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The coronavirus pandemic has caused significant changes to our daily lives and how businesses operate. Classes, jobs and events we used to attend in person are now shifting to virtual platforms, including the practice of touring open houses.

Buying your first home is a major milestone. It can also be one of the most stressful things you ever do, according to a survey of homebuyers. While you might not be able to eliminate all of the stress of buying a home, there are a few things you can do to make the experience more enjoyable overall and to reduce any feelings of remorse after all is said and done.

Who doesn't want to save money? Older homes might have their charms, but they usually come with high utility bills. They also often have outdated heating systems, drafty windows, and little to no insulation. When you build a custom home in Fort Wayne, Indiana, you have the chance to make it as energy efficient as possible, reducing your costs and making your home much more comfortable. Learn more about the features that make custom homes energy efficient.

The word "villa" is frequently used when describing home styles and design trends – so frequently, in fact, that it can be difficult to know exactly what it means. Our FAQ will go over what a villa residence is, where the term comes from, and how you can make plans for villa style homes. Anyone interested in building a home or making important renovations on a beloved property should take a look!

Across the U.S., the median new home size is 2,301-square-feet, according to the Census Bureau. Depending on the number of people you live with and how you use your home, 2,301-square-feet might seem massive or tiny.

New homebuyers looking to move into a new area or upgrade their living situation face the question of whether to focus on a new home site or look at more established homes. It's an important factor that buyers need to decide early on in their search, which is why we've developed a guide with everything you should know about how to buy a new construction home.

Basement or no basement? That's one of the questions you'll want to consider when working with a new home builder in Fort Wayne, IN. In 2018, less than one-quarter of all new homes had a basement, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Before you finalize the plans for your new home, it helps to weigh the pros and cons of including a basement.

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Considering a move into a new home? You’ll hear all the arguments and the pros and cons of buying a new vs. a gently lived in home. Sometimes it’s difficult to mute the opinions of friends and family and focus on what works best for you. Keep reading to discover a few perks you’ll enjoy when you choose a newly built home.

You're looking forward to moving into your new custom home. There's just one thing standing between you and your new home: the moving process. For many people, moving houses ranks as one of the most stressful events in life. There's a lot to coordinate when you move, from making sure everything you own gets from House A to House B in one piece to informing employers, schools, the post office, and others of your new address.


Change is a part of life. As you grow and mature, you can expect your tastes to change, your opinions to change and your needs to change. As your needs change, so too might your home. A 1,000-square-foot home that seemed like the perfect size when it was just you and your spouse might feel small and cramped once kids come along. Or, you might want to adopt a dog but realize that the lack of yard space will pose a problem.