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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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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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