When Everything Goes Right with Your Custom Home: One Customer’s Story

We’ve all heard horror stories about friends, relatives, or acquaintances whose experience building a custom home left us wondering why anyone would ever subject themselves to that process. But sometimes, everything just seems to go right. Not long ago we built the

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3 New Custom Home Trends

What’s trending in custom homes right now? While some trends seem to sweep through every level of the homebuilding industry, people who buy upper end custom homes are often less influenced by whims of fashion. And by virtue of the fact

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Planning Your Hill Country Custom Home: The Problem with “Ballpark Estimates”

If you’re planning to build a custom home in the Texas Hill Country you want an idea of what it’s going to cost to get what you want. That’s not only reasonable, it’s smart to know what you’re getting into

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Great Ways to Spend Mother’s Day in the Hill Country

Mother’s Day is always a special day, but here in the Texas Hill Country, it can be extra special. If you’re not sure what to give Mom for Mother’s Day, keep in mind that what she may want most is

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May Festivals in the Texas Hill Country

In the month of May temperatures in the Hill Country are still perfect, with an average high of about 82 degrees and an average low of about 61 degrees. But while the temperatures are moderate, the action in the area

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Is Contemporary Custom Home Design Compatible with the Texas Hill Country?

When planning a new custom home in the Texas Hill Country, one of the questions homeowners face is what kind of style best suites their taste. And while there’s no question that contemporary and modern homes are popular across the

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Explore Little-Known Hill Country Treasures

Individuals who are interested in building custom homes in the Texas Hill Country are cut out of a different cloth than those who buy “standard” homes in the suburbs. That’s kind of the purpose of a custom home: It’s designed

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Land of Contrasts: Texas Hill Country’s Wines and Wildflowers

Without question, the Texas Hill Country is a land of contrasts. You’ll find elegantly comfortable custom homes set amongst beautifully rough and rugged terrain. The casual sophistication of urban areas such as San Antonio stand in sharp contrast to the

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Size Matters: What Square Footage is Right For Your Hill Country Home?

I’m generally not used to giving a lot of sports metaphors when talking about building custom homes in the Texas Hill Country. There is, however, a quote from the late, great Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach that seems particularly suited

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Labor, Materials, and Money Considerations for Building a Custom Home in The Hill Country

Just last summer, NPR reported about how the current surge in home remodeling across the country has caused problems for people wanting to build or remodel. The general idea was that labor and materials were being tapped out. As someone who has

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