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Gehan Homes Blog

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.

Gehan Homes Breaking Ground in Forney Master-planned Community, Gateway Parks

Yale Exterior - Gateway Parks
Gehan Homes will be among the first homebuilders to break ground in the initial phase of the Gateway Parks master-planned community in Forney, TX, near Dallas. The first phase of Gateway Parks will consist of a proposed 439 single-family homes, which will include one- and two-story houses between 1,800 square feet and 3,500 square feet, priced from the mid-$200,000s.

Questions to Ask before You Choose a Moving Company

Moving
Choosing a mover is a big decision that impacts your wallet, your belongings and your sense of peace during this major transition in your life. So, it’s important to find the right moving company that can make your move easy and comfortable. And, when you are moving from one state to another, making the right decision is especially important to make the move as stress-free as possible.

This Gehan Home is for the Dogs!

Monarch Laundry Room - Hidden Lakes
DOG LOVERS! Our Monarch floor plan is loaded with beautiful elements for you and includes a mini-spa for your pet! This stunning home features a dog bath in the utility room, just off the garage. What a convenient place to bathe your pooch…or other favorite furry friend!

2016 Fastest Growing Cities in America

Magnolia Exterior - Towne Lake
Wallet Hub has released their list of the Fastest Growing Cities of 2016. Always striving to stay ahead of the curve, Gehan Homes already builds new homes in 3 of the top 10 cities, which include Frisco, League City and McKinney in the great state of Texas! To see our new homes by city, just click the links below. Frisco, TX: New Homes in Frisco, TXLeague City, TX: New Homes in League City, TX

Accolades for Gehan Homes

Gehan Homes Awards
Gehan Homes was recently honored with FIVE Star Awards by the Texas Association of Builders. The highly-coveted Star Awards are given annually in conjunction with the Sunbelt Builders Show to recognize excellence in all areas of the home building industry. This year, we were recognized with awards for Sales Manager of the Year, Construction Manager of the Year, Best Website, Best Special Promotion and Best Online Advertisement.

We’re Fantastic! But, Don’t Take Our Word for It!

Testimonials
In this video about their new home in Houston, Edward and Terri share their experience building their dream home with Gehan Homes. They fell in love with the layout, design and the personality of our plans. When it was time to build, they enjoyed each step of the process with us. Watch as they share their story, in their own words.

Buying a New Home? Top Questions to Ask Your Builder

Couple Signing Something
Buying a new home is confusing! Oftentimes, you may not even know what questions to ask. Our friends over at New Home Source have put together The Top 15 Questions to Ask Your Builder. This helpful post helps can assist you in determining what homebuilder is right for you.

Top 10 Realtor Closing Gifts

Realtor
Your Realtor works hard for you! This helpful article found at about.com gives some great gift ideas for your favorite Realtor. Top 10 Realtor Closing Gifts

How Much Home Can I Afford?

Calculator
The amount of home you can afford depends on many factors including your debt, income and credit score as well as the cash that you have available for down payment, closing costs and reserves.