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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How Long Does It Really Take to Build a House?

Does building your forever home take…. forever? When you are within reach of making your dream a reality, it can be difficult to wait, especially if you are anticipating long months (or…


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Flooring for Your Lifestyle

Flooring is one of the most important decisions you will make as you move through your custom home building journey. Not only is it an aesthetic matter, your flooring plays a central…


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Emergency Preparedness: Create a Plan for Your Family

If emergency preparedness has been on your mind lately, you are far from alone. As the world struggles to contain the spread of COVID-19, this issue has been brought to the forefront.…


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