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Real Estate Investing Done Right

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Feb 20, 2020 4:56:52 PM

In today’s “side-hustle” culture, it seems everyone is turning their hobby into additional cash flow and the work never stops. What if I told you that you could start a part-time job where you would work an average of 10 hours a month, and after 10 years you own a completely paid-off home as your compensation? Well, if you play the rental game right, you can come out on top with a wealth-building machine. We sat down with Joe Harris, one of the owners of Schuber Mitchell Homes and resident investment guru, to learn his real estate investment hacks and how to strategically build wealth. Joe started his rental business in 2004 with one goal in mind- to save money for retirement. His thoughtful approach to this industry has led him to success and he is passionate about helping others achieve their financial goals.

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Topics: business, Home Owning Tips, realty

Finding the Right Floor Plan for You

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Jan 31, 2020 3:01:46 PM

So, you’ve discovered Schuber Mitchell Homes and you might be wondering if we could be the builder for you. You’ve been doing some research and have learned a bit about how we do things around here. But scrolling through our floor plans and available homes might feel overwhelming with all of the options and styles! Come on, what does all this “KB/KP/KI Series” business even mean?! When you schedule an appointment with one of our New Home Specialists, we get to know you and your needs first before we start looking at homes. Our designers have meticulously planned every detail in each home for a specific purpose. It’s really important that we understand what suits your lifestyle so that you don’t end up with a home that is the wrong size or layout. In this blog, we’re going to help you dig into the unique features of a few of our most popular floor plans. You might even discover your dream home!

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Schuber Mitchell Homes Builds 1,000th Home

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Dec 18, 2019 5:00:34 PM

On November 22, we celebrated the closing of our 1,000th home. To us, this feels a little unbelievable. While we have put in the hard work each day to accomplish this lofty goal, it’s hard to believe that we have come this far in the 8 years since our humble beginnings. It’s kind of a long story about how we really began without the intention of becoming a full-blown home building business, but you can read all about that here. On day 1 our goal was to provide an affordable, safe, and stylish home to families who needed it. Today, that is still our goal for each and every one of our homeowners.

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting….A New Home

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Nov 26, 2019 4:48:48 PM

Building a new home from the ground up is so exciting! And if you find the right builder, it can be pretty stress-free. But let’s be honest, there will undoubtedly be periods of uneasiness. It’s a lot like awaiting the arrival of a new baby. Hear me out - you endure long months of anticipation and wonder each day. You’re experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions and by the time you’re weeks away from your due date, you might feel discomfort in the waiting. Building a brand new home is much the same in regard to fluctuating emotions. From the exciting day that you sign your contract to closing day, you will experience ALL the feels, including some impatience… and that’s normal! At Schuber Mitchell Homes, we pride ourselves in offering a simple, caring approach to building a brand new home.

In this blog we will explore the highs and lows of the building process with Schuber Mitchell Homes and how most homeowners feel along the way.

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Floor Plan Favorites

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Oct 18, 2019 4:12:34 PM

One of the most exciting parts of building a new home is sorting through potential floorplans and finding the perfect fit for you and your family. Not all floorplans are created equally, and each of our plans serve a different need. You’ll want to be choosy when deciding on the environment that you’ll be living and raising your family in- and that’s ok!

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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Oct 3, 2019 2:39:56 PM

So, you’re in the market for a new home? The first order of business is getting the most money out of your current home as possible. We’ve partnered with The Flanagan Group to bring you the best tips to spruce up your home without spending much before the big move.

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Topics: Home Owning Tips

5 Ways a New Home Can Save You Money

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Sep 13, 2019 10:52:47 AM

Are you one of the millions of Americans who think that buying a new construction home is financially out of reach? In the same way that used vehicles are more affordable than buying brand new, maybe you’ve decided that a resale home is all that your bank account can handle? We have good news for you. If you find the right builder, a new home will not only meet your needs but also fit your budget and in most cases, SAVE you money! You heard that right, if done thoughtfully, a new home could mean more money in your pocket - and not just in the long term, but almost immediately. Check out the 5 ways buying a brand new home over a used home can save you money.

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Topics: Home Owning Tips

5 Things Every Great Builder Gets Right

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Jun 24, 2019 2:48:14 PM

Building your own home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. Careful consideration must be given to things like your budget, lenders, timeframe, and location - not to mention floor plans, style, color schemes, and amenities. But let’s talk about the one thing that could literally make or break your home building journey – your builder! You’ve heard the horror stories about painful experiences with unreliable contractors and unexpected expenses. Finding the right builder is so important. Not just during the build, but even after you’ve moved in. So do your research, ask lots of questions, and choose wisely. In the meantime, check out the top 5 things that every great home builder gets right. 

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Topics: home, Home Owning Tips, realty

Winterizing Your Home

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Dec 6, 2018 4:25:17 PM

It’s important to take steps to winterize your home as temperatures drop to protect from maintenance nightmares and electric bills that are through the roof. For this blog, we sat down with Shane Stout, Warranty Manager for Schuber Mitchell Homes, to learn some of the most common issues that come along with wintertime homeownership. From preventing freezing pipes to keeping a close eye on your thermostat, winterizing your home helps protect your investment and keep your family comfortable during the cold months.

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Topics: Home Owning Tips

Work Smarter, Not Harder: The Benefits of Engineered Roof Trusses

Posted by Alexis DeRoin on Nov 12, 2018 1:37:07 PM

“How can a home be good quality if it is built so fast?” We’ve heard this one before- and we don’t shy away from answering questions like these. Many times we associate fast work with poor work. But with the way that we do things at Schuber Mitchell Homes, efficient work means higher quality. Today on the blog we’re diving into our engineered truss roof system to help you understand how we are able to get a new home roofed as quickly as we do- and as well as we do!

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Topics: Home Owning Tips

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