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Touring Historical Richmond Sites for Memorial Day 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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 Niche.com, Henrico County has three communities that are worth checking out, and Boone Homes happens to build in those very three communities.

Community Managers Shine at HBAR SMC Awards

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Our Boone Homes team is made up of skilled professionals who are devoted to the industry and helping customers. We would like to give huge congratulations to our Community Managers Tammi Taylor, Traci Junkans, Marsha Pillow and Rhonda Lindsey for winning GOLD Sales Volume Awards at the 2017 MAME Awards!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Locally

If you’re ready for the wearing of the green and to celebrate the luck of the Irish, then you’re in the right place. The Richmond area is filled with tons of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations from traditional Irish feasts to parades and more. Here’s a quick round-up of some of the area’s best things to do throughout the region to celebrate everyone’s favorite Irish holiday.

Backsplash Trends for 2018

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Kitchen backsplashes are finally getting the attention they deserve. For decades, the backsplash has been an important part of every kitchen. In addition to protecting the walls above a work area, it complements the countertops. Through time, backsplashes have undergone many changes. Today we have the luxury of installing a variety of materials like natural stone, glass, mirror, metal, brick and wood. Below, are the 2018 trends predicted to gain popularity in backsplash designs.

Making Progress at Hawksgate

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Hawksgate at Bacova is a family-friendly neighborhood in Henrico County that boasts of one-half acre home sites with options for walk-out basements. But the customization doesn’t end there. There are also options for main level guest suites, sunrooms and more. Construction is progressing quickly in this luxurious neighborhood, and there is still time to personalize your new home!

Move-In Ready Boone Homes

If you’re looking to kick off the New Year with a new home, then Boone Homes’ quick-delivery homes in the Richmond suburbs are ready to be selected as your next dream home. These homes are spacious, thoughtfully designed and make living, entertaining, relaxing, working and exploring Richmond a breeze.

New Boone Homes’ Conveniently Located Around Richmond Romance

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Love is in the air, and areas around Richmond are filling up fast for Valentine’s Day retreats! We’ve got you covered with our list of local things to do on Valentine’s Day. From super-sweet gestures at your new Boone home to fun suggestions and delicious restaurants. Here are some of the best suggestions we’ve found in the area

New Homes Under Construction at Kinloch Villas

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You have been hearing about it for months, and now the time has finally arrived. We’re excited to announce that ground has been broken and Kinloch Villas is officially under construction! There are two quick-delivery homes under construction, as well as our model home. Our model will feature the new Ashmont plan, designed exclusively for Kinloch Villas. The Ashmont is a two-story brick home with a covered front porch and two-car garage. With three bedrooms and two and a half baths, plus bonus space and room to expand, this model showcases phenomenal options that are available to homes in this community.

Color of the Year: 2018 Home Décor Inspiration

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The beginning of the year is frequently cold and gray, which means it’s a great time to add some color and beautiful accent punches to your home. Top paint companies and the Pantone Color Institute have released their chosen Color of the Year, so take some inspiration from these gorgeous shades, whatever your tastes in color may be. Blue-greens are taking the top spots this year, according to Dunn-Edwards, Sherwin-Williams and Behr, whose colors of 2018 are The Green Hour, Oceanside and In the Moment. The Green Hour is a light blue-green with grayish tints, In the Moment is a pale blue-green and Oceanside is a deep blue-green. The blue-greens, as the most productive and most peaceful colors, are excellent ways to create a beautiful setting for unwinding. The shades “harmonize[s] with other diverse color groups,” said Sherwin-Williams.

Two Homes Under Construction in Hawksgate at Bacova

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The highly anticipated community, Hawksgate at Bacova is now selling and has two new homes under construction. Hawksgate will feature just 24 oversized home sites of one-half acre, including those with walk-out basement options. The first two floor plans to be built in this luxurious community are the popular Waterhaven and custom Bainworth. Buyers have a range of options to choose from, and there’s still time to personalize both homes to fit your families individual needs! 2319 Liesfeld Farm Drive Featuring one of our most popular plans, the Waterhaven, this stunning home in Glen Allen offers six bedrooms, five baths and an oversized two-car garage. With 4,143 square feet of living space, this stunning home features an exceptional owner’s suite with an extended sitting room, two walk-in closets, a re-designed bathroom with separate vanities, a private water closet, a large tile shower with surrounding glass and a free standing tub. The owner’s suite isn’t the only jaw-dropping feature. There is an expansive first-floor guest bedroom with a full bath and seated shower, plus every bedroom has access to an attached full bath; perfect for multi-generational families.

Help With Your New Year’s Resolution to Be More Organized

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We could all use a lot less junk in our lives. Some common New Year’s resolutions are about keeping healthier habits, but having a well-organized and cleaned home, workspace or room is a healthy step toward becoming less stressed and more available for enjoying life with your family. If you want to be more organized in your home this year, here are a few tips to get you started. Mud Room The mudroom is the place everyone first enters the house and where everything from backpacks mittens, scarves and purses to muddy shoes, lunch boxes and the science project of the day get dumped. Prevent everything from scattering all over the floor by designating a space for these things to go. Try a storage bench, baskets or a “drop zone table.” Here’s some inspiration.