D.R. Horton, Inc.
October 2, 2020
such matters, we have assumed, without independent investigation, that each of the Guarantors identified on Annex A that is not a Specified Guarantor is validly existing under the laws of its
jurisdiction of incorporation, has all requisite corporate or other entity power to execute, deliver and perform its obligations under the Note Documents to which it is a party; that the execution and delivery of such documents by each such party
and the performance of its obligations thereunder have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate or other action and do not violate any law, regulation, order, judgment or decree applicable to each such party; and that such documents have been
duly executed and delivered by each such party. As to any facts material to these opinions, we have relied to the extent we deemed appropriate and without independent investigation upon statements and representations of officers and other
representatives of the Company and the Guarantors and on certificates and representations obtained from public officials and others.
Based upon the
foregoing, and subject to the assumptions, exceptions, qualifications and limitations set forth herein, we are of the opinion that the Notes, when authenticated in accordance with the provisions of the Indenture and delivered to and paid for by the
Underwriters in accordance with the terms of the Underwriting Agreement, will be legal, valid and binding obligations of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance with their respective terms, and when the Notes with the Guarantees
endorsed thereon have been duly authenticated in accordance with the provisions of the Indenture and delivered to and paid for by the Underwriters in accordance with the terms of the Underwriting Agreement, the Guarantees of the Notes will be legal,
valid and binding obligations of the Guarantors obligated thereon, enforceable against such Guarantors in accordance with their respective terms.
opinions expressed above are subject to the following additional exceptions, qualifications, limitations and assumptions:
A. We render no
opinion herein as to matters involving the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York and, to the extent relevant for our opinions herein, the laws of the States of California and Texas and the Delaware General Corporation Law and the
Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. This opinion is limited to the effect of the current state of the laws of the States of New York, California and Texas and the Delaware General Corporation Law and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act
and the facts as they currently exist. We assume no obligation to revise or supplement this opinion in the event of future changes in such laws or the interpretations thereof or such facts.
B. The opinions above are each subject to (i) the effect of any bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium, arrangement or
similar laws affecting the rights and remedies of creditors generally, including without limitation the effect of statutory or other laws regarding fraudulent transfers or preferential transfers, (ii) general principles of equity, including
without limitation concepts of materiality, reasonableness, good faith and fair dealing and the possible unavailability of specific performance, injunctive relief or other