Legend Homes

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Are New Starter Homes History? Are New Starter Homes History?

Since World War II ended, builders lured buyers with new houses priced to vie with resale, but better built. But according to this deep dive by BUILDER editor Les Shaver, the starter home may now be on the brink of going extinct. Read more

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Chapter 11 Reshapes Builders Emerging From It Chapter 11 Reshapes Builders Emerging From It

But changes to their operations are attributed more to market conditions instead of bankruptcy. Read more

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6 Lessons For Builders From the Housing Bust

A brutal housing recession raises questions about standard operating procedures in the home building business. Read more

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Ill-Timed Growth Led to Legend Homes' Fall

Company president says 'desperate' lenders forced his company into bankruptcy to protect its assets and trade partners. Read more

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Legend Homes Hopes to Exit Bankruptcy by Year's End

Oregon-based dealer filed Chapter 11 to protect itself from lenders holding loans collateralized by land assets with sinking values. Read more

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