Low-Cost Energy-Saving Solutions for Your Home

Low-Cost Energy Saving Solutions for Your Home

With prices going up on goods and services across the board, you might be looking for ways to lower your household expenses. Now is a great time to think about making some home improvements so you can save money on your utility bills throughout the year. With approximately 13% of greenhouse gas emissions coming directly from buildings due to heating, …

Planning a Successful Walk-Through of Your New Home

Planning a Successful Walk-Through of Your New Home

Before you close on your new home, you will have to conduct a “walk-through” with your builder. The walk-through is an opportunity to identify things that need to be corrected or adjusted. This is also the perfect time to learn how your new home works. Let’s discuss steps you can take to plan a successful walk-through of your new home. …

Choosing the Right Floor Plan for Your New Home

Choosing the Right Floor Plan for Your New Home

A new home can provide flexibility and comfort you can enjoy for many years. Choosing the right floor plan for your new home is a daunting task. But doing this is a key step in building the ideal home to fit your needs. A floor plan is an aerial view of the layout of a home. Selecting a floor plan …

Mason Barr Scholarship

2022 Mason Barr Golf Tournament

Members & Member’s Employee Dependents, deadline to apply April 1, 2022. Application: https://fortsmithhomebuilders.com/docs/mason-barr-scholarship-application.pdf Terms & Conditions: https://fortsmithhomebuilders.com/docs/mason-barr-terms-and-conditions.pdf

How to Save Money Moving to Your New Home

How to Save Money Moving to Your New Home

If you’re moving this year, there is a good chance you are incurring a lot of expenses. Whether it’s making a large down payment on a new home or purchasing an appliance, the costs of moving can add up. Packing supplies, hiring labor and the time it takes to transport your items to your new home are a large part …

Top Five Questions to Ask Your Remodeler

Top Five Questions to Ask Your Remodeler

A home remodel can add value and comfort to your home. Once you’ve committed to modernizing your home, the first step is to find a professional remodeler. Online listings can seem endless. How do you know which expert will be able to provide exceptional service and quality craftsmanship? Some projects take considerable time and money so it is important to …

Designations Make a Difference

Designations Make a Difference

As we all age and change, our homes need to adapt to our needs. When you remodel your home to make it safe and suitable, it’s important to understand why hiring a certified home expert is essential. Homebuilder designations make a difference in the safety and longevity of your home. Aging In Place Retired life often conjures up the idea …

Before Constructing Your Own Home

Before Constructing Your Own Home

A place to call a home of your own is the foundation of the American Dream. With so many online video tutorials and in today’s do-it-yourself culture, some people may think they could save a significant amount of money by simply building their own home without hiring a qualified contractor. A self-built home could jeopardize your finances as well as …

Top Five Questions to Ask Your Remodeler

Top Five Questions to Ask Your Remodeler

A home remodel can add value and comfort to your home. Once you’ve committed to modernizing your home, the first step is to find a professional remodeler. Online listings can seem endless. How do you know which expert will be able to provide exceptional service and quality craftsmanship? Some projects take considerable time and money so it is important to …

Top Five Signs You’re Ready to Purchase a Home

Top Five Signs You’re Ready to Purchase a Home

One of the biggest purchases an individual will make in their lifetime is a home. Preparing to buy a new home involves research, planning and a commitment to own. The home-buying process can be exhilarating and daunting, especially for first-time buyers. If you’re financially fit, it may be one of the many signs that you are ready to buy a …