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Phoenix-based Carvana closes $160M funding round

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Carvana, the leading national online auto retailer and creator of the world’s first coin-operated Car Vending Machine, today announced it closed a new $160 million Series C funding round, bringing total funding to $460 million. This funding round will be used to support Carvana’s growth, including expanding physical operations and Car Vending Machines to new… Read More →

Meritage Homes to Acquire Legendary Communities

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Meritage Homes Corporation, a leading U.S. homebuilder, announced its definitive agreement to acquire the homebuilding assets and operations of Atlanta-based Legendary Communities for a purchase price of approximately $130 million. Legendary is one of the largest privately-held homebuilders operating along the I-85 corridor of the Southeastern U.S. with a significant presence in the Atlanta and… Read More →

Home prices increase by most in 7 years

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U.S. home prices jumped 12.1 percent in April from a year ago, the most since March 2006. More buyers and a limited supply of available homes have lifted prices in most cities across the country, a sign of a broad-based housing recovery. “The increase in the number of people looking for a new home often… Read More →

Ashton Woods Tops List of Most Trusted Builders in America

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Trust is the new currency by which customers evaluate the merits of new-home builders, according to ground-breaking national research of more than 21,500 new- home shoppers in the Lifestory Research Most Trusted Builders in America Study SM. The study finds that three-fourths of customers (76 percent) report that trust is a critical criterion by which… Read More →