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Why the Poconos is the Perfect Place to Retire

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

For years people have been coming to the Poconos region for vacations. They love being able to get away from it all and enjoy the sights, sounds, and wonderfully slower pace of life this area offers. But what if you could enjoy that kind of environment permanently?

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Topics: Retiring in the Poconos, Poconos Lifestyle, Liberty Homes, Poconos Home Builders

The Best Summer Getaways in Pennsylvania

Posted by John Holahan on May 19, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The idea of a getaway is appealing to a lot of people. And Pennsylvania is a great place to get away from the stress and strain of everyday urban or suburban life. Of course, different people have different ideas of what to do when they get away to recharge their batteries. Are you looking for adventure? Is it entertainment you’re after? Do you want to enjoy nature? Or are you looking to restore a little romance to your relationship? Let’s take a look at some of the best summer getaways in Pennsylvania.

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Topics: Summer in the Poconos, Summer Getaways, Poconos Getaways, Liberty Homes

Why the Poconos May Be the Perfect Place to Retire or Build a Vacation Home

Posted by John Holahan on Dec 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM

It seems that certain areas are ideal for certain pursuits. If you want great live theater and fine dining, it's hard to beat New York City. If you're looking for a connection to early American history (and some fantastic cheese steak sandwiches), Philadelphia is a great place to go. When it comes to finding a place to build a vacation home or a home for your retirement, the Poconos may just be the perfect place.

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Topics: Living in the Poconos, Retiring in the Poconos, Poconos Vacation Homes, Poconos Living, Liberty Homes

Preparing your Poconos Home for the Holidays

Posted by John Holahan on Dec 5, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Preparing your Poconos home for the holidays often includes getting ready for guests. And whether you plan on having a lot of visitors—or just a few—a little bit of preparation can go a long way toward making everyone comfortable. Because people tend to spend a lot of time in the family room over the holidays, you might want to check out this post about how to set up the perfect living room/family room.

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Topics: Holidays, Christmas, Christmas in the Poconos, Home Decorating, Liberty Homes

10 Amazing Photos of Homes in the Poconos

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

What image comes to mind when you think of building a new home in the Poconos? For some, the area evokes memories of traditional, rustic, woodsy homes such as the one you see here. But what if you don't see yourself as a "log cabin" kind of family (although, to call this gorgeous home a "cabin" falls far short of the mark)? The good news is you'll find all kinds of home styles in the Poconos. Click here to check out the wide variety of styles and floor plans we offer at Liberty Homes.

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Topics: Poconos Homes, Poconos New Homes, Poconos Lifestyle, Poconos Living, Liberty Homes

How to Prepare your Home for an Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM

For many of us, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Thanksgiving is turkey with all the trimmings. You may have a number of family traditions when it comes to side dishes that help make the occasion special. And if you run into trouble with the bird itself, you can always call the Butterball hotline. For more than 30 years, Butterball’s professionally trained turkey experts have been answering more than 100,000 turkey related questions each holiday season.

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Topics: Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving in the Poconos, Fall, Fall in the Poconos, Liberty Homes

Building a Home in the Poconos: The Complete Guide

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Building a home in the Poconos isn’t just a transaction. In fact, it’s not even an event. It’s a process. And the more you understand the different elements of this process, the more enjoyable it will be. Having a sense of how you’ll move through the process makes a lot of the decisions you’ll make less stressful—and it ensures that you’ll end up with the home you really want.

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Topics: Building a Home in the Poconos, Poconos Home Builders, Poconos Custom Homes, Home Building, Liberty Homes

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

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

How to Select a Custom Home Builder in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Sep 30, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When it comes time to build your dream home in the Poconos, choosing the right builder is a crucial step. Homeowners often comment that the builder you choose is every bit as important as the floor plan you choose, or the location you select.

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Topics: Poconos Home Builders, Liberty Homes, Custom Homes, Poconos Lifestyle

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