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D.R. Horton, Inc., America’s Builder, Announces Successful Launch of Its Home is Connected Smart Home System

ARLINGTON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI), America’s Builder, today announced the successful launch of its Home is ConnectedSM smart home system, which is included in the base price of each new home from D.R. Horton and its family of brands. The system includes a robust central hub by Qolsys that controls the smart home features, including a home alarm and automation platform by Alarm.com, Honeywell Home thermostat from Resideo, door locks by Kwikset, smart switches by Eaton Corporation, video doorbell by SkyBell and hands free, voice-first experiences with Amazon Alexa.

Donald R. Horton, Chairman of the Board, said, “Homebuyer response to our roll out of America’s Smart Home has been positive. The system is now included in each new home from D.R. Horton and our family of brands, including Emerald, Express and Freedom Homes. We have always been focused on providing our customers the best value in the market, and we are pleased to deliver features that help them connect with their home from anywhere.

“We would like to thank each of our valued trade partners who worked with us to create a comprehensive affordable smart home system in our homes to make our homeowners lives easier.”

About D.R. Horton, Inc.

D.R. Horton, Inc., America’s Builder, has been the largest homebuilder by volume in the United States since 2002. Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 84 markets in 29 states across the United States and closed 52,569 homes in the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2018. The Company is engaged in the construction and sale of high-quality homes through its diverse brand portfolio that includes D.R. Horton, Emerald Homes, Express Homes and Freedom Homes ranging from $100,000 to over $1,000,000. D.R. Horton also provides mortgage financing, title services and insurance agency services for homebuyers through its mortgage, title and insurance subsidiaries.

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