How to Live Like a Jonas Brother

Jonas' Bros. home in Southlake, Tex.
Jonas' Bros. home in Southlake, Tex.

Todd Handwerk, president of Calais Custom Homes in Southlake, Texas, is the man who built the home where three of the four Jonas brothers live (left) in the über upscale and secure gated community of Vaquero, about 15 minutes northwest of DFW Airport.

The eldest Jonas boy recently got hitched and although he consulted with Handwerk about building a new home, Kevin and his bride ended up buying their own place down the street from Mom and Dad Jonas. Vaquero takes security seriously: at the entrance gates, unless a homeowner gives the OK, you don't get in. And Vaquero homes are huge even by Texas standards: the average is about 8,500 but many top 14,000 square feet. So we had to grab Handwerk and ask a few burning questions...