Article Photos: Central Oklahoma homebuilders surge in 2012 3/4

Vernon McKown, Ideal Homes owner and president of sales, and Steve Shoemaker, director of marketing, show the living room of an Ideal home at 11424 NW 131 in the Buffalo Grove area of the Village Verde addition in northwest Oklahoma City. Shoemaker says Ideal has increased the level of customization it provides buyers and that 2012 was the companyâs third best year ever. Photo by PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN