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To build or buy: Reasons why a custom home is right for you

A home is (and should be) every inch a reflection of what you love in life: a space for your family to thrive, a place to express your individuality and style, an area that is equal parts your personal sanctuary and a comfortable gathering place for those you hold dear. So, when it comes to [...]

By |August 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cash vs. Financing: Pros and Cons

Making the decision to purchase a custom home is the first step in the home buying process. The second step is whether paying cash or financing is the best option. There are advantages and disadvantages to both. All homebuyers are different, and what is best for one may not be best for you. We detail [...]

By |August 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Must Haves in Your Custom Home Kitchen

It’s long been said that “the kitchen is the heart of the home,” and it generally holds true. It’s where most of your time as a family will be spent. So it’s important that it is not only functional, but also matches the level of detail in the rest of your custom home. There are [...]

By |August 13th, 2014|Decorating ideas|0 Comments

3 Simple Steps to Make Your Custom Home Dream a Reality

You’ve decided it’s time to move out of your current rental property, or the home you bought a few years ago, into your dream home. Building a custom home in Nashville is a big undertaking, but by going into it armed with the knowledge you need, you can turn your dreams into reality in what [...]

By |August 5th, 2014|Home design, Homebuilding advice|0 Comments

Man Caves: A New Trend for Custom Homebuyers

The beauty of designing a custom home in Middle Tennessee is that you can make sure that it has everything that you want now and into the future. Families today are adding everything from outdoor entertainment areas, to child study stations, to multiple master suites to their custom homes. One of the biggest trends we’ve [...]

By |July 29th, 2014|Home design, Homebuilding advice, Trends|0 Comments

Bigger, Better Closets an Emerging Trend for Nashville Custom Homes

They say home is where the heart is - and for a growing number of Middle Tennessee residents, that means seeking solutions to tailor every aspect of their custom home to fit their lifestyles. The latest trend? Building bigger closets. At Arthur Rutenberg Homes, we’ve seen that larger closets, or “dressing rooms” in some cases, [...]

By |July 15th, 2014|Decorating ideas, Home design, Homebuilding advice, Trends|0 Comments

Buying a Home? You Might Want to Include a Large Home Office

In today’s mobile world, it’s not uncommon for more people than ever before to work from home. Entrepreneurs are running businesses from their homes, or companies are allowing parents to have flex hours to greet the kids after school and still get work done. People in businesses such as real estate often need to have [...]

By |July 8th, 2014|Decorating ideas, Home design, Trends|0 Comments

Luxury Amenities Baby Boomer Homebuyers Want

Today, the Baby Boomer generation are the biggest buyers of luxury homes. This group of homebuyers are reaching retirement and looking for homes they can enjoy in comfort and style. At Arthur Rutenberg Homes, we work with a lot of buyers in this generation, helping them build their dream custom homes in Nashville and the [...]

By |June 24th, 2014|Home design, Homebuilding advice, Trends|0 Comments

Does Your Custom Hendersonville Home Need Multiple Master Suites?

As the American family changes, so too do family homes. These days, it’s not uncommon for families to have multiple generations living under one roof – with grown children often coming back home after college and aging parents moving in with their adult children. For that reason, custom homebuilders are keeping an eye on trends [...]

By |June 17th, 2014|Home design, Homebuilding advice, Trends|0 Comments

New Home Buyers Want Upgraded Decks for Entertaining

What are some of the things you want your custom home in Hendersonville to include? If you’re like many homebuyers in Middle Tennessee, you’re probably thinking a deck big enough to enjoy and entertain on is a key element. At Arthur Rutenberg Homes, we have found more people interested in the trend of a nice, [...]

By |June 10th, 2014|Home design|0 Comments