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Pulte Homes Partners with Builder Boost for Austin Smart Home Event


Homebuilder teams up with Austin-based influencers to showcase new
Pulte Smart Home technologies

PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) announced today a partnership with Builder
Boost, an online resource and community of key Austin-based influential
real estate agents who actively introduce, promote, and sell newly built
homes from top homebuilders through social media.

"Builder Boost is the perfect partner for us to exclusively unveil our
new Pulte Smart Home here in Austin," said Greg Salinas, division
president for Pulte Homes in Central Texas. "They share our excitement
for home innovation and are able to effectively leverage technology and
social media to connect with local homebuyers where they are--online."

Pulte Homes is hosting an exclusive event for select members of the
Builder Boost community to experience and interact with the new smart
home technologies in a state-of-the-art model home at Heritage
Oaks at Pearson Place
. This community of single-family homes is
located north of Downtown Austin, features 10 home designs and a full
array of customizable products designed to run a smarter home.

"We are very excited to partner with Pulte for this inside look at their
new smart home technology," said Kim Guley, owner of Builder Boost. Our
agent community values the innovation Pulte Homes brings to homeowners,
and we truly appreciate the opportunity and partnership Pulte extends to
the local real estate community."

Every newly-build Pulte home is ready to connect with seamless WiFi
reliability and increased bandwidth through built-in access points and
direct wiring throughout the home. Without the cost, disruption or
hassle that comes with retrofitting a home, new Pulte homeowners in
Central Texas will now have the ease and luxury of connecting smart home
technologies to fit their lifestyle, how, when and where they want it.

"The home of the future is here, giving our homeowners the ability to
seamlessly control their lights, thermostat, security systems,
appliances and more with just their cell phone or sound of their voice,"
said Salinas. "We're offering Austin homebuyers the flexibility to
choose the features and technology they value in their home. Whether
it's the base home that's pre-wired and ready for anything, a home
outfitted with selected options from a full suite of smart technologies
or going with full automation to bring the home to life—the choice is

For more information on the Pulte Smart Home, including video and
images, please visit the smart home website at:
For more information on Heritage Oaks at Pearson Place and communities
in the Austin area, please visit

About Pulte Homes

Pulte Homes is a national brand of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). Pulte
Homes builds consumer inspired homes and communities that provide the
move-up buyer the best quality of life. Only Pulte Homes offers the
combination of innovative Life Tested Home Designs® with an unwavering
commitment to quality and attention to detail. For more information
about Pulte Homes, visit

About Builder Boost: The Business Boosting Connection Between Real
Estate Agents & Home Builders

Builder Boost supports and grows an engaged community of key real estate
agents who actively introduce, promote, and sell newly built homes from
top homebuilders.

The team provides Real Estate Agents with digital resources and
personalized service to make navigating the new home market easier. The
focus on business boosting connections and resources that serve real
estate agents are complimentary and include: The Builder Boost Books
(Digital Magazine), Current Inventory Lists, New Home Concierge Service,
Agent MISSIONS, Events and Promotions.

Builder Boost works in partnership with top homebuilders that value the
real estate agent and builder relationship.

To see a list of agents who focus on New Construction in the Austin
Metro Area:

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