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Cozy Home Essentials for Your New Home This Winter

In the Northwest, fall is a beautiful time of year and we’re already starting to feel a chill in the air, which means winter is just around the corner. With cooler months ahead, we know that you’re likely to spend more time indoors where it’s warm and comfortable. Here are some of our favorite cozy … read more “Cozy Home Essentials for Your New Home This Winter”

Protecting Your New Home Against Fires, Floods & Severe Weather

Few things are as tragic and terrifying as losing your home in a natural disaster. From fires like the ones we are seeing in California and throughout the Northwest, to floods, and other forms of severe weather, there is no doubt that mother nature can wreak havoc on the homes we count on to shelter … read more “Protecting Your New Home Against Fires, Floods & Severe Weather”

Dos and Don’ts During the Home Loan Process

Anyone who has applied for a home loan knows how big of a process it can be. Even if your finances are in great shape, there are a lot of documents you must be able to provide, a lot of communication, and it requires some patience. The good news is that there are a number … read more “Dos and Don’ts During the Home Loan Process”

Part 2: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette

Decorating a brand new home can seem complicated, even for the most creative among us. And one of the most challenging parts of decorating is choosing a color palette, especially if you want a different color to pop in each room of your home. But before you throw in the towel and hire a professional … read more “Part 2: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette”

Part 1: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette

Moving into a brand new home is very exciting. Not only do you have the opportunity to enjoy a dream living space complete with your favorite features and the latest appliances, but you’re also looking forward to decorating your new walls and living area. Here are some helpful tips for choosing the perfect color palette. … read more “Part 1: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette”

What Are the Stages of New Home Construction?

If you’re thinking about building a new home, you’re probably curious about the different stages of new home construction. What can you expect throughout the process? When will your home be finished? When you work with Simplicity Homes, here’s a look at what you can expect along the way. Stage 1 – Foundation The first … read more “What Are the Stages of New Home Construction?”

Relocating? Here Are Some Things To Consider

If you’re thinking about relocating, whether for a job or just a change of pace, there are a lot of things to think about. Relocating can be a big decision, especially if you’re bringing a spouse and kids along with you. Here are some things to consider before you commit, as well as some factors … read more “Relocating? Here Are Some Things To Consider”

Tips on Purchasing Your First Investment Property

Buying a piece of property as an investment may be a good idea, especially now, when interest rates are relatively low and the housing market is strong. If you are thinking about purchasing a home for rental purposes, there are a number of things that you should think about first. Here are some tips when … read more “Tips on Purchasing Your First Investment Property”

Interior Design Trends for 2018

Part of the joy of moving into a brand new, never-been-lived-in, home is the interior decorating that comes after moving in. If you are building or moving into a new home in 2018, and are looking for new, creative interior design ideas, then we have some popular trends to keep in in mind. Copper and … read more “Interior Design Trends for 2018”

Spring Home Makeover on a Budget

Now that the weather is nice, you may be itching to freshen up the inside and outside of your home.  Fortunately, even if you’re on a budget, there are a number of easy spring home makeover ideas that you can put in action. Fresh Flowers One of the easiest ways to give your home a … read more “Spring Home Makeover on a Budget”