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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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His Or Hers: Design Your Custom Home With Features For You Both

Designing a home is hard enough when you have one set of requirements to worry about. But when you build with your spouse or significant other, it’s not just your needs in the mix. You and your partner will have to work together to build a cu...

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8 Mistakes To Avoid When Building A Custom Home

Some mistakes are a lot more forgiving than others. Typo in a text message? No biggie — just clear it up with another text. A home design that doesn’t feel just right? Not so simple to amend. The point is that the choices you make in you...

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Celebrate Your New Home: 7 Great Housewarming Party Ideas

Break out the champagne and dust off the party hats! We know moving can be stressful, so once you’re all settled in, you definitely have just cause to celebrate. An informal get-together is fine, of course, but if you really want to celebrate...

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Austin Trends: Garage Apartments

Developing an extra living space separate from your home's main structure can significantly increase your property value. It can also add flexibility to your residential property's total living space for all sorts of family uses. Even better, a...

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Which New Home Upgrades Are Worth It

If you’re building a new home, your mind is probably on your floor plan, not on its resale value. And while we hope you enjoy your new home for many years to come, life is unpredictable. You never know where you’ll be 15 or even 20 years fr...

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How To Read A New Home Floor Plan

Receiving your new home’s floor plan is a pretty momentous occasion. Your new space is finally moving from dream to reality, and your plan marks the first concrete step on that journey. Reviewing your plan can also give you some important inf...

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Design Selections For Custom Home Building

One of the perks of designing a custom home is getting to tailor every last detail — right down to the knobs on the cabinet doors — to suit your own tastes and fit your family’s needs. Of course, that means there’s a whole lot to sort t...

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Architectural Planning For Custom Home Building

Planning a home’s architectural design is a big job, to say the least! Designs must fit cohesively within a variety of different parameters, including City of Austin regulations that affect the size of the home and its placement on the lot. L...

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Why Custom Home Building Is For You

Do the words “tract home” inspire excitement in you? That’s what many buyers get when they purchase a new home: a production home that looks a lot like all the other houses in the neighborhood. The builders behind those blueprints aim to ...

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