Northwest Arkansas has exploded in recent years as one of the fastest-growing and most desirable places to live in the country. In fact, the area ranked in the top 5 for the third year in a row as one of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. according to U.S. News, and ranked No. 8 among the Best Affordable Places to Live as well. Between the great school systems and unmatched career opportunities at some of the world’s largest companies such as Walmart, JB Hunt and Tyson Foods to name a few, Northwest Arkansas has proved to be a phenomenal place to plant roots.
We all love saving money, and whether it’s a BOGO deal on shoes or a great holiday sale at the car lot - it feels good knowing that you got a deal. That’s why you spend so much time researching your big purchases, especially when it comes to buying a home. The home builder you choose greatly impacts the price and quality of the home you will live in for years to come. Because of this, we take buying power seriously. Our homeowners get the best value from us because we get the best value from our vendor partners.
As a first-time homebuyer, starting the process of obtaining a mortgage loan is…well, a first. This process can be confusing and intimidating if you don’t have help along the way. Our friends at Flat Branch Home Loans have offered to share their expertise in this quick guide so that you can feel confident and prepared as you make the exciting transition from renter to homeowner.
Lawnmowers, bikes, kayaks, tools, boats, camping and gardening equipment – We all have a lot of stuff to store. Let’s be honest, it’s often more than a two car garage can handle, especially if you hope to park your car inside. But what happens when a third car garage exceeds your budget? Or worse, what if an additional garage won’t fit on the homesite you’ve got your eye on? We’ve found a solution and what’s better is that it’s cost-free.
This month we released some very exciting news that The Cottage Collection is back and better than before. This popular plan series was a hit in the past, but with input from our customers, we’ve made some significant improvements. Utilizing many of our classic Schuber Mitchell finishes, we’ve enhanced the aesthetic and maximized functional living space! This new collection gives homeowners a world-class product at a truly remarkable price. In the 1100C-KI Series, you can expect great things from the wide-open kitchen and living area. With 1,180 square feet of living space, this plan has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2-car garage. The spacious kitchen island is perfect for a quick snack or a formal family dinner, and the secluded master suite includes a spacious walk-in closet.
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.
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!
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.
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.