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What’s the Big Deal About Energy Star Homes?

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Over 36,000 buildings have earned the Energy Star rating as of last year in the United States saving billions of dollars in energy costs. Do you have to buy a new home to garner Energy Star ratings? Or can an existing home improve their energy efficiency star rating? “Energy Star” is a special label given to…

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Home Buyer Checklist

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Buying a home can be one of the most stressful times of your life, but it doesn’t have to be! You’ve been saving for a while, you’ve narrowed down your preferred neighborhoods, and you’ve determined it’s time. Almost ready to buy a home? Don’t go in unarmed! Dot all of your I’s and cross all…

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5 Energy Efficiency Examples in Homes

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When house hunting for a place that won’t break the bank once you buy it, the best place to start is new builds. But why a new build? Energy-efficient homes on average save homeowners 30% on their energy bills. Many newly built homes offer the most modern and up to date Energy Star features that most…

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How to Create a Budget For a Custom Built Home

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Your home is where you’re going to spend most of your time in. It’s your safe space so you are going to want it to look the best it can. In this article, the following tips will tell you how to achieve your custom home built at a low price. It can be very expensive to create your space and with everything you want in it. So, what…

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Design Inspiration: Trends For Your Custom Built Home

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Designing a custom home is exciting, but without the right professionals, it can be overwhelming. At New Legacy Homes, we work with you every step of the way to help you make intentional decisions during the home building process. There are many things to consider like design trends, sustainability and durability. We will work with…

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What Are the Best Energy Efficient Appliances For a New Home?

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Picture this: You are planning your luxury dream home. You and New Legacy Homes have chosen the materials, floor plans, room design, and colors, and you are ready to move in. Or, in these late summer months of 2020, you’ve chosen to do a complete remodel of your kitchen or laundry. In both situations, you need…

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Energy Efficient New Home Design: 5 Simple Things You Can Do

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Energy efficient homes can not only save you energy, but can also help you save with your monthly bills. In fact, if you replace your home’s five most frequently used light fixtures or bulbs with Energy Star models, you can save $75 a year. So if you’re looking to build an energy efficient house that can…

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5 Reasons to Customize Your New Home Finishes

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Have you always dreamed of living in a custom home with perfect home finishes? One of the main reasons that homeowners opt for a new build is the element of customization. With this style of purchase, homeowners can pick and choose different home finishes to suit their sense of style. So, what can you do to…

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MI Case Study: StormArmor Completes Home

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With the world-renowned Florida sunshine as part of their surroundings, many builders in the state opt for open floor plans. Such was the case when Tampa-area builder New Legacy Homes started designing its latest creation. To ensure the house got the natural light, the designers at New Legacy needed the right window. PROJECT LOCATION: Tampa, FL…

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