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Why The Time To Build Is NOW

New homes won’t be any more affordable in a year or two. Potential homebuyers who are waiting for costs to come down before building might want to reconsider. The fact is that the past year’s rise in new home prices will most likely continue. While higher interest rates and a weak dollar could play a

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Size Matters: Choose Your Contractor Wisely

The low-bid, budget company may cost more in the long run. Here’s why. Does your builder have the size and — more importantly — the management systems needed to handle a custom home project? If not, the final cost in dollars and frustration may be more than you bargained for. There are innumerable ‘horror stories’

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Castle Homes Earns Best of Houzz

Houzz awards Best of Houzz profile badges every year to the top home pros in the Houzz professional community — not only in the United States but also in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Winners are selected in two categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. The Design winners are those with the most popular designs

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First Look at the Southern Living Idea House : Talk of the Town

Southern Living Editor Lindsay Bierman gave Talk of the Town a ‘First Look at the Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel’. Check out the video to hear the story behind the farmhouse inspiration, and how Castle Homes created a modern farmhouse full of incredible ‘ideas’ you’ll want to incorporate in your own home’s design. Click

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More At Midday WSMV 4 Tours the Southern Living Idea House

Fresh Portabella color walls, Sand Dollar trim & ceiling – the Southern Living Idea House at The Mansion at Fontanel has tons of inspiring design & building ideas. Here is Castle Homes’s Heather Looney giving WSMV Channel 4’s More At Midday a sneak peek. Click To View Video

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Castle Homes Supports Habitat For Humanity Womens Build

Women Build brings together women from all walks of life to address the housing crisis facing millions of women and children worldwide. Women Build events have helped to construct more than 1,800 houses worldwide The Castle Homes team not only sponsored, but put together a team to help build Ebony Kelly a home. Ebony is

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2013 Southern Living Idea House Groundbreaking

Southern Living magazine announced this week Castle Homes has been selected to build the nation’s only 2013 Southern Living Idea House at scenic Fontanel in Nashville, Tennessee. Currently Southern Living 2012 Custom Builder of the Year, Castle Homes is now beginning work on the 5,000 square foot farmhouse style home being described by Southern Living

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Nashville Southern Living Custom Builder to Build Idea House

Southern Living Magazine With the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee as its canvas, the latest in home building, cutting-edge technology and stunning interior design was featured in Nashville’s Southern Living Showcase Home earning Castle Homes the prestigious 2012 Southern Living Custom Builder of the Year award. From an intriguing textured exterior finish on the home

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Southern Living Names Castle Homes 2012 Custom Builder of the Year

Birmingham, Ala. – Homebuilder Alan Looney, founder and president of Castle Homes, located in Brentwood, TN, has been named Custom Builder of the Year by the Southern Living Custom Builder Program after the 2011 launch of the Southern Living Showcase Home in Nashville. “Alan Looney represents the best our program has to offer,” says Kristen Payne,

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Smart Supply Choices

Builders buy their materials from suppliers that offer benefits to them and the homebuyer. Some customers express curiosity about the places different suppliers occupy in the building supply chain. With that in mind, we thought it worth explaining why we buy our materials and products where we do. The basic choice is between the “big

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Smart Lighting Is a Game Changer

Wireless lighting controls are likely in your future. Here’s why. Mention home lighting trends and what comes to mind is the growth of LEDs. But the incandescent bulb isn’t the only thing about to disappear—the wall switch may be going the same way. That’s because more homeowners are opting for “smart” lighting controls that replace conventional

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House Beautiful Reveals Line-Up of Interior Designers for Second Annual Whole Home Concept House in Nashville

Top Tier Interior Designers From Across the U.S. Including Barclay, Butera, Vern Yip, Among Others Will Contribute to the Concept House Debuting in October 2019

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Can You Finish My Home By…?

Understanding the variables that affect the schedule Many clients approach a builder with an idea about how long it should take to finish their new home. Some underestimate the time the project will require, while others expect it to take a lot longer. Every builder loves being able to deliver a quality home on budget

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What does a home builder actually do?

A lot of people don’t understand the sheer complexity of the builder’s job and the systems required to build a house from scratch. Many analogies have been used to describe the professional builder: the conductor of an orchestra, the captain of a ship, even a general executing a military campaign. The point is that the

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