Veteran receives new home in Busch Stadium surprise

By Kim Hibbs Saturday night, we had the incredible honor of partnering with Operational FINALLY HOME and the St. Louis Cardinals to surprise US Army Specialist Heath Howes and his family with the news that they'll be moving into a mortgage-free home in the St. Louis area in 2017. The Howes family traveled to Busch […]

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A powerful design trick for your new home

Choosing a focal point in your spaces can affect your new home function and feel. In a recent article on Houzz, Judith Taylor cautioned, “There are leading roles and supporting cast members in any production. The same holds true in design. Choose your star and make it the focal point to anchor a room. Allow […]

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Preparing to buy a new home

By Kim Hibbs, 2016 President, Home Builders Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri (HBA) Article as seen in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch print edition When winter gives way to spring, the temperatures won’t be the only things on the rise. The home-buying market tends to heat up as well during the spring, and 2016 […]

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FAQs Answered by Realtor Karen Goodman

Being a custom home builder, we know a lot about the St. Louis area, but we cannot provide as much information as an experienced Realtor could. That is why we caught up with our friend Karen Goodman of Arch City Homes to get some insight. Here are a few frequently asked questions we often hear […]

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3 tools to help you design your new home online

By: Taylor Bartley If you were to build a custom home right now, do you know what your ideal floor plan and design would be? For many of our new clients, while the opportunity to have a custom home tailored to their needs and desires is exciting, it often seems overwhelming at the outset as […]

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Building a Better Thermal Envelope

Green Construction Experts Hibbs Homes share how they’re making Proud Green Home St. Louis even more energy efficient. Just like the computer you are reading this on, the technology that keeps your home humming is always evolving. With the introduction of design innovations and due to basic wear and tear, a home’s HVAC system is a system component that most homeowners will upgrade after […]

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Many Faces Of Cultured Stone

By Kim Hibbs If you love the look of stone, but it’s not quite in your budget, check out cultured stone – a manufactured product made of concrete to resemble natural stone. Our clients love it because it looks great, comes in several options, and (in most cases) costs substantially less than natural stone. Once […]

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