count and order growth. In fact, KB Home has
witnessed a rebound in order growth in first-quarter fiscal 2014,
after reporting soft order growth for the past few quarters due to
a lack of land and lots.
Another homebuilding company,
D.R. Horton Inc.
) reported solid order growth in the recently released second
quarter fiscal 2014 results.
KB Home carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).
Other Stocks to Consider
Investors interested in the homebuilding sector can consider stocks
TRI Pointe Homes, Inc.
). Gafisa and TRI Pointe Homes hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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