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It is standard practice at Stellar Homes to work closely with clients to capture the custom style and needs of each individual or family so that they have a personalized, worry-free experience in the building of their home.

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While Stellar Homes builds in many subdivisions, its flagship subdivision is Las Colinas in Temple. Highland Park is another great subdivision option for a custom home in Temple. Schedule a visit to see model homes and experience the Stellar difference!

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PARADE OF HOMES™ INDEX BUILDER

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A&G Homes Alethium Star Homes Brandon Whatley Homes Brandon Whatley Homes Carothers Executive Homes Carothers Executive Homes Carothers Executive Homes Cory Herring Homes Empire Custom Homes Flintrock Builders Kiella Homebuilders Quarles Construction Randy Taylor Custom Builders Stylecraft Stylecraft

508 Willow Drive, Troy 6514 Drexel Loop, Temple 4440 Cedar Creek Road, Temple 486 Via Lago, Belton 400 Oak Drive, Troy 16 Lago Viento, Temple 3004 Ingram Circle, Belton 12024 Callie Christina Court, Salado 3553 Walter Lane, Belton 2608 Torino Reale Avenue, Temple 1469 Rolling Brook Drive, Temple 19102 Post Oak Road, Bartlett 1306 Crystal Springs Court, Salado Virtual Tour Only Virtual Tour Only

Turtle Creek Highland Park Estates Long View Estates Terra Bella Turtle Creek Lago Terra Dawson Ridge Callie Christina Estates Bella Terra The Hills of Westwood Hidden Springs The Bend South Pointe

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TABA Parade of Homes™ Rules of Conduct Due to the coronavirus, this year, we will have many changes in place as directed by the CDC, the State of Texas, and our local authorities. Below are a few guidelines we have in place. Please visit TAHB.org/parade for the most current guidelines.

Please refer to our usual rules of conduct below: • No strollers are allowed in the homes. • Do not touch wallpaper, finished walls, or décor. • Observe all parking signs. Do not block driveways. • No food, drink, smoking, or pets allowed in homes. • If you would like to take photos, please check with an on-site representative.

• Hand sanitizer stations will be available at each home. • Masks are encouraged. If you have your own mask, please bring it. • We will limit how many people may be in a house at one time – this will vary depending on the size of the home. Please refer to signage at each home or the builder’s instructions regarding this. • If you are touring a home, or waiting to enter, please respect other attendees and do your best to give each other space. • Some homes may have separate entrances and exits. Look for signage. • Please try not to touch countertops, fixtures, etc.

Disclaimer: Visitors enter the Parade of Homes™ at their own risk. The TABA, property owners, Parade™ builders, and subcontractors assume no liability for injuries incurred while on the premises. These are private homes; some homes may not be handicap accessible.

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A&G Homes has been building high quality homes in Central Texas for over 45 years. This extensive experience backs up A&G’s solid reputation for constructing affordable, energy-efficient homes with attractive amenities. It is our hope that you will let A&G Homes build your next dream home, translating your desires into the highest quality product called home.

2021 HOME FEATURES: 2056 Sq ft; 4 BD / 2 BA / 3 Car Garage Spacious floor plan High ceilings Upscale moldings Gourmet island kitchen Granite kitchen countertops Stainless steel appliances Large great room with fireplace Owner’s Suite with oversized closet & shower Pre-plumbed outdoor kitchen Sod and landscape package Programmable sprinkler system Privacy fence

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Stunning & Breathtaking! This New Alethium Star Home will exceed your Dreams!

2021 HOME FEATURES Very open and welcoming floor plan Central kitchen island with granite top, storage, and seating Custom tile with epoxy/stain-proof grout Exotic Wood flooring in Flex/BR, Dining & Master in all bathroom shower & tubs with custom tile wrapped Stainless steel appliances Custom local hand crafted cabinets Energy efficient spray foam insulation Large covered back patio Sprinkler system, fully sodded front & back, privacy fencing and landscaping with rock borders Gorgeous views!! - Amazing sunrises and sunsets - Central Location to Temple & highways and Academy Schools

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2021 HOME FEATURES Brandon Whatley Homes builds

Modern 2 story farmhouse style 4 bedroom / 3 bath with 2nd living

uniquely designed homes, diverse in

room upstairs

character and style at a competitive price. Our personal involvement,

Hardwood floors

attention to detail, and quality

Spacious kitchen with quartz

craftsmanship bring confidence and

countertops and generous butler’s pantry

satisfaction to our customers. Our

Master bath with free-standing soaker

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tub and walk-in shower

secure homes, built with creativity and integrity, is based on the belief

Custom feature walls and barn doors

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Outdoor living with kitchen and fire

lasting memories as a family.

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2021 HOME FEATURES Brandon Whatley Homes builds

Coastal farmhouse style Stone and vertical siding exterior

uniquely designed homes, diverse in

Vaulted ceiling with exposed

character and style at a competitive price. Our personal involvement,

rafters and beams

attention to detail, and quality

Custom white oak built-in

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second oven and sink

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Multi-level outdoor living with

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kitchen and fire pit

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Dining room with huge windows

lasting memories as a family.

overlooking the water

Building houses is our business;

Master bedroom with wall-to-wall

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windows Loft with built-in window seat Custom built-in office nook Jack and Jill bedroom/bath

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Located in the gated community of Lago Terra, you can’t beat the views at this gorgeous 4 bedroom 3.5 bath Dominion floorplan that also includes a media room and game room with a walkout balcony. This home is simply luxurious from the ample living area to the affluent features located throughout the home including mosaic wall tile, quartz countertops and wood flooring. The floating cabinets, waterfall countertops, and ceiling designs are all details that elevate the interior design to the next level. Breathtaking views will be experienced from the extravagant swimming pool in the fully landscaped backyard.

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3004 Ingram is located in the established Dawson Ranch subdivision in the heart of Belton. This two-story home features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, an upstairs bonus room, and a spacious 3car garage. Walking into this inviting home will give you the feeling of a modern farmhouse. Some of the features of this beautiful Aria floorplan are quartz kitchen countertops, unique tile accents and modern hardware.

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Located in Troy’s premier subdivision, Turtle Creek, 400 Oak showcases signature Carothers Executive Homes features that make our houses special. This 3-bedroom and 2.5 bath home is fully equipped with custom cabinets, quartz countertops, and affluent lighting. The Bush floorplan incorporates an exceptionally open living area with a cozy fireplace, wood ceiling beams and large windows showcasing the backyard. To top off this charming home there is a full outdoor kitchen and fireplace to make memories all year round.

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Cory Herring Homes is a family business, with Cory Herring at the helm. Seeing his father’s success as a builder, Cory gained a passion for building homes. He began working for his father in 1992, at Herring Homes, one of the premier builders in Central Texas. During this time, they have helped over 2,000 satisfied customers, and continue to add happy customers daily. When you choose Cory Herring Homes as your builder, you will be confident knowing that our professional team will make your dream home, a reality.

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2021 HOME FEATURES 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car garage Jack and Jill bathroom Empire Custom Homes is locally

Open floor plan

owned and operated by Collins

Custom walk-in closets

Gregory. Collins was born and raised in

Spacious pantry and utility room

Temple and is a Texas A&M

Custom mesquite island countertop

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This 4-Bedroom, 3-Bath home sits in Temple’s newly established community, Bella Terra. A unique home which features custom cabinetry, a vaulted ceiling with decorative accents, as well as a private study and granite countertops throughout kitchen & bathrooms. These features along with a spacious open floor plan make this home a beautiful setting for any family. Flintrock Builders is a third generation Central Texas based home builder. We push the envelope on creating beautiful and unique homes that would sustain a lifetime of memories. As an award winning home builder, our core is to provide the Flintrock quality at an attainable price. Our passion for customers, strength in craftsmanship, interior design and years of knowledge is what sets us apart.

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This year we decided to feature one of our most popular floor plans, The Connally, with the showcase of our new model home located in the East side of the Hills of Westwood. This charming community boasts beautifully landscaped entrances and a community pool with quick access to both 2305 and 317.

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Hilltop estate perched atop 260 acres in Southeast Bell County meticulously built by Quarles Construction with spectacular unobstructed views. Step inside this 4300 SF Ranch retreat and be greeted by walls of windows allowing for natural light to flood the interiors. Designed on a magnificent scale with soaring ceilings, the interior is detailed with exceptional materials boasting white oak flooring and cabinetry, Cambria Quartz countertops, and one of a kind wine room and bar. The chefs kitchen with Thermador appliances and side by side islands opens to the family room with large floor to ceiling fireplace and stackable door units on each side opening up the interior to the exterior, every aspect of this home is grand in scale and bold in design. The master suite boasts a spa like bath with indoor and outdoor showers, travertine soaking tub, and an expansive walk in closet. Indulge in the resort style outdoor paradise with a premier pool, full outdoor summer kitchen, fire pit sitting area and golf range.

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Randy Taylor has been building beautiful spec and custom homes for 16 years and counting. Randy and his team without exception outdid themselves with the custom open concept plan. Modern front door mixed with custom commercial glass in the entry make a impressive statement. Great room features vaulted ceiling with wood beams and wood like tile and is completed with large sliding doors to escape to the back patio. Custom carpentry throughout and classic farm house beams showcase the detailed craftsmanship taken.

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You are instantly going to fall in love with this luxurious 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home! The curb appeal of this home is to die for and the entrance to this home is truly stunning. Welcomed by an 8-foot door, you’re immediately greeted by a grand 18-foot foyer. Once inside, you will be wowed by the spacious and thoughtful layout, a large utility room, and all of the natural light let in by the windows in the breakfast nook and living room. Upstairs, you will find spacious bedrooms and a loft that your family will love.

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This beautifully decorated model S-1613 floor plan showcases both all of our select series included features and additional options! From the moment you walk in, our luxury vinyl plank flooring takes you from the spacious dining room, to the open kitchen and living space. In this open concept home, not only allows you can prepare meals while still enjoying time with family and friends, but also takes advantage of every square foot. With the master bedroom in the rear of the home, you can relax in a secluded oasis or peer onto the back porch through the large double window. This home features two secondary bedrooms and plenty of closet space to store all of your holiday decorations! Come visit this Stylecraft sales office and find out how this great floor plan can become your new home!

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MAGAZINE INDEX HOMES™ INDEX Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation . . . . .2 Stellar Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Parade of Homes - Featured Homes Index . . . . . . .4 Garlyn Shelton Autogroup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Gallery Design Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 First United Mortgage Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Central National Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Parade of Homes Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Parade of Homes Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 A&G Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Alethium Star Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Brandon Whatley Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Brandon Whatley Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Carothers Executive Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Carothers Executive Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Carothers Executive Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Cory Herring Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Empire Custom Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Flintrock Builders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Kiella Homebuilders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Quarles Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Randy Taylor Custom Builders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Stylecraft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Stylecraft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Parade Of Homes Sponsors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Parade of Homes Subcontractors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Temple Winnelson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Bartek’s Paint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Encore Fence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Monteith Abstract & Title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Finney Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Central Texas Designs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Laura White Interior Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Maria Hall Jones, REALTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Tex Appeal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 BMI Pest Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Top Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 InHouse Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Palousek Overhead Doors, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Horizon Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 English Maids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Great Houseplans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 FloorCo Surplus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Fowler Legacy Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Ocean Quest - Sundek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Raybroker Air Conditioning & Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Budget Blinds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Centraland Title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Temple Daily Telegram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Denio’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Extraco Mortgage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Ocean Quest Pools by Lew Akins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Ellis Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

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