The process of building a custom home will be even more enjoyable for you as a home owner if you learn more about the home building process. What feels like a large undertaking can flow much more easily with more information. Remember, this is exciting! This is the creation of your very own custom home! The entire project is driven by you and your own unique ideas. Continue reading
Have you been looking online or working with a real estate agent to find a new home? It might be a first-time home, maybe your family has grown and you need more space, or you are relocating to be closer to grandparents, children, or a new job.
Whatever the reason, here are a few signs that you are ready to design and build a brand new custom home. Continue reading
If you know the location where you want to live, it can be frustrating to look at house after house without seeing something that will work for your family. Unless you get the chance to appear on a reality TV show that makes extensive home renovations look like a dream, you might be a little nervous about diving into some costly remodeling or a years-long DIY project. Continue reading
As we enter the spring real estate season, you might be looking to sell an existing home as your new custom home project gets underway or nears completion. Here are 5 tips for getting it sold quickly. Continue reading
Building a new home requires lots of research and decisions about location, design, and financing. Staying on budget is important, and your builder should be taking steps to communicate all costs and keep your new home project on budget and on time so there are no surprises on closing day. Continue reading
Darkness comes early these days, and how you light your home can make a big difference in both the mood and function of your interior spaces. You want to be able to create a cozy vibe, but also feel energized in the evening to cook or get work done. Continue reading
At the end of the Victorian era, a growing middle class meant more and more families were becoming homeowners. Between 1905 and 1930, Craftsman-style architecture became hugely popular for its emphasis on natural light, earthy colors and materials, charming scale and open floor plans. It was, in part, a reaction to the oversized, ornate and very formal Victorian home.
You don’t need to choose a builder for your new home, you need to choose the right builder. Depending on your budget and the style of home you want to build, not every builder will be good fit. Here’s a very broad checklist of things to do to make sure find the perfect builder for you. Continue reading