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3 Important Factors to Consider When Buying a House

Posted by: Regent Homes, on November 18, 2013

Your house is likely the largest single purchase you will ever make. When you think of the dozens of decisions involved and the hefty price tag, it gets easy to lose sight of the forest for the trees. Along with the obvious factors, such as location, number of rooms, amenities and the overall property, there are hidden factors that you might be tempted to overlook if you really like a certain house. Pay attention to Read more…

Categories: New Home Owner Resources, Resale Value

4 Details That Make Or Break Your Kitchen

Posted by: Regent Homes, on November 1, 2013

So you’re remodeling your kitchen, or thinking of it? The kitchen is one of the most important parts of your home, contributing in a weighty manner to overall value of the home. It serves as a central gathering space. And, hey, everybody needs to eat! If you’re making plans to re-do your kitchen, keep in mind these four details that can make or break your most important room: 1. Enough counter space You’ll always need Read more…

Categories: Decorating Your Home, Remodeling

5 Questions to Ask When Buying A Custom Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on October 14, 2013

So you’ve decided to purchase a custom home. Congratulations! This is a great opportunity to own a new home that is tailor-made to your needs and preferences. As you’re moving forward in the process, it’s important to ask the right questions and gather information that will help you achieve the result you want out of your home.  Here are five questions you should ask when buying a custom home: 1. How will this house fit Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Custom Homes

4 Signs That Say You’re Ready to be a Homeowner

Posted by: Regent Homes, on September 24, 2013

Buying your first home is a big commitment. There’s a lot of excitement in buying and moving into a new home (especially if you are building a new home in Columbus, Ohio), and also a ton of anxiety that can come with owning your first piece of property.  So how do you know you’re ready? How do you know you’re prepared for the long-term investment? Here are four tips to tell if you’re ready to Read more…

Categories: All Posts, New Home Owner Resources

3 Great Ways to Finish Your Basement

Posted by: Regent Homes, on August 30, 2013

Have you found yourself eyeing your basement recently, with its cold cement floor, its piles of boxes, and its dim lighting? Are you wondering if you could do more with this space? More and more homeowners are thinking just like you, and are taking back their basements and turning them into an asset. If you’ve been thinking about reclaiming the space below in your house, here are three suggestions that show that basements are for Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Resale Value

5 Primary Considerations for First Time Homebuyers

Posted by: Regent Homes, on August 27, 2013

Buying a home is usually the largest purchase a person will make in their lifetime.  Going from renter to homeowner can be a process that is filled with anxiety and questions, but with a little research, first time homebuyers can confidently own the home buying process.  If you’re looking to get out of that rental (or your parents’ basement), consider these 5 primary considerations: Start with the down payment The down payment is the initial Read more…

Categories: All Posts, New Home Owner Resources

2 Simple Questions To Ask When Choosing Your Floor Plan

Posted by: Regent Homes, on August 6, 2013

You’ve decided to take the leap and build a custom home, but how do you decide what your new home should like? There are thousands of choices to make when building a home, and the options can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. The following four questions are a great place to start if you’re worried about selecting the right floor plan. One: What Is Your Daily Life Like? When choosing a floor plan for your Read more…

Categories: Custom Homes, Floor Plans

7 Great Website Resources for New Home Owners

Posted by: Regent Homes, on July 31, 2013

You finally moved into your new Regent Homes custom-built home, but now what? Where do you turn when something goes wrong? Who can answer your maintenance questions? We have listed seven great resources that every homeowner should keep at their fingertips. After all, moving in is just the start of the home ownership adventure. 1) House Logic The people at HouseLogic have you covered when it comes to answering common homeowner questions. This excellent website has Read more…

Categories: Custom Homes, New Home Owner Resources

Nooks for Your Books – Creative Ways to Display Your Favorite Reads

Posted by: Regent Homes, on June 29, 2013

In today’s increasingly digital world, there’s something nostalgic about the look, feel, and even smell of a hardcopy book. More over, books make great props for bringing your space to life, injecting personality and stories into your room. Guests will find instant conversation starters hanging on your shelves, so it’s best to not cram your reads into a few shelves. With a beautiful custom home, the inside needs personality too! Here are a few, creative Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Decorating Your Home

5 Easy Ways to Simplify Moving

Posted by: Regent Homes, on June 26, 2013

Buying a new home is an exciting experience. There’s a lot of anticipation, thrill, and nerves on the line until the day you sign on the dotted line. Then reality sets in. You realize that buying a new home means that you have to pack up your old one, and move everything you own into a completely new spot. There are very few people in the world who love the process of moving. Don’t let Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Moving