Building Your Dream Home in Austin and Central Texas
Zbranek & Holt is a fixed price, multi-award winning luxury home builder; we do not build speculative homes nor do we carry inventory. As a two time “National Master Builder of the Year,” we are experienced in all phases of the home building process. We are widely recognized as one of the preeminent luxury home builders in the greater Austin and Texas Hill Country area. The company’s commitment to providing clients with quality construction and innovative design along with our dedication to the highest level of customer satisfaction are the hallmarks of Zbranek & Holt.
We in working with relocating families to craft distinctive residences, designed for the way you live. We have a customized program that allows clients to work on their new home even while living in another city, state or country during construction, making for seamless continuation of your project. Our goal is to make the home building process as smooth and enjoyable as possible. To meet this goal clients are provided with the latest web-driven technology and access to a secure on-line link for their entire project details. Whether you are at home, at work, on the road, or on vacation, we put information at your fingertips about your selections, upgrades, financial decisions, questions, documents, photos and more.
If you are planning to relocate to or build in the greater Austin or Texas Hill Country area we welcome the opportunity to speak with you. Call us at 512-261-0344 to discuss your dream home ideas today.
Years of Luxury Building Expertise
In addition to our home building expertise, Zbranek & Holt were recognized for our outstanding contribution to the community by donating $150,000 to a local youth sports association through the building of a benefit home. As luxury home builders in Austin, being an active part of the community, financially and personally, is incorporated into our business model. Zbranek & Holt is honored to be recognized by the Austin Business Journal as well as numerous other accolades including being named for a fourth time as Texas Custom Builder of the Year by the Texas Association of Builders in 2010.
Zbranek & Holt has also been recognized for our innovative approach to green building methods with everyone on the construction team designated as “Certified Green Building Professionals” by the National Association of Home Builders. With this training, Zbranek & Holt not only advise our clientele on energy saving features, but we include sustainable building techniques on every home, and are an Energy Star Builder. We strive every day to make the building experience understandable, efficient and enjoyable for our clients.
Zbranek & Holt only builds pre-sold new homes in Austin. Since we don’t purchase land or build unsold speculative homes, our company’s financial future is solid. That being the case, each one of our Austin luxury homes is treated as if it’s our next “show home,” built with the highest quality craftsmanship.
The Home of Your Dreams
Company founder Steve Zbranek says, “Every builder will say that creating a dream home for a family is their greatest reward. After 34 years in the business, I have come to appreciate something more. While building a new home from scratch is fun and creative, it can often be a very stressful event. For the past seven years, we have adjusted our model to improve each client’s experience throughout the entire construction process.
We strive to keep the process fun for our clients and take on the role of being the ‘on-call’ housing expert for years after completion, truly exemplifying the highest level of customer service. Our satisfied clients would build with us again and compliment our process whenever asked. The best thing to me, personally, about my work is the relationships that we now build with our clients, our team, and our vendors. Once upon a time, it was just about building houses, today it’s about so much more.”
National Master Builder of the Year
Steve Zbranek Awarded 2011 National Master Builder of the Year by National Association of Home Builders
On January 18, 2011 local home builder Steve Zbranek, of Zbranek & Holt, was recognized at the International Builders Show in Orlando Florida as the “2011 National Master Builder of the Year”. Zbranek received the same award for 2010 in Las Vegas last January. The Master Builder designation is awarded by the National Association of Home Builders to senior builders who qualify with experience levels, prior national designations and completion of the Master Builder classroom programs. Once a builder receives the Master Builder designation they are required to complete mandatory continuing education to retain the title.
Steve Zbranek has been a Master Builder since 1994. He is on the faculty for the University of Housing and teaches various Master Builder courses to builder candidates throughout the country. Zbranek was recognized for the second straight year for his contributions to builder education and improvement. He chaired a committee in Washington D.C. who authored the Master Builders course titled “Profitable Business through Quality Practices”. Zbranek is a past president of the Greater San Antonio Builders Association and the Immediate Past President of the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. In 2010 his firm was recognized as the State of Texas Custom Builder of the Year and the Austin Custom Builder of the Year.
In addition to industry improvement, community involvement is considered for the national award. In 2010 Zbranek & Holt built a project home to raise funds for the Lake Travis Youth Association (LTYA). The home was featured in the annual Parade of Homes event and raised $150,000 for the LTYA. Zbranek is currently the Chairman of the Board for the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of directors of the recently created Lakeway Police Memorial & Benevolent Foundation.
Please join us, once again, in congratulating Steve Zbranek as the 2011 “National Master Builder of the Year”.