Should You Buy a Spec Home – or a Custom Home?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

As you drive down the streets in Middletown, you'll notice several different kinds of homes. The differences you'll notice are more than just style (Colonial vs. Cape Cod or Rancher vs. 2-Story). You’ll find groups of homes that look an awful lot alike (both inside and out), and others that stand out from the crowd and look a little different from other homes in the area. Which type of you is right for you? Your decision will probably be driven by availability, quality, affordability, how much personal involvement you’re willing to commit to the building process.

If you’re considering purchasing a new Connecticut home you’ve got a number of options. You can opt for a tract home, a spec home, or a custom home. Let’s take a quick look at all three and then consider: Should you buy a spec home or a custom home?

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Tags: CT Home Building, Homeowner Tips, Building a Custom Home

Tips for Winterizing Your Connecticut Home

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Weatherproofing is a necessary part of life. After all, you need a winter wardrobe. When you get right down to it, your house isn’t all that different. Your home needs a winter wardrobe of its own—certain things to help it through the cold, harsh months.

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Tags: Homeowner Tips, Seasonal Remodeling Projects

2018 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, are there still some tax benefits that go with that. As builders, we don’t give out tax advice, but there are some 2018 tax breaks for CT Homeowners that you might want to check out.

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

What You Should Know About A Colonial Style Home

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

A considerable number of the homes we build in the Wallingford area are what would be considered Colonial style homes. But just what does a Colonial style floor plan look like? Are all Colonial style homes pretty much the same? And how might that impact you when choosing the right floor plan for your new Connecticut home? Let’s take a look at some of the similarities and differences that may influence your choice of floor plans.

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Tags: Home Remodeling, Homeowner Tips, Building a Custom Home

Why You Should Start Your Own CT Herb Garden

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

When you think about your Connecticut home, chances are you think a lot about the area inside the walls of your house. But the property your house sits on can have a big impact on the way you live. There can be a lot more to your yard than just grass and shrubs. It can actually produce herbs that you can use throughout the year to season your food. Here’s a quick look at some reasons you might want to start your own CT herb garden.

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Tags: Homeowner Tips, For the Home, Building a Custom Home

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