Apr 25, 2017

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A Comprehensive Guide to Hiring an Ideal Custom Home Builder

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Buying or building a house is one of the greatest milestones of adult life. If you are thinking of custom-building your house instead of just buying one, you must be prepared to face the challenges that may come your way. Identifying the best home builder to take care of construction is essential to attain the desired success.

The construction work may take six to twelve months to complete. So, it is essential to maintain an honest and trustworthy relationship with the

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Nov 21, 2016

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Out of State Moving Guide

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Over the last few years, Utah has attracted thousands of folks from across the country. Its natural beauty, friendly people, and thriving housing and job market make it a magnet for young professionals, families and retirees alike. St. George, Utah is especially attractive to those ready to settle down into family life or their Golden Years. If you’re preparing or just considering moving to Utah from another state, it’s good to have a plan in place to help the move

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Nov 14, 2016

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Solar Panels & Green Power in Utah

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Utah is one of seven Western states in the US recognized for massive solar efforts. Southern Utah in particular gets around 6.0 to 6.5 kilowatts per day, making it a prime region for solar energy. In recent years, residents using solar panels in St. George were generating so much energy from their panels that the local government had to start charging them for the excess energy. This shouldn’t discourage you from using solar panels in your St. George home, though.

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Nov 7, 2016

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How do I Pick the Right Floor Plan?

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S&S Homes of St. George, Utah offers a huge list of different floor plans ranging in square footage, features and locations. Whatever size your family is or whatever their needs, our experts have the experience and knowledge to provide the right floor plan for you and your family. We have a few tips to help you narrow down your options when presented with so many choices.

What’s Best for Your Family?

A 10,000 square foot home is excessive for most families

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Oct 31, 2016

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Interior Design Trends of 2017

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When it comes to designing your home in St. George, you probably know what you want. From high ceilings to staircases, there are some styles that never go out of vogue. However, decorating your home can be a different story. As trends come and go it can be hard to keep up with what’s considered hot and what’s not.

When it comes to interior design, 2017 may prove to the year for rustic, earthy – perfect for a home surrounded

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Oct 21, 2016

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Custom Homes vs. Production Homes

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As you’re planning to build a new home, an important issue to address is whether you want a production home that’s move-in ready or a custom home. The difference between a production home and a custom home is simple. Production builders simultaneously build multiple homes based on an archive of home plans and buyers can personalize them while custom home builders create one-of-a-kind homes that offer a wide range of design choices.

Pros and Cons of Custom and

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Oct 14, 2016

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What to Focus on in a Luxury Home

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At S&S Homes in St. George, Utah, we offer a wide selection of luxury homes. However, there is more to focus on than location when you are purchasing a high-end home in this beautiful part of Southern Utah. Here is a list of important qualities to pay attention to:

A Unique, Open Floor Plan

For luxury home buyers across the country, open, airy floor plans are essential. These floor plans create a harmonious flow that is more welcoming than traditional,

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Oct 7, 2016

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Building a Sustainably Luxurious Home

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Think about your ideal luxury home. It’s beautiful, luxurious, modern and probably a lot of fun. Did you know it can also be sustainably designed and eco-friendly? Thanks to the innovation of modern designers and builders, you can build a chic, high-end home that also protects the environment around you.

Here are a few ways that you can be eco-friendly when designing your luxury home:

Use Sustainable, Locally Sourced Materials

Every region has resources that are local to it, whether that’s stone, wood,

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Sep 30, 2016

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What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

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Good Communication

Whether you’re a seller or a buyer, dealing with an agent who isn’t a good communicator is stressful. The real estate market is time sensitive and you need an agent who will quickly let you know where you stand in your current buying or selling situation.

Proactivity

A good real estate agent should proactively call potential buyers, communicate with existing customers and constantly chase new leads. Any decent agent knows that being proactive means always keeping the client well-informed.

Listening

If you can’t

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Sep 23, 2016

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The Best Historical Sites in St. George

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The Best Historical Sites in St. George

Are you thinking about moving to St. George, Utah? Not only this city a great place for those who love adventure and warm weather, it’s also an exciting spot for history buffs. From Mormon historic locations to ancient petroglyphs, you can experience a wide breadth of history in St. George. S&S Homes has been based in Southern Utah for generations, so we know a little something about the best historical sites in St. George!

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