Any homeowner will tell you that owning your home is great because you can paint the rooms any color you choose, make the closets bigger to hold all your stuff in an organized fashion and knock out walls anywhere you please. One of the greatest benefits, however, has nothing to do with style independence and everything to do with saving money.
If you have recently transformed from an apartment renter to a homeowner, congratulations! You are now able to reap the rewards of homeownership such as tax savings and the ability to do what you want with your property. The very small downside is that now you are responsible for home maintenance. You are the landlord. It is true, though, that a well-maintained garden and home exterior not only add to the beauty and value of your home but will also increase the enjoyment of your property.
The Scandinavians have long treasured a calming simplicity in their homes and have much to show the rest of the world regarding how to achieve this look of peace and charm in home décor. The Danes refer to this as hygge, pronounced hoo-ga.
A backyard provides a green space for relaxation, exercise, a place for pets and kids to run, and so much more. All of Landmark 24 homes in the various communities offer the opportunity to turn your backyard into a very special place for family and friends. Having a yard that is your own can be rewarding in many ways.
In your own Landmark 24 home, no matter which attractive community you choose, outdoor entertaining has never been more convenient and comfortable. It’s almost summer – time to move the party outdoors.
Moving to a new residence ranks high on the stress meter, right up there with facing a root canal. There are things you can do, however, to help cope with the stress while ensuring your new home is livable, and attractive.
Retired persons or those planning for retirement who are looking for a new home need to take different home features into consideration more than their younger counterparts. For home seekers in Georgia and South Carolina, or those lucky people looking to move to that area, Landmark 24 Homes has many floorplans and home styles that will appeal to the older homebuyer. These homes are also a smart option for younger people planning to make their new home a forever home.
The South is famous for many things, including summertime heat and humidity. Landmark 24 homes come with a whole range of energy-efficient features that will help you keep your cool during the hottest months of the year without breaking the bank. It’s not just about setting your air conditioner to “cold” and bracing yourself for the utility bill.
The first and most important part of any move in any month is where you are moving to. With that decided and the home purchased, it is time for the drudgery of packing your worldly goods and thoroughly cleaning the space you are leaving.
Landscaping for a new home is a challenge. It also provides a wonderful opportunity to be creative and design your outdoor space to suit you and your lifestyle. Whether you plan to do all the work yourself or hire a professional, you must draw up a landscape design. Start with asking yourself questions about what you like, how you live, how much are you willing to spend and whether a high- or low-maintenance landscape is right for you.
A home’s entryway is much like a resume – they both provide first impressions. Everyone wants that first impression to put them in the best possible light. It makes no difference how large or small your foyer may be or if the home has a foyer. There are design tips to shed a positive light in any entryway.
Interior decorating with natural elements has always been in style. People find peace and tranquility in nature whether indoors or outdoors. Bringing natural light into the home with window placement, window treatments and skylights are just a few ways to bring nature inside.
Summerville, South Carolina, is home to 47,000 lucky people. Besides being known for its beauty as “The Flower Town in the Pines,” Summerville is also known for its hospitality. In the famously hospitable South, this is quite an accolade. The town is proud of its quaint atmosphere, rich history and easy living. They are also proud to claim Summerville as the birthplace of that southern staple – sweet tea.
Spring in the southern United States is legendary for its abundant, colorful blooms. You might be surprised that many of these colorful specimens are low maintenance and will stay beautiful all through the summer into the fall. Whether you are an experienced gardener, new to the field, or have tried and failed many times to make your garden grow, there are beautiful and foolproof plants available that are particularly suited to the southern climate.
Savannah, Georgia, any time of the year is a very special place. Since the early 1800s, Savannah has planted trees in its downtown streets and squares providing shade in the brutal summer months and beauty year ‘round, giving the city its nickname, “The Forest City.”
Choosing the décor for a child’s room is usually one of the most fun parts about decorating a home. After all, comic book heroes and princesses are much more fun to shop for than boring adult bedspreads and artwork, right? To avoid the costly and time-consuming task of overhauling your child’s room every couple of years, consider the following tips.
Owning a home may be a great investment, but it takes money achieve home ownership. Securing a down payment can be a daunting endeavor. Fortunately, there are ways to get into the house you want at a price that fits into your budget.
In June 2017 Landmark 24 Homes, Savannah's largest hometown builder kicked off its summer selling season by sponsoring a Coastal Pet Rescue Adoption Day on Saturday June 3rd in their community of Harmony. Landmark 24 Homes committed to donate $100 to the local animal rescue shelter, for every new home the company sold during the month of June.
Life in Bluffton, South Carolina, means access to coastal waters, warm weather, and many opportunities for recreation. Just across the bridge from the popular vacation destination of Hilton Head Island. Those who enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with plenty of culture and friendly neighbors will appreciate the Lowcountry way of living.