Tips for a Smoother Move with Kids

It’s a universal truth: moving to a new home can be overwhelming and stressful. When you add kids to the equation, that stress can multiply exponentially! Here’s how you can make your impending move smoother for every member of the family. Before you move The best way to prepare your kids is to talk to … read more “Tips for a Smoother Move with Kids”

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”

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?”

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 Preparing Your Home to Sell

If you are getting ready to sell your home in preparation to move, there are a few tips and tricks that will improve the chances of finding the right buyer at the right price. Here are some of those things to consider:   Replace Old or Damaged Flooring While it may seem nonsensical to invest … read more “Tips on Preparing Your Home to Sell”

Idaho Fastest Growing State by Population

For Idaho residents, the fact that the state is growing is no surprise. The Gem State has so much to offer, from beautiful natural landscapes that stretch across the borders, to a bustling capital city that’s home to a top-notch university, large public and private employers, and much more. But individuals and families across the … read more “Idaho Fastest Growing State by Population”

Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2018

The mortgage rates in 2017 remained low, making it the ideal time to buy or build something new for those living throughout the Pacific Northwest. But will the trend of buyer and builder-friendliness continue? Or are mortgage rates and new home construction loan rates expected to increase in 2018? What’s more, do you understand how … read more “Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2018”

Perfect Home Features for Young & Growing Families

For growing families, choosing a home that will be ideal for raising children is important. At Simplicity, we have an extensive selection of home models designed with young and growing families in mind. As you peruse plans, keep in mind these features that make a home perfect for families that want to grow in comfort … read more “Perfect Home Features for Young & Growing Families”

Tips for Finding Land to Build Your Dream Home On

When building a new home, location is absolutely key. To be sure, before you spend your hard earned savings and earnings on a dream home construction, you want to be sure that it’s in a location you love. Here are some tips for finding land on which to build your new home.   Determine What … read more “Tips for Finding Land to Build Your Dream Home On”