Getting to Know Your New Community After a Move

Posted by Becca Thomas on May 19, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle, Custom Homes

Relocating can be tough for you and your family. Even if you’re only moving a few miles away, it’s hard to deal with so much change. Not only are you facing different commutes to work, school, and grocery stores, you’re also contending with joining a new community.

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Spare Room Rentals: Earning Extra Money with Your Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on May 17, 2018 7:32:14 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle, Financing

When building a new home, budget is always a consideration. If you’re like most people, there is an upper limit to what you can build with the resources you have available. If you don’t yet have the funds to build your dream home, you can save money by using your existing space to your advantage. Spare room rentals will allow you to save money for a down payment on a construction loan or pay off more of your existing mortgage faster to build more equity.

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6 Things Millennial Home Buyers Want in a Property

Posted by Greg Geilman on Apr 26, 2018 10:37:16 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Build a Custom Home, Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle, Finding Land

Asking millions of people what they want in a home may well yield millions of unique answers. This fact makes it more difficult to categorize a group as large as the Millennial generation based on their home buying preferences. However this generation is viewed by its predecessors, Millennials’ general expectations have a fair overlap with other home buying groups. What they look for when they start to search for homes is bound by their finances and where they are in life.

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Millennial Home Buying Trends

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 8, 2018 6:59:17 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Lifestyle, Homebuilding Process

A couple years ago, millennials surpassed baby boomers to become the largest living generation. Now that this generation is solidly in their 20s and 30s, they have become a major influence in many markets, including real estate, as they now also represent the largest share of home buyers. The National Association of Realtors compiled a report that outlines the trends that are impacting the industry and the housing market as a whole.

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Preparing for An Empty Nest? Home Considerations for Downsizing

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 6, 2018 7:28:13 AM

Topics: Lifestyle, Floor Plans

Across the country, a significant life change is one of the most common reasons for people to begin searching for a new home. For many, buying a new home makes sense when the kids leave for college or  start their careers. After all, the empty-nest years are a time for many parents to look toward the future and reconsider the type and size of home they need.

If you are preparing for an empty nest, now may be an ideal time to consider downsizing your home. Looking ahead, you and your spouse may want to discuss several factors, such as these four:

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Millennial Home Buying Myths Exposed

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle

Every few months, a new high-profile news piece will declare a startling statistic about Millenials and homebuying. The message often repeats itself. “They can’t afford to own a home.” “They only want to live in the city.” “They don’t like the idea of being tied down by a mortgage.”

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Adair's Favorite Recipes During Thanksgiving

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 21, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Topics: Live Smart, Lifestyle

As Thanksgiving approaches, the team at Adair Homes is getting ready to enjoy some quality time with family and friends. Of course, for our food-loving group, the holiday also includes the chance to whip up some of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes.

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5 Uses for the Dual Master Suite You Haven't Thought Of

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Oct 17, 2017 12:20:57 PM

Topics: Lifestyle, Floor Plans, Design

Having two master bedrooms in your home gives you flexibility in how your family lives today and into the future. Dual master suites provide large bedrooms, bathrooms, and closet spaces that offer both comfort and privacy, and can be used in a variety of ways, such as:

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Landscaping Ideas for Your Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Aug 25, 2017 7:51:06 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle, Design

For homeowners who enjoy a bit of gardening, landscaping can be one of the most exciting parts of building a custom home.

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How to Best Organize When Moving to a New Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jul 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Lifestyle

Moving to a new home is both exciting and stress-inducing. While it’s easy to envision a comfortable life in your new space, the process to get there doesn’t feel so simple. Yes, it will require some hard work, but the rewards are well worth it. Having a plan in advance and sticking to it will make moving day less stressful.

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