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Five Reasons to Consider Custom Home Plans Over Stock Model Home Plans

By |July 5th, 2018|

While custom home plans and stock model home plans both allow for customization, there are a few key differences to consider when deciding between the two. 1. Custom Home Plans Are Fully Customizable For anyone looking to build his or her dream home, working directly with a custom homebuilder using custom home plans ensures that the home’s construction expresses the homeowner’s unique personality and style, something stock model homes can’t fully capture.  From the number [...]

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Hurricane-Resistant Construction Options for Custom Built Homes

By |June 27th, 2018|

One factor homeowners must consider when choosing between two or more custom built homes is the material builders use during construction. This is especially true in states like Florida where the classic “man vs. nature” struggle persists. We have learned enough to respect nature’s unpredictability and find ways around its ugly moods to protect ourselves. Nothing is indestructible. So, what does that mean for Florida residents? Battling a hurricane is not a matter of if, [...]

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The Custom Home Building Process

By |May 23rd, 2018|

Building your own home offers a lot of advantages, but the process is vastly different than buying an existing home. To help clients who plan to work with our custom home building team, we’ve put together a brief guide about what to expect during the process. Here’s an overview of what you need to know about home building. 1. Securing Financing When you decide to hire a custom home builder, the first step you must take [...]

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The Cost of New Construction Homes

By |May 17th, 2018|

When the time comes to purchase a home, you’ll be faced with the choice of buying an existing structure or having a new one built. While circumstances may dictate which of these is better for you at any given point, there are a number of benefits to new construction homes that are worth looking into. If you do decide to go this route, it’s also important to keep in mind what contributes to the cost [...]

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Tips for Finding the Perfect Property for Sale

By |April 23rd, 2018|

If you're thinking about building your own home, you have to find the right property. When you're looking for property for sale for building a home, there are several attributes you should think about. Consider taking the following elements into account. Location Obviously, whether you're buying or building a home, location is key when you're looking for property for sale. Is the property close to your work or your kids' school? If you want to [...]

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5 Reasons Home Prices are Rising

By |April 19th, 2018|

Home prices almost always seem to be rising. If you're thinking about buying or building a new home, you may be wondering why this is happening. Well, there are actually a number of different factors at play. Here are the main elements that cause home prices to rise.   Inflation Inflation refers to a general decrease in the value of money. In other words, inflation is why a dollar buys less now than it did [...]

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Own Home

By |March 26th, 2018|

Building your own home is an exciting prospect. Rather than moving into a home designed for someone else, you get a home that's been perfectly customized for you. However, there are some issues that can disrupt the whole process. To protect your investment and ensure the process goes smoothly, avoid these five mistakes people commonly make when building their own homes.   1. Don't Forget the Details When you're building your own home, the design [...]

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What to Know When Buying Florida Homes

By |March 13th, 2018|

If you're thinking about moving to Florida or even if you've been in the area a long time, you may be surprised to hear that there are some key differences between Florida homes and homes in the rest of the country. Wondering what's so unique about homes in the Sunshine State? Take a look.   1. Florida Homes Don't Have Basements If you're from the Midwest, the West, or other parts of the country, you [...]

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2018 Vero Beach Real Estate Trends

By |March 2nd, 2018|

Vero Beach real estate is hot at the moment. This community has made nationwide lists for largest increases in home values, and at the time of writing, that trend shows no signs of slowing down. If you're thinking about buying or selling in this state, you should check out the following trends. Here's an overview of what's happening.   Increasing Home Values Over the last year, Vero Beach real estate has jumped approximately 15 percent [...]

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Average House Prices in Vero Beach, FL

By |February 16th, 2018|

Thinking about buying a new home? Wondering what your current home might sell for? Just curious about real estate values? If so, we have put together the information you need. Here's a look at house prices in the Vero Beach, Florida area.   Median House Prices in Vero Beach The median house price in Vero Beach is $191,500 according to Zillow. The site was launched in 2006, and it collects information on property listings and [...]

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