Grand Opening of Cielo Set for January 24

Final preparations are underway for the Grand Opening of Cielo, Pardee Homes’ newest neighborhood at the award-winning Sundance master plan in Beaumont. These eco-friendly homes have up to 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and up to approximately 1,962 square feet. Learn more about this exciting new neighborhood and view floor plans, here.

When: Sat. Jan. 24, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 […]

By |January 21st, 2015|0 Comments

First-Time Homebuyer Essential Do’s and Don’ts

PMI. HOA. FHA. The swirling alphabet soup of home buying terms can be somewhat intimidating for first-time homebuyers. While making critical decisions regarding your new home will never be as easy as A-B-C, here are some tips to make the process a little easier.
Shape up your finances. Tried and true, this advice may be the most important in your […]

By |January 16th, 2015|0 Comments
  • Flexible New Loan Program Allows 3 Percent Down Payment for First-Time Homebuyers
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    Flexible New Loan Program Allows 3 Percent Down Payment for First-Time Homebuyers

Flexible New Loan Program Allows 3 Percent Down Payment for First-Time Homebuyers

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of walking through the front door of your new home for the very first time. Homeownership lies at the heart of the American Dream, but hefty down payment and closing costs can make owning a home feel like a distant daydream for first-time homebuyers with limited savings.

Fannie Mae’s new loan program called MyCommunityMortgage® […]

By |January 9th, 2015|6 Comments

6 Dream Homes from Your Favorite TV Shows and Movies

Dream homes play a prominent role in many television shows and movies. Whether famous for their fictional residents or stand-out features (bright orange countertops, anyone?), a number are based on residences that are 100 percent real. Here are some of our favorites.

Olivia Pope’s (played by actress Kerry Washington) toney Washington, D.C., apartment features plenty of white – snowy couches, […]

By |December 1st, 2014|0 Comments

Builder of the Year: Pardee Homes

We are proud to announce that the Building Industry Association of Southern California LA Ventura Chapter recently honored Ralph Pistone and Pardee Homes’ LA/ Ventura Team, naming them 2014 Builder of the Year.

This prestigious award recognizes outstanding members of the homebuilding profession who have demonstrated significant credit to the homebuilding industry through their exceptional work as a builder, their […]

By |October 31st, 2014|0 Comments

7 Backyard Design Tips Worth Trying

When it comes to outdoor design, it’s often the front yard that gets all the attention. These simple updates will help you create a beautiful and functional space in your backyard where everyone wants to gather, including you.

Effortlessly blend your indoor and outdoor space with an open-air living room. Comfortable seating, an outdoor bar and floor-length curtains will make […]

By |October 16th, 2014|0 Comments
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    Nevada Housing Division Creates Down Payment Assistance Program

Nevada Housing Division Creates Down Payment Assistance Program

In Nevada, the American dream of home ownership now may be a step closer, thanks to a new grant program created to assist buyers with down payments. The Nevada Housing Division’s Home is Possible™ program aims to help offset down payments, which can be a significant obstacle for many potential homebuyers.

Funds are limited and may run out as soon […]

By |October 16th, 2014|14 Comments
  • Pardee Homes’ Las Vegas Team Builds Pawtastic Pet Homes for HomeAid Southern Nevada’s Project Playhouse Pet Edition
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    Pardee Homes’ Las Vegas Team Builds Pawtastic Pet Homes for HomeAid Southern Nevada’s Project Playhouse Pet Edition

Pardee Homes’ Las Vegas Team Builds Pawtastic Pet Homes for HomeAid Southern Nevada’s Project Playhouse Pet Edition

What do you get when “big house” homebuilders step up for HomeAid Southern Nevada? Pawsitively adorable designer pet homes with names like Pucci and Chewy Vuitton, for starters. And in honor of Nevada’s 150th anniversary, Spike’s Railroad Cottage and Home Means Nevada, both complete with water towers fit for even the fussiest Fido.

Pardee’s mini masterpieces, along with the collection […]

By |October 6th, 2014|0 Comments

Design Inspiration for Kids’ Bedrooms

Imagination can take you anywhere. And when it’s time to decorate your new home, you’ll want to unleash your inner creativity to include comfort, visual interest and personal touches your whole family can enjoy.

That’s especially true in your child’s bedroom. Here are some ways to celebrate his or her unique interests and ingenuity.

Paint a mural. A wall mural can […]

By |September 6th, 2014|0 Comments
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    Organize Your Kitchen Like a Pro – with Tips from Celebrity Chefs!

Organize Your Kitchen Like a Pro – with Tips from Celebrity Chefs!

There’s no secret to a perfectly organized kitchen, but we can take a few handy tips from celebrity chefs. From Flay to Fieri, an organized kitchen is a key ingredient for success when mincing or flambé-ing for millions or just their own family and friends. Take inspiration from these famous foodies who know their way around a commercial 10-burner […]

By |September 1st, 2014|0 Comments

Finding a New Home: Relocation Tips for Military Families

For military families, relocating often is a way of life. However, performing a little research ahead of time will make finding the perfect home base a lot smoother. Here are some tips to help:

Buy or Rent? 

Military families are not strangers to frequent moves. Yet, in many cases, buying may be preferable to renting. Housing allowances and special mortgage programs […]

By |August 13th, 2014|0 Comments

New Homes: Buy New or Buy Blue!

Why buy new? One word. Choices. From flooring to floor plans, energy-efficient features to flexible spaces, today’s new homes are built to strict, modern standards and offer a plethora of choices to fit your individual needs and budget.

Buying a new home has a lot of advantages for today’s homebuyers, including energy-efficient options, flexible spaces and other amenities that make […]

By |July 25th, 2014|0 Comments

9 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Building good credit is much more like running a marathon than a short all-out sprint. Many factors determine your credit score, but more importantly, you must demonstrate good credit practices over time.

If your credit score is less than stellar, you can take steps to build better credit:

1. Know your current credit score.
Get a copy of your credit report, especially […]

By |June 28th, 2014|0 Comments

10 Laundry Room Ideas for Your New Home

Even for workday chores like laundry, create a comfortable, efficient space. Organization is the key, and we’ve got the spin to lighten your load and create a laundry room you’re sure to love.

Maximize Storage.
Stackable or spacious, storage will make your life easier. If space allows, create built in cabinets, shelving and even a pull down ironing board to optimize […]

By |June 9th, 2014|0 Comments
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    Drought-Resistant Landscaping Saves Natural Resources and Cash

Drought-Resistant Landscaping Saves Natural Resources and Cash

Drought conditions have plagued the U.S., including California, Nevada and across the Southwest during recent years. Now bordering on severe to extreme in some states, the drought calls for drought-resistant plants and landscaping that helps conserve water. The good news is that a new outlook on your yard with drought-tolerant plants can help save cash, too.

Not so long ago, […]

By |June 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Memorable Housewarming Gifts

At Pardee Homes, one of the things we like best is handing over keys to new homeowners. It’s an exciting first step toward a new life, where a house becomes a home, and it’s one of the most heartwarming parts of our job. It’s why we’re here.

We’ve seen a whole range of unique housewarming gifts from pets (not a […]

By |May 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Smart Tips to Help You Save for a Down Payment

Owning your own home is the American dream. But for many first time homebuyers, a hefty down payment can be a significant obstacle, if not a downright nightmare.

Don’t despair. Mortgage rates are still low, and home prices are attractive. With a little perseverance, you can save the down payment you need. Here are a few tips:

Financial stability is key.
Remember, […]

By |April 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Prep Financially Before You Buy a New Home: 5 Must Dos

Thanks to continued near record low interest rates, the outlook for the housing market remains optimistic. If you’re one of the millions considering homeownership, there are steps you should take to ensure your American dream doesn’t turn into a nightmare.

Financial experts, such as financial consultant and television personality, Suze Orman, say it’s imperative to get your financial house in […]

By |January 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Buying a New Home is Like Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking chocolate chip cookies is easy — if you follow a proven recipe and start with good, quality ingredients. Buying your new home can be easy, too. With the right combination of resources, steps and people, the whole process can run smoothly and help you to achieve amazing results.

At Pardee Homes, we are as committed to the homebuying process […]

By |November 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Homebuyers Request Downstairs Master Bedrooms

Elegant, traditional or eclectic, master bedrooms have one thing in common.They’re generally a homeowner’s sanctuary.

Increasingly, homebuyers today are asking for a specific feature when it comes to master bedrooms. They want them downstairs. These masterful additions on the first level have lots of benefits.

A master bedroom downstairs offers close proximity to the main living areas of the home, like […]

By |October 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Pardee Homeowners on Life in a New, Green Home

Earth Month seems the perfect time to celebrate living in an energy-efficient, green-built home. Pardee Homes has been building green for more than a decade, and our homeowners can enjoy the benefits of owning a green home for decades to come. We thought you might like to hear directly from some of our homeowners, on what it means to […]

By |April 25th, 2013|0 Comments

Get your Garage Sale On

Garage sale. Rummage sale. Yard sale. By any name, great garage sales take a little planning. But spring is the perfect time to corral the clutter — and turn your unwanted items into some cold, hard cash. It’s easy! Just follow a few tips to make your event smooth sale-ing.

Timing is everything. Most garage sales are held on […]

By |March 26th, 2013|0 Comments

The American Dream of Home Ownership is Within Reach

The American dream of owning a home is still a priority for the majority of U.S. residents, according to nationwide polls. Yet, understandably, challenges tied to the market, employment and credit have caused some people to postpone that dream.

There are options!
In California and Nevada, Pardee Homes’ HomewardBound program can help clear the hurdles over time so that residents […]

By |August 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Think You Can’t Qualify for a New Home? Think Again.

Qualifying for a home is more challenging than ever. If you haven’t cleared that hurdle–or have been afraid to try–watch this video. Linda Butterworth is a Pardee Homes Sales Counselor and she tells you about HomewardBound, our step-by-step credit analysis, enhancement and repair program.

This program is helping to clear the path to home ownership for people weren’t sure where […]

By |September 12th, 2011|3 Comments

Home Loan Basics

For first-time or veteran homebuyers alike, the wide array of available home financing options can be overwhelming. Which one is right for you? First, take a look at your own finances and decide how much home you can actually afford. Then, do some research on loan basics, and you’ll have the right tools to find the mortgage that best […]

By |October 13th, 2010|0 Comments

Attractive Holiday Décor Creates a Feast for the Eyes

It’s time to talk turkey.  And table settings.  Centerpieces.  Plus, all kinds of holiday décor. The turkey may be the main attraction of your delicious holiday feast, but you can make the décor as fantastic as the food. Radiant colors, beautiful platters and creative accessories all work together to create a feast for the eyes and palate.

Time to Shine
Add […]

By |November 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Short of being in the stadium in the middle of the roaring crowd, the best place to catch the game is at home – in your own man cave.  Big budget or no budget, we’ve got tips for getting your space ready for football season.

1.  These playful, yet practical, turf coasters are perfect for football season. Make your own […]

By |September 12th, 2014|0 Comments