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Work from Home in Style

A home office has quickly become a must-have item on our homebuyers’ wish lists. Many people are looking for a dedicated space to work from home either as part of running a business, remote working, or even to just pay bills and manage the household or have a space set aside for a hobby. Oftentimes, … read more “Work from Home in Style”

Signs You’re Ready to Build a New Home

If you’re in the market for a new home in the Northwest, there are plenty of options from new construction to existing homes. But have you considered building your new home? Building a new home is a great way to get your dream home. Not sure which option is best for you? Here are some … read more “Signs You’re Ready to Build a New Home”

DIY Christmas Decorations for Your New Home

Building a new home is an exciting undertaking, and one that can provide plenty of comfort and joy for you and your family, especially during the holiday season. But a new home can also leave you a little short on disposable income, and during the Christmas season, you may be looking into more DIY gift … read more “DIY Christmas Decorations for Your New Home”

Open Layouts that are Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

Now that Halloween’s over, it’s officially time to start planning for Thanksgiving, and even start thinking about Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, etc! If you’re hosting guests for Thanksgiving this year, then you’re probably well aware of the fact of just how great open floor plans are – and there’s no time that the conveniences of … read more “Open Layouts that are Perfect for Holiday Entertaining”

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”

Top Home Security Systems in 2018 to Install in Your New Home

The film Halloween has made headlines with its box office success. Let’s face it, everyone loves a spooky Halloween movie or great Halloween party. But, while heading to a haunted house or watching a scary flick is all good fun, no one really wants to experience unwelcome visitors. If the festivities cause you to think … read more “Top Home Security Systems in 2018 to Install in Your New Home”

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?”

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”