Few purchasing decisions could be more important than determining which home builder you should partner with to create a home that will be your family’s safe haven for years to come. Even in today’s information age, the glut of knowledge that is readily available to prospective home purchasers can sometimes make the buying process even more confusing instead of helpful.
Perhaps few benchmarks could help bring more clarity to a purchaser than customer satisfaction survey results. After all, anyone can put up some pretty photos on a website. But, how do you know the claims are real? It is not uncommon for home builders to survey customers after they have moved into their new home. Frequently, home builders choose to mail surveys, fail to follow up and tend to average a response rate that varies from 10 to 40 percent depending on the quality of surveying techniques. Read More
There is no doubt that Brookstone was one of S&A Homes’ most popular new home communities to date. It’s perfect location, just minutes from Route 228 and nearby Cranberry Township and in the award-winning Mars Area School District, is just one of the reasons so many people chose to make Brookstone home.
Every home in the community is sold except for just one, and some lucky buyer will be able to own a brand new, energy-efficient home on one of the largest home sites in the neighborhood if they are willing to act quickly. Read More
It is the first day of spring and with just 11 days remaining in the month, there is a limited window to take advantage of our 50 percent off cabinetry upgrades promotion that expires on March 31, 2013. This promotion is back by popular demand, and it’s the year’s best opportunity to purchase a new home and free up money to turn your kitchen into a masterpiece.
All of our cabinetry is offered through Century Kitchens, a Pennsylvania-based cabinet manufacturer that S&A Homes has been proud to partner with for the last several years. Unlike most new construction cabinetry, Century Kitchens’ primary focus is on quality and includes the details in their cabinetry that would normally be an upgrade for most new home builders. Read More
Representing more than 255,000 members and employees throughout the state of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) is an organization that has committed itself to making sure the building industry is able to offer consumers throughout the state optimal quality and value in housing.
So, it’s not small thing when the PBA recognizes just one of its members as Builder of the Year. This year, Chris Schoonmaker, President of S&A Homes’ Housing Division, was the recipient of the prestigious award. On March 1, the honor was awarded to Schoonmaker for his ongoing commitment and service to the PBA, the National Association of Home Builders and the Builder’s Association of Central PA. Read More
This weekend marks the 29th Annual Central PA Home Show. Those planning to be in attendance will be promised the best show ever! Not only are more than 100 exhibitors planning to be on hand at the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park, but families will be able to take advantage of free home seminars, children’s activities, prize giveaways and much more.
S&A Homes is pleased to announce that they will, once again, be featured in this year’s home show. This Friday, March 15 through this Sunday, March 17, S&A Homes will be available to answer home buyer’s questions at Booth E8-E11. Read More
It’s nice to be able to take a deep breath and know the housing market is coming back strong. It’s been awhile since all of the models have matched, but it seems the housing forecast predicts steady gains over the next five years. In fact, the FISERV Case-Schiller forecast predicts annual housing price increases averaging 3.3 percent over the next five years.
A far cry from the wild swings that made up the boom and bust of the first decade of the millennium, these types of gains suggest the market has normalized and will yield a good investment for those purchasing homes today. Read More