Did you know that rising lumber costs have “increased the price of a single-family home by over $7,000?” With hefty home prices continuing to rise, where does this leave you, the potential homebuyer? You want to take the smartest deal, but you also don’t want to sacrifice quality for a good price.
The spring season is all about fresh beginnings and new life! Have you always wanted to grow your own garden, but never got around to it? Now’s the perfect time to bloom... You don’t need advanced experience to plant gorgeous flowers and tasty vegetables right near the comfort of your own Skogman home.
There’s nothing like the soothing scent of springtime! Between fresh air and budding flowers, the outdoors are truly magical. What better way to make memories with your children than by spending time outside? In the warm weather, there are endless opportunities to have fun and inspire kids to fall in love with new hobbies. Check out our spring bucket list of ways to celebrate the new season with the whole family:
It’s almost hard to think past the cold winter months and fast forward to the warmer days to come, but it’s exactly what so many new homeowners have done in Cedar Rapids. Those days will be here before you know it, and the first couple of months in 2018 have already seen so much activity as eager families have taken advantage of our move-in ready homes. They’re planning ahead to live out all their summer fun in the perfect neighborhood for them.
Springtime is all about making a fresh start, so as the flowers start blooming and the sun starts shining, it’s time to leave the gloomy winter days behind and freshen up your home! Before you start enjoying all the sunny days and outdoor fun, it’s important to prepare your home & yard for the new season. Here is your handy spring maintenance checklist, full of tips and tricks to best protect your home!
Interest rates and the cost of waiting to buy a home has been a hot topic of discussion lately. Why? Interest rates have been climbing steadily since January, and it’s likely that the Federal Reserve will raise rates several more times this year.
Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an empty nester, finding the right builder can be a challenge. Building a new home is one of the largest investments you’ll make in your lifetime, so it’s natural that you want to find the right fit. Here are some questions you should ask before choosing a builder.
Deciding to build a new home is a big decision. Finding the right builder to construct that new home can be just as monumental. There are so many choices to make… where do you start? Well, we’ve come up with a guide for choosing a home builder in the Cedar Valley.
Thanksgiving is supposed to mean slowing down and spending time with loved ones. But if you’re hosting dinner, it’s easy to get stressed out. Check out these tips for keeping your cool on Thanksgiving Day – and hosting a calm, heartfelt dinner!
You’ve done it… made the decision to buy a new home. But now you have to get the process moving. Well, there’s no time like the present. Here are several reasons why buying a Skogman home NOW is a good idea.
One of our favorite parts of the home buying process is helping you choose the home that best fits your lifestyle. We offer so many ways to customize our new homes that no two are ever alike. Every Skogman home is an original! Check out some of our customizable features, finishes and options:
Take advantage of affordable pricing, low interest rates, and peak inventory! Homes like these won’t last forever. Come see our Move-In Ready Homes in Cedar Valley – and be all settled in by Halloween! Plus, you get a free refrigerator with the purchase of one of these homes!
It's a fact of life – the costs for everything keep going up. Food. Gas. Clothing. We in the homebuilding industry are facing similar increases. The prices for lumber and other construction materials have grown in the past few months.
With housing prices steadily climbing and mortgage rates beginning to rise, many people are ready to get off the fence about homeownership. Since buying a home remains the single biggest purchase most people will make in a lifetime, it pays to make sure you know what you’re getting into. Here are some home buying myths that can lead to confusion.