Wow, after two weekends of shoveling over 12 inches of snow each of the last two Saturdays, I am ready for spring. I have lived in Richmond, Virgina for over 50 years and I am hard pressed to remember this much snow on the ground at one time.
After digging my car out of a pile of snow on Saturday, I decided to check on the progress of the snow removal in several of the Boone Homes communities located throughout Richmond and Roanoke.
Around the city lights are low, music is soft, Valentines is here and love is in the air.
For those of you who are looking to put a spin on the traditionally romantic holiday, here are some events in Richmond that may help stimulate the “swoon-ability” of your Valentine’s weekend:
The New Home Buyer Counseling Session was developed by Boone Homes of Roanoke to answer Buyer/REALTOR questions about our homes, address concerns, provide ways to customize plans, prepare a personal “Wish List” of options and to walk through each phase of the construction process.
When you think of Roanoke, VA you usually think of the beautiful mountains that landscape the area, but great seafood doesn’t usually come to mind.
However, when I moved to Roanoke a few years ago I was pleasantly surprised to find out that there were so many wonderful local restaurants.
These are not the days for a timid soul to be partnering up with anyone but the best in the field. If your trust in your custom home builder, lender, title agent and Realtor is not rock solid, you need to find replacements.
I did it! I jumped in and took the plunge. I had my very first experience with sushi. I know that may not sound exotic to you, but for me this was a big leap.
Throughout the week I meet with some of the best real estate agents from the metro Richmond area.
Take a tour of Bellingham and find out what no maintenance living is all about. This community of brick single family detached homes with luxury one floor living offers an ideal location. Today’s active home buyers love our well though out home plans. In fact, you may never need to leave the main floor – everything you want or need is only steps away – and the two car attached garage means that parking will never be a problem.
Everyone’s life has become so hectic. Between school, sports, after school activities and the million other events happening in your life, it’s hard to keep all your children’s little extras organized.
With Boone Homes’ entryway mudrooms and built in cubbies, keeping your family organized is easier than ever!
The Charter Colony neighborhood has lifestyle of organized events that build community among existing friends, while making new friends.
The community organizers for Charter Colony work hard to provide opportunities to connect with others in the neighborhood.
A new research from Harvard Business School blows the doors wide open on what is happening in Consumerville. Interestingly enough it is not the green movement that is at the forefront. It is not the economically driven seller like Wal-Mart that is at the forefront. What is at the forefront is sending a shock wave thru consumerville. The dramatic shift in buying trends is shifting away from price and into quality. Not just any quality, but trustworthy quality. Consumers are now seeking advice from other consumers and are not stopping there but continuing to search online archives with microscopic fervor.
Scooter Burgess of Burgess Inspections Inc. recently gave Boone Homes the following glowing recommendation, ” Over the years I have inspected many Boone Homes and I have found that they build an exceptional home and would not hesitate to recommend that someone buy a home from this home builder.
Looking for a beautiful no maintenance home? Then look no further than The Villas at Grey Oaks! Conveniently located in the West End, these brick single family detached homes offer the luxury of one floor living in an ideal location.
We at Boone Homes admit we have a problem. Our problem is more like an addiction. With every addiction, the first step is admitting and recognizing we have a problem. We confess that at Boone Homes we suffer from OCDD (obsessive compulsive design disorder).
These are the days of economic woes where banks are in complete control of what happens, who builds and what they build. In fact there is a rolling blog that keeps a running tab on local and national financially imploding builders.
What kind of value do you ascribe to process? You know?? The steps one has to take to complete a task? I’m sure you say to yourself, “Why is that important? I’m very pragmatic. All is well if it ends well.” Is it? What if I told you that the care taken in executing the process is just as important as the end product? A finished home is directly impacted by the care executed during the construction process. Take a close look at the picture attached to this posting. This is a picture of one of a national competitor’s pragmatic approach to building a home. Their focus is strictly value reflected in the selling price.
OTHER PEOPLE’S TOENAILS
This post is not as bizarre as the title may suggest. The topic today is why should people be buying new homes when there is such a large inventory of foreclosures, short sales and just well priced resales.
Greek Mythology has a character called “KAIROS.” As the youngest of the sons of Zeus, he was depicted as a bald young man with a single long lock of hair hanging down from his forehead which depicted opportunity. He would run swiftly and wore no clothes. If you grasped the lock of hair on his forehead as he came upon you, one might have a chance to hold him. Once he had moved past, none could pull him back. Kairos, from Greek Mythology, depicts the brief moment in which opportunity shows up and is gone.
Clearing a site to build a home is inevitable. Anyone can cut trees and move dirt. Clearing a site, reducing the impact on the surrounding land and building a home with green building practices takes talent.
Whenever a home is to be built a team of clearing experts is summoned to perform land improvement duties in an environmentally sensitive way. The first step is identifying the location of where the home is to be built. Once the location for the foot print of the home has been identified one can begin the process of marking which trees must be removed so that construction may begin. Most commonly any tree with in 25′ of the home will need to be removed. The trees within the 25′ need to be removed for several reason, though not limited to the reasons below.