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Cost-Effective Ways to Make Your Home Stand Out from the Others

September 24, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Every homeowner wants their house to be the best-looking one on the block. While there are certainly tons of exterior improvements you can do to secure your spot as the number-one house in the neighborhood, these updates can be pricy. That’s where a knowledgeable custom home builder can help. Keep reading to learn a few ways you can make your home stand out without draining your savings account. Make the entry a focal point Make a great first impression by ensuring your entryway is the focal point of your home’s exterior. Choose a door color that complements your home’s color;...

Ways to Make Your New Home Stand Out Without Breaking the Bank

September 17, 2021 9:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Building a custom home is a major investment, but one that’s well worth the money. For what you’re paying to build your new house, you want it to stand out from others in your neighborhood—and not just on the outside. You want your interior to take the breath away from anyone who walks inside. Unfortunately, updating and upgrading everything around the house can significantly increase your overall cost. For that reason, we find many homeowners stick with the basics. We’re here to tell you that you can stun your visitors without breaking the bank. These tips from your custom home...

What Are the Methods of Aging in Place, and How Can I Implement Them?

July 14, 2021 5:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you yourself are a senior making plans for your future residence or you’re making them on behalf of a loved one, it can be a complex process with many different options. While some seniors choose to enter an assisted living facility or other senior living environment, many are choosing to stay right at home. The process of aging in place consists of consulting with certified aging in place specialists to remodel your current home to ensure your safety and comfort as you grow older. If you or your loved one are interested in living at home independently as long...

What You Need to Know About the Rising Cost of Construction Materials

July 7, 2021 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Virtually every economic sector is still feeling the effects of the global pandemic—in many industries, the aftershocks of the challenging year are expected to continue for years to come. The construction industry in particular continues to experience volatility, especially when it comes to cost. Construction material prices are rising steeply due to a whole host of reasons, including staffing difficulties, supply chain issues and unexpected demand. Here’s a brief overview of the current situation. Skyrocketing costs are not short-term problems Current conditions in the industry have surprised both contractors and their clients alike. While it may seem natural to assume...

The Three-Bid Rule for Home Building

July 1, 2021 4:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The housing industry may be constantly evolving, but certain traditional practices haven’t always kept up with the times. What used to be a reliable rule of thumb may have become antiquated in the current landscape. Read on to learn more about one such example, with regards to the three-bid rule for home building in central Pennsylvania. What is the three-bid rule? There has been a long-held belief that collecting three separate bids from three separate contractors should be pursued in the process of choosing a home builder. At first glance, this method may seem to be beneficial for the prospective...

What Is a Pre-Construction Service Agreement?

June 16, 2021 4:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The process of building a custom home may involve many terms and concepts that are unfamiliar to you. One possible example is a pre-construction service agreement. If you’ve never heard of this type of agreement before, read on to learn what a pre-construction service agreement is before starting your project in central Pennsylvania. Components of a pre-construction service agreement A pre-construction service agreement is a detailed document that outlines an achievable plan for a new construction project. It typically includes architectural plans, structural plans, drawings, specifications and allowances that fit within a predetermined budget. It may also include geotechnical survey...

fieldstone crest


May 7, 2021 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Location, Location, Location! Fieldstone Crest is a new community compiled of 29 homesites, nestled in a beautiful, rolling meadow that is convenient to everywhere you want to be. Only minutes to Rt. 15… this location can get you to Camp Hill within 15 minutes, Harrisburg in 20 minutes and Hershey in 35 minutes. Phase 1 consists of 8 lots and is OPEN FOR RESERVATION NOW! New road (Lightfoot Ln) will connect Orebank & Meadowview Roads. Please contact Paul Hayes, by phone or email at, 717-421-5150 or [email protected], for package pricing, availability and reservation forms. Lot 18 is currently under reservation...

Polecat 6 Spec


May 7, 2021 10:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Construction has started on this invitingly beautiful traditional style 1,836 +/- sq.ft., 4-bed, 2.5bath 2-story home. The welcoming green siding and white vinyl porch posts evoke a classy home style that you can add country farmhouse style to or keep tradition. The inviting large front porch provides a place for you to sit and relax on a comfortable rocking chair while enjoying the country atmosphere. The first floor offers an open floor plan with a powder room, a fireplace with shiplap, a beautiful kitchen with stained cabinetry, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash and a dining room that leads to a...