Why Buy New? 9 Benefits of new homes Whether you are moving to a new area for work opportunities, sizing-up or planning for retirement and an empty nest, it’s important to weigh the benefits of deciding to buy new against purchasing an inventory home.  A new custom home presents some great opportunities and unique advantages […]

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Sherwin-Williams has announced Alabaster as their 2016 paint color of the year. Alabaster (SW 7008) is a paint color which symbolizes new beginnings and clean slates.  In a time of interconnected commotion and over stimulation, Alabaster offers a feeling of solace and peaceful revival to weary minds. “Alabaster represents a straightforward and necessary shift to mindfulness. It […]

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Lake Austin Build Along – Foundations The Lake Austin build is progressing very nicely. Here is an update on our progress. One of the most critical parts of any new construction project is the foundation. A total of 83 pilings were driven for the foundation of our Lake Austin home last week. All structural parts […]

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Lake Austin Build Along Our steel piling just arrived for our new project on Lake Austin.  According to our geotechnical report, these pilings should average 53′ in depth before they finally come to rest on stable limestone bedrock.  Most people don’t know that Austin sits on a natural fault line (I learned that while on a […]

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What to consider when selecting your lot You’re shopping for the perfect place to build your luxury home in the Hill Country.  If you haven’t purchased a lot before, the thought of buying a raw tract of land can be intimidating. Buying a lot or acreage tract is different that buying an existing home but similar […]

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