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Tour This Home Through the Mind of a Woman

Tour This Home Through the Mind of a Woman

What does a Woman-Centric approach to home design actually look like? Join us as we tour a floor plan through the collective eyes of scores of women we’ve talked with. The Mackenzie is a family-oriented two-story home that’s just 40-feet wide, fitting perfectly on today’s increasingly common 50-foot wide lots.

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If You Need “Me Space” – Sanctuary!

If You Need “Me Space” – Sanctuary!

This is a high priority among today’s home buyers, whether spoken or not. We long for such a space in our homes, particularly in light of COVID-19 limitations. “Me space” in the home, whether it’s exercising… prayer/meditation… reading… whatever you like to do to relax, re-center, or recharge.

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What is a Woman-Centric Home Design?

What is a Woman-Centric Home Design?

Woman-Centric home design is rooted in addressing design-related issues women discuss with us, developing new, sometimes innovative solutions to those design challenges. Woman-Centric home design appreciates both style and livability, form and function. Eliminating regrets is one way design is addressed.

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Wise Product Choices for a Quiet Home

Wise Product Choices for a Quiet Home

You could try masking unwanted noise with your noise cancelling headphones/earbuds like you do when traveling. Problem is, they’re not very comfortable when trying to sleep, and just not practical for continuous use. Minimizing annoying sounds by making informed product choices for your new home sounds like a good idea.

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Achieving a Quieter Home Through Design

Achieving a Quieter Home Through Design

Accessing a generous walk-in closet directly from the bathroom means fewer interruptions if the two of you have different sleep schedules. And the door to the bathroom being next to the door in and out of your suite means less disturbance when leaving early.

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Building a Quiet Home – Construction Aspects

Building a Quiet Home – Construction Aspects

Aesthetics… price… livability… there are many competing priorities when building a new home, and unfortunately, building a quiet home isn’t atop very many people’s lists. Yet, with many of the most effective solutions for reducing noise best undertaken during your home’s construction, consideration now can help avoid regrets later.

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Quiet Homes – Your Health Depends on It!

Quiet Homes – Your Health Depends on It!

Builders and home buyers alike have been putting a higher priority on healthier homes, in no small part due to increased time at home because of COVID-19 and its long-term ramifications. In fact, one of our recent blog posts (Healthier Home = Healthier Household) discusses this very topic. But all too often, “healthy” focuses on indoor air and water quality, overlooking the impact of noise on our health.

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What Your Home Says About You

What Your Home Says About You

You have found what just might be the perfect home plan. You love to entertain and admittedly, when visitors say, “Wow!” or “I love your home,” it feels good. The home doesn’t have to be large, but the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic taught you there has to be space for working from home.

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Futureproofing: Another Reason to Buy New

Futureproofing: Another Reason to Buy New

Your expectations for the future will have a big impact on identifying the best home for you. How long do you see yourself living in the new home? Life happens! What will likely change, such as kids moving out or parents moving in? Are aging-in-place features important? Is your home easily adaptable to future needs?

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New vs. Resale Homes: Peace of Mind

New vs. Resale Homes: Peace of Mind

We value certainty. Stickers on the furnace and water heater of the resale home you’re considering indicate both are 10 years old. While you didn’t climb up there, the roof shingles looked okay. And though they are by no means new, the seller is leaving all of the kitchen appliances.

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