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What makes for good design when building your home?

Good design If you don't instantly recognize good design, you are more likely to feel it. You are immediately comfortable with your surroundings, the fit and function just feels right. This is true, be it a hand held object such as a cell phone, the ride you...

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Beekeeping Project

Warre Bee Hive Project We decided to raise some bees to better pollinate our garden.  Here are a few photos of our new Warre Hive. Update: The...

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Buy or Build A New Home – Market Trends Update

A new Trulia Survey suggest that 41% of Americans would prefer to buy or build a new home than purchase an existing home.  Of those that would prefer a new home, just under half would be willing to pay more for the new home.  The challenge is it still costs more to...

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Water Music, Look out here we come….

When ever you build, the build site will provide opportunities you may not have expected. Sometimes good, sometimes not so good.  We have been fortunate.  Once the site was fully excavated, what was to have been a "crawlspace" below the Lodge Room is now "bonus...

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Modern Rustic Homes Workshop & Model Tour (Buy or Build?)

Please join us for a "Buy or Build Workshop & Model Tour": When: Saturday, Nov. 2nd. at 10:00AM till 1:00PM. (Eastern Time) Where:  The Modern Rustic Homes Design & Model Center, Ellijay, GA  30540 To learn more about the event and to register, please click at...

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Buy or Build – Financing Options

Financing Your New Home In the old days anyone could get a loan to buy or build a home.  However, with tighter regulation on lending practices, the pendulum has swung and we are faced with new challenges when deciding to finance your home.  It is important...

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