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How Long Will It Take To Build My Custom Home?

April 02, 2018

After finding the right custom home builder, meeting with the design team to draw up the house plans for your dream home and finalizing all of the necessary details, you'll likely feel ready to move into your new home.

Unfortunately, your dream home still needs to be built. So how long should you expect the construction process for your new custom home to take? In short,...

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What can I do if I am not happy with my house plans?

March 07, 2018

You've been thinking about building your dream home for a long time, and you've finally decided to take the plunge. You found someone to draw up the plans for your new custom home — but something's gone wrong. Perhaps there was a miscommunication between you and your architect or designer, or maybe they simply don't have the skill necessary to give you what you want.

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Meet Kim, Plan Designer & Interior Design Consultant

February 15, 2018

Raised in Arkansas, Kim came home from elementary school each day and rearranged her grandmother's furniture. "She was so sweet and let me do this daily, only to place everything back exactly the way it was before. My mother was also gracious to let me paint my room any color while growing up, including Tweety Bird Yellow." It's no surprise to her family that Kim now...

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Meet Lisa, Pre-Construction Coordinator

February 15, 2018
"Growing up in a household with two artists as parents, I was exposed to mediums, colors and textures." Having a graphic designer for a dad and an illustrator as a mom exposed her to architecture and art very early on. With an uncanny gift of visualization, Lisa serves as our pre-construction coordinator, handling the behind-the-scenes efforts for each homeowner—arranging...
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Where to Splurge and Where to Save when Building a Custom Home

February 14, 2018

Setting a budget is always a tricky and exhausting affair when building a new home. It’s a tough financial balancing act when determining where to splurge and where to save when constructing your custom home. Saving on some areas will help you avoid breaking the bank, but there are some areas where it will be hard to save. 

On the other hand, splurging on some areas will...

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How much does a custom home cost?

January 31, 2018

For most people, building a home is the largest expense encountered in a lifetime. Whether it’s your forever home or starter home, setting a budget and understanding the costs associated with building are imperative to making the construction process run smoothly.

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How to avoid these common mistakes when building a custom home...

January 10, 2018

Often times the excitement of building your dream home can become overshadowed by stress, frustration, and lack of preparation. There are questions you can ask yourself before building and practices that can be followed to help ensure the construction of your dream home really is a dream building process as well.

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Kurk Homes – Copper Ridge Model – New Braunfels, Texas

December 26, 2017

We recently completed our latest model home in the exclusive gated subdivision of Copper Ridge in New Braunfels, Texas. The Copper Ridge model is a one-story open concept floor plan with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. This home is perfect for outdoor entertaining, offering a spacious patio area with room for an outdoor kitchen and access to a pool bath if desired. The family room...

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Guardian Certified Home Builder Program

December 21, 2017

Kurk Homes is proud to be a part of the Guardian Certified Home Builder program. Our homes are built for maximum longevity, durability and efficiency, saving our clients time and money. Every Guardian Certified Home is required to meet rigorous engineering and energy standards and will receive multiple inspections throughout the home-building process. It is very important...

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"To Renovate or to Rebuild?" That Is the Question

November 28, 2017

 

Deciding whether to remodel or rebuild your home is a difficult decision. When considering how to achieve the home of your dreams — with a renovation or a complete rebuild — visualize your ideal home, evaluate the existing structure's condition and capabilities, remember your finances, and think about what a renovation or rebuild entails.

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