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Gehan Homes Blog

Buyer Relocation Tips

Family Moving
Texas Home Buyer Relocation Advice Moving to a new community can be stressful. There are several factors to take into account including rating of local schools, local amenities, crime levels, tax rates and commuting to employment. The following is some useful advice when relocating to a new Gehan Home.

Home Energy Saving Tips

Energy Efficiency
Minimizing energy usage in your new Gehan Home is not only good for the environment but will also reduce your expenses. There are things that you can do all year long. Below you will find ways to reduce energy use in your new home.

Home Buying Credit Improvement Tips

Credit Improvements
There are different things that you may do to get ready for the home loan process. An especially crucial one is to look through your credit scores ahead of time as it affects your mortgage alternatives and interest rate.

Brr…Preparing Your Home for Winter

Fireplace
Prepping your home for winter will make your home more energy efficient and prevent issues. Take some time to make sure your home is winter-ready and then enjoy the season in your cozy new home!

Gehan Homes’ All New Floor Plans Unveiled

Horizon Kitchen - Siena
Gehan Homes is now offering their latest series of new floor plans in two exciting communities in the Houston area. With 6 new home plans ranging from 1,500 to over 2,300 square feet, this lineup of homes is designed for the first time homebuyer, empty nester or anyone looking for a new home at a great value.

Gehan Homes Honored by Red Cross

Red Cross Volunteer
As the Holidays approach, we are each reminded how much we have to be thankful for. Sometimes it is easy to take necessities like food, shelter and clothing for granted. These are just some of the few things the Red Cross provides to thousands of disaster victims each year. Gehan Homes is honored to be a partner of the American Red Cross, an organization that has provided assistance in the face of the many challenges faced in 2017.

Gehan Homes Helps the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Susan G Koman Donation - 2017
For the 5th year in a row, Gehan Homes pledged to donate $250 for every home sold during the month of October, to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. This year we were honored to present a check to them in the amount of $27,750. This brings our total donation amount to $122,000 toward a cure for breast cancer!

More than Pink! Gehan Homes Races for the Cure

Susan G Koman Walk - 2017
This Saturday, Gehan Homes participated in The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®. This was our team’s third year in a row participating. We had a great time bonding as a group, while raising money that will be allocated to the Komen mission. We were honored to walk in honor of survivors and in remembrance of those who have lost their fight.

Most Awarded Builder

Awards
Gehan Homes is consistently recognized for our outstanding customer service, beautiful home designs and engaging marketing campaigns. This week, Gehan Homes was awarded a 2017 Home Shopper’s Choice Award from Hot on Homes for “Best Use of Personalized Emails”!

Mortgage Rates Fall to Lowest of 2017

Mortgage Rates
The average 30-year loan rate has dropped below 4%. Rates have dropped to their lowest level of the year, according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey, released 8/31/17.

Design Tips to Build the Perfect Home

Cardinal Master Bedroom - Terra Colinas
To create a home that reflects your sense of individuality and fits your family's lifestyle, browse through magazines, peruse the internet or visit Gehan Homes models and gather pictures of rooms that appeal to you. Answer the following questions to design your dream home:

Community Spotlight - Trinity Falls in McKinney, Texas

Brown Exterior - Trinity Falls
For your new home in McKinney, Texas, come to Trinity Falls! This picturesque neighborhood is situated on the banks of the Trinity River. This 1,700-acre master planned community offers a wide selection of homes, unique and plentiful amenities, fun community events, miles of hike-and-bike trails and more than 450 acres of open space, all just a short drive from historic Downtown McKinney.

Community Spotlight - Harper's Preserve

Harper's Preserve Community
New Homes in a Private Gated Community in Conroe, Texas Preservation is at the heart of Harper’s Preserve, providing an endless supply of natural beauty to this sustainable community of new homes in Conroe.

The Time to Buy

Keys to New Home
Is buying a home now the right decision for you? The pathway to homeownership is your own journey that is based on the groundwork you have laid so far. Here are some ideas to determine if now is the time for you to buy a new home:

Feeling the Love

Feeling the Love
We spend a lot of time talking about how to provide the best customer service. We discuss client satisfaction in several meetings per month. We use a lot of words in our sales collateral to tell people about our superior customer experience. We survey our buyers to look for ways we can improve. It seems we spend a lot of energy trying to get it right. We think we are doing a good job. We’re trying our best. We think our customers are feeling the love. But, how would we know?

Happy Valentine’s Day to our Veterans

Happy Valentine's Day
Check out this short video of Gehan Homes showing some love in honor of National Salute to Veteran Patients Day! This annual event is organized by the American Red Cross as a way to serve our veterans who are in hospitals and facilities around the country.

New Homes in Texas – Time to Buy?

Texas
Texas homebuyers decided it was time to make their move, after holding off before the U.S. presidential election. November home sales rose more than 20 percent for the month. According to preliminary research at Texas A&M University, two major markets led the way. Dallas’ home sales rose more than 20 percent and Houston sales were up roughly 23 percent.