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The Top 7 Home Design Trends For 2018

Welcome to a whole new world of home design trends! This year the muted, understated designs of last year have given way to bolder, moodier interiors. Colorful accents, organic shapes, and decorative surfaces give rooms new ways to shine, allow...

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Creative Financing Options For Your New Home

Buying a new home is often a financial juggling act, requiring a blend of loans, savings, and downright hard work. But this is actually a great time to be borrowing. New options in home financing, such as the rise of online lenders, offer alter...

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10 Easy Ways To Make Your New Custom Home Greener

What’s blue or white or gray, and green all over? Your new custom home, if you take the right steps. “Greening” your home means choosing appliances and features to help you regulate your home’s energy and water consumption. It may also ...

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7 Family-Friendly Activities In The Lake Travis Area

In the summertime, when the weather is hot . . . the lake is the best place to be! Lake Travis homes boast a convenient proximity to one of the Austin area’s premier aquatic destinations: Lake Travis, a 65-mile-long reservoir and home to some...

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What Makes A Custom home Builder “Custom?”

There’s no doubt that building your own custom home is the road less traveled. Most home buyers opt for new tract homes or existing pre-built homes rather than building a home to their own specifications. However, there are some serious benef...

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8 Things To Know About Living In Steiner Ranch

Hands down, Steiner Ranch is one of the best places to live in Austin — and that’s saying a lot in a city known for great neighborhoods. Nestled in the beautiful Colorado River canyonlands, Steiner Ranch has a perfect mixture of convenience...

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Rent or Own: Why Renting Can Cost More Than Buying

Renting’s great in certain situations, but if you’re serious about spending your money wisely, buying a home is a much better call. Monthly mortgage payments often cost less than rent, and you may just get a much better space for your money...

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8 Great Apps for New Homeowners

Nothing matches the mixture of excitement and anxiety that comes with moving homes. A new space offers a fresh new start — but adjusting to the change takes some time. Luckily, the internet is here to help, with tons of helpful apps that can ...

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How Your Paradisa Home Is Built

Homeowners understandably feel a bit antsy while they’re waiting for their new home to be built. After a flurry of meetings with our architectural planning and design teams, it’s time to sit back and wait for construction — but that’s e...

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Warranty Management for Custom Home Building

What’s covered? What’s not? What do you do if something breaks? Home warranties are one of the big headscratchers of the custom home building process. Fortunately, we have an expert in our ranks — Elise Mingarelli, Paradisa’s warranty m...

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