Author: Alex White

December 2, 2020

6 Tips to Lower Your Energy Bills this Winter

Temperatures are dropping, which means it’s time to bust out the fuzzy socks, cozy blankets, and cups of hot cocoa. Unfortunately, it can also mean your heating bill is about to go through the roof. Luckily, you can take action now to increase your home efficiency during the colder months to keep your bills manageable. […]

November 11, 2020

Choosing the Right Home Insurance Policy

Securing the homeowner’s insurance is a significant item in your home-buying checklist. Your purchase might be contingent on purchasing a home insurance policy, depending on whether you have a mortgage provider. But once you start looking into it, there are a ton of options to choose from. It can be a challenge to wade through […]

October 26, 2020

Organizing a Home Office or Classroom You'll Want to Spend Time In

Be honest. Are you using a dining room table as an office space? Are you cramming school spaces into bedroom corners, or sectioning off areas in the living room for schoolwork? Learning and working from home can be challenging under the best circumstances. But when you don’t have a dedicated place for work or school, […]

October 14, 2020

Types of Home Loans - And Which One is Right for You

If you’re beginning your home buying process, you’re probably thinking a lot about mortgage loans. Purchasing a house is a big financial decision. How you’re going to secure a loan to pay for it is a large part of that. It’s common to wonder which loan is the best – but it’s better to think, […]

August 12, 2020

Building Your New Home to Work From Home

Building a House Your Entire Family Can Work and Learn In If you are like most people in the U.S., you didn’t think much about a home office before 2020. Sure, you might have mentally designated a space to work on projects outside of the office or prepare to telecommute when your child was sick. […]

August 4, 2020

Why You Should Build - Not Buy - A New House in a Strong Market

Are you thinking about entering the housing market? Right now, the market is in a strange place: Low mortgage rates are driving people to enter a market with a decreasing supply of available homes. For prospective home buyers, this can be daunting. On the other hand, home builders are surging. People are turning to building, […]

July 16, 2020

How to Strike a Design Balance Between Trendy and Timeless

Shag carpeting. Beaded curtains. Carpeted walls. Indoor wicker furniture. Over the last 50 years, people have followed some truly horrifying design trends. And you’ll notice you (hopefully) haven’t seen a single one of them in a new build home or modern design catalog. Striking a balance between trendy and timeless isn’t always easy. You might […]

June 30, 2020

Where Should Your Master Bedroom Go

Owner Suite Location -Upstairs or Main Level? You’ve probably thought a lot about the details of your new home. Everything from the floor plan to the kitchen layout and the landscaping has likely crossed your mind. But when planning out your owner suite, have you considered where in the houseto put it? There isn’t one right answer, […]

May 1, 2020

5 Must-Haves for the Backyard Grilling Season

The weather is getting warmer, the grass is getting greener, and cool breezes are blowing across backyards across the country. All of this can only mean one thing: It’s grilling season! For most people, that means spending tons of time enjoying your patio or porch accompanied by the sweet smells of barbequed meats and vegetables. […]

April 29, 2020

The 5 Reasons People Love Open-Concept Homes

You’ve undoubtedly heard of this type of floor plan. Spacious, open rooms sprawling from one side of the house to the other unencumbered by walls or doors. It’s an open-concept home, and homeowners love the way it opens up even small-sized homes. People buying new homes are asking builders to create open-concept homes that bring […]