Metal, tile, or shingle? Don't get overwhelmed - here's a list of pros and cons to help you choose the best roofing materials to keep your family covered.
Interior designer Christina Bruce of Christina Bruce Interiors offers insight into some increasingly popular interior design trends for custom built homes.
In new home construction, the kitchen often takes precedence. Create the perfect gathering place with this year's top five custom kitchen features.
Purchasing or building a new home is an exciting venture for first-time homebuyers. You may find yourself wondering if homeownership is right for you.
Consider the cost-saving benefits of energy efficient homes if you plan to build a new home. Energy efficient homes are the future of the real estate market. Some benefits to building green include waste reduction, conservation of natural resources, improvement in air and water quality, protection of ecosystems, and noise reduction. Aside from contributing to environmental sustainability and improving health, homeowners can also benefit financially from energy efficient homes. 1. Energy Efficient Homes Have a Higher Resale [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]