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Home Construction Timeline: How Long Does it Take to Build a Home

Posted by Vision Homes on Mar 27, 2019 9:58:31 AM

One of the many questions our team receives is, ‘how long does it take to build a home?’ Several factors go into the amount of time it takes to build a home, including if you’re financing your home or paying cash, the weather, planning the design and features, as well as the amount of time it takes to get utilities installed in the home.

Read on to learn more about the home building timeframe.

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Topics: build, build new home, New home construction, First Time Home Builder, Home Construction Process, Tips & Advice, What to Expect When Financing a New Home

When Should You Think About Building Your Home in Morgantown?

Posted by Rocky Simmons, Owner/Vice President Vision Homes on Jan 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

With winter upon us, now is the time to start thinking about building your home in Morgantown if you would like to be in it either in late summer or in the fall.

Read on to learn why. Also, get some tips on how to keep your home warm and safe during the colder months. 

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Topics: build new home, New home construction, Construction Financing, Home Construction Process

Where to Splurge and Save When Building a Home in West Virginia

Posted by Vision Homes on Nov 15, 2017 3:16:01 PM

The home building process can be quite an adventure for anyone, whether they are experiencing the process for the first time, or if they have lived in a couple different houses before.

Nonetheless, designing and building your custom home can be both an exciting and stressful time.

Exciting for obvious reasons, but stressful for reasons including budgeting, decision making and then the clash between splurging and saving.

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Topics: Construction Financing

Building a Ranch Home in Morgantown, WV

Posted by Vision Homes on Oct 19, 2017 11:56:52 AM

In Morgantown, West Virginia, flat land is a premium. We live in a mountainous area where most homes are built into a hill or mountainside. Newer ranch homes are scarce in our area because they work best when built on flatter lots. You can find some ranch homes in older neighborhoods; but unfortunately, they are typically in need of updating-- and that can get expensive.

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Topics: Braden Place, Frederick Place

Building vs Buying a Home in West Virginia

Posted by Vision Homes on Sep 27, 2017 10:21:05 AM

Whether you are a first-time home buyer, someone interested in buying a bigger home, downsizing or even someone who is moving and is looking for their next home, there is always the question of whether you should buy an existing home or build one.

Regardless of which you choose, the home buying/building process can be the largest investment a person makes in their life. With that in mind, those asking what to consider when building a home (in the Morgantown area) need to remember that they should be truly happy with their home. 

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Topics: Building vs. Buying

Why Customer Services Matters When Choosing A Custom Home Builder

Posted by Ryan Groves on Aug 30, 2017 10:17:44 AM

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” -Warren Buffet

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Topics: Building vs. Buying, First Time Home Builder

Vision Homes to Host Morgantown Open House

Posted by Rocky Simmons, Owner/Vice President Vision Homes on Jul 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Looking to buy a new home?

There are not many houses for sale in the existing Morgantown housing marketing in the $250,000 price range. Why settle for an older home, with outdated appliances and features, when you can build a home in this price range with all new features, ample back yard space and custom floor plans?

If you are tired with the existing market's limited options, Vision Homes will be hosting an open house Saturday, Aug. 5, at Morgantown's newest development Frederick Place.

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Topics: Frederick Place

Morgantown Custom Home Builder: Who is Vision Homes?

Posted by Taylor Simmons on Mar 22, 2017 12:11:16 PM

Written by: Taylor Simmons | Assistant Office Manager

Vision Homes is a small Morgantown custom home builder consisting of three owners and four full-time employees. The way we build good homes is by everyone communicating, working together, using our systems and holding their own. Now, we obviously don’t build twenty-plus houses a year with just us seven people.

To help us succeed, we have established strong relationships with crews, vendors, bankers, brokers, marketers and many more great people. Let’s talk about each of the seven employee’s roles here at Vision Homes.

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Topics: First Time Home Builder

Energy Saving Tips for the Colder Months

Posted by Rocky Simmons, Owner/Vice President Vision Homes on Nov 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Those frigid winter months are quickly approaching, and we’ll soon be looking for ways to save energy as well as cut down on monthly bills. Here are three energy saving tips to keep in mind while still managing to stay warm.

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Topics: Home Maintenance

Home Maintenance Tips for Cold Weather

Posted by Rocky Simmons, Owner/Vice President Vision Homes on Nov 3, 2016 2:57:07 PM

With cold weather just around the corner, it’s time to start checking chores off that long list of home maintenance projects. Preparing your home for the colder months may seem daunting, but the benefits far outweigh the work. Be sure to add this winter home checklist to your list of home-care ventures.


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Topics: Home Maintenance

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