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”

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”

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”

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”