It’s easy to forget the reason for the Christmas season in the midst of holiday stress. And for many people, the most stressful part is getting along with guests visiting from out-of-town. A little planning can go a long way to help you have a smooth and enjoyable Christmas visit with your loved ones!
The holidays are looming—and the cooking seems endless—but to make this more fun—how about new appliances along with some simple recipes—enjoy!! We love our new Café GE appliances—they marry luxury with affordability and encourages to be bold in our choices with fabulous hardware choices, such as stainless steel handles with champagne bronze accents on matte white appliances—like having a new piece of furniture to enjoy—and a fresh approach to a staple kitchen color!
Gainesville, Florida is the home of the University of Florida and the birthplace of Gatorade and Tom Petty. It is also no stranger to big helpings of Southern charm, including beautiful, big oak trees covered in windswept moss and the sweet Southern drawl of friendly local residents.
Spring greens have turned to verdant greens, football is around the corner, and even though the temperature hasn’t changed, there are definite signs of fall! 1. Harvest Hellos–Arrange different sizes of pumpkins on your front porch steps–interspersed with Fall Pots of Mums. 2. Bronze is beautiful–spray that old side table or the family heirloom side chair or concrete table base that has been sitting in a far corner of your garage a rich bronze or hammered gold color–add a glass top or colorful cushion to the chair and make it a statement piece! 3. Make an apple pie–the house will … » Learn More about 10 Ways to Embrace the Beauty & Joy of Autumn in the South
It’s 11:00pm at night and you hear some bumping and rustling outside of your front door. You get up and peek out one of the door windows, but you can’t see anything because it’s so dark outside. You stand there frozen for what seems like eternity, afraid to move. The bumping and rustling continues for another few minutes, then stops. Maybe it was simply the wind brushing against your front door, or maybe it was a hungry animal looking for food. But, what if it was something more sinister like someone trying to get in? You’ll never know, though, because … » Learn More about Keeping Your Family Safe & Sound with the Nest Hello Video Doorbell
Whether you’re planning a large renovation to turn your patio into an outdoor living room or just want some simple ideas to transform your existing concrete patio or deck, we’re here to help! Here are a few little things you can add to your outdoor space to spruce it up and make it feel like a cozy inviting outdoor living room. 1.) An outdoor rug—essential for turning your space into a warm conversation area. 2.) Fire pit and/or water feature—nothing is more relaxing than sitting by the fire and/or listening to flowing water! 3.) Three sizes of the same beautiful … » Learn More about 8 Simple Ways to Transform Your Patio into an Outdoor Living Room
This summer, welcome the sun and head outside of your GW Homes home to enjoy all that your vibrant hometown has to offer. From fun family activities to outings for just the grownups, there’s an abundance of opportunities to feel the summer love all season long. Here are our top 10 ways to experience summer fun in Gainesville: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park If you’re a nature lover, head over to this National Natural Landmark that’s known for its bowl-shaped cavity that extends 120 feet deep! This awesome natural wonder leads to a miniature rainforest — prepare to be wowed! … » Learn More about Top 10 Summer Fun Activities in Gainesville
Understanding what a mortgage entails may seem daunting, but feeling confident about each moving part makes the journey to homeownership much easier. When you work with established Gainesville custom home builder, GW Homes, and their team of local preferred lenders, you can be assured these important mortgage concepts will no longer cause uncertainty: Adjustable Rate Mortgage: A loan with a fluctuating interest rate based on an index. Amortization: A technique used to pay off debt with a fixed repayment schedule. Appraisal: An estimate of the market value of a home’s worth. Debt-to-Income Ratio: A measure used to determine one’s ability … » Learn More about Mortgage Terms You Should Know
There’s something about the festive flavors and spirit of Fall that make us want to head outdoors, enjoy autumnal treats, and spend time with family and friends. As the leaves become bright and bold around Gainesville, you know it’s time to get outside and celebrate the new season! Take the kids on an adventure around town and show them how enjoyable this beautiful time of year is. From sharing sweet delicacies to indulging in spooky fun, there are so many ways to make Fall memories together in Gainesville ButterflyFest: On Saturday, October 13, 2018, the Florida Museum of Natural History … » Learn More about Family-Friendly Fall Fun in Gainesville
When you build with GW Homes, we ensure that the entire process is as smooth and enjoyable as your life here in Gainesville. One of the most rewarding stops on your journey is personalizing your home in our Design Center where hundreds of design possibilities await. With the help of our professional Design Consultant, you’ll see and feel each selection, choose from different packages, and ultimately make your home a true reflection of your lifestyle and design preferences. Details make a house a home, and when you build with GW Homes, the choice is yours! How To Prepare: Before your … » Learn More about Create Your Dream Home in Our Design Center