Harvest Homes News

Timing is Everything

  One of the first questions any prospective customer asks is, “How long will it take?” It’s a question you cautiously answer by carefully laying out a best-case scenario, when you know any number of things can easily disrupt the schedule.   Panelizing your projects with Harvest Homes can help you set and meet your schedules.  […]

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Important Qualities for Selecting a Great Custom Home Builder

  There are a number of things to consider when selecting a home builder to help you build your dream home. Finding the right home builder will make all the difference in a smooth home building experience. Here are some thoughts on qualities you should look for from a custom home builder:     1. […]

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Harvest Homes addresses “Construction’s Seven Deadly Sins”

Structural Security  Dating back to ancient Egypt and the Laws of Hammurabi, builders have been held responsible for the structures they build.  In those days, the warranty was literally “an eye for an eye”.  If a structural beam fell and killed the occupant’s dog, the builder’s dog would be put to death, etc. Today’s model […]

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Looking Through the Crystal Ball

  As you look back over the last 25 years the building industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs.   In order to navigate through these cycles of recession and building booms we as builders must adapt and look into the crystal ball for what the future may bring.   It’s important to be […]

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How Can We Improve Your Project Margins?

Making the choice to integrate the Harvest Homes panelized building system into your project management means more than just changing suppliers. Panelization brings much more to the process and in so doing absorbs some of the actions that you performed. Many of these actions were necessary and accepted, but they have time and expense associated […]

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Benefits of Panelized Homes

The most frequently used systems-built technology today is the panelized building system. A panelized building system is a form of construction in which all components of a house are prefabricated at a climate-controlled factory, and then shipped to the building site for construction. In most instances, the builder can have a weather-tight shell within a […]

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Why use a building system?

The news is full of stories these days about labor shortages, material costs, construction safety, energy efficient sustainable building, and the health and comfort of occupants of buildings. For those looking to build a new custom home, these are all important stories. More important is the realization that you need a different way to build […]

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Women in Building

As Regional Sales Manager for Harvest Homes in upstate NY and Northern PA I encounter many personalities.  When I started in this field, shifting gears from a financial services management role, I was apprehensive that there would be hurdles that would need jumping more so than if I had chosen to go in to something […]

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Can I Afford to Build a Panelized Home?

Every prospective home buyer faces questions relating to how much they can afford to spend on a new home. Whether the home is available for resale or it is your dream home that you want to build on your property, the same questions must be answered. We at Harvest Homes would love to tell you […]

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