Newcastle Homes in Corpus Christi, Texas, an early pioneer of the use of solar panels and other renewable energy systems, is on the path to a new milestone: building the first “Zero Energy Ready Home” in the Coastal Bend. From Day One, John Pope, founder of Newcastle Homes, has been committed to both energy efficiency and sustainable construction to save customers money and protect the earth’s resources.
It’s well known that buying a home is most likely the largest single investment we will make in our lifetime. That said, it makes sense that we should have a well thought-out plan to make sure we make the best decision that’s right for us. Here are some important points to remember.
Touring around on a beautiful day to check out local neighborhoods can be a lot of fun, especially if you are considering building or buying a new home. The Texas Coastal Bend has dozens of neighborhoods to choose from, each offering houses of different styles and sizes and with many great amenities. Whether you are looking for a starter home in a community with a pool, a large home in a community with lots of walking trails, or a resort-style home on or near the beach, there is a perfect community for you.
It wasn’t long ago that we were all in awe of smart gadgets like the “clapper,” an electrical switch that turned on lights by simply clapping our hands, or a coffeemaker that we could program to have coffee ready for us when we woke up in the morning. Eventually, these types of smart technology inventions
It is human nature to make assumptions that are often based on our knowledge, perceptions, and past experiences. When it comes to building or buying a new home, for example, most of us assume that there are many people, from manufacturers, to suppliers, to building professionals, to government officials, who will ensure that we are