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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Sep 16, 2016

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Top Five Companies to Work For in St. George

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Top Five Companies to Work For in St. George

In 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau showed that St. George is the fifth fastest growing city in the country. With growth from single family home building permits, recreation, a great climate and new business opportunities, this city is drawing hundreds of people. If you have been considering making the move to St. George, S&S Homes has made a list of the area’s top-rated companies to work for.

Wilson Electronics

Wilson Electronics,

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Sep 9, 2016

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Scenic Drives to Enjoy in St. George

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Scenic Drives to Enjoy in St. George

Not only can you enjoy scenic walks and hikes in St. George, but you can also enjoy scenic drives on byways, backways and historic routes throughout the area. Here are five of the best scenic drives you can experience in the St. George area:

Kolob Reservoir Road

This backway covers the area from U-9 at Virgin, north to U-14 six miles east of Cedar City and it takes drivers through grassy meadows and ascends

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Sep 2, 2016

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The Best Free and Affordable Things to Do in St. George

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The Best Free and Affordable Things to Do in St. George

With its beautiful red rocks, warm climate and plethora of historical sites, St. George, Utah is a hot spot for visitors around the world. Despite its popularity as a tourist destination, St. George is full of free things to do and see throughout the seasons. When you live here or have a vacation home in St. George, you’ll be close to the following wallet-friendly activities and sites all year

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Aug 25, 2016

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Why Live in St. George?

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Why Live in St. George?

For a home full of adventure, consider relocating to St. George, Utah. This desert paradise in Southern Utah is an ideal location for those who want natural beauty, recreational excitement and a good economy. If this isn’t enough to convince you, here are a few more reasons why you should want to live in St. George:

Beautiful properties
In St. George you’ll find some truly beautiful homes that are only enhanced by the unique scenery of Southern Utah.

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Aug 17, 2016

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Debunking Real Estate Myths

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Debunking Real Estate Myths

Selling your house is definitely a stressful experience that many go through. The industry is full of myths that are constantly circulating and buying into these myths can often hurt your chances of selling a home at the right price. Technology has radically changed the way our homes are bought and sold, but there are some aspects that have remained the same for decades.

From the highly experienced real estate agents at S&S Homes in Southern Utah, here

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