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Archive for September 2016

How long does it take to close on a home?

After touring through one home after another in search of the “just right” Goldilocks moment, you found it. Then, your offer was accepted! Now what? How long before you have the keys in your hand and a mortgage to go with it? There are no hard and fast timelines, but there are some actions that…

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Family Rooms

In a day and age when “Man Caves’ and “She Sheds” are popular, Niblock Homes has perfected the family room.  We are a family owned and operated company and we believe that when it’s time for dinner, smart phones should be put away and televisions should be turned off.  We also believe that spending time…

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How To Prep Your Yard for Fall

Fall has arrived (according to our calendars at least) and with fall comes new chores and homeowner responsibilities.   So to help you prepare, here is a helpful list of reminders to get your yard ready for fall! Aerating:  Aeration involves removal of soil cores to improve water and air movement in compacted soils.  Long…

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Checklist to winterize your home

Summer is over. The weather is going to get colder—much colder—before we see those pleasant temperatures again. Once you’ve stored your patio furniture and raked the fallen leaves, you will need to winterize your home, to protect it from all the hazards that a long, hard winter can bring. Not sure where to start? Here’s…

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What is a Structural Warranty?

A structural warranty provides a written agreement between the home builder and the homeowner and clearly defines the builder’s work-product obligations related to construction quality and continuing obligations.  A structural warranty, from an established warranty provider, gives builders and homeowner’s confidence that if qualified major structural damages develop in a home, those repairs will be…

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Choosing a Home Builder

Choosing the right home builder is the most important step in the entire home building process.  Building a home can take anywhere from 4-6 months (in some cases longer) so when choosing your home builder keep in mind that you will be spending quite a lot of time with them.  Here are a few tips to help…

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Featured Move-In Ready Inventory Homes

Are you and your family looking for a move-in ready home? Well you are in luck!  We currently have 3 move-in ready homes in 3 different communities! Home #1:  Our first home is our Providence plan.  This gorgeous 4 bed, 3.5 bath home is located in our Harrisburg community, Kensington Forest. The master suite of…

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Check List Before Your Design Studio Visit

Your Design Studio visit is one of the most exciting parts of your home buying experience.  It is where you can really let your personal style shine through, and it is where you can really customize your home exactly how you want it.  It also can be overwhelming.  With all of the different options, colors, and…

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Preparing Your Home to Sell

Are you ready to sell your home?  Don’t just put your home on the market without any preparations, because remember you only get one first impression!!  A little bit of touching up and deep cleaning can go along way.  So put yourself in the shoes of a new home buyer walking thru your home for the…

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Limited Home Sites Available in Laurel Park!

Our Laurel Park community is nearing completion!  With only 6 home sites available and 3 inventory homes, Laurel Park is the ideal Concord community. Laurel Park is conveniently located off of George W. Liles Parkway and Poplar Tent Road.  With easy access to I85, Charlotte is just a short drive away!  Not only do you…

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Garage Cleaning Tips

1.)  Set realistic goals:  Is your garage cleaner than before you started?  If you answered yes than you are on the right track.  Remember you don’t have to have your entire garage cleaned in one day.  A garage is a large space, so take steps to getting it more organized and clean. 2.)  Make a…

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How to choose the right toilet

Admit it. The toilet isn’t high on your list when you’re thinking about your bathroom remodel. It’s not something you discuss excitedly with your friends as you talk about your bathroom makeover. A toilet has a function. Period. So does a faucet, but there are many different types of that plumbing fixture. Before you brush…

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