Choosing the Best High End Property for Your New Home

high end propertyThe average American will move 11.4 times in their lifetime. If you’re ready to settle down in your dream home, the first step is finding the perfect location.

Your location is arguably the most important aspect of building a high end property. You can’t build your location. You can only take advantage of the location once you’ve purchased your site.

Read on to learn how you can choose the best location for your home. Read more

5 Features You Must Include in Your Luxury Home Plans

luxury home plansWhether you’re remodeling a luxury home or building a new one, you have no shortage of options.

Should you add a tasting room onto the wine cellar? An outdoor movie theater beside the pool? A candy room for the kids or grandkids?

With so many great ideas to choose from, it’s tough to narrow down the list. But whatever you envision for your custom home design, there are some features you must include.

Read on for five must-have features you’ll want to add to your luxury home plans. Read more

7 Sleek Trends in Modern Luxury Homes

trends in modern homesThe 2017 trends for modern luxury homes are focused on innovative designs, added storage space, and indoor recreation.

Both homeowners and home buyers want custom-made homes to resort to after a long day, but also recreational areas where they can have fun.

Large closets seem to be a constant trend in high-end homes and are often spread on the square footage of more than one room.

Keep reading to discover the best trends for luxury real estate and how you can implement them in your own home. Read more

6 Reasons to Choose Custom Homes

custom homesAre you in the market for a new home and wondering if you should go for a custom home or a resale?

While there certainly is no shortage of cheap, foreclosed homes available on the market, new, custom homes certainly shouldn’t be overlooked.

In fact, according to a recent survey by Trulia, twice as many people prefer custom homes overused homes.

But, if a custom home is more expensive, is it really worth the investment?

Let’s take a look at the top 6 reasons you should choose a custom home. Read more

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Luxury Home Contractor

luxury home contractorOwning a home is part of the American dream. That dream becomes even more special when you can build a custom home. There’s nothing better than a home designed by you, for you.

Building a luxury home is expensive. You want to know that every dollar of your money is well worth it.

Before the process begins, you’ll likely have plenty of questions to ask. The right luxury home contractor will have all of the answers that you need.

Read on to learn 5 questions that you’ll want to ask your home contractor before breaking ground. Read more

What to Consider When Creating Your Custom Home Design

custom home designWith so many homes being constructed in traditional forms, yours needs to stand out. The good news is you can easily create your dream custom home design.

The process of designing your home can be enjoyable if you hire the right kind of home designer for you. Whether you are building a brand new home or renovating one that already exists, make it a seamless process.

There are many things to think about when designing your home. You must envision the kind of life you plan on living in your new home. A new home or newly designed space is a fresh start. It can even be the change you need to redefine yourself or your relationship with the world or your family.

A new custom home is so much more than how many square feet it should be and if you need a 1/2 bath on a certain floor.

We’ve done the heavy lifting for you and have compiled a list of some essential things to remember when creating your custom home design: Read more

How to Tell if You Need Asbestos Abatement Services

asbestos abatementAsbestos, once commonly used as insulation for electrical wiring and buildings, has since been found to have deadly effects. Exposure to asbestos can cause a variety of respiratory issues, ranging from mesothelioma to lung cancer.

Many homeowners assume asbestos is a problem of a bygone era. Unfortunately, estimates indicate that asbestos exposure still kills 12,000 to 15,0000 Americans every year.

To protect your family, it’s important to know how to avoid asbestos exposure. This way, you can take proactive steps to have asbestos abatement done.

Here are some factors to consider. Read more

5 Beautiful Luxury Kitchen Design Ideas

luxury kitchen designIs your kitchen in need of a major face lift? You’re not alone.

In fact, kitchens are the second most remodeled room, falling just shy in popularity to bathrooms. They’re a major part of a home’s charm. It’s where the family gathers, friends meet, and memorable meals are made.

The room’s central focus means the kitchen’s design must be inviting, gorgeous, and practical.

But when it comes to luxury kitchen design, it can be tough to choose exactly what’s right for you and your home. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Here are five beautiful luxury kitchen design ideas to get your renovation juices flowing. Read more

4 Common Mold Types In Residential Homes In AZ And Beyond

Common Mold TypesMany home repair specialists often regard it as a ‘silent killer of homes’. And although mold is not a huge issue inside residential homes in Arizona (thanks to our dry weather) the fact remains that it is possible for molds to form especially during the monsoon season in late summer.

Molds are fungi that can be found both indoors and outdoors. Molds grow best in warm, damp, and humid conditions, and spread and reproduce by making spores. Mold spores can survive harsh environmental conditions, such as dry conditions, that do not support normal mold growth. As they say, ‘knowing is half the battle’. So, here are four of the most common mold types that are found in residential homes in Arizona and across the US. Read more

How To Build an Energy Certified Custom Home in Arizona

Energy Star certified custom homeWhen you’re building a new home in Arizona, there are a variety of factors that you need to consider. However, for many homeowners, the most important issue when building a new home is making sure that it is energy certified. Energy certified homes provide superior energy efficiency and are more environmentally friendly than standard homes.

For a new home to be energy certified, it has to meet certain requirements laid out by the United States government. Learning about these requirements is a good first step in building your energy efficient home. Discover how to build an Energy Star certified custom home, and find out why it’s important to work with an experienced green home builder. Read more