4 Things Every Homebuyer Should Know About Mortgages

Whether it’s your first new home or your fifth, you probably have questions about financing. We sat down with Peggy Luster of First Mortgage Company, a Home Creations participating lender, to discuss 4 things every homebuyer should know about getting a mortgage 1.The first thing you should do is pull your credit score. Lenders base the decision off FICO scores. It costs $25 for a full report, which is always the basis of a mortgage decision, in conjunction with income. By pulling your report before you start the process, you will be able to get down to business faster once …

New Energy Efficient Features for Home Creations Homes!

It seems like just about everyone is doing their part to be more eco-friendly these days. How about you? Let’s see… you recycle. You have a vast collection of reusable shopping bags. And those reusable water bottles? You’re all over it! But are you being environmentally conscious when it comes to your home? Energy efficiency is one of the biggest emerging home building trends, and for good reason! As Home Creations co-founder Jalal Farzaneh stated in a blog article for the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, “home builders have to make sure that their homes are going to be sustainable …

Home Creations Moves Up on Builder Top 100 List

In May 2015, Builder magazine released the 2014 Top 100 Builders list. Home Creations moved up 3 positions from last year’s list and is now #69 of 100 top builders in America. Home Creations is also the largest locally owned and operated home builder on the list, as well as the only Oklahoma-owned builder in the Top 100. These rankings are based on annual closing numbers of builders all over the United States. Home Creations closed 526 homes in 2014 and had revenue of $90 million. Ranking on this list is a great honor for a locally owned and operated …

STORM SAFETY IN OKLAHOMA: Homeowners in the metro area build nearly twice as many storm shelters compared to previous years

Home Creations home buyers may be eligible for free tornado shelter – offer ends May 31. Nearly a year after the deadly tornadoes of May 2013, Oklahoma is rebuilding and homeowners are adding storm safety to their home improvement list. In most communities in the metro area, the numbers of storm shelter permits have doubled – and, in some communities, even tripled – in the last year.   MOORE Moore, the community hit hardest by the devastating May 20 tornadoes, issued 1,100 permits for shelters after May 20, 2013, for a total of 1,600 permits in 2013, said Jayme Shelton, …

The Architecture Of A Good Marriage

You vowed to honor and love your significant other in good days and in bad, share your love, dreams and your home. We are no relationship experts or marriage counselors, but the Oklahoma home builders at Home Creations know a thing or two about creating space for a long-lasting union. Want to grow old together? There is such a thing as architecture that helps make a good marriage! The secret to a happy marriage is a double sink You want to share everything with your partner: your heart, your hopes and your toothpaste. And that’s where things could potentially go …