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Richmond Hill’s Exciting Mountain Bike Skills Park Opens

Updated on June 30, 2022 New Mountain Bike Skills Trail For years, mountain bikers have been moving to Asheville from all over the country, and the sport has only increased in popularity since the pandemic. For new riders living in Asheville, honing skills used to require driving out of the city, but not anymore! Pisgah Area SORBA and the City …

Maximize Your Asheville Custom Home’s Resale Value

In part one of this post, we talked about why it’s a good idea to consider the resale value of your Asheville home before you build. But what exactly does it look like to consider resale value before you start building? There are so many factors that affect a home’s value — how do you focus on the most important ones?  …

Prioritize Resale Value When Designing a Custom Home

For many people, designing and building a custom home in Asheville means realizing a dream decades in the making. Having thought about your ideal home for so long, you might expect to live in it even longer. Surprisingly, the Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey indicates that isn’t usually the case. Buyers around the country will stay in a new …

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Little Known Secrets for Building a Custom Home in Asheville

Thinking about building a custom home in Asheville? You’re not the only one. Custom home construction is on the rise nationwide. Results from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) indicate that 20.2% of single-family homes started in 2019 were custom builds, up from 19.5% in 2018. The advantages of a custom home are obvious: you get granular control over …

Make Solar a Priority in Your New Custom Home

There’s a lot to consider when you’re building a new custom home. From location and layout to materials and your mortgage, it can make your head spin trying to keep up with it all. Not every decision about your new home carries equal weight. It’s critical to try and prioritize wherever you can. One of your most important considerations? Energy. …

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Start Building Your Custom Home Now

In a lot of ways, building a custom home is like having a baby. You can expect it to take nine months (or even longer in some cases), and the truth is that you’ll probably never feel 100% ready for such a monumental undertaking. And with the chaos of the coronavirus and resulting supply chain disruptions? It’s easy to resign …

Induction stove tops are safer because when the pot or pan is not on the stove top, heat will not be produced.

Why I Am In Love My Induction Cooktop Range

Recently my husband and I had some unfortunate luck when our gas stove stopped working.  We have been big fans of cooking with gas since we have been together.  We both like to cook so a suitable cooktop is necessary for us to be fed and happy.  During this same time, I happened to be reading the book, “How Not …

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Show your Home some Love with a H.U.G.

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and some are experiencing the post-holiday blahs leaving them feeling not so lovely.  During this time of the year, most are receiving less than ideal weather, keeping them indoors so why not use this time to assess your or your family’s needs and show your home some love?  At Kaizen Homes we’ve made …

Plants are great for indoor air quality

Do you know what’s floating around in your indoor air?

  Your Home can Provide Good Indoor Air AND Life Quality “Indoor air pollutants is estimated to cause thousands of cancer deaths and hundreds of thousands of respiratory health problems each year.” On average, most people spend about 90% of their time indoors and the air quality within the walls surrounding those people is proving to be more dangerous than …