5 Common Mistakes When Building a Custom Home

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Building a custom home can be a lifechanging experience filled with excitement and endless possibilities. You get to tailor a design to your exact needs and watch the process of your home coming together one step at a time, from the ground up. After 20 years in the industry, our construction contractors have been a […]

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What to Know Before Buying a Twin Home

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What’s the difference between a duplex and a twin home? Potential homebuyers often get confused by the varying terminology that is used so freely in the residential construction industry. If you are shopping for “new townhomes near me,” take a look at the distinctions between the two. You may find that a new twin home […]

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8 Custom Touches to Make a New Construction Home Your Own

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At Gateway Construction, LLC, we understand that a home is more than a roof and four walls. It’s an escape from the pressures of the world and a place where you can express who you are and what’s important to you. Much of the excitement of building a new home lies in the opportunity to […]

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A Guide to Designing a Future-Ready Home

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Are you looking to purchase your forever home? The key is “future-proofing” to include design features that ensure your home will remain functional and accessible for decades. Gateway Construction, LLC specializes in creating affordable, customized homes for clients with a wide range of goals, and those looking to age in place have found our services […]

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Should You Wait to Build a New Home?

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If you are considering home construction companies because you have been eagerly planning and saving for a new home, you might be discouraged by recent news headlines. Higher mortgage rates, supply chain hiccups, labor shortages and low housing inventory aren’t exactly the ideal conditions for today’s prospective homebuyers. At Gateway Construction, LLC, we talk to […]

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7 Energy-Efficient Features of a Gateway Home That Save Money

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Americans across the country are experiencing a higher-than-normal spike in household energy costs this winter, which can be blamed on colder weather and higher prices for natural gas, heating oil and propane. With energy costs on the rise, nearly everyone is looking for ways to cut these expenses without giving up comfort. At Gateway Construction, […]

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How to Choose a Kitchen Countertop Material

Beside the cabinets, countertops are the most visible design element in a kitchen. You may want to choose a countertop material solely based on looks, but your counters are where much of the action in the kitchen happens — they take a beating every day, meaning the option you choose will be for utility as […]

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Homebuying Tips When You’re Looking to Downsize

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Have you decided to make a move and downsize to a smaller home? You’re not alone. The latest data from the National Association of Realtors indicates that about one-quarter of all homebuyers age 57 and older are primarily motivated by a transition to retirement and/or the desire to own a smaller home. And it’s not […]

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Understanding the Home Building Timeline

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In previous blogs, we have discussed planning a budget for a custom home and what to consider when choosing a building company. After those milestones are reached, it’s time to start the building process! But first, it is important to understand that the construction industry is subject to every type of delay imaginable: bad weather, […]

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Top Residential Construction Trends for 2023

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The pandemic caused more people to realize the importance of being comfortable at home, resulting in an increase in the personalization of residential spaces. In addition, homebuyers are becoming increasingly eco-conscious and seeking out sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact and save energy. If you are remodeling or building your own home in the coming […]

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