Wishful Thinking

May 26th, 2020

After spending so much time at home during COVID-19,  you may suddenly be acutely aware of the things you love – or strongly dislike – about your current home.  If you were considering a move before the virus arrived, now is the perfect time to get serious about your wish-list for your next home Read More...

Proud to Build Your Safe Haven

May 12th, 2020

There’s no place like home.  Today, that statement is truer than ever before, as COVID19 concerns keep us all homebound.  Home is now the place where we eat, sleep, work, play, relax and heal. Sal Paone Builders takes pride in creating homes perfectly suited to every dimension of this new normal Read More...

Buying a Home During a Pandemic

May 8th, 2020

Coronavirus has changed the process for buying a home in a number of ways.  If you’re in the market and hoping to continue your search – or if you’re already under contract – Business Insider offers four things you should know.  They include the fact that mortgage rates are volatile. Be prepared for rates to change and lock in if you have the opportunity Read More...

For Builders, Small is Big

March 3rd, 2020

Trends in home building are beginning to change as custom and production builders move away from the notion that bigger is better, turning instead to smaller, more efficient homes. This is just one of the 2020 trends highlighted in a recent Builder online article presenting the view of builders, remodelers, building material manufacturers and market watchers Read More...

Should You Buy a Vacation Home?

January 21st, 2020

Many people dream of owning a vacation home. That’s especially true during the long winters when thoughts turn to escaping the cold and retreating to a home in a warm, sunny location.  But is buying a vacation home a good idea?  Kate Ashford, writing for Forbes.com, offers nine things you should consider before buying one Read More...

Must-Have Home Features

July 24th, 2019

If you enjoy being on trend, and you’re considering a new home, you might be interested in what the experts say are today’s “must-have” home features.   According to the National Association of Home Builders, laundry rooms and energy-saving features are among the most-wanted items.  Home storage, such as garage storage or a walk-in pantry, is also highly desirable Read More...

How to Choose a Home Builder

July 10th, 2019

Whether you’re thinking of buying a home in a new home community, or considering building a custom home, choosing the right builder is your most important decision. It’s easy to be swayed by a beautifully decorated model home, or by a builder’s portfolio of gorgeous one-of-a-kind residences Read More...

Why Do I Need Title Insurance

March 6th, 2019

When you purchase a home, you will most likely be required to have title insurance.  Why?  Because the chain of ownership of the property you’re buying could have resulted in problems that will cost you money if they are not detected.  Some of the most common include liens that could transfer to you as the new owner, omitted heirs who could claim ownership of the property, fraud in past transactions, or errors in the public record Read More...

FAQs for New Construction Buyers

January 30th, 2019

If you’re shopping for a home in a new construction community, you may soon realize that choosing your builder and home style is just the beginning of many decisions you’ll need to make. At Sal Paone Builders, we want our buyers to be well informed and ready to manage the details of the home buying process Read More...

New Construction vs. Existing Homes

December 5th, 2018

Home buyers always have a choice between purchasing an existing home or a new construction home.  As a builder with more than 40 years of experience in new home construction, the Sal Paone Builders team naturally sees the advantages of buying a brand, spanking new home.  Many of our buyers tell us that they love the idea of a clean, fresh, never-lived in home that won’t reveal any hidden surprises down the road Read More...