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5 Signs You’re Ready to Build that New Home

Have you been thinking lately about achieving the American dream - meaning the construction of your very own home? Before you commit to that decision, you'll need to figure out if the time is right. There are lots of things to consider before you can determine whether...

Which Green Home Plan Improvements Really Pay Off!

There are plenty of reasons why you might want to make some energy-efficient changes to your home, but here are the main three: •    When you do sell your home, it will command a higher price •    Utility bills will be lowered •    You’re helping the environment As...

6 Essentials to Consider When Choosing a Floor Plan

  You're building a new home, but first, you need to choose a floor plan. There are significant factors to consider - from how many bedrooms you'll need to what architectural styles you prefer. To ensure a floor plan is right for you, here are a few suggestions. What...

What Makes a Great Custom Home Builder?

Companies try to sell you on their idea. It’s what they do. Sometimes, they’ll even convince you their concept is your idea. But isn’t that what makes marketing worthwhile? So, in the day and age of endless ads on TV, online, email, social media, radio, and magazines,...

How to Choose the Right Remodeling Contractor

You've finally decided to do some major renovations in your home. How do you hire a reliable contractor? How can you be sure you won't be defrauded or left with a half-finished job? For most homeowners, finding the right remodeling company is more difficult than...

Wakefield Model

The Wakefield Model by Joseph Douglas offers a first floor master bedroom on a modest footprint. While designed for narrow lots which seem more prevalent today, it maintains all the amenities of what you’ve come to expect from Joseph Douglas Homes.