Red Gable Homes’ goal is to develop unique and inspiring neighborhoods throughout North Texas that captures the community spirit which defines this area. We thoroughly believe a home should embody your personality and be set in an exciting, joyful and thriving community. We look forward to fostering connections between your family and the community that our neighborhoods reside in.

Red Gable Homes will always strive to bring the highest quality new home construction to the market. Our homes combine modern, energy efficient, open floor plans with nostalgic appeal. We are always keeping our finger on the pulse and seeking out new and distinctive ways to create the home of your dreams. We are doing more than just building a house; we are crafting your dream.


Our Team

Red Gable Homes is a premiere home builder in Denton, Texas. Founded in 2016 by development industry expert Doug Chandler and award-winning custom homebuilder John Michaels, our goal since day one has been to develop distinctive and inspiring neighborhoods that capture the enduring spirit of community Denton, Texas. We believe your home should reflect who you are, and have a personality that reflects your own, so we strive to build the highest quality homes that are customizable to your unique lifestyle. We enjoy being   a part of building exciting, joyful and thriving communities, so we work diligently to nurture strong connections between your family and our communities. At the end of the day,  we’re building more than just a house; we are crafting your dream in an amazing community!

John Michaels – Founder

John Michaels started his working career as a police officer and detective for the Irving Police Department for over 10 years; during this time he bought and flipped homes, this is when he found his passion for building. In 1989 he began his full-time career in the home building industry he has worked very hard for many years to become one of the premier builders in the North Texas area. His company Noble Classic Homes, founded in 1998, has constructed beautiful, quality custom homes in and around the Argyle area for 18 years now. John has served as President of The Board of Directors of the Argyle Chamber of Commerce, and was on the Economic Development Committee in Argyle. He is an active member of the Dallas Homebuilders Association, a certified Master Builder, certified Green Professional, and an active member of Green Built North Texas.

Doug Chandler – Founder

Doug Chandler is a local businessman who began his full time business career in New Orleans, working in the Finance and Accounting Department at United Parcel Service where he was in charge of the Accounting Department for the entire Louisiana District. In 1989 he left UPS and purchased an Automotive Collision repair business where he successfully built and managed all aspects of the company. Since 1999, Doug has successfully started and managed several businesses. In 2005, he co-founded DEMA Partners, a real estate development company. DEMA partners currently have development projects in Southlake and Argyle, Texas. Doug has a BBA in Finance from University of Texas – Arlington.

Peggy Maxfield – Senior Sales Associate

Peggy Maxfield has been in the home building industry for over 20 years and employed by the founders of Red Gable Homes for over 8 years working on previous developments. After attending Arlington Baptist College she successfully owned and operated: Body Shop Spa for Women, Fitness Connection, Odessa Racquet Ball Club, Sun Kissed Tanning Salon and Brandi’s Spa for Women. She has always loved working with people to help them achieve their goals and she looks forward to doing this for you during the process of building with Red Gable Homes. Peggy is a wife, mother and grandmother whose #1 priority is to put God first in all things.