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Custom Built Playhouse for CASA St Louis

Each year St. Louis home builders, architects, and designers pull their resources and skills together to create unique and fun playhouses during the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Kid’s Playhouse Celebration. Not long ago, Hibbs Homes was honored to work with local architect Jeff Day, Diane Breckenridge Interiors, Bill Ball Construction, Great Central Lumber Company, Eureka […]

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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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Designing your custom home for your life

Exploring home design opportunities to create the home that suits your lifestyle by Kim Hibbs Home life has changed tremendously in recent years. Everything moves at a faster pace. Families that can live in a home on a single income, or with professional help to maintain and upkeep their property are a rarity these days. More […]

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Asking the Right Questions When Selecting a Home Builder

By Kim Hibbs, 2016 President, Home Builders Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri (HBA). Article as seen in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Purchasing a home is the single largest investment you will likely make in your lifetime and making sure you have picked the right home builder is very important. Researching building professionals, requesting […]

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Should you remodel or build a new home?

How we help our custom home building clients choose By Kim Hibbs We often meet with clients who love their home and neighborhood but have outgrown their current space or have learned enough about energy efficient building to know they would benefit from an energy efficient renovation. A home renovation solution is never one-size fits all, and the […]

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5 Ways to Increase Your Curb Appeal in One Weekend

By Kim Hibbs If you’re not in the market for a new custom home, perhaps you’d like suggestions on easy ways to spruce up your existing home.  These five projects don’t take much time, or cost much money and they can add instant curb appeal. Paint Your Front Door – Why not choose a fun […]

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To Buy or To Build?

By: Taylor Bartley When it is time to move, many people struggle with the decision to build a new home or buy an existing one. Since your home is likely the largest investment you will ever make, lots of time and planning needs to go into making the buy or build decision. There are many […]

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Three Things You Should Know About Builders’s Warranties

When you are building a new home, one important thing to consider before selecting a builder is their home warranty. For many families, a new home is the biggest investment they will make, so it follows that knowing how your investment is protected should be a consideration up front. Before you sign with a contractor […]

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St. Louis Tornado Damage Project: Home Rebuild Update

The project to rebuild the Donald Family home in Bellefountaine Neighbors is well underway! With the help of All Hands and some heavy machinery, demolition of what was left of the family’s home is complete and items such as old lumber have been salvaged for later use. The reuse of these post-consumer materials is part […]

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St. Louis Home Builder Buzz: About Aging in Place

We have all heard the headlines about the first baby boomers turning 65 this year, which means retirement is looming on the horizon. One of the big issues that the housing industry now faces is creating homes that will support seniors who want to “age in place”, or live independently in their own home as […]

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Lycene vs Cullulose vs Fiberglass Insulation

Though the thermometers in St. Louis homes might not be reading it, the end of summer is actually in sight. One thing that is fresh on many a homeowner’s minds, however, is how comfortable their home has been during this relentless summer heatwave. Thinking ahead many homeowners are considering the benefits of making their home […]

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Do green homes have higher resale value?

By: Danni Eickenhorst “Green home building” isn’t just a construction industry buzz word, it is a body of home construction techniques and practices that are becoming increasingly important to homeowners and home buyers alike. The methods result in homes that are more energy efficient, require lower maintenance, and healthier than typical new construction homes. Energy efficient, […]

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