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Happy Holidays! Join us in donating for Clean Water

Happy Holidays everyone! To show our appreciation for our customers instead of junking of your mailbox with some corny pre-printed gold plated Christmas card from Silverthorne Homes, we have elected to make a donation to help some folks who don't have the luxuries...

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Find Out Which Color is the 2013 Color of the Year!

 One of the more interesting aspects of selling real estate as well as planning interior design is the choice of wall-color inside a room. Each year, Benjamin Moore chooses a Color of the Year from their elegant palette and here is this year's winner: Lemon Sorbet  If...

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Home Purchasing Power in Today’s Market

In case you’ve missed it, interest rates are really low right now and pricing is at levels that haven’t been seen in quite some time.  I’ve prepared a simple analysis that shows you what this means for your purchasing power. Assumptions: 1)  Pricing has bottomed and...

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White Cabinets- The new Espresso?

White Cabinets- The new Espresso?

About 4 years ago, we stopped showing people white cabinet options and doors when selecting cabinetry.  Rarely did a homebuyer inquire about white cabinets.  Some buyers even scoffed at the offering.  In my opinion (and theirs), the white cabinets were “So 90’s.”  We...

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Construction Loans 101

Construction Loans 101

If you have never built a new home before, you're probably wondering how you'll finance the whole project, pay your builder, his suppliers and end up with a mortgage at the end of all this. Hopefully we can help make things a little easier to understand. A...

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Tips for First Time Homebuyers

In many housing markets, it can be less expensive to own a home than to rent an existing home or apartment.  This is true in the Chicagoland new home market where new home prices are as low as they have been in a decade and mortgage rates continue to hover at historic...

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Welcome to Silverthorne Homebuilders!

Welcome to Silverthorne Homebuilders!

We are proud to reveal our new website. Please check back often to see what new projects we are working on as well as tips and tricks for homeowners. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook and share with your friends. You never know who might be the owner of the next...

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Home Efficiency Tips

Home Efficiency Tips

Here is a resource for some tip on making your home efficient when heating, cooling and powering. http://www.homeenergyteam.com/home-energy-efficiency-tips.html

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