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What Makes a New Home More Efficient?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jul 15, 2019

With environmental consciousness more pervasive than ever, making sure you understand how to maximize your home’s energy efficiency remains key to saving money and minimizing your carbon footprint. Especially if your home was built in the last few years, knowing how systems operate can help you stay in the know. With that, here’s a comprehensive look at what today’s homebuilding experts do to keep new builds running efficiently.

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How to Design a Luxurious Kid-Friendly Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Jul 01, 2019

The thing about families is they involve individuals—young children, teenagers, parents, possibly infants and aging loved ones. So when it comes to having a comfortable, practical living environment, how do you create a space that caters to a variety of needs and preferences?

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Custom Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 12, 2019

We silly humans make mistakes; it’s unavoidable. If you succumb to foibles when throwing hundreds of thousands of dollars toward building a house, though, the repercussions can hurt. Not only might your dream home go over budget, but a design once thought genius could quickly become outdated, leading to costly renovations after the fact. So, to keep your custom home project from jumping the tracks, here’s a look at some common mistakes made by those who came before you.

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Award Winner: GTG Builders Wins Best Custom Home Builder in Hunterdon County

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 07, 2019

For locals, GTG Builders is a classic example of home-grown success. Family owned and managed, this company has been partnering with homeowners for more than six decades, erecting dream homes up and down the New Jersey coast. As the recent recipient of Best Custom Home Builder in Hunterdon County 2019, GTG also represents what happens when regional buzz meets international recognition.

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Designing Your Custom Home for Resale in New Jersey

Andrew Giannattasio | May 20, 2019

If you built a custom home but find yourself needing to relocate, you may wonder what steps you can take to expedite the selling process and maximize your home's appeal. On the up side, with a recently-built house, you can likely avoid high-cost updates like HVAC systems, foundation repairs, window replacement, or plumbing reconfigurations.

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Maximizing Your Custom Home for Entertaining

Andrew Giannattasio | May 13, 2019

 

One of the most fulfilling aspects of having your home custom-built is designing a domain that magnifies your values. If you live to entertain, this can mean generating unique spaces that make guests feel relaxed, embraced, and charmed. Here are a few ways to make your home a hub of vivacity and personal connection.

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