Edmond, Oklahoma’s, winters have been described as “cool,” which could be technically freezing. But what anyone who has spent a couple of winters in central Oklahoma knows is that you and your house need to be ready for some stern winter weather, because it’s bound to come.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Twice a year, homebuilders in central Oklahoma put their finest efforts on display in the spring and fall parades of homes. Builders and architects show off their new floor plans and exhibit the latest technology. For you, the consumer, it can be great fun to see the latest and greatest, even if you’re not in the market for a new home. But if you are, here are some tips to help you get the most out of the next parade of homes.
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.