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What's My Custom Home Worth?
Saturday, December 2, 2017

It’s a good time to be a home owner...finally! Home values are rising, sales are up again, and lenders are lending. All over town, you don't have to go far to see an active construction site. It's hard to believe just five years ago home values had bottomed out. Now that the real estate market is gaining value, you may be asking yourself a very important question - What's my custom home worth?

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Indoor Home Improvement Ideas To Keep You Inside
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Nobody wants to be outdoors this time of year in Arizona. The streets are practically a ghost town after 11AM, unless you are leaving your house for a nice cold movie theatre.  Yes, you can do a some work out in the yard, but really...get up at 4AM? I'm pretty sure Starbucks' isn't even open that early! Besides, anything you plant now isn't going to save you from the blistering heat this year. And it's just plain cruel to the plants.
What can you do if you find yourself wanting to do some upgrades around the house in the summer? Read on, my sun-parched friend.
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Expert Q&A: It's a Buyers Market for Tucson Land
Friday, April 21, 2017

One of the most important parts of building a custom home is selecting the right lot to build on. Remember the saying, Location Location Location? Where you live is just as important as the beautiful home you live in.

Your choices for land are generally going to be a city lot, suburban lot, desert lot or tract-style development. Selecting a lot in the right location is crucial, but timing can have a lot to do with when to buy the perfect lot.

We decided to take a look at the current land market, with some help from our friend Rick Sack, a local Realtor and Land Specialist with Long Realty. Here is our Q&A on the current land market, answered by our favorite land expert.

 

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Employee Spotlight: Rishi Madhvani
Friday, April 14, 2017

Rishi Madhvani is one of our "unsung hero's" in our office. We recently celebrated his 10 year anniversary with Sombra Homes where he is the Vice President of Construction. His project management skills are priceless when it comes to keeping things moving, so we thought it was time you got to know hime a little better.

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How Long Does A Custom Home Take?
Thursday, April 6, 2017

The question comes up often when talking to our home owners. How long will my new custom home take to build? We can give a pretty simple answer - usually 6-12 months - but that's pretty vague and the answer can be different for just about every house, so here's our more detailed, informative answer. 

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