The Best Floor Plan Series: The Brady Bunch

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

We’re continuing our The Best Floor Plan Series—a look at choosing the best floor plan for your specific living situation. Building a new CT home is about much more than just location, countertops, appliances, and square footage. You want a home that reflects your lifestyle—and is comfortable and convenient for everyone. Here’s a helpful article that explores how your living needs (and floor plan choices) can change over time.

Read More

Tags: CT Home Building, Middletown, Home Building Cost, Building a Custom Home, Buying a New Home

The Best Floor Plan Series: Young Family

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

When you start looking at floor plans for a new home the number of choices can be overwhelming. At Sunwood Development we currently offer more than 20 floor plans from which to choose. Why so many choices? Your needs and your sense of style won’t be exactly like those of anyone else. If you have a young family, what you’re looking for in a new home will be different than what a more mature family may want. So what are some of the features you’ll want to keep in mind to ensure you get the best floor plan for a young family?

Read More

Tags: CT Home Building, Middletown, Home Building Cost, Building a Custom Home, Buying a New Home

Tax Breaks for Connecticut Homeowners

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

The holidays are over, and if you’re like a lot of Connecticut residents, there is a niggling in the back of your mind that you had better get started organizing your papers for tax season. This annual activity may not be high on your “Top 10 Fun Things to Do in the New Year,” but it’s good to be prepared. So if you bought a new home in CT this last year, there are still some tax benefits that go with that. As builders, we don’t give out tax advice, but there are some tax breaks for CT Homeowners that you might want to check out.

Read More

Tags: CT Home Building, Middletown, Homeowner Tips, Living in Connecticut, Home Building Cost

Green Building Market Expected to Increase Dramatically

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann





















Read More

Tags: CT Home Building, Green Remodeling

Accessory Apartments in Connecticut: What They are and How to Build One

Posted by Greg Kamens

Granny flats, in-law cottages, laneway houses, accessory apartments—there are dozens of different names by which multigenerational housing units are known. Although such structures may look a little different depending on the format of your property in Connecticut, they more or less refer to the same thing: a second small dwelling on your property that is either attached to the main house or built separately.

An accessory house can provide a living space for an aging parent, an older child, a live-in caregiver, or visitors. The dwelling generally contains the same type of utilities and accommodations as traditional housing, including a kitchen, bedroom, private bathroom, living room and entrance. There are numerous environmental, financial, and lifestyle benefits to building an in-law cottage. One is that the unit is private and can be personalized for the needs of its distinct inhabitants while keeping them in close proximity to your family.

Read More

Tags: CT Home Building, Home Remodeling, Exterior Remodeling, Home Additions, Creating Space

free-custom-home-guide-cta-rect

Most Popular Posts