Closing on a Custom Home – What to Know About Closing Costs

There it is… the finish line! Moving into your new custom home is within sight; all of your hard work and all of the waiting will soon be rewarded.  But before you collect the keys and…


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How to Design a Modern Kid’s Room: A Parent’s Guide

Want to design a kid’s room that’s hip and cool? First: don’t say the words “hip” and “cool” to your kids. Ever.  That’s really the only hard and fast rule! Putting together a…


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5 Outdoor Living Trends – Make the Great Outdoors Even Better!

For many of us, “home” encompasses a wide array of definitions. It’s our comfort, our refuge. In 2020, home has also become our favorite restaurant, our go-to movie theater, our…


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Are Solar Panels Right for My Home?

There’s a reason Indiana is not known as the “Sunshine State.” It rains here. Quite a bit. The US averages 205 days of sunshine; we Hoosiers enjoy 186 – and see 16 more days with…


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What are the Pros and Cons of a Finished Basement?

Dreaming of a home theater? A quiet get-away from the kids – or a place you can send them to play and hang out with friends? What about a fully equipped home office or gym? A…


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Why You Should Welcome the New Neighbors (And How to Do It!)

If the idea of a “welcome wagon” seems a bit dated – or worse, like you’re just looking for an excuse to get a peek inside the newcomer’s house! – relax. Welcoming new…


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Spotlight on G&G Community Amenities and Features

When you are building a custom home, you have the opportunity to fully realize your dreams. Everything from flooring and furnishings to appliances and insulation is within your control…


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When Do I Start Working with An Interior Designer for My Custom Home?

When we embark on a custom home building project, many of us have a vision of what we want and need. Maybe it’s five bedrooms, a large family loft, three-car garage, and a beautiful…


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Spacious Custom Home Designs For Your Small Lot

You’ve found the perfect piece of property – your own little slice of paradise! Perhaps it looks out over softly rolling hills and maples that put on a spectacular show each year.…


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Know Your Design Preference: Modern VS Traditional Home?

The beauty of building a custom home is that you have the opportunity to decide what you want and need… and then turn that vision into a home built for living. One of the most…


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