11 Smart Home Features for Senior Living

(courtesy: New Home Source) When smart homes come to mind, most people may think of tech-savvy millennials with smartphones and devices synced up to everything in their home. But seniors and aging Americans can benefit tremendously from user-friendly smart home technology, too. Health-monitoring systems, automated lighting and temperature controls, and voice commands to help with daily tasks […]

Production Versus Custom Home Builders: What’s the Difference?

As you plan your new home, one of the first questions to consider is whether working with custom home builder or a higher volume home builder (also referred to as a production builder) is the best choice for you. Both types of builders are excellent options and each can deliver a great new home for you. Much of the […]

Realtors App Broadens Products Base

New app allows Realtors to take a holistic approach to providing new living space solutions for their clients. WITH THE CONTINUING SHORTAGE IN RESALE INVENTORY …there’s never been a better time to sell new construction homes. You can do it all online, from registering buyers to video-chat virtual tours for you and your clients. Builders […]

North Central WV Home Builders Association (NCWVHBA) Christmas Toy Fund

The association continues its strive to fill the need gaps of disadvantaged children in North Central West Virginia. (courtesy @NCWVHBA) “Back in 2001, the NCWVHBA created the Christmas Toy Fund for underprivileged children located throughout our counties in north central West Virginia”, said Bill Burdett. “The program continues to grow thanks to the good-hearted efforts […]

Eleven Smart Home Features for Senior Living

When smart homes come to mind, most people may think of tech-savvy millennials with smartphones and devices synced up to everything in their home. But seniors and aging Americans can benefit tremendously from user-friendly smart home technology, too. Health-monitoring systems, automated lighting and temperature controls, and voice commands to help with daily tasks are just some of […]

5 Common Myths About Custom Home Building

(courtesy Patricia Garcia/New Home Source) Sure, building a custom home sounds great. But how could you afford it, right? The truth is that a custom home may be closer in reach than you think. Perhaps you’re turned off by the prospect of a long wait time to move in or maybe you just don’t think […]

Solar Panels on a New Home: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

(courtesy HAHB) Homes with solar photovoltaic panels (PV) can appeal to some new home buyers because of reduced electric bills and a lessened environmental impact. The decision to proceed with such a major investment, however, raises a question about the return on investment. Home Innovation Research Labs recently completed a study analyzing the cost effectiveness of rooftop solar PV across […]

What the Election Results Mean for Housing

(courtesty NAHB) NAHB Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin provides an election analysis. A sitting president who evoked strong passions at both ends of the political spectrum. A persistent virus. A recovering but sluggish economy. Motivated political bases. Record voter turnout. Consistent, durable leads in nationwide and swing-state polls for Democrat Joe Biden that proved to be, […]