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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

7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Reading This Summer

Between swim lessons, bike rides and day camp, reading often gets lost in the shuffle of summer activities. Keep your child’s mind active while enjoying all summer has to offer with these helpful tips.

1. Create a special space in your house just for reading. The environment you create in your home is an essential component in your child’s academic […]

By |August 1st, 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

Pardee Homes Earns Top Customer Ratings in North America

Commitment to excellence in customer service and new home quality  are core values at Pardee Homes.  Those values have earned our Inland Empire Division the highest customer satisfaction scores in North America and other prestigious honors for the Inland Empire and our Las Vegas Division. Our homeowners have rated us so favorably on surveys that we recently garnered several awards […]

By |May 28th, 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.

Convenience.
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

California Homebuilding Foundation Celebrates 30 Years; Video Honors Record Number from Pardee Homes in CHF Hall of Fame

Innovation. Public service. And philanthropy. Thirty years ago, the California Homebuilding Foundation (then known as the California Builder Industry Foundation) set out to honor leaders in the industry who not only constructed homes, but enriched lives. Their very first Hall of Fame class in 1985 included three California brothers raised in the Great Depression with memories of losing their […]

By |July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Do Red, White and Blue: Host a 4th of July Party!

Celebrate summer in your own backyard with a festive 4th of July bash. Break out the barbecue grill, the sparklers and the picnic fare. Sit back and watch friends and family get starry-eyed at your fun-filled Fourth festivities.

Dazzling Décor

The first step to every great backyard bash is a great set of decorations. Light up your outdoor space with these […]

By |July 1st, 2014|0 Comments