Spec Homes vs. Custom HomesSEO: Spec Home(s) and Custom Home(s) What is the difference between a spec home and a custom home? Read on to learn more about these new home options and discover which best suits your needs. Have you decided to buy a new home versus an existing, lived-in home? If so, congratulations! There are many advantages to buying or building a new home, including less maintenance, higher energy efficiency, and increased customization. However, now that you have decided to venture into the new home market, you must next make another critical decision: do you want to build … » Learn More about Spec Homes vs. Custom Homes
Design trends for 2023 focus on personalization. Read on to discover what designers think will be the top trends in the New Year. Out with the old and in with the new! It is that time of year when we reflect on the past and look to the future—even in home design. When it comes to design trends for 2023, this year’s Pantone color of the year has set the tone for the year with the vibrant shade of Viva Magenta. As we continue to spend more time in our homes thanks to the lasting impact of the pandemic, … » Learn More about Design Trends for 2023
What are some living in Gainesville, FL pros and cons? Read on to learn all about the Gainesville, FL community. Did you know that one of the most popular states for people to move to is Florida? The state has dozens of cities that catch the eye of potential relocators, including Gainesville. As north central Florida’s largest city, Gainesville is often associated with college football and Gatorade, but is Gainesville, FL a good place to live? Here is our living in Gainesville, FL pros and cons list. Living in Gainesville, FL Pros Living in Gainesville, FL Cons So, is Gainesville, … » Learn More about Living in Gainesville, FL Pros and Cons
Ready to downsize your home? Read on for tips on how to downsize your home before you move. Your lifestyle has changed; the kids have moved out of the house, and you are an empty nester; you want a smaller home with less maintenance—there are dozens of reasons why you should downsize your home. If you are one of the millions of homeowners looking to downsize, it may seem like an impossible task, but it does not have to be. Here are a few tips on how to downsize your home. Take photos of your current home to look back … » Learn More about How to Downsize Your Home
At GW Homes, we are proud to build our luxury homes with the #1 brand of plumbing fixtures, Moen. Moen has been number one for the past six years and offers a complete line of high-quality, design-conscious plumbing fixtures for the kitchen and bath. Al Moen invented the single handle faucet over 80 years ago and today we are America’s most trusted brand. Mark Albers, Business Development Manager, Moen No doubt, the single-handle faucet was a welcome innovation in its day. Now you can select from a full range of faucet styles, both single-handle, and traditional “hot and cold” two-handle styles, … » Learn More about Designing with Moen at GW Homes
The Florida elms, palms, bald cypress, and flowering dogwoods that adorn the homes in Gainesville offer more than just beauty. All that greenery also increases your home’s energy efficiency and saves you money on your electric bill.
We are so proud of the GW Homes Team and Community as we continue to recover from the challenges brought on by the global pandemic.
In the middle of winter, even in a temperate climate like Gainesville, we can start to miss the freshness of green grass and plants in our environment. There’s a way to bring that fresh feeling indoors, and that’s with indoor plants! There are several varieties that look beautiful, help to clean the indoor air of pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, and are also safe for children and pets. Although the air purification rate of plants may be too slow to make an immediate difference, every little bit helps, especially when they’re also making your space more beautiful. Your local … » Learn More about Indoor Plants and Outdoor Trails
The New Year always brings a sense of fresh and new, and this year GW Homes is on trend with new cabinet colors. Natural hues such as Sherwin Williams’ Retreat and Iron Ore evoke outdoor settings that bring a sense of calm. These colors as well as a new natural White Oak wood cabinet material are now available for your consideration as you plan your new GW Homes project. Check out our Plan Your Home page on our website to visualize available color combinations, explore homes with virtual tours, view floor plan options and more. Your new GW Home will … » Learn More about Designing Your Dream Home – On Trend Cabinet Colors for the New Year