When building your dream home there are so many aspects to consider. One room that people don’t always think of right away; the master bath. Everyone wants to start their day in a functionally beautiful space… and who doesn’t sometimes need to escape the pressures of a long day and unwind in a spa like setting, your own little piece of paradise.
Dogs are often part of the family and having a place for them in your new home is important! There are several convenient features that you can add to your home to make it dog friendly and to make sure the furry members of the family have their own special place in the house.
Weather can be a real pain. Hail, rain, wind and snow can take a toll on your house's siding. Here at Nelson Design Group we work to help our customers find great products when building their home. Ply Gem's new weather resistant steel siding is a wonderful example!
Temperatures are dropping and winter is almost here which means it is time to winterize! No one wants to see their electrical bill sky rocket as heat escapes under the front door or to replace the water pipes because someone forgot water expands when it freezes.... So here are a few tips on how to winterize your home!
Over the past year there have been a few favorite house plans among our customers but by far one of our best selling house plan has been NDG 1428 - Timberland Cove and here's why!
First off you'll see this house has beautiful curb appeal with a flawless blend of stone, shake and brick siding. You'll also notice the rustic timber elements that accent the exterior of this charming home.
As you walk into your house you see coats strewn all over, boots that have tracked mud all over the hallway and several puddles from the umbrellas left on the floor... Does this sound all to familiar? One easy way to take care of the mess is with a mudroom!
Multigenerational houses are becoming more common and an In-Law's Suite can be just the way to accommodate!
Lets face it, living in close quarters with a parent (or parents) can be stressful at times. People don't always see eye to eye, and they may feel like their independence is being stripped away from them. Having a private area for family members who are moving in with you will create less stress in the transition and gives them a sense of independency while still living in your home.
For years, we noticed that builders controlled the market. Spec houses were common and consumers toured and bought spec houses. Custom homes were considered to be for the super wealthy.
Well, that is not the case anymore. Consumers realize they have the ability to choose their own plan, choose their own lot, and then choose their own builder!
So, how are you, the builder, doing now that spec homes aren't the norm, but instead custom builds are quite common?
Do you know how to drive consumers to your business?
When most people think of investment properties, they think multi-family units. Sure, this is true...well, mostly. There are others who view investment properties as single family homes, too.
Maybe you want to build your own home, but want income potential from that home...consider a home plan with a separate apartment included so you can earn a rental income.
So, check out the options below for potential investment properties.