home builder: 2018 Backsplash Trends - 02/05/18 08:39 AM
The kitchen has evolved from a purely functional space to one of the most stylized rooms in your home. The flooring, cabinetry (including the hardware), sinks, faucets, lighting, and appliances are available in a broad range of colors and styles, so you can create the very personal look you want. Backsplashes were intended to protect the kitchen wall from splashes and stains. They can still do the job, but with more style. Kitchen backsplash trends for 2018 give you more materials, more colors, and more design ideas to make a stylish splash.
Marble or (more affordably) marble-look tile combines the natural beauty … (0 comments)

home builder: How Many Ways Can You Use a Bonus Room? - 01/25/18 12:09 PM
No matter how much space you have in your home, you could probably find a use for an extra space that isn’t designated for anything in particular. It’s not part of the open concept where you don’t have privacy, or an extension of the owner’s suite where you might feel the use overlaps with the room’s restful purpose. At Ideal Homes, we’re finding that more homebuyers are interested in something extra. Think about it. How many ways can you use a bonus room?
A home office is definitely a possibility. Whether you work from home occasionally or full-time, a dedicated home office … (2 comments)

home builder: The real estate market heats up during the cold winter - 01/11/18 12:49 PM
Whoever said people don’t buy homes in the winter or it’s just not a good time to buy a home is apparently out of touch with the current reality.
The real estate market heats up during the cold winter, and here’s why.
#1. Buyers are more serious.
Homebuyers who are making their decision in winter often have a strong motivator: job relocation or a change in their lifestyle (e.g., divorce, growing family). These buyers will make their decision sooner than the individuals who have less incentive.
#2. Homebuyers like less competition.
Because so many people accept the myth that homebuying is inactive in the … (0 comments)

home builder: 2017 Recap: Seven new model homes in six Ideal Homes communities - 12/29/17 06:22 AM
Things have been nonstop for us at Ideal Homes for the past 12 months. Not only have we been selling and building new homes for our homebuyers, but we have also developed seven new models in our new home communities in the Oklahoma City region.
Skyline Trails, the newest Ideal Homes’ community, is located in Mustang, OK. We have built a model home from our popular Edison floor plan. Inside the 1,386 square foot plan, every inch is used strategically. With three bedrooms, the open concept and vaulted ceilings add to the comfortable feeling in the central living area. When you reach … (1 comments)

home builder: How to choose the right ceiling fans for your home. - 12/14/17 02:30 PM
A ceiling fan adds to the comfort in your home at any time of year. In the warmer months, the ceiling fan creates a welcome breeze. When it’s cold outside, your fan pushes the warm air (that naturally rises upward) back down where it’s needed.
For your ceiling fan to produce the desired effect, you need to correctly select the fixture that will fit the room. Here are some tips for how to choose the right ceiling fans for your home.
          Identify the ceiling fan’s placement. Where do you need the air to circulate? In many rooms, that’s … (3 comments)

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