Choosing the Right Home Flooring Option for Every Room

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Aug 1, 2018 3:19:00 PM

When you’re choosing your home, you’re careful to check every last detail— down to the floor beneath your feet.

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14 Energy Saving Tips For An Eco-Friendly Home

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jul 30, 2018 3:04:10 PM


Sure, you care about the environment— but you also care about your wallet.

What if we told you that you don’t need to break the bank to create an eco-friendly home? What if, in fact, you could save money in the long run by being energy efficient?

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6 Simple Home Decorating Tips to Help You Get Started

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jun 22, 2018 2:55:21 PM

Whether you’re moving into your first home or your style has evolved and you’re ready for a fresh new look, decorating your home can seem like an overwhelming task. There’s so much to do! However, if you look at one room at a time, considering one aspect at a time, this daunting duty can turn into a pleasure.

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Finding Room Colors to Fit Your Personality

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jun 11, 2018 12:11:09 PM


An incredible amount of thought and care go into the design of your home. It becomes a reflection of you and your personality. If you buy an existing home, one of the first things people tend to want to change are the interior paint colors. There are many factors to consider when choosing a paint color:

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Choosing the Right Windows for Your Home

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on May 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Windows can define the style of your home, allow light to flow throughout your home, and, when the weather is right, let air circulate throughout your home. Infinitely customization, choosing the right windows for your home can be a daunting task.

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Choosing the Best Color for Your Home’s Exterior

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on May 21, 2018 4:42:29 PM

Choosing the right color for your home’s exterior is more than just a color preference decision. There are many factors to take into consideration before commuting to a color scheme,  including how your home’s new image will impact your entire street!

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New Home Construction Stages

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on May 4, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Are you interested in building a new home? Is it time to create something from scratch, tailor made for you and your family? Building a new home is very exciting, but first you’ve got to decide between the two options available to anyone who wants to build a new home.

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What To Consider Before Buying Land

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on May 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Buying land to build on in Southwest Florida is an exciting prospect. Buying land gives you freedom to live the way you want; you can build your dream home without any of the restrictions of a neighborhood builder or homeowners’ association. Sounds like a dream, right?

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What’s Better: Bigger Home or Better Neighborhood?

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Apr 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When buying a home, most people have an area in mind. Then, they start to think about the kind of home they’d like to buy in that area. Even within the same county, city, or neighborhood, there will be different factors to consider; you might find a large home with the amenities you love, but it’s just a little outside of the neighborhood you prefer.

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Building vs Buying New Home Cape Coral, Florida

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Apr 9, 2018 12:45:15 PM

The housing market right now in Cape Coral, Florida is on a downswing, making it a buyers market. Home prices in the area have more than doubled since 2012, leaving some wondering if this real estate boom is more of a real estate bubble, likely to collapse soon.

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What Type of Pool is Right for You?

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Mar 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

You’ve decided you want a pool. Chances are, everyone you know has offered an opinion about whether having a pool is a good idea, is it worth the money, whether you will get back what you put in, etc. You, however, have made your decision: you want the pool!

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Home Options You Need To Know About!

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Mar 5, 2018 3:12:43 PM

 When building or remodeling your home, there are a lot of options you can add on for convenience, style, and organization. These innovative options can be simple and inexpensive or take more time and money, but all of them are worth thinking about when building your dream home.

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Is Home Orientation Important?

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jan 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There are many things people think about when buying a new home. How many bedrooms? How many bathrooms? What’s the storage situation? How old is the roof? How walkable is the neighborhood?

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Top Housing Trends to Avoid

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jan 19, 2018 3:38:37 PM

When it comes to things like redecorating, people often think about it for months, even years before pulling the plug. And this is smart. It keeps individuals from making rash decisions that can negatively affect their homes as well as their wallets.

But this also means that, by the time you’ve assembled your plan and your budget, your vision can already be hopelessly outdated.

Worried that your next home might end up looking like a Pinterest board from 2015? Here are five outdated trends to avoid, and some options with more staying power.

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4 Luxury Living Room Features to Enhance your Custom Home

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jan 9, 2018 12:59:46 PM


 The living room is one of the busiest places in your home, second only to the kitchen.

It’s where you relax and unwind, entertain friends and family, and spend a great deal of your free time.

So, how do you take this everyday space beyond the humdrum and make it something luxurious and special? Something inviting, comfortable, and unique?

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How to Design an Awesome Outdoor Kitchen

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Nov 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Here in Southwest Florida, we enjoy the kind of climate year round that most of the country calls “Spring” and “Summer.” When building your new custom home, don’t leave out an awesome outdoor kitchen. As you plan your outdoor living space, there are some things you’ll definitely want to keep in mind.

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Luxury Bathroom Ideas for Custom Homes

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Nov 1, 2017 2:32:19 PM

Building a custom home allows you to move beyond “Builder’s Standard” functional and create a space of luxury and comfort. The choices you have in the bathrooms are no exception. SC Homes can help you create a luxurious retreat within your budget – we understand that luxurious doesn’t always have to mean extra large or extravagantly expensive. Check out these bathroom design ideas that will get you thinking creatively when dreaming up your luxury bathroom while staying on a budget;

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Home Upgrades That Are Totally Worth It During New Home Construction

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Oct 18, 2017 2:56:42 PM

Building a new custom home in Southwest Florida can be an exciting, overwhelming, experience. Today’s custom homes have endless upgrade options—it’s hard to know what’s worthwhile, and what’s worth skipping.

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The Ultimate Guide to Building Your Dream Home on a Budget

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Oct 18, 2017 10:00:09 AM

If you want to build a home on a budget, your homebuilder will be your greatest ally. Working with your goals and financial plan, a dedicated builder will develop a personalized plan to maximize your vision. If you are just starting to explore the homebuilding process, start shopping around for an experienced home builder who is committed to great communication and flexible pricing.

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5 Ways to Customize Your Kitchen Plan

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Sep 23, 2017 8:52:16 AM

5 Ways to Customize Your Kitchen Plan

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Things To Decide Before You Build a Custom Home in Cape Coral

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Aug 28, 2017 1:00:00 PM

People are flocking to Cape Coral for the beautiful weather and water - plus nature preserves, amenities, and an idyllic atmosphere of relaxation. In fact, it was recently named America’s #1 Fastest-Growing City. With this unique southwestern Florida environment, building a custom home comes with special considerations. Keep reading to find out what questions you should be asking before you start the process of building your dream home in this dream city.

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Kitchens Sell Houses: Why You Should Invest in Your Kitchen

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Aug 16, 2017 10:46:42 AM

When a kitchen doesn’t “wow,” it’s a real letdown. An otherwise gorgeous home shines less brightly when the kitchen is run-of-the-mill. As you build a new home, consider a sleek kitchen with upgrades that will make it the star of your space!

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Top Custom Home Trends for 2017

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Aug 3, 2017 11:00:00 AM

2017 has already seen plenty of changes in the custom home design world. Homes are being designed with a more multi-purpose sensibility, with individuality and personality than in the past. Here are some things you can expect to see in this year’s Southwest Florida new home market:

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SC Homes Announces New Office Model

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jul 20, 2017 4:20:09 PM

The SC Homes team is excited to announce the upcoming completion of our latest office model center in beautiful Cape Coral, just minutes from both nature preserves and convenient shopping. The Oasis 3 Car Floor Plan model is on track to be completed January 2018, and we can’t wait to show you the finished product! Situated on a corner lot, with a contemporary front elevation, this floorplan is perfect for your Southwest Florida lifestyle.

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The Benefits of an Open Floor Concept in Your New Home

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jun 20, 2017 3:00:00 PM

If you’re planning to build your next home, you may feel overwhelmed by the laundry list of options and decisions that await you. Before you can even start choosing paint colors and appliances, though, you have to settle on a few basics, including the floor plan.

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10 Must-Haves When Building a New Home

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on May 10, 2017 4:06:54 PM

Building a new home is an exciting process and one of life’s biggest milestones. As such, prospective-builders want to ensure everything goes smoothly and their dream home is built perfectly, including everything they need and want.

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Cape Coral named #1 for "America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2017

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on May 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Forbes Magazine recently published it’s list of America’s Fastest Growing Cities. Who was at the top? The Cape Coral and Ft. Meyers, FL Metropolitan area!

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Top 7 Tips for First Time Home Builders

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Apr 19, 2017 2:42:21 PM

Building a new home means getting exactly what you want, and how you want it. This can be an amazing experience, choosing just the right details for your family… and it can also be overwhelming.  

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How to Choose the Right Custom House Plan for Your Building Lot

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Apr 3, 2017 12:43:00 PM


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Five Reasons to Consider Building a Custom Home in Cape Coral

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Mar 20, 2017 1:03:21 PM

The process of searching for a new home is often daunting, even in beautiful Southwest Florida. Many prospective homeowners view property after property, hoping to find the right fit. However, the perfect pre-built home is a very rare find. These homes were designed to tick all the boxes off of someone’s must-have list, but the thing is, everyone’s list is different.

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Why Make the Move to Cape Coral?

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Feb 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You love the sun of Southwest Florida, but you’re not sure where in the area you want to move. You’ve thought about Fort Myers and Naples, but have you considered Cape Coral? Scenic Cape Coral, known as the “Waterfront Wonderland” thanks to its 400 miles of navigable waterways, is a fantastic option for anyone seeking a new home in paradise. Let’s discuss some of the benefits of making the move to Cape Coral, Florida.

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15 Questions You NEED To Ask Cape Coral Builders When Building a House?

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Feb 17, 2017 12:57:45 PM

You’ve decided to build a custom home in beautiful Cape Coral, but choosing a builder is very overwhelming. How are you supposed to know that the builder you choose is quality builder?

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Highlights of Gulf Access in Cape Coral

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Dec 21, 2016 4:36:11 PM

With it’s crystal blue waters and miles of boating canals, Cape Coral is Gulf Access life at its best! Year round, you can experience everything this great seaside community has to offer. From boating to a dinner spot on the barrier islands and fishing off your own deck, to kayaking and paddleboarding right from the backyard, water lovers will love Cape Coral.

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Merging Indoor and Outdoor Home Living

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Oct 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

With over 240 days of sunny skies, most people a wonder homeowners in southwest Florida ever go inside! When you add chic new furniture options and the latest modern design plans the the mix, it’s possible to replicate the same indoor comforts outside in the sunny Florida skies. Explore a few of the following options to start creating the perfect Florida living space.

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Choosing the Right Home Design for you Southwest Florida Home

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Oct 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

A combination of visitors from all different cultures and its warm tropical climate has given southwest Florida its own unique home design. From the sloping tile roofs to the open verandas and lanais, homes are designed to maximize livability in even the warmest of months. When you want to start planning your new southwest Florida home, consider these unique design features.

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Health of the Cape Coral Real Estate Market

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Sep 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The 2008 recession took quite a toll on Southwest Florida. After witnessing unsustainable price increases of 25% per year from 2004 - 2006, the bubble burst and home prices fell dramatically. Over the last ten years, the Cape Coral housing marketing has witnessed a healthy rebound with sustainable growth projections.

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Special Cape Coral New Home Offers!

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Aug 26, 2016 9:05:40 AM

Ready to start living the southwest Florida lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of?

Visitors ask Floridians one question, “What’s it like living in Florida?” Whether it’s the red sunsets, the white sandy beaches, the warm winters, or the world-renown fishing, there’s a reason for everyone! If you want to move to Florida or make the Gulf access community of Cape Coral your home, SC Homes will make your dream a reality with two unbeatable deals!

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7 Tips for Building a New Home in Cape Coral

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Aug 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Building your dream home comes with a lot of planning, strategy, and compromise. It offers you the opportunity to create the home you’ve always wanted. Being fully informed every step of the way of your home building journey involves taking a proactive approach to planning. Check out our 7 tips for building a new home in Cape Coral.

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How To Find The Right Cape Coral Home Builder

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Aug 4, 2016 9:30:24 AM

Finding the perfect home builder to create a space for you and your family can be a daunting task. You will want a quality builder who is experienced in building a superior home with quality value and is a good fit for your style and taste. This is an important decision and it should be backed by plenty of research. Here are a few tips to help you find the right home builder in Cape Coral.

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Things to Know Before Moving to Southwest Florida

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jul 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

So you’re thinking of moving to Southwest Florida. You’ve probably heard plenty of tantalizing tales about how it’s a perfect beach paradise, as well as plenty of horror stories about alligators and hurricanes. As with most extremes, the truth lies somewhere in between. So what is it really like to live in Southwest Florida? Here are a few things you should know as you make your decision about moving here.

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Gulf Access – A Boating Lifestyle Awaits

Posted by Courtney Neuhausel on Jul 20, 2016 10:27:46 AM

The canals of Venice are one of the most enticing destinations for boating enthusiasts. The beauty of its waters make it a prime vacation spot for boaters everywhere. But what about finding a boating paradise to live, not vacation.

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