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Winter Attractions Make the Poconos a Winter Wonderland

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 28, 2017 12:29:00 PM

Everybody on the East Coast knows that the Poconos is a great place to escape and stay cool during the summer, but the Poconos region offers plenty of year-round activities. And winter is no exception. While plenty of people come for the skiing in the winter, there’s much more than just skiing in Pennsylvania’s winter wonderland.

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Pocono Mountains, Poconos Activities, Skiing in The Poconos, Winter Activities

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

What is the Cost of Building a Home in the Poconos?

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 7, 2017 9:04:00 AM

We’ve been building custom homes for more than 35 years, and without question, the one question we’ve probably been asked more than any other is, “What is it going to cost to build a home in the Poconos?” You know what? We really don’t mind that question at all! As a homeowner, you have to ask that question. It would be foolish not to do so.

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Topics: Poconos New Homes, Poconos Custom Homes, Poconos Custom Home Builder, Poconos New Home Cost, Poconos Custom Home Cost

Building the “Right” Poconos Kitchen Depends on Your Kitchen Personality

Posted by John Holahan on Jun 22, 2016 7:00:00 AM

If you’re planning to build a custom home in the Poconos or considering remodeling your existing kitchen, you want to make sure you get this all-important room right. But what does the ideal kitchen look like? If you look at popular online sites (such as houzz.com or bhg.com), you’ll see hundreds of examples of absolutely stunning kitchens. Is there a “right” way to design a kitchen? 

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Poconos Kitchen Remodeling, getting the kitchen that’s right for you

Cost or Value? What’s More Important for Your Poconos Custom Home?

Posted by John Holahan on Jun 15, 2016 7:00:00 AM

When you’re planning to build a custom home in the Poconos, you have to be aware of how much you’re spending. In the 36 years we’ve been building custom homes in the area, we’ve never had a client tell us money is no object—regardless of the size of the project. 

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Poconos New Home Cost, cost vs value in new building

Neighbors and Neighborhoods in the Poconos: What Makes Them Good?

Posted by John Holahan on May 25, 2016 7:00:00 AM

You may have heard the old proverb: “Good fences make good neighbors.” But is that really the dynamic you want to have in your relationship with your neighbors? What makes a neighbor a good neighbor? What makes a neighborhood a good neighborhood?

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Poconos communities, Poconos Neighborhoods, where to build in Poconos

Our 2 Most Popular Floor Plans (And Why People Love Them)

Posted by John Holahan on May 2, 2016 7:00:00 AM

If building a home in the Poconos has been on your mind, one of the big questions you’ll face is “What kind of home should I build?” Well, you have a lot of options in terms of style and size. We offer more than a dozen different plans, and each canbe modified to your specific needs.

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Custom Home Design, Poconos Floor Plans, Poconos custom homebuilders

3 Critical Factors When Choosing Your New Poconos Floor Plan

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 22, 2016 7:00:00 AM

For many individuals considering building a custom home in the Poconos, the process begins with the search for a suitable floor plan.  This is an important part of the custom homebuilding process because it helps potential homeowners visualize what living in a particular house might feel like. Here’s a helpful post about how you can use a floor plan to do just that.

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, what to look for in a Poconos floor plan, critical factors for new floor plans, floor plans for new Poconos homes

Who Moves to the Poconos—and Why?

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 4, 2016 6:12:02 PM

A lot of people up and down the East Coast know about the Poconos. After all, the area has been a favorite vacation destination for years. But who actually relocates to the Poconos—and why?

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Poconos Lifestyle, Poconos custom homebuilders, why build in Poconos

Buyer Beware! When Is a Deal Not Really a Deal if You're Building a Poconos Home?

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 18, 2016 7:00:00 AM

We’ve all heard the old adage that if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is. That little nugget of wisdom also applies to building a new home. It’s why homebuyers should heed the warning: “Caveat Emptor” (Let the buyer beware!).

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Pocono Mountains, Liberty Homes, avoiding bad deals on Poconos properties

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