How to Build Your Dream Home: Tips for the Custom Home Building Process in 2019

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Like a lot of Americans this year, you may be planning to change your address in 2019. Unlike a lot of Americans, you may not be scouring the real estate listing sites, looking for that new address. Instead, you’re planning to build your own home. Building your own home is a lifelong dream for many. You may have everything planned out down to the landscaping. Or you’re just starting down the journey of building your own home, and you’re not sure where to start.

Hurricane-Proof: How a New Home Can Protect You from Wind and Water Damage

It’s not a future any new home buyer imagines for their new home. However, natural disasters—or just inclement weather—can be part of the life cycle of a home. As Hurricane Michael made landfall, many families were devastated by the impact. Yet some homes survived the winds and waves and are still standing tall. The homes that survived were more likely to be newer homes.

Mudroom Ideas That Pack a Punch in Richmond Homes

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Remember when a mudroom was just a simple room near the garage with a few shelves and hooks? Today’s Richmond homebuyers have realized that the mudroom can be so much more, and at Boone Homes, we strive to meet their mudroom needs! A mudroom can be designed any way that fits your family’s lifestyle. Traditionally they are meant for storage, but the rooms we design are full of style and can pack a big punch in the way of bringing order to your entire home.

Act Now, And Be in Your New Home at Hawksgate at Bacova Before School Starts

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September may seem far away, but for buyers considering moving to a new home before the first bell rings, the countdown starts now. Our Hawksgate at Bacova community has two homes available that could be yours before school is back in session! Buy one of these stylish new homes during the month of August and be closed before September 4, the first day of school in Richmond.

Wear Your Red, White and Blue for 4th of July Events in Richmond

Richmond, a city full of history, is the prime place to celebrate this Independence Day. From historical events and family-friendly fun to brewery celebrations and breathtaking fireworks, Richmond offers amazing can’t-miss opportunities to honor our country. In the heat of summer, there's nothing like settling on a picnic blanket and watching fireworks light up the night sky. Before catching the numerous fireworks displays, below are popular festivities happening all day long for you and your friends and family.

Outdoor Feature: Raised and Covered Patios

It’s no secret that Richmond residents love our outdoor spaces. Throughout Richmond, home buyers are seeking outdoor patios for a variety of reasons, whether it’s for dining, entertaining, relaxing or playing. At Boone Homes, we offer stunning raised and covered patios that give our buyers plenty of freedom to use their patio in a way that works best for them.

Touring Historical Richmond Sites for Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day is celebrated around world-wide in a variety of ways. Families spend the days in the backyard barbequing, friends gather for a day of golfing or fishing and everyone attends the parades within the area. However you choose to celebrate Memorial Day in Richmond, do so by honoring those who have lost their lives to give us freedom.

Richmond Adds Trophies in 2018

From the blossoming food scene, cultural arts, historic landmarks and the ever-growing appreciation for the James River, Richmond is being honored this year for many titles. Lonely Planet, a global travel guide publisher, has named Richmond among its top 10 U.S. destinations for 2018. Forbes rated it as one of the 10 coolest U.S. cities to visit in 2018; Expedia listed the city as one of 18 cities that must be seen in 2018 and finally, Southern Living magazine named the city as one of the 10 best places to travel in the South.

Dark Kitchens or White Kitchens? What’s in Style for 2018

A focal point, the place that brings everyone together and a room that expands and opens to the home - it’s easy to see why the kitchen is the dominant area of your home. Understandably, you want your kitchen to be up-to-date and easily functionable, and just like in fashion, black goes with virtually everything.

Heatherworth Quick-Delivery Home at Kinloch

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Warmer weather will eventually make its way into Richmond, meaning more yard work and exterior house maintenance. However, for our Kinloch residents, that isn’t the case! Included in monthly payments are mulching, cutting and fertilizing the lawn, trash removal, gutter cleaning and irrigation system maintenance. Coach Homes of Kinloch is a one-of-a-kind community that not only offers maintenance-free living but also sits near the shores of the area’s best-kept secret, the 70-acre Broad Branch Lake.

The Impressive Brookstone in Ellington at Wyndham

When choosing your home design it's important to choose one that not only meets your individual needs but also considers natural landscape and whether it will be marketable to future buyers in the event that you choose to sell the house at some point in the future. To be an industry leader, our Boone Homes team must be doing something right. To stay one of the leaders for 30 years, we are making the commitment to keep doing it right. We know that location is what makes a well-designed house into a true home. Our luxurious community, Ellington at Wyndham has everything a good community needs.

Short Pump, Wyndham and Glen Allen Rank High in Henrico County

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Community pride is definitely common across the country. Thanks to Niche’s incredible list of rankings, a new kind of pride is about to become very real. According to, Henrico County has three communities that are worth checking out, and Boone Homes happens to build in those very three communities.