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Custom Homes in Cookie Cutter Land

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in New Home | 0 comments November 15th, 2017

There are some things that are really great about owning a brand new home. Everything works like a dream, and usually spaces are a lot more functional than in older homes. However, when buying a brand new home, it’s hard to avoid the builder grade construction and the overall cookie cutter feel. When your home is one of three different styles on the block, painted in one of the three different acceptable shades of tan, it is easy to drive into your neighborhood and forget which one is your home. However, just because you bought cookie cutter doesn’t mean...

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3 Steps in the Home Construction Process

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in New Home | 0 comments November 2nd, 2017

As you start dreaming of your new home, you want to be sure the home construction process will go smoothly. The home construction process typically involves 3 steps:. Introduction & Planning– This is arguably the most important part of the home construction process. During this stage, your contractor will get to know a little bit more about you and what you want out of your new home. They will likely encourage you to bring design samples to review together, so they are able to gain a better visualization of what you have in mind. Design– After they have a better...

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How Much Will it Cost to Install a Home Alarm System?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Featured Home Improvement Articles, New Home | 0 comments July 6th, 2015

There are many good reasons to invest in a home alarm system, but you are likely wondering how much it is going to cost you. As with most investments, it really depends on what system you choose, and which bells and whistles you select to go with it. Depending on what equipment you purchase, it can be as low as $100 up to a little more than $1,000. To decide if you should spend more or less on a home security system, you first need to assess the crime in the area in which you live and what you...

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3 Home-Selling Mistakes to Avoid in the Spring Market

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in New Home | 0 comments March 30th, 2015

If you are itching to buy a new home, the spring market is one of the best times to list, sell or buy property. However, in order to ensure that you get the most out of the thriving market this spring, it is essential that you avoid the following home-selling mistakes: 1. Believing Your Home is an Exception- Becoming emotionally attached to your home is a natural phenomenon, particularly if you have lived there for several years. However, you should not let this affection for your house get in the way of what your home is really worth. Work...

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