Architectural Attraction – How to choose the architecture and style of your home

A stunning first impression is an invitation to consider who’s behind the front door. Curb appeal or Rorschach test? What does the exterior of your home say about you? When building a new home, choosing all of the parts and pieces that express your unique style is exciting. This can also be a bit overwhelming […]

The Home Construction Process

A Step-by-Step Guide Building or remodeling a home is one of life’s most rewarding experiences. The more you know about the process, the more you will enjoy the journey. This overview will walk you through the home building stages, step-by-step, with images from one of our stunning new homes. Then visit the LOWELL Process Page to view more […]

Refreshing Spring Updates for your Home

Spring is nature’s time for renewal and the ideal time to bring your home out of hibernation. Celebrate the season by adding a few refreshing touches from our list of favorite home pick-me-ups. Awaken your senses with flowers and scented candles for an instant lift. Use them generously in the most visible and well traveled […]

The Spring Cleaning Cheat Sheet for Your Home

Why ruin spring with endless hours of cleaning? We all want our homes to sparkle, but few of us are giddy enough to dedicate time to housework on a beautiful spring day. We have the perfect solution for you! Skip routine cleaning tasks and focus on the details that are overlooked most of the year. […]

Top 10 Home Trends for 2016

Fads come and go, but trends in homebuilding can last for generations. These develop over time and respond to changes in lifestyle, innovative new materials and technology. With this in mind, our goal is to bring you the latest trends that are sure to become timeless classics.

Home Design to Lose Weight & Get Fit

What if the design of your home could increase your potential for success? In his book  Slim By Design author and behavioral scientist, Brian Wansink, explains how changes to your environment can change your behavior. With this approach in mind, we present some of our award-winning homes to demonstrate the best design ideas for a healthy lifestyle. […]

2016 Color of the Year for Your Home

How excited are you about the 2016 Color of the Year? Even if you have not been breathless with anticipation, there is a value to watching as the 2016 Colors of the Year develop into trends that help you  freshen up the look of your home. There is not much controversy between the two leading […]

Home for the Holidays!

Home is the place where holiday celebrations begin. Entertaining a crowd or planning quiet holiday family time, preparing your home with decorative touches will add meaning and special memories to the holiday season.

Should You Build? How to decide if building a new home is right for you.

There may come a time when you look around your house and start to think about breaking up. As any good Cosmo article will confirm, once you outgrow a relationship there is no long-term potential. So, how do you know if it’s time to move on? Consider the benefits of building a new home: Geographic […]

Should You Remodel? How to decide if remodeling is right for you.

Like many of life’s decisions, this one can cause sleepless nights. The financial bottom line is as significant as your readiness for change. How do you make the decision to remodel instead of moving?

Screened In Porch – Improving Nature

Does the idea of extending your summer sound appealing? A screened in porch will prolong your outdoor living season in the most civilized manner. No bugs, always a breeze from the ceiling fans, and overhead protection from the elements, what’s not to love! This cost effective feature lets you get a jump on summer and […]

Master Your Bath: Planning Decisions

The bathroom is where you prepare for the day ahead and transition for a good nights rest. The typical American spends at least an hour a day on bathroom activities. That adds up to two weeks per year, or the amount of time spent on vacation. If you are thinking of building or remodeling your bath, consider all of the options that can make it a place worthy of your time.