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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…

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

Ask These 6 Questions When Determining Where To Build Your New Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on September 22, 2014

Building a house is more than just building a structure – it’s about building a new home that allows your family to put down roots, develop relationships, and become a part of a community. In that regard, one of the most important and most foundational elements in the home building process is determining where to build.  To help you find the right build location, we’ve put together 6 helpful questions your should ask about the surrounding community: Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Communities, Custom Homes, Moving

5 Ways to Make Your New Bathroom Kid-Friendly

Posted by: Regent Homes, on August 18, 2014

Sometimes it feels like kids run the home. There’s no getting around the fact that they need space to run, they eat a lot, and they play a lot. So when it comes to renovating or updating your home, you must keep the kids in mind. This counts for every room in the house, especially heavy-use areas like the bathroom. Most experts will warn against simply installing smaller sinks, countertops, or toilets. The bathroom needs Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Bathroom Design

4 Details that Can Make or Break your Bathroom

Posted by: Regent Homes, on July 18, 2014

Your home should be comfortable and everything you have ever dreamt of, which means it should be easy to use and fitting for your lifestyle. This is no more apparent than in your bathroom design! Awkward layouts, poor lighting, or a simple lack of space can make your bathroom the most frustrating room in the house. If you’re buying a new home or renovating a bathroom, remember these four details can make or break it. Read more…

Categories: All Posts, Bathroom Design, Decorating Your Home, Floor Plans, Remodeling

3 Ways Your New Home is Less Expensive to Maintain

Posted by: Regent Homes, on June 11, 2014

When many people think of building or purchasing a new home, they can only think of the major expense it takes to create or buy it. In truth, though, a new home operates much more efficiently than older homes, which saves homeowners considerable costs in the long run. Here are three ways building a home can be cheaper to maintain: Maintenance Costs A new home is just that: new. Which means the HVAC, hot water Read more…

Categories: All Posts, New Home Owner Resources

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a New Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on May 12, 2014

Building a new home is a great experience. You get to customize every feature to your family and your lifestyle. But with so many decisions to make, it’s easy to let important details fall through the cracks. You can make the process – and the end result – a successful one for you if you avoid these common mistakes. Not knowing the building site and lot You first need to know the building site. Get Read more…

Categories: Custom Homes, New Home Owner Resources

4 Factors to Consider When Deciding a Location for Your New Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on April 17, 2014

Building your own home isn’t just about building the actual structure. It’s about choosing the right location for you and your family to live. In order to help you truly fall in love with your home – and stay in love – you need to consider all of the factors involved. How will your house fit your lifestyle? How will it fit your career and family needs? How close is it to recreational activities? When Read more…

Categories: Custom Homes, New Home Owner Resources

Choosing the Right Custom Home Builders

Posted by: Regent Homes, on March 24, 2014

Building your own home is a monumental task. Months of work and hundreds of decisions will go into it, and the end result is the place you will call “home.” So getting it right is vitally important, and in order to make that happen, you need to find the right home builder for you. This person will communicate with you throughout the process, listen to your questions, and make sure the final product matches all Read more…

Categories: Custom Homes, New Home Owner Resources

A Look at the Housing Market for 2014: A Good Year to Buy A New Home

Posted by: Regent Homes, on March 12, 2014

According to this article by financial and market experts, 2014 is shaping up to follow in the footsteps of the healthy 2013 housing market. 30-year mortgage rates are expected to remain steady in the housing market in 2014, making this year a prime opportunity to buy your perfect home. “Market forecasters predict that 2014 will be another year of gains for the real estate market.” Market forecasters are predicting that mortgage rates will make a Read more…

Categories: New Home Owner Resources