Suwanee Georgia

City of Suwanee: A Beautiful Place to Call Home

Appearing twice in the Money Magazine list for 50 Best Places to Live, Suwanee is a beautiful Gwinnett County city. Are you interested in calling this gorgeous Southern city home? Population Growth Although possessing a "small-town" feeling, citizens prize community involvement and interaction, leading to staggering population increases. Over the past decade, the city's population doubled in size, taking it from a snoozing[...]

Harcrest Homes Custom Home

Custom Home Planning Tips from Harcrest Homes

Building a custom home with all the bells and whistles is an exciting endeavor, but it also requires extensive preparation. Harcrest Homes is available to help with everything, from finding the perfect homesite and staying within budget on building a custom home that checks all the boxes! Here are a few custom home planning tips from Harcrest Homes: What’s the budget? Building a[...]

graphic depicting building green or energy efficient homes. outline of home on green background with hard hat, and other tools.

Georgia Ranks 4th for National Green Building Standard

Georgia ranks among the top 10 states for National Green Building Standard (NGBS) green certification activity. With 350,000 homes certified to the NGBS since its launch in 2009, builders across the United States are continually adding to the pipeline of NGBS projects. Here’s a snapshot at the top certification activity in 2021 for both single-family and multifamily projects: Five states rank[...]

new construction homes

Benefits of Buying New Construction Homes

There are many reasons why families choose to buy new homes. From the ability to customize a floor plan to design their dream home to the safety homeowners feel when they purchase a home constructed using the latest building standards, new construction homes offer buyers a variety of benefits. Below are just some of the reasons why homeowners choose to purchase[...]

Booming Housing Market Leads to Increase in Equity-Rich Properties

A Booming Housing Market Leads to Increase in Homeowner Equity

Earlier this year, ATTOM released its fourth-quarter 2021 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report. The release revealed that 41.9 percent of mortgaged residential properties were considered equity-rich in the fourth quarter. The combined estimated amount of loan balances secured by the surveyed properties was no more than 50 percent of their estimated market values. Out of the homes surveyed in the fourth quarter[...]

Lake Lanier Home

Harcrest Homes Offers Ultimate Lakeside Living Experience

Stunning exteriors and seamless floorplans aren’t enough. To have the best home with the most exciting life possible, location is one of the most important factors. Greater Atlanta award-winning new and custom home builder, Harcrest Homes, understands this better than anyone. This is one of the many reasons why homeowners choose to build a luxury custom home on Lake Lanier[...]