<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=344919019321368&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
 
CALL NOW 570-646-4600

Building the memories of a lifetime
- one home at a time home

golden-oaks-new-homes

  • facebook
  • twitter
  • google plus
  • pinterest
  • houzz

Poconos Custom Home Blog

Play It Safe by Building a New Home

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 20, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Any investment you make comes with a certain amount of risk. Obviously, if you can minimize your risk (and maximize your return) you’re ahead of the game. How does that work when it comes to buying a home? For most of us, that’s still the single largest purchase/investment we make. Are you better off buying an existing home? Or do you play it safe by building a new home?

Read More

Topics: Building a New Home in the Poconos, Poconos New Homes, New Homes in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders

What Are the Best New Home Features for a Poconos Home?

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 21, 2018 7:00:00 AM

You’ll have lots of choices when you decide to build a new home in the Poconos. Obviously, you'll want to consider your exact location and the style of home you want. You'll also want to think about what size home is the best fit for your needs. Beyond those essentials, however, what are the best new home features for a Poconos home?

Read More

Topics: New Homes in the Poconos, Home Features, Building a New Home in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders

The Biggest Regrets Homeowners Have and How to Make Sure You Don’t Make the Same Mistakes

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 19, 2017 12:46:00 AM

There are plenty of good reasons why building a home in the Poconos can be a great idea. Here’s a look at 7 reasons the Poconos are a fantastic place for a first home, a vacation getaway, or a retirement destination. On top of that, building a home here can be a great investment. Still, building a home requires some forethought and planning in order to end up with a home you’ll really love. Here’s a quick look at some of the biggest regrets homeowners have after buying or building a new home. We’re sharing them so that you can make sure you don’t make the same mistakes!

Read More

Topics: Poconos Home Builders, Living in the Poconos, Building a New Home in the Poconos, Homeowner Regrets

Does Building a New Home Really Make More Sense Than Buying an Existing Home?

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 21, 2015 7:00:00 AM

When its time for a move to a new home one of the big choices you face is whether to buy an existing home or to build a new home. Is one approach really better than the other? Does building a new home really make more sense than buying an existing home? You may be surprised to hear a homebuilder say this, but it depends on you. Lets look at three reasons you might want to buy an existing home and then three reasons why building a new home might make more sense. 

Read More

Topics: Building a New Home in the Poconos, Poconos custom homebuilders, new versus existing homes

4 Ways to Make a Great Room Really Great

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 29, 2015 6:39:00 AM

Over the last several years, the whole Great Room Concept has become increasingly popular. Homeowners and their guests like the casual feel of an open design that lets them move freely from one room to another. And many people love how an open floor plan allows more natural light into a room. For some, however, this style takes a bit of adjustment. Here are some tips for making the Great Room in your Poconos home even greater. 

Read More

Topics: Great room, Building a New Home in the Poconos, great room custom design

5 Ways to Deck Out The Deck of Your Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 15, 2015 7:06:00 AM

Being outdoors is one of the biggest draws to life in the Poconos—and we think your home should offer you the opportunity to enjoy that natural beauty as much as possible. That’s one reason that so many of our home designs feature decks off the back of the home that allow you to have a private seat for Mother Nature’s show! 

Read More

Topics: Building a New Home in the Poconos, Deck Home Design, The Poconos Outdoors

Building a Home For More Than One Family

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 13, 2015 6:30:00 AM

For a lot of people building a home in the Poconos is a dream come true—whether it’s a vacation get-away, a summer, home, a place to retire, or a year-round family home. Part of the appeal is that there’s something for everybody in the Poconos. But there are times when more than one family wants to take advantage of what the Poconos have to offer. 

Read More

Topics: Building a New Home in the Poconos, Activities, Multi-generational getaway in the Poconos

Top 10 Reasons to Live in Pennsylvania

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 9, 2015 7:03:00 AM

Just because David Letterman has retired doesn’t mean the rest of us have to give up on “top 10 lists.” And when it comes to choosing a place to live, a list like this can be downright handy. We build homes in a variety of locations around the Keystone State, and we thought it might be helpful to let you in on a little secret: Pennsylvania is a great place to live! Here are 10 reasons whey: 

Read More

Topics: Things to Do in the Poconos, Building a New Home in the Poconos, Living in Pennsylvania

Can Rustic and Contemporary Co-Exist?

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 7, 2015 6:41:00 AM

Most people consider a move to the Poconos in order to escape the crush of the city. Even those who come to the Poconos area part time—as a vacation get-away—love the fact that it’s more serene, secluded, simple—and rustic. 

Read More

Topics: Building a New Home in the Poconos, Personal Style, living in a natural area

There’s Always Something New Cooking in New Custom Kitchens

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 5, 2015 7:31:00 AM

There’s no questioning the kitchen’s prominent role in the life of most family homes. And according to a recent (April 2015) survey by the National Association of Homebuilders kitchens and bathrooms remain the most popular rooms in the home for remodeling. 

Read More

Topics: Kitchen design ideas, Building A Dream Kitchen, Building a New Home in the Poconos

Subscribe to Email Updates

Home-Design-Guide

Most Popular

Posts by Topic

see all