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The West Moore section on the southern side of Oklahoma City is a growing community. The quality of life and the close proximity to the city and all of its amenities add to the appeal.Ideal Homes chose West Moore for our family-friendly Wildflower new home community, and it seems to have been a g...
10/13/2017
A basement can be a welcome space in a home. The downstairs room gives you storage and extra living space. In some areas of the country, a basement is also a safe place to escape a storm or retreat from the heat. But if you live in Oklahoma, a basement isn’t a viable option.Why Not?Tornadoes are ...
10/05/2017
When you’re living on the street, the idea of your own home seems like an impossible dream.A group of volunteers and businesses in Norman, Oklahoma, turned that vision into a reality for 32 people and families.Tiny HomesMcKown Village recently welcomed its first residents to the community of tiny...
09/12/2017
Approximately 90% of homebuyers search online for a new home.About 73% will spend up to a year browsing websites before they ever visit a model home. According to the National Association of Realtors, 68% of new home shoppers do their browsing with a mobile app on a smartphone or tablet.These hom...
08/24/2017
Empty nesters are becoming scarcer these days. For the first time in 130 years, there are more adult children between the ages of 18 and 34 who are living with their parents than with a spouse, significant other, roommates, or alone.More than 60.6 million Americans are living in multigenerational...
08/10/2017
The location is always an important factor when choosing where to move. For families with school-aged children, the quality of the school district can make all the difference. The ability to find a good school near your new home adds real value.In Edmond, Oklahoma, the Deer Creek school district ...
07/27/2017
Keep Close With a Keeping RoomThe open floor plan is a popular concept in today’s new home designs. It allows for a more spacious feeling and breaks down barriers to socializing.But the idea isn’t a new one. Back in the Colonial days, before homes spanned thousands of square feet, people live in ...
07/13/2017
With changes happening so often, it’s important to be flexible and aware of the growing array of choices. Standards are no longer hard and fast.Find the Right FitStandard kitchen counter heights, for example, have long been defined as 36 inches while bathroom counter heights have sat at 32 inches...
06/08/2017
Every homebuilder knows that there’s more to building a community than designing and building homes that people want to live in. People choose their new home for its style, location, and “fit” with their lifestyle. Homebuilders who invest in creating communities recognize the importance of giving...
05/25/2017
So many flooring types—how do you choose?Every year, we see new innovations in flooring choices for your home. Manufacturers continue to look for ways to provide lasting beauty that’s easy to maintain.High-traffic areas can look better than ever without worrying about scratches and marks on your ...
05/11/2017
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