Roanoke Homes Prices Stronger Than National Average

Let’s be honest. The housing downturn has affected us all. However, those of us in Roanoke have some good news over neighbors in other states – our home values have held up better. And that’s good news, because housing typically is an individual or family’s largest investment. Average home prices in Roanoke, Virginia historically have been approximately 5% lower than the national average.

Club Villas: A Great Golf Lifestyle

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If you’ve been looking to live in a luxury golf course community, the Club Villas in Founder’s Bridge is the perfect place for you. This small 16 home site community is neatly tucked into Independence Golf Course’s 13th & 16th fairways, offering residents breathtaking views. Look far and wide, and you will not find a more ideal spot than Founders Bridge Golf Community for those who want to relax when they come home. Designed by Tom Fazio, these 18 holes of carefully planned and artfully landscaped golf prove challenging for even the most experienced of golfers.

Doughnuts vs. Homes: A Great Comparison

The minute I opened the door, I knew I had stepped out of this world and into a heavenly realm. Delightful aromas of freshly baked goods wafted through the air, making my mouth water with anticipation. I stood transfixed as the machines rolled out the dough-nuts and sprayed a thin coat of glazing on the surface. The scent had somewhat of a hypnotic character as I walked zombie-like toward the sales counter mumbling, “I’ll take…”

Shop Til You Drop and Then Head Home to a Boone Home

Okay ladies, close your eyes and imagine your perfect day. You’re shopping at incredible stores (where of course all the clothes you try on fit perfectly and make you look incredible), you leave the stores carrying tons of bags from your favorite shops, smiling with happiness over your new purchases. Sounds like heaven doesn’t it? That perfect day can be yours at Short Pump Town Center.

Some Things are Better Without Commitment

With winter’s chill wearing off, cabin fever is rapidly turning to spring fever. The signs are everywhere: children are begging to sign up for sports, people are braving the elements without a coat and folks everywhere have a burning desire to catch some rays. I always know when my spring fever has set in when I have an overwhelming urge to get outside and enjoy outdoor sports.

What Is A “Wish List”?

Boone Homes created the “Wish List” in order to put in writing an itemized list of the options the Buyer would like to consider when they customize our plans to personalize their home and has been embraced by Buyers who have gone through the New Home Counseling Session. During the New Home Buyers Counseling Session we invite Buyers to let us know everything they would like to have in their home and we also take the opportunity to recommend items that other homeowners have added and enjoyed in similar floorplans.

The 6 ½ Best Reasons Not to Build a Boone Home

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Here are the best 6 1/2 reasons NOT to build a home with Boone Homes. 1. Do not build a home with Boone Homes if you prefer being limited in selections. Boone Homes proudly advertises a wide range of selections and available custom features designed to fit your improve your lifestyle. Custom features such bright breakfast nooks, expanded master suites, deluxe mudrooms, mudroom cubbies, designer built book cases and much more.

The Price of a Good Education: Priceless

As a country we had to learn the value of a dollar in 2009. Tough economic times like last year have not been experienced since the Great Depression. No more super sizing, more of us these days are looking at those dollar menus. It doesn’t make us misers just more mindful. Frivolous spending is the thing of the past.

Be the King (or Queen!) of Your Castle

Your home is your castle as the saying goes and no luxury home builder in Richmond or Roanoke can build a better castle for you than Luxury Virginia home builder, Boone Homes. We aim to help each buyer personalize their home to create the space they’ve been dreaming of for years.

NASCAR and Youth Soccer?

Yes, NASCAR Racing and Youth Soccer do have something in common. Both are coming to Richmond, Virginia this March. Each spring the children who live in new home communities throughout the Richmond area can be seen out in their front yards practicing their offensive game, each hoping to impress the college scouts out recruiting.

Literary Festival, a Hidden Community Treasure

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The area surrounding each Boone Homes community has hidden treasures and resources that boost and improve one’s way of life. One such event is the annual Literary Festival hosted by John Tyler Community College. The festival will take place March 1 through the 4. This year’s author and special speaker will be Darnell Arnoult, a poet and acclaimed writer of the novel Sufficient Grace.

Which Room is the Best Room?

Buying a new home is one of the most exciting times of your life. Especially if that home is a luxury home built by Boone Homes. When you’re walking through all of the custom designed rooms in your new home you’re often overwhelmed with a sense of satisfaction and pride, knowing that you helped design those rooms.

Lights, Music, Action at the Barksdale Theater.

The Spelling Bee is about to begin. Anticipation fills the hall as the contestants assume their place in the sea of competitors. Up steps the first contestant, “Spell Soliloquy” rings the moderator’s voice over the microphone. The stage is set, the challenge is analyzed and without hesitation “s-o-l-i-l-o-q-u-y” rings out throughout the auditorium. The spelling is complete and the next contestant rises to meet their own challenge. The Barksdale Theater is filled with uninterrupted action as the actors enchant the audience in the musical performance of “Spelling Bee.”