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3 Reasons to Build a Vacation Home in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Sep 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

You may be someone who has secretly harbored a dream of building a vacation home in the Poconos—but never thought about it too seriously because it seemed a little frivolous. There are, however, some pretty serious and significant reasons to pursue that dream. Let’s look at three reasons you just might want to build a vacation home in the Poconos.

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Topics: Liberty Homes, Vacation Homes, Home Builders in PA, Poconos Lifestyle

Can You Really Reach an Agreement That’s Perfect for You and Your Custom Home Builder?

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

If you’re seeking perfection, building a custom home may leave you a little frustrated. Homebuilding—even custom homebuilding—is full of small imperfections. You can build a home that has quality, comfort, convenience, and security. Perfection, however, is beyond the reach of any homebuilder. 

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Topics: Home Builders in PA, Poconos custom homebuilders, negotiating new home contract, builder/homeowner relationship

Overspending Your Homebuilding Budget and What To Do About It

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 16, 2015 7:00:00 AM

If you’re like most individuals considering building a new home, you probably spend a fair amount of time thinking (or even worrying) about your homebuilding budget. You may wonder if you’ll go over your allotted budget for your new home. Let us put your mind at rest: you probably will! 

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Topics: Home Builders in PA, Poconos custom homebuilders, budgeting for new PA home, avoid overspending on new home

Choosing the Right Sized Poconos-area Home. How Big Is Big Enough?

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 2, 2015 11:22:32 AM

One of the decisions you’ll face if you decide to build a new home in the Poconos is what size house to build. While there is a certain school of thought that subscribes to the “Bigger is Better” approach, that’s not the right solution for everyone. 

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Topics: Home Builders in PA, Poconos custom homebuilders, home size, ideal square footage

Our Floor Plans: What You Need to Know

Posted by John Holahan on May 30, 2015 7:17:00 AM

If you’ve ever watched any of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, you’ll know that there is often a fair amount of discussion about “The Pirate Code.”  And you may recall that Captain Jack Sparrow and the others often claim that the Code is: “really more a set of guidelines . . .” 

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Topics: Liberty Homes, Poconos Floor Plans, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders

How to Set up the Perfect Living Room/Family Room in Your Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on May 26, 2015 6:10:00 AM

Whether you’re building a new custom home or remodeling an existing home in the Poconos, one of the most important rooms to plan is your living room or family room. Next to the kitchen, it may be one of the most-used rooms in your home. And with today’s emphasis on open designed floor plans, whatever you do with this room will be visible to anyone entering your home. 

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Topics: Home Builders in PA, Poconos Home Builders, Poconos Vacation Homes, Whole House Remodeling in the Poconos

Off-the-Grid Electricity for a Self-Sustaining Home in PA?

Posted by John Holahan on May 23, 2015 7:58:00 AM

There are some new names surfacing when people talk about homebuilding today—and they’re not the kind of names we’ve associated with homebuilding in the past. When the names of Apple and Tesla have surfaced, most of us have thought in terms of computers, smart phones, and electric cars.  My how things have changed! 

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Topics: HERS Index, Green building, Liberty Homes, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos

What Sets Liberty Homes Apart from Other Home Builders

Posted by John Holahan on May 20, 2015 12:43:00 PM

Every business wants to stand apart from the competition. They want potential clients to look at them as something special. Custom homebuilders are no different. We want to stand out from the crowd. But how do you do that in a field where there are a lot of skilled craftsman who use many of the same materials to build what seems to be (at least on the surface) the same thing: a home? 

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Topics: Liberty Homes, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders, Whole Home Remodeling in the Poconos

Enjoy Life in the Poconos with The Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

Posted by John Holahan on May 12, 2015 7:29:00 PM

One of the main reasons people move to the Poconos is to enjoy the outdoors. And when the weather gets nicer, homeowners want to spend more time outdoors—even when guests arrive or when there are meals to prepare.

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Topics: Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Lifestyle, Spring

Could The Arden Be Your Perfect Poconos Home?

Posted by John Holahan on May 10, 2015 6:50:00 AM

What makes a home the “perfect” Poconos home? The answer, of course, depends on exactly what you want from your dream home. While everybody has their own definition of perfection, when it comes to a floor plan, here’s a plan that can get you thinking. 

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Topics: Poconos Floor Plans, Home Builders in PA, Custom Home Building in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders

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