Kreiser New Homes Blog

Kreiser Construction builds Quality, Affordable, On-Time New Homes in Lebanon County. Through our blog we hope to educate, encourage and motivate you as you search for a new home, purchase a new home and pay off your new home mortgage. In addition, we'll let you know of happenings in and around Lebanon County.
Feb
15

4 Reasons Pennsylvania is a Great Place for Seniors to Live

4 Reasons Pennsylvania is a Great Place for Seniors to Live
According to a recently released report by The Governor's Center for Local Government Services at the Department of Community & Economic Development entitled "2010 State Land Use and Growth Management Report," Pennsylvania is a great place for seniors to live. 4 Reasons Pennsylvania is a Great Place for Seniors to Live 1) Seniors have lots of company in PA Pennsylvania already has a large prop...
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Jan
19

8 Must-Ask Questions for Choosing a New Home Builder

8 Must-Ask Questions for Choosing a New Home Builder
Our goal is to help you build a new home with no regrets. Download our FREE Whitepaper on: 8 Must-Ask Questions for Choosing a New Home Builder Here's what you will get: 8 Must Ask Questions Learn how to get the valuable information on a home builder Tips on what you need to be aware of to avoid problems that may not yet be visible Advice on what to ask and look for when your new home is being con...
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Jan
15

4 Compelling Reasons for Buying a New Home vs Resale Home

4 Compelling Reasons for Buying a New Home vs Resale Home

Prospective new home buyers have the choice of two types of houses on the market: resale or new.

Home buyers planning to buy a brand-new house or condominium often cite energy-efficiency, open layout, a warranty, and being able to select appliances, flooring, paint colors and other design elements as factors driving their choice.

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Oct
12

Home Ownership vs. Renting

Home Ownership vs. Renting

Several months ago I was doing some research to answer the question: "is it better to buy a new home or rent?"  The fact is that the seemingly endless run of bad housing news has discouraged some potential home buyers from considering a purchase.  Ron Lieber from the New York Times provides some additional reasons why "homeownership TRUMPS Renting."

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Aug
31

Home Building vs Land Preservation

Home Building vs Land Preservation

Yesterday we spoke about the reputation that Kreiser Construction has.  Today I want to simply communicate one professional organizations that Kreiser Construction is affiliated with.  I could start by listing Builders Associations but I want to highlight one important relationship that Patrick Kreiser has.  It's a relationship that I personally think sets him apart from other builders.  It's a relationship that I feel Patrick works hard at. 

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Aug
30

What kind of reputation does Kreiser Construction have?

What kind of reputation does Kreiser Construction have?

As a parent, we are always ensuring that our children, all four of them, select friends who encourage them, help them, build them up, and are an all round good influence.  We know that the end result will be that our kids will be solid relationally and socially--able to stand up to the negative influences around them and with that a good reputation.  Hang with the wrong crowd and you are definitely going to see negative results.

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Aug
24

Pt 4: Four Things New Home Owners Should Do Right Away

I recently read a blog from Walt Mueller, a youth culture expert living in Elizabethtown, who decided that he would ride 50 miles on his bicycle to celebrate his 50th birthday.  By mid-day, Walt was in a Hershey hospital with multiple broken ribs, a punctured lung and a broken collarbone to name a few of his injuries.  Although on the upswing from his late July accident Walt does have some very long days.  You can read more of Walt's story here: The Center for Parent and Youth Understanding).

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Aug
16

Pt 3: Four Things New Home Owners Should Do Right Away

I debated whether to even write this tip due to the fact that it seemed irrelevant considering the fact that if you found yourself on this website you were probably in the new home buying market rather than purchasing a pre-owned home. 

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Aug
13

Pt 2: Four Things New Home Owners Should Do Right Away

Next in the list of "Four things New Home Owners should do right away" is make sure you have enough insurance.  I don't know about you but I feel like I am "insuranced-out" if you know what I mean.  There's life insurance, mortgage insurance (like we talked about the other day), there's auto insurance, health insurance and . . . well, you can fill in the blank.

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Aug
12

Pt 1: Four Things New Home Owners Should Do Right Away

You’ve gotten through shopping for a home, the closing process, and even unpacking your boxes. But it’s not time to put your feet up and relax just yet! There are a few more things you should do shortly after moving into your new Kreiser Construction home to make sure you and your family will have a safe and healthy place to build lifelong memories in. 

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Aug
05

Understanding Mortgage Terms

I don't know about you but understanding mortgages can be a daunting task.  There are so many terms to understand.  There are so many numbers to figure out.  What are the benefits of each?  Can I really afford the new home that I have been looking at--my dream home?  Today, you can find many of your answers online even before you call a mortgage agent or a mortgage broker or mortgage company.  It allows us to be ready with pertinent questions to ask when we do finally connect with an agent/broker/company.

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Jul
28

Opportunities for New Home Buyers

Homeownership is the American dream, and there may never be a better time to buy a Kreiser Construction NEW Home than today.

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Mar
13

Is Home Ownership for You

This following video is from the National Association of Home Builders of which Kreiser Construction is a member. Deciding to purchase a home can be a daunting task because of the size of the investment.  You really don't want to make a mistake.  I encourage you to take 6 minutes to watch the video.  In doing so, I think you'll have some of your questions answered so you can move ah...
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