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Why Buying a Custom Home is Better Than Buying a Pre-Owned Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on December 14, 2015

Everyone has an idea of what their dream home looks like in their mind. Why is it then that so many homeowners end up with a home that is not what they envisioned? Maybe they thought that owning their dream home was out of reach, or that it would cost too much money. Believe it or not, that is what keeps many homeowners from even considering building a new custom home. You are probably asking Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Custom Homes

How to Protect Your Patio During the Central Ohio Winters

Posted by: Regent Homes, on November 19, 2015

We cannot believe it is already that time of year again; time to winterize the things around your home. With the harsh winters that Ohio brings, it is important to know the measures you should take to care for your home inside and outside. One place that you might not think of when it comes to winterizing is your outdoor patio. Winter patio care is very important because you want to be able to use your Read more…

Categories: All Posts, New Home Owner Resources

5 Home Design Trends That Will Be Big in 2016

Posted by: Regent Homes, on October 22, 2015

As with everything, trends come and trends go. Some of these trends may be ones that you would rather not see ever again, while others go out of style well before your interest dissipates. The trends in custom home building and design are no different. One day brass fixtures are in, and the next day, they are not. With 2016 right around the corner, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite custom Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Custom Homes, Remodeling

6 Design Preferences That Will Affect Your Custom Home Price

Posted by: Regent Homes, on September 21, 2015

Unlike buying a prebuilt, preowned home, a custom home design can be built to accommodate your unique taste and preferences. Also in contrast to prebuilt homes, custom homes typically come with a higher price tag due to the personalization and features that goes into the home’s unique design. Since the bottom line price of a home can change due to certain custom home features, we wanted to give you some insight into some of those Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Custom Homes, New Home Owner Resources

How to Transform an Empty Lot Into a Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on June 25, 2015

You’re in the market for a new home. You have seen a variety of houses in your city, and none of them match up with your idea of a dream home. Either due to location, architecture, or interior, these homes do not satisfy your ideal vision of where you want to live. If you reach this point, it might be time to think about building a completely customized home on an empty lot. What is Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Custom Homes, New Home Owner Resources

6 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Floor Plan for Your New Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on February 16, 2015

What should my new home look like? What do I need in it? How do we make this the perfect house for us? When you’re building a custom home, these initial questions may seem simple – but they have life-changing effects. Your custom home layout should suit your needs perfectly, both now and in the future. Here’s your step-by-step guide to choosing the right home floor plan layout for you. 1. How many floors do Read more…

Categories: Custom Homes, Floor Plans

5 Questions to Ask in Your Pre-Mortgage Interview

Posted by: Regent Homes, on January 15, 2015

Buying your first home can be both exciting and daunting. There are many forms to fill out, plenty of details to discuss, and a lot of questions to answer. During your initial pre-approval meetings with your bank or mortgage company, you need to address these questions to ensure the process runs smoothly. What documents will I need for full approval? The most important aspect of applying for a mortgage is the documents. Lots of documents. Read more…

Categories: New Home Owner Resources

Tips for Safely Decorating Your New Home This Christmas

Posted by: Regent Homes, on December 18, 2014

The first Christmas in your new home is always so exciting. You’re ready to bust out the lights and wrap every pole, window, and eave. You’re looking for the tallest tree you can fit in your living room. But slow down a second. Don’t go all Clark Griswold on your new home. Take a moment to read through these safety tips. That way this Christmas won’t be the ONLY Christmas you spend in your new Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Decorating Your Home

Four Popular Myths About Buying A Custom-Built Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on November 25, 2014

Designing and building a custom-built house should be one of the most rewarding processes an individual experiences. However, popular myths exist about the process that keep many from jumping in. Let us handle the most common myths we hear one by one, and set the record straight. Myth:  Custom-Built Homes Take Forever to Build A common fear is that building a new custom home will simply take too long, extending a move in date to Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Custom Homes

Should You Buy a Custom or a Previously Owned Home?

Posted by: Regent Homes, on November 17, 2014

Anyone searching for a new home wants to find the perfect property, best suited to their personal needs and family requirements. Choosing a custom-built home gives the buyer the control needed to create their dream home, with the style, design and finish that is uniquely their own. Of course, it’s possible to find great pre-lived in houses, with a variety of amenities and fittings, but there’s always the possibility that major repairs or alterations could be needed at a later Read more…

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