Over the past several years, the advance of technology and the desire to create more functional living spaces has resulted in several distinct trends in new home design. Whether you are raising a family, downsizing, or any point in between, you may be looking to build or renovate a home. We have put together some of the latest trends in home design to assist you in selecting the features most important to you.
Would you like to have a home that you can control remotely? You can do it. By using WiFi, Bluetooth or a similar smart home technology, you can control many of your utilities, appliances, entertainment systems, lighting and more. All this can be done from inside your home or even remotely from your mobile device.
Technology focused on energy efficiency in residential construction projects has progressed greatly over the years. By utilizing some of the latest in residential “green” building trends, you dramatically lower your utility costs while being kinder to our environment. Even better, you will create a living space that is more comfortable and has improved indoor air quality. This blog post will focus on some of the energy efficient design trends to consider for your new home construction project.
Building a custom home is a bit different than buying a new home in a development. The biggest plus to a custom-built home is the versatility you have in deciding which features you want. There are many different options to consider incorporating into your custom home design. Too many to list here, actually. That’s why we’re highlighting some common and several unique features homeowners like to see in their new homes.
List of Things to Consider When Building a New Custom Home
Building a new home is one of the most exciting experiences of your life. It’s also a big investment, so you will want to make sure you do it right. Planning is the key element in building a new custom home. To assist you, we have a list of things to consider before you start to build that new home of yours. These considerations will not only make the planning process easier, they will help everything go more smoothly from home plan selection to move-in day.
This past November, Prominent Builders completed a new home construction project. Shadab Raziuddin and his family could not be happier with the way the home turned out and wanted to share their experiences with you.
In June of 2017, Jenny Mustazza, a single mother of two, had to deal with a terrible tragedy – the home where she and her children lived burned down. Imagine all the emotions she was facing as she had to pick up the pieces and rebuild her home from the foundation up. Where did she start? How did the project progress? How does she feel about her new home?
Energy efficiency is almost always at the top of a homeowner’s list of desirable home features. It doesn’t matter if you are building a new home or renovating your current home, there are things you can do to make sure your house is utilizing solutions that are energy efficient. Not only will you be doing your part in preserving the environment, you’ll be saving money. We will outline some of the top things you can do to make your home more “green” when it comes to energy use.
While the first quarter of 2018 saw some decrease in home values in certain areas of the state, median home values in Bergen County have been on the rise. In fact, according to Zillow, home values in Bergen County rose over 6.1% in the past year and are expected to go up another 6.6% the next year.