Custom Builder Blog2018-10-05T16:54:03+00:00

Low Interest Rates – Best time to Buy!

Interest rates, factoring in inflation, puts us near a 0% interest rate…couldn’t be a better time to make the move to a new home or purchase that vacation home you‘ve always dreamed of. Your little piece of Paradise is waiting for you in beautiful Punta Gorda, FL. Please stop by our award winning Coquina model (located at 5025 Bal Harbor [...]

New Home Market Turning

As the market recovers we are seeing more new construction beginning in Punta Gorda,  Charlotte County and even areas beyond.  Pricing and demand go hand in hand so we are starting to see rising costs in the various construction products used to build a home.  Now is definitely the time to buy and beat the inevitable increases that will come. [...]

By |August 22nd, 2012|Categories: New Home Construction, Punta Gorda, Real Estate|0 Comments

SandStar Gold Cup Winner for Excellent Customer Service

The 21st annual Arthur Rutenberg Homes Pride In Partnership awards dinner was held June 19th at the Hilton Carillon Park in St. Petersburg. Awards were presented to ARH franchisees and vendor partners who exhibited noteworthy performances during the past year. The Builder Gold Cup Award went to Jim Sanders and Larry Sandles of SandStar Homes.  The Builder Gold Cup is [...]

Thank You! Art with Art Event Success!

  On behalf of your hostesses, Teresa McCarthy for Arthur Rutenberg Homes and Karen Brown of Five Star Realty, we would like to extend a warm "Thank You" to all our friends that participated in the "Art with Art" fundraiser for the Visual Art Center's Student Scholarship Program on June 19th. It truly was a great success! Our local winery, [...]

Good News! PUNTA GORDA #7 In Rising Real Estate Market

          Photo...Punta Gorda, Fla., train station via Flickr/M. Keefe   Zillow Home Value Index                        $117,800* Year-over-year change in ZHVI (%)        3.5%* Punta Gorda #7 of Top 10 rising real estate markets in May as featured in Inman News® INMAN NEWS May's top 10 rising real estate markets Recovery front-runner Phoenix and surging Denver are featured in [...]

By |June 26th, 2012|Categories: Punta Gorda, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Custom Designed Charleston Revival

Arthur Rutenberg/SandStar Homes specializes in custom homes built to reflect your style. This totally custom home is designed in the Charleston Revival style. It's a great showcase that exemplifies how we can use your "ideas" to create the perfect home for your family. The exterior features a beautiful entry that makes you think you are in the heart of the [...]