Category: Build a Home

Home Themes That are Dominating in 2018

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Dominating Home Features in 2018

Home builders need to keep a sharp eye on homebuyer preferences to make sure what they are offering matches what people want. Now that we’re halfway through 2018, real estate industry insiders are making predictions on what to expect in home trends for the rest of the year. While open floor plans continue to be.....

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The New American Home – Trends to Try

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The New American Home

Every year for more than three decades, a group comprised of a builder, an architect, an interior designer, green building consultants, home building product suppliers and expert contractors and craftsmen gathers to design and build "The New American Home." Meant to showcase the latest in building techniques, products and designs, the house is built in.....

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Tiny Houses Become Big Business

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Tiny Home Builders

More home owners are thinking small, in fact, very small when ready to buy a house. The usual reasons are that they want to curtail their initial investment costs as well as expenses and time connected with maintenance. Building companies and individuals in the trade have listened and have come up with the "tiny house".....

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Landscaping Tips for New Homeowners

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Landscaping Tips for New Homeowners

Whether you purchased a newly built home with minimal landscaping or you’re ready to put your stamp on the existing home you just moved into, it can be daunting to decide where to begin to design your outdoor space. You can hire a landscape designer or work with a local nursery to get advice, but.....

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Virtually Visualizing Your Future Home

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Virtually Visualizing Your Future Home

You’ve seen the Oculus headset and maybe even the cardboard Google glasses used to play around with virtual reality, but did you know virtual reality is increasingly important to homebuyers and builders? While the old-fashioned way of looking at homes, tramping from model home to model home or visiting numerous properties listed for sale, still.....

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Porcelain Counter That Looks Like Marble

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The New Kitchen Counter

Anyone who spends time perusing "shelter" magazines like House Beautiful or Architectural Digest or who drools over glamorous house photos on Houzz or Pinterest has probably daydreamed about marble. Marble kitchen counters, marble backsplashes, marble bathrooms… while marble has been the ultimate luxury material for centuries, a moment of practical thought sometimes brings those daydreams.....

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