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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Builder

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Builder

You’ve finally decided to build that home you've been dreaming about. You've stopped by to visit one of our model homes and toured some available homes too. So what's next? If you're ready to sign the contract, congratulations! You are ready to learn about our...

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Join us on the Parade of Homes!

Join us on the Parade of Homes!

This weekend, we are so excited to be part of the Quad City Parade of Homes! Join us at: 4 Joan Rose Court, LeClaire, Iowa, 52753 North of the Fire Station at N 15th St. and Wisconsin St. Contact us for more information. It’s been a few months since we officially...

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October’s Featured Home: The Madison

October’s Featured Home: The Madison

I love the fall season! The leaves turning colors, the smell of the harvest, the crisp fall air that makes the perfect night to cozy up around the fire with friends and family. If you like to enjoy your patio for more than just the summer season, you're going to LOVE...

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Visit Our Iowa Open House!

Visit Our Iowa Open House!

It’s been a few months since we officially launched our Timber’s Edge subdivision! We have closed several new homes and have loved seeing the personal selections each new homeowners have picked along the way! The beautiful elevations in LeClaire have given us some...

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Be Inspired: Design a Home Office

Be Inspired: Design a Home Office

Whether you work from home every day, some days, or use it to manage your home, a functional home office can help elevate productivity in any home. It's likely that no matter what you'll be using it for, your office will see many hours of traffic, so don't deprive...

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Steps to Building your Silverthorne Home

Steps to Building your Silverthorne Home

You’ve signed the contract and are eager and excited to get started building your home - this is one of the most exciting times of your life! But what can you expect next? How will you know that things are happening, even if it looks like nothing is? One way we are...

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New Community: Lots Available in Hampshire, IL

New Community: Lots Available in Hampshire, IL

Prairie Ridge is an established neighborhood with a close proximity to I-90 and many local attractions. A 20-minute drive from our sycamore model home makes it convenient to tour our available homes in Sycamore and visualize your Silverthorne home. Ranch and two-story...

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September Featured Homes

September Featured Homes

We have been busy over the past months, starting 7 homes in August and getting ready to start 4 in September! We are so excited to get started on these homes and help make new homeowners make their dream home a reality. In Iowa, we kicked off the month with the grand...

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Choosing the Right Floor Plan

Choosing the Right Floor Plan

Building a new home is an exciting new adventure that transforms dirt, wood, and metal into a place where you can laugh, relax, and enjoy the hard work that was put into making your dream a reality. For some, you’ve been imagining what your new home would be like for...

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5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Back to School

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Back to School

I can’t believe it’s already back to school season! The summer is such an active time for us and the buzz of happy new homeowners settling into their homes has been flowing through our neighborhoods! Many new families have moved into a Silverthorne home this summer...

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What’s happening in our Illinois Communities

What’s happening in our Illinois Communities

We have been sharing about all of the great things happening in our Iowa communities, but a lot of great things are happening in our Illinois communities as well! We have started a few spec houses in Nature’s Crossing and our new sign just went up to spotlight this...

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Mark Your Calendar! Timber’s Edge Grand Opening

Mark Your Calendar! Timber’s Edge Grand Opening

July 22 & 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 4 Joan Rose Court, LeClaire, Iowa, 52753 North of the Fire Station at N 15th St. and Wisconsin St. Contact us for more information. Come out for a chance to meet one of the builders, enjoy a local food truck, and register...

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Which upgrades are worth it?

Which upgrades are worth it?

“Where should I spend my money?” – One of the most common questions we hear when someone is looking to add customization to their home. Building a new home is a large investment, and you’re going to want to make sure you have everything you need, and most of what you...

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Personalize your home, from your couch!

Personalize your home, from your couch!

One of the most exciting parts of building your new home is the opportunity to personalize it by making selections that fit your needs and suit your taste. When I built my first home I was overwhelmed by the entire process and often felt uncertain as to what was next...

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2017 Color Trends

2017 Color Trends

Pantone, the world-renowned authority on color,  has identified Greenery to be the color of the year in 2017. If you're anything like me, green is not the first color you would think to paint your walls! I get it - it's "natures neutral" and some people can make it...

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Are dining rooms making a comeback?

Are dining rooms making a comeback?

For many years we saw a decrease in desire to have a formal dining room in a home. Most homeowners looked for a kitchen with eat-in area for family meals and a counter with bar stools for less formal meals throughout the day. There were all types of thoughts among why...

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