Hepler Homes Blog
What is the Life Span of a House?
Is this something you have ever thought about? “Does my house have a life span?” It does, however there are many factors to take into consideration here, there is no simple answer. Life expectancies are averages, this means some may last longer and some shorter.
How the Real Estate Market Has Changed
With buyer traffic increasing for the most part, pretty steadily since 2009, you are facing some serious competition and low supply if you are in the market for a new house.
Can a Negative Review Hurt a Builder?
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.
Do you need Pest Control Services with New Construction?
In a report by the National Pest Management Association, property damages nationwide estimate to be $5 billion due to termites. The U.S. Forestry has developed a Termite Infestation Probability Map, Virginia falls into the moderate to heavy zone for the possibility of termites. This means that as new homes are built, builders need to start the precautions there.
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. Everything is brand new, right? How could something possibly go wrong?
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.
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 also paint a section of the wall to truly see the full scope of the color.
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. We have compiled a list to make sure you see the benefits when making your decision.
Security Tips For Your House
With the Holiday season upon 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.
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.
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.
Checklist for Getting Ready for the Big Move
Moving is a big chore and there are a lot of moving parts. We have come up with a comprehensive time-line and checklist to assist you when the time comes to move into your new custom home.