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Glossary of Essential Home-Buying Terms

For many prospective homebuyers searching for new homes for sale in San Antonio, a new construction home is an appealing choice. With new construction, buyers have far more say into how their new house looks and functions. But whether you’re looking to buy a new house, custom home or pre-owned home, there are a host… read more

5 San Antonio New Construction Upgrades NOT Worth Getting

One of the many amazing things about purchasing new construction homes is the ability to choose different aspects of your house and truly make it your own. New construction also comes with lots of decisions for you to make. While we would all LOVE to have an unlimited budget and include everything we want into… read more

8 San Antonio New Construction Upgrades Worth Getting

One of the many amazing things about purchasing new construction homes is the ability to choose different aspects of your house and truly make it your own. New construction also comes with lots of decisions for you to make. While we would all LOVE to have an unlimited budget and include everything we want into… read more

5 Benefits of Living In San Antonio’s New Home Communities

When you’re looking for new homes in San Antonio, there is certainly no shortage of options. But beyond the home itself, you should consider just exactly where you want to live — not only the location but the type of neighborhood and community. New home communities are a fantastic place to purchase your home in… read more

Myths of Custom Home Building, Part 1

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All your life you’ve wanted a custom home. After all, who wouldn’t want their walk-in closet to be truly a closet you can walk around in, their kitchen island to have a sink, and their basement to have room to put their gym equipment? With custom homes, the sky is the limit. However, many people… read more

7 Ways to Save Money When Buying a House in San Antonio

Buying a house in San Antonio is going to be expensive compared to most anything you purchase in life. There’s just no way around that if you plan on buying anything of decent quality. But homes also provide a great opportunity to gain a return on your investment! However, there are ways to ensure you… read more

Benefits of a Passive Home

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Everywhere you go these days, reducing your carbon footprint is on the forefront of people’s minds. Conserving nonrenewable resources has become a priority as this world becomes more populous and more countries are using more fossil fuels. Thus, being energy efficient has spread to the custom home builder industry as well, which we here at… read more

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in San Antonio

Buying a house is a huge milestone moment in your life. This is likely the first time you’ll own a significant investment, and when done properly, give yourself a chance to make a tidy little profit when you move on to your next home. However, buying a house in San Antonio has probably never been… read more

How to Achieve a Passive Home

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We’ve been taking a look at passive homes here on our blog. A passive home is one that uses 90% less energy than other homes by adhering to incredibly strict standards of energy conservation, such as having a fully insulated home, using passive heating technology as the primary means of heating and cooling your home,… read more

What’s a Passive Home?

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Many people think of passive negatively. After all, we’re Americans; we’re supposed to take charge in situations and be independent, active thinkers. Yet, when we talk about passive in terms of custom home building, passive can be defined as anything but negative. In fact, passive homes may be the wave of the future. UrbanLUX Builders… read more