You Can Build a Home Any Time of Year!

If you’re planning on building a home, one of the first decisions you must make is when to begin construction. Other builders might have you believe that there are certain times of year when it’s best to build. But the truth is, there’s really no specific time of year that’s best for building.

With a qualified builder, you should have no trouble having your home built no matter what time of year! Whether it’s summer, fall, winter or spring – you can build your home any time of year.  Continue reading

4 Curb Appeal Considerations for Custom Homes

One of the most rewarding aspects of building a custom home is the sense of pride you experience every time you pull into your driveway.  While every detail of your custom home is planned to meet your needs and lifestyle, that first impression that the exterior of the home radiates from the curb is particularly important.

The curb appeal of a custom home not only impacts its resale value, it gives the home personality, extends the living space outdoors, and is the cornerstone of the homeowner’s pride in ownership.

When building a custom home, consider these features for amazing curb appeal. Continue reading

HouseTrends Feature: Custom Home Surrounded by Nature

This lot in Jefferson Hills is surrounded by lush land. Lots of greenery, tall trees and a natural pond. Such a gorgeous lot called for an equally gorgeous home! So, the owner got in touch with Costa to create a unique custom home that took full advantage of the beautiful surroundings. We worked alongside the customer and our friends at Naturescape to design an outdoor living space the family will love.

Costa helped create the perfect home for this lush lot.

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Some of the custom outdoor amenities this home features are:

  • A salt water pool with an automatic cover
  • A large patio complete with a fantastic view
  • A waterfall feature on the natural pond
  • An outhouse perfect for picnics
  • A firepit with plenty of surrounding seating

Living in this home is like living in your very own park! There’s no shortage of outdoor activities to enjoy or nature to admire. And the best part? It was all custom designed to suit the homeowner’s lifestyle.

See the photos and learn more in this article on HouseTrends: “Landscape Design Leads Back to Nature”.