Home Building Guide
  • 6 Tips for Families Buying Their First Home

    Buying a new home is one of the most exciting times in any family’s lives. Everyone is excited to get into their new space and begin their new life. However, with all of this excitement also comes a lot of big decisions and responsibility. Every family wants to be sure that they are choosing the best home for their specific needs. Additionally, they want to make sure their home is something they will be able to grow into and love for years to... [Continue Reading]

    Redesign your dining area and add life to your every meal

    Busy families don’t get time to sit and chat. Often families feel the distance amongst themselves due to the lack of time to connect with each other. The living room conversations are becoming shorter but the same can be compensated on dining table. The meal times are the family times as the entire family gets time to sit together and chat on varied issues at least once during the day. The dining table is the place where you entertain your... [Continue Reading]

    Failsafe Buy to Let Tips: Your Guide to Maximising Your Earning Potential

    The buy to let dream is one that many have. But, for many budding entrepreneurs, they are not sure how to make the buy to let market work for them. When it comes to making your home someone else’s, there are some smart things that you can do. As with any business, making money in property means having to speculate to accumulate. So, how can you maximise your earning potential through your property? Here are some great tips that you can use. ... [Continue Reading]

    Selecting the Right Countertop for Your Kitchen

    Kitchens can be troublesome when it comes to remodeling and redecorating them. Regardless of whether you are working on a brand new kitchen or if you are upgrading an old one, you will definitely want to make the most out of your investment and that is perfectly OK and natural, especially if you take into consideration the fact that you will want to see your investment lasting for a long while. Your kitchen countertops can be more important than you... [Continue Reading]

    The Perks of Building a New Home

    To buy or to build is the question that many people struggle with when choosing the home they will be living in for a significant portion of their lives. There is often a debate about which is better, buying a home or building a new home. Of course, there are a lot of pros and cons to each decision. Ultimately, the list of pros and cons will differ for each family, but there are some things to think about before making a decision. There are a lot of... [Continue Reading]

    4 Ways to Make Your New House a Home

    Moving into a new property is an exhilarating time. You want to make your mark on your new home and ensure that you have a house that is all yours. After all, you don’t want to live in someone else’s shadow. You want to add that personal touch to your new house. There are some great ways that you can do this. If this is your forever home, there are some stunning, bespoke ideas that you can incorporate into your home. Let’s take a... [Continue Reading]

    How to Know when It’s Time to Move

    Moving is usually one of those tasks that everyone tries to avoid. Moving is not just a hassle to most, it is also time-consuming, expensive, and stressful. Moving made be loathed by most, but there are actually a lot of positives to moving. People who make the decision to move get to enjoy a new home, a fresh start and new neighborhood. But how can a family know when it is the right time to move? There are actually a lot of common signs that can tell... [Continue Reading]

    Why Location is So Important when Choosing a Home

    Moving into a new home is always an exciting time for anyone. Moving into a new home can also be a stressful and nerve-racking time. Everyone wants to make sure that the place they choose to live in is the best possible spot for their needs. Many people will also have special needs and considerations, like families, that need to be taken into account when moving into a new home. These things can make choosing a home to move into an overwhelming and... [Continue Reading]

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    Village Park Homes Names New President and COO as Company Expands
    Schwartz brings with him extensive senior management experience in new home construction and development with large national public builders. Schwartz's previous position as the COO of Village Park Homes in 2014 saw the company exceed recorded expectations, doubling the sales and revenue from the previous year and significantly expanding community and product offerings.(Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:31:15 GMT)

    Back to the land, literally.
    So I've been taking a really close look at energy efficiency over the last couple years and trying to find the simplest and least expensive option out there. I've also been really interested in gardening methods and I guess overall self sustainability though that is a very general term as I've come to find out.(Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:12:05 GMT)

    Home builder's president says industry hobbled by inefficient planning process
    Hamilton and Burlington are missing out on millions of dollars of tax money by hobbling the region's home building industry, says the new president of the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders' Association. Allan Roshko told the group's annual City Leaders breakfast Friday the industry has the capacity to build 1,000 more homes in the region than it currently does, but its efforts are blocked by inefficiency in the planning departments of both cities.(Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:57:56 GMT)

    Guest opinion: Raising impact fe...
    Don't you just hate activation fees? It feels like such a rip-off when a company charges you an upfront activation fee, claiming it covers "setting up your account," knowing full well that it plans to profit from your monthly bill as long as you're a customer. In Lee County, the government has its own version of an "activation fee;" it's called an impact fee.(Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:24:14 GMT)

    Business Bookshelf: Book offers solid foundation
    Perhaps some of you have been whiling away these harsh winter days dreaming of the house you want to build someday. Maybe you're thinking about buying a new house, or just renovating the house that you own.(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:10:29 GMT)

    N.J. fraternity will build house for homeless family on $1K Newark lot
    The vacant lot at 810 S. 17th Street in Newark was purchased by a Kean University fraternity, whose brothers hope to build a house for a homeless family. The empty patch of land on the 800 block of 17th Street in Newark doesn't look like much, at least not yet.(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:51:03 GMT)

    How to protect trees from construction work and heavy equipment damage
    We love the look and benefits of mature trees in a neighborhood. Think about a new subdivision with only newly planted trees.(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:08:02 GMT)

    Home building numbers burst throughout county
    Home building in Lexington County is on fire. According to numbers reported at the Lexington County Planning Commission meeting Thursday, there were 1,234 new houses built in the unincorporated areas of the county in 2014.(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:58:33 GMT)