New Jersey Home Building Blog

Is Now the Time to Build Your Custom House?

Andrew Giannattasio | Sep 15, 2021

If you could go back in time to 2019 and try to explain the last two years, you might not be able to. There have been so many changes to the world that it doesn’t look or feel the same. And yet, you still need a home that you can live in. Fortunately, if you’re hoping to find a good time to build a house, you can rest easy knowing that you’ve found it. Here are several reasons that starting in 2021 is a great choice.

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9 Dog-Friendly Home Features You'll Love

Andrew Giannattasio | Aug 23, 2021

It’s true that life is different with a pet. It’s often a lot better, especially if you get to build the custom home features that suit you and your furry friends. With dog-friendly house plans, you don’t have to worry as much about managing the mess or keeping the rest of your home in shape for the two-legged residents. Here are our recommendations for a home that you (and your dog) will love.

 

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Worried About Custom Home Lumber Prices in NJ? Start Here First.

Andrew Giannattasio | Aug 13, 2021

Unless you haven’t read the news at all, you’ve probably come across some articles about thehousing market. People want houses and they want them now. In fact, due to issues with supply and demand, the cost of lumber packages for houses skyrocketed last year, then it fell dramatically. If that change made you worry that your dream of building a custom home isn’t going to come true, you don’t have to give up yet. There are lots of reasons to be positive about what’s happening right now, but you shouldn’t wait too long to start the planning process.

 

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4 Places to Take Your New Dog in NJ

Andrew Giannattasio | Jul 22, 2021

When the weather is fine, you and your dog would love to get out and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. Of course, while there are lots of places you can travel for a day trip or weekend getaway in New Jersey, you can’t count on being able to take your dog everywhere. That’s why we collected a list of the best dog parks in NJ, along with a few spots that might be perfect for a longer visit.

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Should I Build a House Now, or Wait?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jul 08, 2021

With building prices for materials on the higher side and a hot real estate market, many interested people are wondering if building a house right now is the best idea. While there are a couple of reasons you might need to wait, for most of our clients, now is an excellent time to get started. If you’re on the fence about the right choice, here are a few factors to keep in mind as you decide.

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Is a Home Elevator the Right Choice for Your Custom Home in NJ?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 28, 2021

As you start to plan out your dream home, you might wonder if you should stick to one floor, add a basement or build a second floor. Of course, accessibility is an important consideration when you have to move from one floor to another, especially if you’re planning to live in the home for as long as you can. Adding an elevator to your New Jersey home might offer you more flexibility than you expect. The latest designs improve your home’s function and look pretty cool to your friends, as well. Here are a few factors to keep in mind as you explore this addition.

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