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Home layouts are different for everyone. Some people like one-level homes some like having an upstairs. Some even like having their kitchen in their basement. To each their own. However, in recent years there has been a trend of building and locating a master suite downstairs in a home with two floors. This means that all of the regular bedrooms, the bedrooms for guests and children, are located upstairs.

While it is all based on personal preference according to City-Data, some may be wondering the pros and cons of each. Let’s take a further look into the pros and cons of locating your master suite on the first floor to help you make a decision that suits you and your family the best.

Here at Holland Homes, we understand that there is both a significant investment and a significant amount of stress that can develop during a remodel. Remodels are fantastic for a wide variety of reasons. The main reason being because they give a customer the opportunity to personalize a home to ensure it fits all their needs. During a remodel, people often focus on the larger and more exciting features like the kitchen, the bedrooms, the bathrooms and the basement. Although exciting, these larger features can often lead individuals to forget the smaller factors that are just as important in terms of functionality of your home. One of the most commonly overlooked features is where to consider and place custom storage. A home with poorly placed storage or a lack of storage space can significantly decrease resale value. There is a wide variety of locations within a home where storage can be added. Holland Homes wants to provide our clients with some information on the most popular and unique locations to add custom storage solutions throughout a home.

Generally, before someone decides to sell their home - especially if it is an older home - certain upgrades need to be done to make sure the home is in “tip-top” shape. Many people ask the question, “why would I upgrade my home when I am planning to move anyway?” Well, not only does upgrading your home make the selling process easier, these upgrades can increase the value to your current home, while also making the home more likely to sell in a quicker manner. Here at Holland Homes, we want to help you resell your home by providing you with some very beneficial upgrades you can make within your home before you list it on the market.

Bathrooms are often the most neglected room of our homes, but they are also one of the most used rooms. Since they are used so often, a regular remodel is necessary to keep your bathroom looking clean and new. According to Remodeling’s 2018 Cost vs Value Report, you can expect a 70% return in investment from remodeling your bathroom. At Holland Homes, we know that even the smallest rooms in your home are important, which is why we create rooms with each family’s individual needs in mind. Looking to remodel your bathroom in the near future? We have some simple changes you can implement in your bathroom that will make a huge difference. Here are some tips on how you can freshen up your bathroom:

Building a custom home can be intimidating and overwhelming. Here at Holland Homes, we have a unique process involving four steps to ensure a positive experience while building a custom home. The first step is to develop the buyer’s dream - where the dream is turned into reality. The second step is the design of the home - focusing on both interior design and exterior design. The third step is the actual building process - the ability to see a new home “come to life”. The fourth, and final step, is a year-long service from Holland Homes - assistance in home touch-ups. Although each and every step is crucial, the most important aspect of this process is figuring out which custom home design is right for you. The key word is ‘custom’ - meaning the buyer can be specific in the details of the home and are able to design it exactly as they want. There are many different options and details to consider when designing a custom home. We want to provide our clients with some ideas to consider as they design the custom home that is exactly what they want.

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