Choosing a lot to build on can be as challenging - if not more challenging - than selecting a home design plan for your custom build. After all, you’ll want to make sure that WHERE you build your home is just as perfect as the home you’re designing. So what kinds of things should you consider when you’re searching for a lot to build your custom home on? We’ve put [...]
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Dreaming of building a custom home? If so, you’ll need to find a place to build one first. Before you start fantasizing about the features and furnishings you’ll include in your dream home, you should envision the place where you imagine this dream house to be located. After all, before you can start building a home you’ll need a place to put it. So how do you go about finding [...]
Winter is a time for gathering. Whether you’re hosting a holiday celebration or your house is the hot-spot where people hang out when the temperatures are freezing outdoors, it’s important to have a few winter safety measures in place to keep your family members and guests safe. 10 Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Family & Friends Safe This Winter While winter is a great time for getting together, it [...]
Many of our clients wonder if they need to hire an interior designer to work with them throughout the process of designing a custom home. While some are excited about the prospect of working with a professional to get their home set up exactly how they’ve envisioned it, others would rather take on the task of choosing finishes and room layouts themselves. The good news is, whichever option you’re leaning [...]
It’s fun to live in luxury, but if you’re on a limited budget or you’ve just purchased a home a luxurious home decor can feel out of reach. Luckily, there are ways to make various areas of your home feel upscale without breaking the bank. Here are a few tips for creating a budget friendly luxurious-feeling bedroom. Upscale Bedroom Decor on a Limited Budget Add Light Hanging light fixtures are [...]
Thinking of visiting a model home? Whether you’re in the market for a new home, you’re hoping to build a custom home, or you’re simply looking for ideas to upgrade your current home, exploring model homes can be a valuable experience. Wondering if it’s worth it to squeeze touring a model home into your busy schedule? Here are a handful of things you can learn from a quick visit to [...]
If you’re looking for a home builder in the Capital Region, you will come across lots of options. From neighborhood developers to those who specialize in custom home building, there are dozens of builders in our area vying for your business. Wondering how to narrow down your options and ultimately choose the builder that’s right for you? Here are 7 of the most important qualities to look for in a [...]
If you’ve been in the market to buy or sell a home in recent months, chances are you’ve heard that it’s currently a ‘seller’s market.’ As a seller, you may be excited about this but as a buyer you may be feeling discouraged, since in this market climate sellers tend to have the upper hand. With that being said, it’s certainly not impossible to purchase a home in a seller’s [...]
When you’re moving, you have a lot on your mind. From finalizing the details of your home purchase to coordinating the sale of your previous home of the conclusion of your lease - not to mention organizing the move itself - it can be a challenging time to stay on top of everything you have going on. As a result, changing your home address in the necessary places is often [...]