A Lifestory Research survey named Atlanta-based Ashton Woods Homes as the “Most Trusted Building in America” for the second year.

More than 40,000 new-home shoppers identified the builder as a trusted home contractor, a Lifestory Research news release stated.

The study tracks about 133 home builder brands in the top 27 housing markets in the United States.

Ashton Woods Homes sells homes in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh, San Antonio and Tampa. It builds new homes in five communities in the Killeen area.

Other home builders in the study were ranked as follows:

2. Meritage Homes

3. David Weekley Homes

4. Toll Brothers

5. Taylor Morrison

6. Standard Pacific Homes

7. Shea Homes

8. Drees Homes

9. Ryan Homes–NVR

10. Khovnanian

11. Highland Homes of Texas

12. M/I Homes,

13. Richmond American Homes

14. Lennar Homes

15. Ryland Homes

16. Pulte Homes

17. D.R. Horton

18. Beazer Homes

19. Centex

20. KB Home.

Contact Mason W. Canales at ​mcanales@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7474

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