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Home Building Design Through the Ages

Owning your own home has always been the very definition of the American dream. But the look of that home has varied over the years based on architectural trends, social and political movements, and technological innovation. Curious just how m...

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Should I Build a Two-Story or Ranch-Style Single Story?

Which is right for you, a one-story or two-story home? How do you choose one over the other? The stairs are not the only consideration; the number of floors in your home affects its aesthetic appeal as well as other factors such as sound quali...

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How to Choose a Home Builder for Your Custom Home

Deciding to build a new construction home is a huge commitment. Not only is it likely the largest investment you’ll make in your lifetime, it’s also the place where you and your family will live and create memories for a lifetime to come...

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5 Austin Home Design Trends You’ll Want to Try

There are plenty of reasons why Austin has earned the slogan “Keep Austin Weird.” From the Cathedral of Junk to chicken sh*t bingo, the capital of Texas has cultivated a sense of personality that’s uniquely Austin. But it doesn’t stop ...

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Water-Saving Landscaping Ideas

Here in Central Texas, we’re no stranger to being ruled by the weather. From magnificent thunderstorms to flash flooding to summers of frequent 100-degree days, we’ve seen it all. Thankfully, we’ve received good rains this year — which...

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4 Outdoor Entertaining Ideas for the Ultimate Summer Party

Throwing an outdoor party this summer? Here are the best ideas and tips to take advantage of your outdoor living space and throw an unforgettable hot-weather bash!  Coordinate the Logistics Before you get down to the fun, make sure ...

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5 Custom Home Features to Help You Draw the Outdoors In

Ah, sunlight. It’s no myth that it improves your mood. Science even shows that the vitamin D we get from it is essential for our bodies. Exposure to sunlight also increases our production of serotonin, the mood-boosting chemical that makes u...

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Best Spots in Austin for Hiking and Biking

Whether you’re planning your move to the Live Music Capital of the World or you’re already a veteran Austinite, you know that our city is renowned for its beloved greenery and outdoor spaces. If you're looking to take in the beauty of Aust...

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Austin’s Most Dog-Friendly Neighborhoods

Here in Austin, we’ve been named one of the best music cities. Then we were nominated the best place to live in the US. Then we were the second most exciting food city. And most recently, we’ve topped the chart of most pet-friendly cities....

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