Category Archives: Construction in General

What to Expect From Your New Home

After reading this article,(link below), by John Lemon in Fine Home Building Magazine,  I immediately clipped  and made several copies and declared it a must read for all of my clients. The article was published in 1999 and maintains a spot in my job completion folder to this day. This is a comprehensive overview of some of the things that can be expected after moving into your new home or remodel and how to handle them.

” Now that the punchlist is completed and the troops have departed I want to wish you luck in your new home”

Click here to read the .PDF

The Trend Toward Smaller Homes.

I keep hearing about trends with prospective homes buyers being more inclined to buy smaller homes these days. Is this really a preference or just a result of our economic conditions. A little of both I’m sure. This trend may also be the result of the “green push” being so prominent in the government agenda. The desire to conserve energy. Another important factor could be all of the baby boomers becoming “empty nesters” thereby decreasing the need for larger homes. What are your thoughts? Bigger with more amenities or smaller, more function oriented plans? Here’s an interesting article I found on the subject.