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Features New Luxury Home Buyers Want

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

New luxury homes are now coming with the features that are functional and enhance the daily lives of today’s buyers. The luxury home features that are most likely to be seen in single-family homes this year are:

luxury home kitchen features

* Walk-in closets in the master bedroom
* A laundry room with added functionality like folding stations or desks
* Energy efficient windows and appliances
* A great room

Features like granite countertops, double sinks and central islands are becoming the norm in luxury home kitchens. Private toilets and linen closets set luxury bathroom spaces apart. Additional new home features likely to be included throughout the home include nine-foot high and higher ceilings, front porches, custom outdoor lighting and patio kitchens that increase living space.

Energy efficiency for new homes continues to be an ongoing theme with Energy-Star rated appliances, advanced thermostats and Energy-Star rated windows at the top of the list of must haves for luxury home buyers.

For New Homes Month in April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) surveyed builders on features they were most likely to include in a typical single-family home this year, revealing that convenience, livability and energy efficiency are top priorities. Prospective luxury home buyers can find additional information and resources at

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New Arthur Rutenberg Homes Model Home Opened in Ocala, FL in the Legendary Trails Community.

Posted on April 18th, 2014

Arthur Rutenberg Homes opened a new fully furnished and professionally decorated model home built by Kinsell Custom Homes, LLC.  The Springdale is Arthur Rutenberg’s newest model home in Florida and is located in Ocala’s Legendary Trails community.  The model home illustrates what today’s buyers demand in luxury home building; inspired design combined with function and value. The open, […]

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New Home Star Expands Florida Operations with Arthur Rutenberg Relationship

Posted on February 24th, 2014

New Home Star Expands Florida Operations with Arthur Rutenberg Relationship New home sales and marketing specialists New Home Star announce a new partnership with one of Florida’s most legendary home builders. Our relationship with Arthur Rutenberg Homes exemplifies the types of relationships we seek out as a firm. From: Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 […]

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Arthur Rutenburg Home Builder Marcus Allen Homes

Posted on February 10th, 2014

Meet Jacksonville’s Luxury Custom Home Builder Franchise Owner Mark Refosco brings a vast amount of expertise and a long tradition of building to Duval and St. Johns counties through Marcus Allen Homes, an independently owned and operated franchise of Arthur Rutenberg Homes. With an educational background in architecture and civil engineering, Mark started his career […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on January 30th, 2014

What would you like to know about Arthur Rutenberg Homes…Contact Us! Read about it here on the ARH Blog. Q: My husband and I are interested in seeing the Bermuda home. Is there one near by that we might be able to tour? Thank you for your interest in Arthur Rutenberg Homes, where You Dream We […]

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Meet Blue Ocean Luxury Homes

Posted on January 27th, 2014

Blue Ocean Luxury Homes, LLC is your Arthur Rutenberg Homes franchise builder in Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, and Low Country of South Carolina. Blue Ocean Luxury Homes builds On-Your-Lot and in Hampton Lake. Blue Ocean Luxury Homes brings a wealth of experience to the South Carolina market.  Blue Ocean Luxury Homes is owned and operated by […]

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Unveiled Trends in Outdoor Living Spaces

Posted on January 23rd, 2014

Like the kitchen, outdoor living design can be both exciting and challenging. There are several things you can do to create your outdoor dream for both comfort and entertainment. Here are some current trends in outdoor living design. Outdoor kitchen – Use your fully equipped outdoor kitchen on the Fourth of July Barbeque and other events […]

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New Trends in Kitchen Design

Posted on January 20th, 2014

Designing the home of your dreams can be both exciting and challenging. The kitchen design is no exception according to a recent remodeling survey by Houzz of more than 7,500 users. Arthur Rutenberg Homes wants to help. Here are some new trends in kitchen design to help you create your dream home. Size is not […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on January 16th, 2014

What would you like to know about Arthur Rutenberg Homes…Contact Us! Read about it here on the ARH Blog. Q: I very much liked the Carrington 1151 project. Beautiful facades. Is it possible to show me other facades of this house. Thanks! Thank you for your interest in Arthur Rutenberg Homes, where You Dream We Build. […]

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Meet Lyons Heritage Tampa

Posted on January 13th, 2014

Lyons Heritage Tampa, LLC is your Arthur Rutenberg Homes franchise builder in Lutz. Lyons Heritage Tampa builds On-Your-Lot and in the following communities: Champions Club, Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, Outlaw Lake Estates, Southern Hills Plantation, Stonelake Ranch, and Watergrass-Summerglade. Lyons Heritage Tampa brings a wealth of homebuilding success, industry knowledge and experience to […]

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