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How Much Should You Pay for a Home in the Poconos?

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Any one considering building a new home in the Poconos is bound to have lots of questions. And when it comes to building your dream home, there are no stupid questions! There is one question that we home builders probably hear more than any other: “What’s it going to cost to build my new home?” It’s a good and fair question. How much should you pay for a home in the Poconos?

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Topics: Poconos Home Builders, New Homes in the Poconos, Poconos Home Costs, Poconos Home Pricing

12 Photos That Will Blow You Away and Make Your Fall in Love with the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 12, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The Delaware Water Gap provides endless opportunities to explore the beauty of the Poconos along the waterways or right on the river itself.

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Topics: Fall in the Poconos, Fall Foliage, Photos of the Poconos

Building vs. Buying vs. Renting a Home in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 9, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you ask most homebuilders whether it makes more sense to rent a home, buy an existing home, or build a new home, you probably have a pretty good idea what the answer is.  As a company that's been building homes in the Poconos area since 1978, we have to say that any of those three options can be the right way to go—depending on your specific situation. Let’s look at some scenarios where building, buying, or renting a home in the Poconos may be the right choice.

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, advantages of building in Poconos, advantages of buying home in Poconos, advantages of renting a home in the Poconos

Poconos Destinations: Jim Thorpe is Much More Than Quaint Shops and Interesting Architecture

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM

People around the Poconos know that the town of Jim Thorpe is a great place to wander the streets enjoying great food, quaint shops, and fascinating architecture. But there’s so much more to see in this beautiful Poconos borough. The town was originally established as Mauch Chunk in 1818 but was renamed after the Native American Olympic medalist Jim Thorpe in 1953. Click here to read a bit more about the fascinating history of this beautiful Poconos town.

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Topics: Poconos Lifestyle, Poconos homebuilders, things to do in Poconos, exploring Jim Thorpe

6 Unique Storage Ideas for Your New Home

Posted by John Holahan on Sep 19, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Size is a major factor in choosing a floor plan for your new Poconos home. You don’t want to pay for more home than you really need. On the other hand, you don’t want to end up with a home that’s too small for you to be comfortable. Here’s a post that helps you answer the question: “How big is big enough?

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Topics: Liberty Homes, Poconos Home Builders, Storage Solutions, Home Storage, Storage Ideas

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: White Haven

Posted by John Holahan on Sep 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Often when people think of the Poconos region they focus exclusively on some of the better known ski resorts. And while it’s true that there are spectacular ski-resorts in the area, they Poconos Mountains area is comprised of 2,400 square miles of land in northeast Pennsylvania's Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties. There are lots of places in the Pocono Mountains region where you can find rolling mountain terrain, wild woodlands, beautiful waterfalls, and 170 miles of winding rivers.

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The Essential Guide to Fall in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Sep 7, 2017 8:34:42 AM

While it’s true that living in the Poconos is great all year long, it’s hard to ignore autumn’s special appeal. The weather is great. The colors are spectacular. The pace is just a little slower. It’s simply delightful.

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Topics: Poconos fall events, Fall in the Poconos, Fall, Fall Foliage

Myths about the Poconos and the True Answers!

Posted by John Holahan on Sep 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The Poconos region certainly has its share of mysteries. Like any area with a long and rich history, events of the past can become mysterious tales that grow with the telling. Here are just a few gems from local lore.

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Topics: Fun Facts, Poconos Mysteries, Poconos Myths, Poconos Stories

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Stroudsburg

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 29, 2017 10:54:00 AM

The Poconos region has an abundance of small towns—each with their own unique character and history. One town in the heart of the Poconos Mountains that merits a closer look is Stroudsburg. Located 38 miles north of Allentown and 53 miles southeast of Scranton, Stroudsburg was founded by the Jacob Stroud family in the mid-1700s. It serves as the Monroe County seat.

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Topics: Stroudsburg, Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Neighborhoods, Poconos Living

Pros and Cons of Lakefront Property in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 24, 2017 9:58:00 AM

For many people, the Poconos region is synonymous with woods and water. That's not surprising when you consider that the area is home to 19 beautiful waterfalls, almost 200 miles of rivers, and 150 lakes. It's a great area to explore and here’s a post that takes a look at some of the great waterfall hikes in the area. But what about actually living near the water? What are the pros and cons of lakefront property in the Poconos?

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Topics: Liberty Homes, Lakes in the Poconos, Arrowhead Lake, Lake Naomi, Living in the Poconos

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