mistakes to avoid when building a new house

Mistakes to Avoid During Your New Home Construction

Unless you have forayed into custom home construction previously, realize that while building a new home is exciting and, in the end, rewarding, the time prior to that can be challenging and complicated.  Now, trust us, we aren’t trying to scare you off! Far from it, actually! Rather, it is our goal, at SeBern Custom Homes, to help our clients …

Strategies To Ensure Your Home Is Energy Efficient

In today’s eco-conscious world, there is a great focus placed on “being green” in almost every aspect of our lives. The same holds true with our homes as buildings alone contribute about 40% of total energy used in the United States. If you are in the position where you are considering building a custom home or are currently in the process and …

How to Make a Great Residential Real Estate Investment

For over 60 years following World War II, high end (luxury) residential real estate values consistently increased.  Then, for just a couple of years, the market slowed down.  Well, its back….. Luxury real estate is a rock solid investment for your bank account and your life. Not only is it a wonderful place to live in as you watch your …

Color, Style, & Lifestyle Trends In 2015

As you probably already know, the color of the year is Marsala  (a sort of Cinnamon-Indian Red…Pantone 18-1438 TCX.) But when you choose colors for your home, think long term…unless you want a Marsala-colored roof.  Benjamin Moore’s 2015 color is Guilford Green HC-116. But, what is right for YOU? We recommend that when you color and fashion your home, you …