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Don’t Ski? No Problem! 3 Things You Can Do in the Poconos this Winter

Posted by Liberty Homes on Nov 8, 2017 10:22:00 AM

As autumn slips away into winter, you’ll no doubt hear more talk about the great skiing available in the Poconos. Some people in the area are already checking their bindings and tuning up their skis. But what if skiing isn’t your thing?

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, Poconos non-skiing activities, winter activities in Poconos for non-skiers

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

Rustic Kitchen Inspiration for Your Pocono Mountains Home

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

Without a doubt, the kitchen is the heart of your Poconos Mountain home. For a lot of people the Poconos region is synonymous with a rustic style. But what could that look like in your new kitchen? Can you combine rustic, casual, or mountain styles with elegance and quality? Can you create an atmosphere that says, “Welcome to cabin living in the Poconos” without sacrificing comfort and convenience?

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, rustic Poconos kitchens, kitchen ideas, Poconos Kitchen Design

What's my Poconos Custom Home Personality?

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Building a custom home is a very personal experience. Your home, after all, is a reflection of your tastes, your sense of style, and your personality. So what is your “custom home personality”? What are the things that shape it?

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, Poconos custom floor plans, information for Poconos custom homes

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Tobyhanna Township

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

The name Tobyhanna Township has a nice ring to it—even if it doesn’t exactly flow easily from the lips. The township’s name has its origins in Native American language, roughly translated as, “a stream whose banks are fringed with alder". Those trees—and others—were later to play a significant role in the development of the area. For many years, however, the area was largely undeveloped with only 239 residents calling the township home in 1830. By 1900 the population was still below 900 residents.

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, Poconos communities, Poconos Neighborhoods, Tobyhanna Township

Little Details That Make a Big Difference in Your Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on Feb 10, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Don't it always seem to go That you don't know what you've got til its gone.

—Joni Mitchell

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, HVAC, plumbing, Energy Efficiency, Electrical

Great Winter Attractions in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 27, 2017 7:00:00 AM

When you think of winter attractions in the Poconos, it’s natural to think of great skiing. With more than 185 trails in the region that’s no big surprise. There are plenty of skiing and snowboarding opportunities from which to choose. You can check out some of the major areas to see which one suits your personality and style, including:

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, winter events in Poconos, Poconos winter activities and attractions

How to Make Your Poconos Home Instantly Smart!

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 23, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Smart homes are no longer a thing of the future or something that only “Tech-savvy” homeowners enjoy. Smart devices are everywhere and can make everyday life easier, more convenient, and even more fun. There’s more good news. In addition to being more affordable than ever before, they are also easier to install and to use.

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, smart homes in Poconos, best smart home devices, 2017

7 Factors You Can’t Overlook When Building a New Poconos Home

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

You’ll face lots of choices when you consider building a new home in the Poconos. You’ll think about colors, appliances, finishes, flooring, window coverings, and more. But there are seven factors you can’t afford to overlook if you want to be satisfied with your Poconos home for years to come. And these are factors you need to consider long before thinking about other things. Let’s take a quick look at them.

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, essentials for building new homes in Poconos, what to watch for when building new Poconos home

Untouched Beauty: Natural Wonders You Must See in the Poconos

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

It’s no secret that stunning views are one of the reasons that people flock to the Poconos. Some scenes (like the well-known Bushkill Falls you see here) are pretty much synonymous with the region.

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, Poconos region, beauty in Poconos

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