Author: Alex White

July 24, 2021

QUALICO's 70th Anniversary

This year is a very special year as we celebrate QUALICO’s 70th Anniversary! For those who don’t know, QUALICO is the parent company of Pacesetter Homes. In 2007, QUALICO started Pacesetter Homes in Austin, Texas and in 2017, was recognized by Builder magazine as one of the top 10 fastest growing homebuilding companies in the […]

July 6, 2021

Filing a Warranty Claim

After closing, your home’s limited warranty includes a complimentary 30-day and 11-month walkthrough. This walkthrough will be very similar to the New Home Orientation Walkthrough you did prior to closing. However, it is your responsibility to contact ProHome to schedule these walkthroughs. Additionally, you must have your list of non-emergency, warrantable claims ready at this […]

June 30, 2021

New Home Orientation Walkthrough

Congratulations on the purchase of your new Pacesetter home! We know how exciting purchasing a new home can be, but sometimes it’s also stressful. Don’t worry! We are here to relieve some of that stress for you and make these final steps in the home buying process easy and enjoyable. Pacesetter Homes has partnered with […]

June 1, 2021

How to Get Approved for a Mortgage as a Freelancer

Working for yourself has many benefits: Flexible hours, more freedom on projects, and no dealing with bosses or co-workers. However, some things are a little more complicated when you’re freelancing… and one of those things is buying a house. But don’t worry! With just a little bit of prep work, you can realize your dream […]

May 19, 2021

Backsplash Trends to Follow in 2021

You’ve likely spent hours dreaming of your dream kitchen. You’ve carefully selected the appliances, agonized over counter choices, and hand-picked the hardware. Now it’s time to focus on one of the most important design aspects of this area: the backsplash. The backsplash can pull the entire kitchen together, balance out different designs, and reflect your […]

April 27, 2021

Keeping the Cost of Moving as Low as Possible

You’re moving! It’s exciting, it’s an adventure, it’s anxiety-inducing… Moving can be expensive, whether you’re heading down the road a bit or halfway across the country. But there are ways you can keep the costs down and lower your stress levels. Here are a few budget-friendly tips to keep from blowing your budget on expensive […]

April 5, 2021

Your Ultimate Post-Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and homeowners everywhere are rolling up their sleeves to do some routine post-winter work. Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner with years of spring maintenance under your belt, or a brand-new homeowner, the list of tasks can seem daunting. Here’s your ultimate checklist to make […]

February 2, 2021

Why Appointments Matter

The path to new home ownership: Why appointments matter Appointments have become the norm—and with mobile technology, scheduling an appointment or reservation from your phone is easy. We are so accustomed to planning our days in advance that those businesses that accept walk-ins feel compelled to advertise it. New home builders establish a model home […]

January 13, 2021

Pros and Cons of Downsizing Your Home

Should You Downsize? Let’s Look at the Pros and Cons.  Have you ever considered downsizing – or buying a smaller house? People downsize their homes for many reasons, but often it’s for the cost-savings aspect. Homeowners whose children have moved out or who have retired sometimes find themselves in spaces too big – and opt […]

December 29, 2020

7 Tips for Reorganizing Your Home for the New Year

2020 has been an interesting year for us all. We’ve collectively found unique ways to entertain ourselves while being stuck at home. We’ve seen all sorts of trends rise and fall: Baking sourdough bread, choreographed family dances, renovating bathrooms with basically zero DIY skills, hobbies started and stopped and started again. But another trend is […]