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Aging in Place . . . in Style

Posted by Evergreen Homes on May 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM

With rising healthcare costs, longer lifespans, and more multi-generational households, it’s no wonder the number of people choosing to remain in their home longer is increasing. Fortunately, new technology and greater services for aging citizens make it much easier and more comfortable to maintain independence at home.

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Topics: Building New Home Tips, Home Design

How to Avoid Homebuyer’s Remorse

Posted by Evergreen Homes on February 15, 2019 at 8:05 AM

Ever bought something only to realize later that you didn’t need it or like it after all? Usually, returning it is as simple as finding the receipt, boxing it up, and taking it back to the store (or returning it to Amazon) for a refund. Unlike most purchases, however, buying a home is “final sale”. You don’t get to take it home and try it on, or change your mind after 30 days, which makes the decision to buy even more stressful.

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Topics: Building New Home Tips

5 Places Homebuyers Tend To Overspend When Building A New Home

Posted by Evergreen Homes on October 16, 2018 at 11:43 AM

Building a new home is filled with so many exciting opportunities! Opportunities to choose the style of your new home, design the floor plan, make the selections, decorate the rooms, and . . . . the opportunity to overspend! Don’t get caught in some of the common traps plaguing many new home buyers. 

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Topics: Insider Tips, Building New Home Tips

10 Tips for Selecting Your New Home Builder in Canton, MI

Posted by Evergreen Homes on August 11, 2018 at 9:05 AM

Selecting the right home builder for your needs and the type of new home you want is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the new home buying process.

Fortunately, with a little time and research and using these 10 tips, you can rest assured that you will find a quality builder who’s the right match to construct your new home.

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Topics: Insider Tips, Building New Home Tips

Maintaining Proper Humidity Levels in Your Home

Posted by Evergreen Homes on June 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM

We all know that humidity can affect our skin, hair, and overall health, but did you also know that it can affect the health of your home? First, we will discuss what humidity is and what impact it can have on you and your home when it is too low or too high. Then we’ll talk about what you as a homeowner can do to control humidity in your home.

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Topics: Building New Home Tips, Home Maintenance, Energy Efficient Homes

Options for Financing Your New Construction Home

Posted by Evergreen Homes on May 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM

In many respects, financing a new construction home is much like getting a mortgage to purchase a resale home. There are, however, some additional financing opportunities that apply to new construction homes, which do not apply to the purchase of existing homes. For example, the construction loan and bridge loan. These can be used to fund the purchase and construction of a new home before the sale of your current home. Let’s look at each type of loan separately:

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Topics: Building New Home Tips, Home Investment

5 Questions to Ask to Save You Money When Buying A New Construction Home

Posted by Evergreen Homes on March 15, 2018 at 11:08 AM

While the price of buying a new construction home in Canton, Michigan is creeping higher and higher, there are still ways you can save when buying a new home. It’s like shopping for a new car: You need to be smart and do your homework, which means asking the right questions!

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Topics: Insider Tips, Building New Home Tips, Home Investment

Renovation versus New Construction

Posted by Evergreen Homes on February 22, 2018 at 9:06 AM

Homeowners often struggle with the dilemma of whether to renovate an existing home or build a new one. It is a tough decision and one that requires consideration of many factors, not just cost alone. There are many intangible factors to consider as well.

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Topics: Building New Home Tips, Home Investment

What's Trending Now in New Home Construction?

Posted by Evergreen Homes on February 8, 2018 at 9:03 AM

While some may argue that home building doesn’t change much from year to year (yep, our houses are still built with wood, hammer and nails!), we at Evergreen Homes would argue otherwise! Thanks to a raft of popular TV shows about homes, picture-gathering websites such as Instagram, Pinterest and Houzz, and websites dedicated to house plans, new home buyers have a much better idea of what they want and much higher expectations as well. And we at Evergreen Homes have been listening to our home buyers!

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Topics: Building New Home Tips, Home Design

10 Ways to Boost Your Canton, MI New Home’s Curb Appeal

Posted by Evergreen Homes on October 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM

First impressions are everything – especially when it comes to your home. Your home’s exterior is the very first thing anyone will see, and the only thing most people will ever see. And when it comes time to sell your home, curb appeal matters even more. According to the National Association of Realtors, 51 percent of homebuyers found the home they purchased on the internet. Without great curb appeal, your home won’t show nearly as well!

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Topics: Building New Home Tips, Home Design

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