Posts Tagged ‘new house’

Home Trends That Have Run Their Course

February 15, 2011   No Comments

Over the years it has been interesting to see how home trends have changed. I live on the outskirts of a large city and when we first moved into the area there were many new subdivisions being built. And you know how fun it is to walk through the model homes and see the newest […]

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Keeping Pests Out Of Your Home

August 31, 2010   No Comments

We just bought a new Lake house plan and it didn’t take long to realize that we were not alone in the house. I’m not talking about ghosts – I’m talking about bugs, spiders and even a little field mice. We did a walk through of the house about 6 months ago when the owners […]

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Log Home And Landscape Basics

August 12, 2010   No Comments

We are finally at a point in our lives that we are ready to build a new home. We started out years ago in an apartment garage, moved up to one of those small ranch house plans and are now ready to take the leap and build a new home design. With all the buzz […]

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Baby Boomer Home Design Ideas

July 1, 2010   No Comments

My parents are part of the baby boomer era. I really was unsure of what that meant but come to find out this term refers to any individual that was born between 1946 and 1964. My father is turning 50 and out of this era about one third of the baby boomers will reach this […]

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Most Popular Home Features

April 29, 2010   No Comments

With the downturn in the economy, the housing moarket truly has suffered from the very start. But, as time passes, there are small signs that life in the housing market is turning around. And with that, so is the attitude of home buyers. What’s important to home buyers now? Well, when the financial climate changes, […]

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Add Character To Your Home

March 18, 2010   No Comments

Looking for some added appeal to the interior spaces of your home? The smallest details can really “make a space” whether it’s a transom window above a doorway, taller baseboard moulding, or a chair rail. These special details create an inviting interior space that gives any home a more finished, luxurious look. Many builders today […]

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Home Building: Shopping For Loans

January 29, 2010   No Comments

The time has finally arrived to build your dream home! Whether it’s a sprawling  ranch house plan near the city or quaint log house plan by the lake for fishing retreats, your dream home will soon be a reality! But where do you even begin? The first and often most confusing step in the building […]

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Organizing A Successful Move

January 19, 2010   4 Comments

After months of planning for your dream home plan, it’s finally yours! It’s the house you’ve always wanted, and you can’t wait to enjoy every space of it with your family. You can probably even envision where every piece of furniture should be placed. But then reality settles in and you realize that you have to […]

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What to Know: Building Codes

March 18, 2009   1 Comment

Building a dream home involves many new and exciting challenges that often require extensive planning and research. Homeowners usually begin the process by spending countless hours searching for the perfect home plan and location that fits their lifestyle and needs, followed by interviewing several contractors for home construction. Decisions then must be made about every […]

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Customizing Your New Home

March 6, 2009   No Comments

Most people dream for the day when they can finally build a home for themselves and their family. Most likely they already have an idea in their minds of what the perfect home would be like, down to the number of bathrooms, number of bedrooms and style of home. But after months of searching for […]

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