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Custom Hours

Memorial Weekend hours:

 

Model Homes will be closed from Friday (May 24) – Monday (May 27).

Office will be closed from Saturday (May 25) – Monday (May 27).

We will reopen with normal hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

This #MemorialDay we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country and to their families. #WeRemember

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Improvements to Bass Road – Southwest

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by the city’s ongoing improvements to Bass Road. While road construction is frustrating, these efforts will enhance the quality and safety of our roadways. The city estimates completion of the project between early November 2024 and late January 2025, striving to minimize disruptions as much as possible. In the meantime, if you’re heading to Palmira Lakes, Valdosta, or Palmira Lakes Villas, we recommend utilizing Arcola (If coming from the North) or Illinois Road to West Hamilton Road (If coming from the South) as the most efficient route. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this period of necessary improvement.

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Special Interest on select homes

SPECIAL FINANCING OPTIONS AVAILABLE!

LOCK IN the BELOW MARKET INTEREST RATE offered on select New Windsor Homes*!

  • Save up to $700/ month on your house payment.
  • OFFER IS LIMITED – DON’T MISS OUT!

TERMS:

WINDSOR HOMES INTEREST RATE -LIMITED PROMOTION – April 9, 2024

INTEREST RATE PROMOTION IS AVAILABLE ON SELECT READY TO MOVE-IN HOMES, WHEN PURCHASE AGREEMENT IS SIGNED AFTER 4/9/24 AND CLOSED BY 6/30/24. BUYER IS FREE TO USE ANY LENDER, HOWEVER, THE PROMOTION IS ONLY AVAILABLE WITH A MORTGAGE LOAN OBTAINED THROUGH WINDSOR HOMES’ LENDERS OF CHOICE. WINDSOR HOMES AND LENDERS ARE NOT AFFILIATED AND HAVE NO SHARED OWNERSHIP. ALL PRODUCTS ARE SUBJECT TO UNDERWRITING AND ACTUAL RATE/TERMS WILL VARY BASED ON CREDIT SCORE, LOAN PROGRAM, AND DOWN PAYMENT. THIS IS NOT A COMITTMENT TO LEND. A LENDING AGREEMENT MAY ONLY BE MADE IN WRITING SIGNED BY BOTH THE BORROWER AND THE LENDER.

PROMOTION IS BASED ON A BUILDER CONTRIBUTION OF 4 POINTS PAID AT TIME OF CLOSING. PAYMENT ILLUSTRATIONS ARE PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST ONLY AND DO NOT INCLUDE TAXES, INSURANCE, OR HOA FEES.

WINDSOR HOMES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW OR CHANGE TERMS AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO ACCEPTING A PURCHASE AGREEMENT.

PURCHASE AGREEMENT MUST BE FOR THE LISTED PRICE.

THIS AGREEMENT BECOMES AN ADDENDUM TO THE CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENT.

Visit our list of qualifying QUICK MOVE-IN homes!

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Take a self-guided tour!

Touring your future home just got simpler and safer for you! We understand how crucial it is for you to explore your potential home at your convenience. With NterNow, a reliable real estate engagement platform, We’ve made it effortless for you to tour some of our homes independently.

Timing matters, and we want you to experience the most engaging tours when you’re prepared and motivated. That’s why we’ve ensured that you can tour some of our quick move-in homes on your own schedule, any day, and during daylight hours.

By empowering you to explore homes at your own pace, we aim to increase your comfort and engagement. Your experience and satisfaction are our priority, and we’re committed to assisting you in finding your perfect home.

 

Click NterNow logo to get started:
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Ridley Park Model Grand Opening

Welcome to our Ridley Park Model Home!

Located between Coldwater and Lima Roads – on WEST SHOAFF ROAD, North of Huntertown.
Join us for our GRAND OPENING!
  • Saturday, May 20 from noon – 4pm.
  • Sunday, May 21 from noon – 4pm.
Tour our model home and this new neighborhood featuring modern and stylish homes. 37 lots in section I with a quiet setting on the North side of town, this neighborhood will give you a sense of living in the country with the convenience of being close to town!
Classic Hits 101.7 “Weenie Wagon” will be there on Sunday (noon-2pm), live broadcasting and providing lunch for our visitors.
We also have homes under construction that are FOR SALE!  Get a jump start on your dream home. Its like taking the FAST PASS at your favorite amusement park!
• Public Walks
• North Fort Wayne/ Huntertown
• Close to shopping and hospitals
• NWAC schools
• Nearby Bicentennial woods, ACRES Land Trust
• Nearby Pufferbelly Trail
• Nearby Cedar Creek
See you soon!!
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Model Home Features

ANDERSEN WINDOWS

Every Windsor Home comes with Andersen 400 Series windows included.  Whether casement, double-hung, or fixed picture windows, you can rest assured that your windows are among the best in the industry.

CLOPAY GARAGE DOORS

All overhead garage doors are by Clopay—America’s Favorite DoorsTM.  Insulated overhead garage doors are a part of every Windsor Home.  A variety of styles and colors are included and there are countless upgrades available.

CUSTOM-BUILT SOLID WOOD CABINETRY

All Kitchen and Bath cabinets are built exclusively for your home by Amish craftsmen.  Many styles and finishes are available for you to find just the right look!

ELKAY KITCHEN SINKS

Your Windsor Home comes with a variety of premium kitchen sinks by Elkay from which to choose.

Single bowl or double bowl. . .  Stainless Steel or Composite Granite—in various colors. . .

Fitting your lifestyle is easy with so many options

All included!

GERBER FAUCETS

With a Windsor Home, you get your choice from several premium bath faucet suites by Gerber.  From familiar classic to edgy contemporary  Chrome, Satin Nickel, Black, and the trendy Brushed Bronze finishes are also available, at no extra charge.

LIFTMASTER OPENERS

Included with every Windsor Home, a quiet, belt-driven garage door opener by LiftMaster.  Wi-Fi connected, integrated LED lights, and integrated camera.  Control from your mobile device with the MyQ app.

Amazon Prime and Walmart+ members can also take advantage of in-garage deliveries.

SOLID CLOSET SHELVING

All closet organizers are made of thermally fused laminate—no wire shelving.  This ensures years and years of durability and adjustability.  As your needs change, your closet can, too!

SOLID-CORE INTERIOR DOORS

All interior doors in your Windsor Home are high-quality, solid core.  As an added bonus, your house-to-garage door is solid and will match the style of your interior doors.

THERMA-TRU EXTERIOR DOORS

Windsor Homes feature exterior entry door systems by Therma-Tru Doors—Where Home BeginsTM.  Made in Northeast Indiana with a huge variety of styles, finishes, and glass options.  Make your front door make a statement.

WIFI CONNECTED THERMOSTAT

Every Windsor Home comes with a WIFI-connected themostat. Control your HVAC system from anywhere inside your home OR anywhere else you may be!

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Mortgage and Homestead Exemptions

If you built a new home this year, you will need to file the Mortgage and Homestead Exemptions and any other exemptions you may qualify for.

You can file your exemptions online in Allen County, but we suggest you call to make sure exemptions are filed correctly in your name. If you live out of Allen County, you will need to contact your local county Auditor’s Office.

 

 

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Winter Prep 2022

Winter Prep: As below freezing temperatures are quickly approaching, it brings to mind a few items or reminders to prepare your home for the upcoming winter weather.

  • Remember to remove your garden hoses from the outside spigots. Freezing temps can damage your plumbing if water is trapped in these lines.
  • Clean your gutters of fallen leaves to prevent overflow and leaks.
  • Store away your patio furniture to prevent winter wind damage.
  • When the snow falls please be sure to keep vehicles off the streets to allow for snow plow trucks to more effectively clear the streets.
  • New homes often have high humidity. Airflow helps to prevent condensation build up on your windows so remember to keep your drapes and blinds open, reverse your ceiling fans to pull air, and run your furnace fans on “circulate” or “on” mode..
  • Using deicers on your con­crete driveway in the winter can cause surface dam­age. Do not salt them ever. Also, do not park on them after the roads have been salted. Road salt will drip off your car and damage your driveway.
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Careers in the Construction Trades

The home building industry offers more than just another job — you can find a rewarding career and earn a great salary. The top 25% in most construction trades professions earn at least $60,000 annually. And you don’t need to follow the traditional college path to get there.

NAHB is your connection to the educators, industry members, and local home builder associations who can help you get started on your career path. Learn more below about the opportunities to start building your career in nine of the most popular trades.

Then, check out the NAHB Career Center for job opportunities from our career partner ConstructionJobs.com.

This content is directly from the NAHB website.  Please visit their page to see videos and more info on specific careers. https://www.nahb.org/

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Local Market Update June 2022

Local Market Update from Beth at SOLD BY THE GOLD 

Has the local housing market slowed down? Are home prices beginning to soften due to the rising interest rates? Both of these questions are usually asked of me at least once a day and my reply is simply, let’s compare the local market data with the national housing data.

Nationally, there are clear signs the housing market is slowing with increased mortgage interest rates and declining sales for the third consecutive month. The increasing price of entering home ownership has impacted first time buyers the most. Many economists predict home sales will continue to soften which in turn will provide a much-needed lift to housing supply.

As economists and real estate professionals across the country look to the typical year over year comparisons of housing data to predict expectations for the last half of 2022, one of the biggest challenges is to accept the unbelievable performance of the housing market in the last 2 years. Out of the ordinary circumstances such as all-time low mortgage rates, remote work, and a shortage of housing supply and building materials made 2020 and 2021 historical years for real estate. Therefore, drawing a comparison to them should be kept in perspective. With 17% of the entire country’s GDP attached to real estate, understanding where the real estate market is headed is vital information.

The local market data as of May 2022 showed an 18.4% increase in median sales price and a decrease of 31% of housing affordability in our region. The Housing Affordability is an index of the median household income necessary to qualify for the median-priced home under prevailing interest rates. Locally we have seen a decline in affordability for 12 consecutive months but the dramatic change in affordability will continue with rising interest rates and continued increase in the median sales price.

In summary, the local market pace is slowing slightly because affordability is making it very difficult for some buyers. However, those buyers are still eager to enter the housing market because rent prices have equally escalated. Since it will take several years to increase the housing supply, home prices will not be dipping anytime soon. If you need any real estate assistance, don’t hesitate to contact Beth at Sold by the Gold!