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Should I Buy or Build a Home in the Poconos in 2020?

Posted by John Holahan on Dec 9, 2019 7:00:00 AM

The beginning of a new year often gives people pause to consider new opportunities. For some people that might include the consideration of buying or building a new home. Before you jump into a major decision like that, there are things you’ll want to evaluate—including the timing. Should you buy or build a new home in 2020? Let’s look at a few things you’ll want to think about before deciding.

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Topics: Building a Home in the Poconos

The Best Winter Getaways in Pennsylvania

Posted by John Holahan on Dec 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Celebrating the holidays can be a lot of fun with friends and family. But after all the activity has slowed down, you may be ready for a change of pace—and a change of scenery. The Poconos area offers a plethora of ways to recharge your mental and emotional batteries. People are increasingly recognizing that the Poconos area is a region for all seasons. But what about getting away in the middle of winter?  Here’s a look at some of the best winter getaways in the Poconos.

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Topics: Poconos Living

6 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe When You Are Away for the Holidays

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Whether your Poconos home is a vacation home or your full-time residence, there may be times when you’ll be away for longer periods of time. The approaching holiday season is one of those times when your home may be empty for days on end. A few simple precautions can help ensure that your home will be protected—even when no one is home. Here are 6 ways to keep your home safe when you are away for the holidays.

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Topics: Poconos Living

The Best 2019 - 2020 Winter / Christmas Events in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Many of us look forward to holiday entertaining in the Poconos. And if you’re expecting friends and family this year, here’s an article that can help you prepare your Poconos home for the holidays. Of course, not all winter activities take place at home. There are always plenty of activities to enjoy around the region—and around the state. Here’s a look at some of the best 2019-20 winter events in the Poconos.

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Topics: Poconos Living

The Best 2019 Black Friday / Christmas Shopping in the Poconos

Posted by Liberty Homes on Nov 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM

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How to Prepare My Poconos Home for Winter

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 1, 2019 7:00:00 PM

There are lots of great ways to enjoy the Poconos region in winter. But if you don’t have a warm and comfortable house to return to, that can take the edge off of your fun. As longtime Poconos builders, residents often ask about how to prepare a Poconos home for the winter. Here are a few things we suggest.

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Topics: Poconos Living

15 Ways to Winterized Your Home in the Poconos

Posted by Liberty Homes on Oct 11, 2019 10:39:00 AM

Winter means colder months, and if you haven't gotten your home ready for the dip in temperature, there's still time to do many of these home maintenance and energy-saving tips. Up to 60% of our energy bill goes towards heating the house. Make sure your house is as energy-efficient as possible. Easy things like reversing the blade rotation on ceiling fans and changing your furnace filters regularly can save you a lot of money. Check out these 15 steps to winterize your home from Bob Jenson Air Conditioning and Heating to learn more.

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Topics: Winter in the Poconos

4 Ways to Achieve “Perfection” in Your New Home Build

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 9, 2019 7:00:00 AM

First of all, when it comes to building a new home, you may need to adjust your understanding of “perfection.” While we all know the tagline from Lexus— “The Unwavering Pursuit of Perfection”—nobody actually expects a car to be perfect. It’s the same with building a home. Minor imperfections are part of the building process. That doesn’t mean you have to settle for less than you want. You can still walk into your new home with a huge sigh of satisfaction.  With that in mind, let’s look at 4 ways to achieve “perfection” in your new home build.

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Topics: Home Building

How to Get the Most Charm and Character When Building a New Home

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 5, 2019 10:58:39 AM

Your home is unlike any other building. It’s much more personal. It’s where you relax and enjoy yourself in an intimate surrounding. It’s why so many people want to build a place that exudes charm and character.  So, let’s take a look at how to get the most charm and character when building a new home.

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Topics: Home Building

5 Top Features to Add When Building Your Home

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 2, 2019 7:00:00 AM

What are the most important features to include when you’re building a new home? There are plenty of design and décor experts who can tell you about the hottest new colors, fabrics, and styles. Styles come and go. Building trends, on the other hand, are a reflection of things that make a home more comfortable and convenient. Let’s look at some of the 5 top features to add when building your home.

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Topics: Home Building

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