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Our 2011 Homes - 12/22/11 10:07 AM
It was a busy year for us in 2011. In spite of what is one of the most challenging business environments for home builders nationally and for Tampa new home builders, Javic Homes had a successful year. Our emphasis of providing the highest quality, energy-efficient homes with first-class service at an exceptional value seems to be what you want. We want to thank all of our homeowners for trusting us with their dreams. We truly appreciate you and never take your committment for granted. To our vendor partners, thank you also. Without you we wouldn't be successful. We wish all of (0 comments)
Festivus Day - 12/21/11 08:19 AM
That’s right, it’s almost December 23rd , known the world over as Festivus Day. If you don’t know about Festivus Day then you’re probably too young to have been a regular Seinfeld viewer. Possibly one of the funniest episodes was George Costanza’s attempt to explain Festivus Day, which was created by his dad in an effort to celebrate the holiday season without all the commercialism.
Sounds reasonable, right? After all, didn’t this year's Black Friday holiday sales start an entire day early on Thanksgiving Day?!?! Yet the Festivus Day rituals from this Seinfeld episode are really what makes it all come together. There is (2 comments)
Why Does It Cost More Per Square Foot To Build A Small Home? - 12/19/11 09:00 AM
It’s not that there’s some big conspiracy among home builders in Tampa to price gouge folks that want to build a smaller home. It really comes down to math. I’m not about to drag us back to algebra class, but hear me out.
In every new home there are high-cost areas and low-cost areas. An example of the high-cost areas are the kitchen and bathrooms. The low-cost areas are the garage and patios, while the bedrooms, dining and living areas are in between. When it comes to smaller custom homes, the difference between a 3,500 square foot home and a 2,500 square (5 comments)
What’s the Difference between Manufactured and Real Stone? - 12/12/11 04:46 PM
Regardless of the style of home, we frequently use stone on both the exteriors and interiors of our custom Tampa homes. You’ll see it on columns, fireplaces, accent walls and other locations. Most Tampa builders, including ourselves, utilize manufactured stone, but what are the differences between manufactured and real stone?
We all know what real stone is, but what is manufactured stone? What may come to mind is vinyl replicas that were used 25 years ago, but these products have changed dramatically over the years. Very simply, today’s manufactured stone is fabricated by pouring mixtures of stone, concrete and polymers (1 comments)
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors - 12/06/11 05:52 AM
Robert Frost may have been on to something. In many of the infill areas of Pinellas and Hillsborough where we build custom homes, fences are key to defining property boundaries, as well as adding architectural character to the home and definition to landscaping.
There are so many fencing options that we can’t cover them all, but here are the fencing options frequently used in our Tampa custom homes: Wood Fences: Sure they may seem bland, but there are a lot of styles – spaced picket, shadow box and board on board. Depending on how much privacy you want will often (3 comments)
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