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International Builders’ Show Helps Pros Up Their Game

International Builders’ Show Helps Pros Up Their Game

In February, Silver Stone Homes will attend the International Builders’ Show, the annual extravaganza put on by the National Association of Home Builders. This event, Feb. 19-21, 2019, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, brings together 1,500 manufacturers and suppliers and 60,000 visitors from around the world in more than 580,000 square feet of exhibit space. The IBS is co-located with the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, for a combined mega-event called Design & Construction Week. Anyone registered for IBS can cross over to KBIS events, for a total of more than 2,000 booths in over 1 million square feet of exhibit space.

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27 Tips for Winter Entertaining in Your Home

27 Tips for Winter Entertaining in Your Home

Winter entertaining in your Edmond, Oklahoma, home often involves celebrations around the Christmas holiday, but you also can use most of these tips at any time during the colder months. Comfort food, cozy fireside gatherings, and warm candlelight will delight your guests long after the Christmas tree is put away.

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37 Things to Check Before You Move into Your New Edmond OK Home

37 Things to Check Before You Move into Your New Edmond OK Home

Your brand-new home is almost ready, and you can’t wait to move in. But first there’s the matter of the walk-through with your builder, which is your opportunity to look the whole place over to make sure everything is up to snuff. There are so many areas to cover and so many systems to check, so be sure you bring along a good list to remind yourself of each one. Here is a checklist of 37 things to look for during your walk-through.

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9 Reasons Why it Is Helpful to Attend an Open House

9 Reasons Why it Is Helpful to Attend an Open House

If you’re in the market for a newly constructed home in the Edmond, Oklahoma area, or hope to have one built for you, you really need to spend some time visiting builders’ open houses. It’s true that people shopping for homes rely heavily on the internet when they’re doing their research, but visiting actual houses is a step in the process that you can’t afford to skip. Here are nine reasons why.

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8 Tips for Fall Entertaining in Your Home

8 Tips for Fall Entertaining in Your Home

Fall in central Oklahoma puts scorching days in the rearview mirror and brings on pleasant days and cooler evenings. Not a bad combination for a get-together on the deck. Even if you prefer not to do your fall entertaining outside, be sure you bring in the flavor of the changing season when you plan your party or company dinner. Here are eight tips for fall entertaining.

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Featured Neighborhood: Hidden Creek

Featured Neighborhood: Hidden Creek

Hidden Creek is Edmond’s newest modern farmhouse development, with homes built by Silver Stone Homes and two other builders. The new neighborhood, with 59 lots, is minutes from Danforth Road and Interstate 35 in east Edmond and north of Arcadia Lake, which features a wide range of outdoor activities. Hidden Creek’s homes boast abundant natural light and as much shiplap as you want and start at $400,000. The neighborhood is served by Will Rogers Elementary School, Central Middle School, and Memorial High School. Take a look at two of the houses that Silver Stone Homes has built in Hidden Creek.

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Edmond, Oklahoma, Fall Parade of Homes - September 8-16, 2018

Edmond, Oklahoma, Fall Parade of Homes - September 8-16, 2018

More than 100 new homes. Seventy-one builders. Nine days. Six hours a day. What could be more fun than having over a week to wander through your choice of open houses? Potential buyers and anyone with remodeling on the brain can get their fill and more during the 2018 Parade of Homes Fall Classic presented by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association.

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What Does It Cost to Build a Home in Edmond?

What Does It Cost to Build a Home in Edmond?

While it is possible to buy a new starter home in Edmond, Oklahoma, for less than $200,000, you should expect to pay significantly more for a custom home on a choice lot in one of the city’s new neighborhoods.

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How to Create a Budget for Your Custom Home Build in Edmond,  Oklahoma

How to Create a Budget for Your Custom Home Build in Edmond,  Oklahoma

When you set out to create a budget for your custom home build in the Edmond-area, you will quickly realize how very many different pieces are involved. We won’t cover all of them here, just the basics to give you an idea of what’s involved.

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Managing Information Overload: Where & How Do I Research My New Home?

Managing Information Overload: Where & How Do I Research My New Home?

It’s easy to get caught up in the thrill of creating a brand-new home from the ground up. But if you’re not careful, you could end up over-researching and find yourself mired in information overload. Consider these tips.

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