Centex Homes (NYSE:CTX) is ranked #4 on the Top 100 Builders Listing for 2006 (source Builderonline.com) with closings totaling 29,803 detached homes and 7,736 attached units in 2006.
Founded in 1950 Centex today operates in major U.S. markets in 25 states. Centex's related business lines include mortgage, title and insurance services and integrated pest defense systems. These businesses provide operational or financial support to the company's home building operations and are leaders in their respective industries. Centex is the only company to rank among the Top 10 U.S. home builders for more than 40 consecutive years, according to Professional Builder magazine. CTX Mortgage Company, one of the nation's largest retail mortgage originators, has more than 200 offices. Centex's Title and Insurance operations provide nationwide residential and commercial title insurance and settlement services, including low-cost property reports and appraisal products. Centex Insurance offers homeowners’ insurance to more than 100,000 customers nationwide and also offers life, auto, boat, commercial, home warranty and umbrella policies. HomeTeam Pest Defense is the nation's largest pest management company serving new home builders. In addition to conventional pest control and termite treatment services, HomeTeam offers the innovative Taexx built-in pest control system which is installed during new home construction.