Hausbesuche, Inc. was formed in 2017, born as a solution to a global problem facing Home Builder Associations everywhere: bringing qualified business to their members. A German word translating to "a professional who makes house calls", Hausbesuche was a fitting name for this new partnership, supporting our colleagues and HBA Members. We are pleased to bring to you now: TownPros.com, a trustworthy solution to this problem, and your link to connecting local home service professionals with those seeking their skillset.
What we do
TownPros is an online marketing resource and network connecting HBA home service providers to the general public. At TownPros, we’re setting a higher standard for providing you with qualified home service professionals. Whether you’re looking for an expert home builder, a highly skilled tradesman, or an associated professional, all TownPros providers are members of your local Home Builders Association. We believe that the strongest foundations are built on trust, and a reliable referral means everything. Our growing mix of professionals are recommended by people you trust, so you can rest assured that your home project is in good hands. More pros. Higher standards. That’s how TownPros does the job.
To change the way we connect customers to home service professionals, setting a higher standard for trust, reliability, and quality of work.
To be the ultimate resource for people seeking home service solutions, provided by locally trusted and recommended professionals.
One of the founding partners of TownPros, Jules has been a custom home builder for the past 20 years working throughout the Greater New Orleans metro area. A member of NAHB, LHBA, and Northshore HBA for over 18 years, Jules has served as president of his local chapter (Northshore) and has held numerous positions on state and national committees and councils. His knowledge of homebuilding and his penchant for detail, organizational skills and understanding the requirements of a successful business operation make him a natural fit as President of Hausbesuche, Inc.
As the other founding partner of TownPros, Helmut has been involved with sales and marketing for over 45 years. He has operated and managed sales organizations across various industry segments including construction, industrial sales, risk management and insurance programs for construction companies. Helmut has been involved with Home Builders Associations at all levels for more than 10 years. He currently has memberships in 12 local chapters, across 5 states and serves on membership committees at state, local, and national levels. With experience in various industries, Helmut brings valuable knowledge to the table as Vice president of Marketing and Sales of Hausbesuche, Inc.
As a graduate of Tulane University with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in finance and marketing, Karl is an integral part of the TownPros team. Karl has experience working in sales and marketing for software firms, having developed mobile apps for numerous companies that are currently used in marketing and promotion. As Vice President of Product Innovations and Strategic Partnerships for Hausbesuche, Inc., he brings a youthful approach and eye to the team.
As our Technical Partner at TownPros, Revelry has been on board with us from the get go. Revelry has been instrumental in the development of our website TownPros.com and continues to be a strategic partner of Hausbesuche, Inc. Revelry has placed us in their “Business Development Lab,” and as such, we enjoy a unique working relationship stronger than a typical business-to-business relationship. They currently provide support with all facets of the TownPros platform, ranging from a team of engineers, UI/UX writers, coders, and designers when and where needed for deployment, as well as ongoing mentorship. Revelry is recognized as a top website development firm in the USA, and is led by CEO Gerard Ramos, and COO Thomas Knoll.
Deep Fried Advertising
Deep Fried is a New Orleans-based brand development and marketing firm that we have retained to assist us in the development of a strategic marketing plan and to help grow TownPros into a nationally recognized brand. As Owner and Creative Director of Deep Fried Advertising, Jennie Westerman Diemont and her team are committed to bringing the expertise necessary for the growth, viewership and success of TownPros on the web and through social media.
Future Team Members
TownPros will be building and adding to the team as we continue to grow and spread our footprint across the Country. Look for this section to be updated frequently.