June 14, 2017

You’re ready to upgrade from a single vanity to a more spacious and elbow friendly double vanity! Master bathrooms have become more than just the place you shower and brush your teeth. Now we view this space as part of our daily sanctuary. Here are few points to consid...

March 9, 2017

Being prepared for your mortgage appointment will help you feel prepared, informed and in control of the conversation when discussing your finances and budget for a new home. With a checklist to follow, you’ll be sure you have all the accurate pieces of information bef...

March 4, 2017

Before you even begin the process of finding a new home, you’ll need to consider location. Location, location, location! Make a list of must have and wishes – You must be in a specific school district or must stay within a strict budget. You wish you could have a short...

February 24, 2017

Buying a new home or selling your existing home can be full of unknowns and stress, but it doesn’t have to be.  Before you even decide to put your house on the market educate yourself on your finances and options.  Unless you can carry two mortgages at once; it will ta...

February 5, 2017

Building a new home gives you the freedom to design your home to your personal tastes and lifestyle.  You get to choose your neighborhood, community, home site as well as the home’s exterior and interior appearance, features and livability.  This article was designed t...

January 29, 2017

When you begin building your dream home, one of the most important things is choosing the right home builder. There are many options out there, but you want to make sure you find one that will make the process a breeze. We have compiled ten things we think every buyer...

October 7, 2016

Heating and cooling accounts for a large percentage of the energy use in a typical home.  Whether you are living in one of our brand new homes or renting an older home, we have gathered some ways to get started saving money.

  1. Set your thermostat to 68 degrees. Your h...

October 5, 2016

A new home today in Des Moines built by a quality home builder has better components, materials and construction practices.  New homes require less maintenance, are safer, healthier and more environmentally friendly.

When you build a new home, you pick the floor plan an...

September 27, 2016

Carpeting:  

Given proper care, the carpeting in your home will provide years of use.  You should vacuum at least once a week using a powerful upright vacuum cleaner.  It is also recommended to give your carpeting a professional cleaning once a year to remove deep down...

September 26, 2016

Thermostats keep your home at even temperature throughout.  Individual room temperature may vary and be regulated by adjusting registers in various rooms.  The temperature may also vary between floors as warm air rises.  If you have a second floor, it is likely to be w...

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