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Customer reviews are a very important tool in researching a company. With the internet being so accessible reviews are a large influencer with consumers when deciding on making a purchase. Unfortunately, not all reviews are favorable.....

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Home Warranties

Building a new custom home is exciting, the last thing you want to think about is that something is going to break or go wrong once you have moved in.......... read more

Choosing Your Paint Colors

Paint looks different when applied to various walls and surfaces.  It is important to not only use the sample swatch to choose your paint color, but to........... read more

Security Tips
for your House

With the Holiday season supon us the number of home invasions/thefts will be going up. We have put together some helpful tips for you to keep in mind while you are preparing to travel........... read more

Finding the Right Lender for Construction Loans

We have relationships with local banks that offer Construction Loans to build your new custom home. We are going to do a series on what to look for and keep in mind as you go through this process.......... read more

Fall Home


Fall is in full swing.  Have you started on your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist yet?  Fall is the optimal time to maintain the longevity of your house......... read more

10 Things to Consider Before Building a Custom Home

Building a Custom Home is an exciting time. It's also a time consuming a stressful process. Are you ready to start building your new home? If your not sure, here are some things you should consider........ read more

25 Things to Do in Frederick County

With so many things to do and see in Frederick County, it's hard to be bored. We've collected a list of our top 25 for residents and visitors of Winchester to enjoy......read more

Saving Money for a Down Payment

You have been waiting for this day for a long time, building your dream house, you are ready to take the plunge, now what?  It is never too early to start saving for your down payment.  The amount you want to spend on building your new house will dictate how much you need to save.....read more

How much does it cost to build a new house by the square foot?

“How much does it cost to build a new house by the square foot?” is kind of like asking “How much does a new truck cost per pound?” There are so many variables to consider, like; Is it 2 wheel drive or 4? Is it a 6 cylinder or 8? Does it have leather and a navigation...read more

New Construction Pest Control

As a new home builder, it is critical to plan for destructive pests, such as the subterranean termite. These pests are of the most destructive type of pest in Virginia.......... read more

2017 Home Building Trends

In looking at what buyers want here are a couple of trends we are seeing that people are wanting when building a new home in 2017.......... read more

Top 5 Reasons People Prefer Buying a New Home

There are many benefits to building/buying a new home in the real estate market today. Each person has their own reasoning for it........... read more

Getting Pre-Approved  for a Construction Loan

Before getting too far ahead with your plans to buy land and build it makes sense to find out how much you can borrow.  Once you know your borrowing limits, you can tailor your design to your budget realities. .......... read more

Checklist for Getting Ready for the Big Move

Moving doesn’t have to be stressful if you plan ahead and stick to your checklist.  This will help make the process seamless and ensure you get moved into your new home as efficiently as possible.......... read more

Top 45 "Little" Things

to Add to your New Home

Here is a list of things to consider and remember when building your new home.  Most people overlook the little things, however we put together a list of things most people might not think about........ read more

Guide to Relocating to Winchester

Winchester has been chosen as one the best places to retire by AARP magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and Where to Retire magazine.  It is not only a great place to retire, but it is also an impressive place to raise a family.......read more

Selecting the Right Builder

Selecting the right builder for your needs, wants and the type of new home you are looking for is the most important decision you will make to go the route of building a new custom home.......read more

Choosing A Home Plan

While choosing a new home plan can be exciting, there are many factors to consider. For example; how long do you plan to live in your home? How much older will you and other family members be by then? Who will still be living there? How much can you afford right now?...read more


Welcome to the Hepler Homes blog page. My goal here is to provide fun and useful information to Real Estate professionals and homeowners alike about the ins and outs of building brand new homes. I’d like to go ahead and extend my apologies to Mrs. Stonestreet...read more

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