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The Multi-Generational Home

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While most older homes weren’t designed for an aging population, it's not difficult to make a new home accessible.

The word "accessibility" makes some people imagine wheelchair ramps and institutional grab bars, but the truth is that a well-designed multi-generational space feels like a home, not a hospital. There are many creative ways to make a home feel welcoming to everyone, and as a bonus, accessible features provide an edge in the market when it's time to sell.

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How Builders Help Ensure Health and Comfort

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Everyone wants their new home to be comfortable, healthy and energy-efficient. Professional builders satisfy these expectations with high insulation levels, careful air sealing and optimized heating and cooling systems.

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Picture Perfect

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A great finish doesn't come inexpensively, but it can make or break the look of a custom home. Many homeowners are educated to the fact that plumbers and electricians are fairly expensive but are often surprised at the prices charged by other subcontractors. The most obvious example of this is the professional painting company.

 

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Estimating Time

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The work of building a price and schedule for your custom home is a project in itself. There’s a reason that quality project estimates don’t happen overnight.

Every home is a collection of thousands of individual components that range from large-scale assemblies like walls and roofs to small items like doorknobs and faucets.

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Building is not a Game of Poker

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We occasionally meet homeowners who don’t want to reveal their true budget numbers. This lack of disclosure is not in their best interests and almost always sets the stage for disappointment.

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Helping You Breathe Easier

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If you have questions about how healthy your new home will be, you’re not alone. A March 2016 paper by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University detailed a nationwide study that asked 2200 people whether they had concerns about their indoor environment. 

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How Much Will it Cost?

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A question builders get from a lot of potential clients is “What’s the per-square-foot cost of your homes?” Some clients arrive armed with numbers gleaned from Internet articles, and their family and friends input on what they think prices should be.

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Why Home Tech is a Wise Investment

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PC Magazine has called 2016 The Year of the Home—the start of a flowering of wireless devices that will make home life easier, healthier and more fun.

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Maintaining Your New Home's Mechanical Systems

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If low maintenance is a priority, then having a new home built is a great choice.

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It’s Always Sunny in TV Land

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Who doesn’t love a good drama, especially one they can imagine themselves a part of? With that in mind, it’s no surprise that home and garden shows enjoy loyal viewership, and that HGTV has earned a spot as one of the top ten cable networks.

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