Home Creations News

ENERGY STAR: Don’t build a home without it!

This morning our sales team got a refresher course in what it means to be an ENERGY STAR builder from the helpful folks at ICF. Sure, we all see the little ENERGY STAR logo on appliances these days, but new homes really take the cake – home owners can see up to a 30% savings on heating and cooling costs in an ENERGY STAR home vs. a non ENERGY STAR home. Spread the word! Have you heard about the latest Energey Efficient rating systems? Learn more about the HERS Index

Single ladies are buying homes!

My husband likes smart women. That’s just one of the many reasons why he married me! He would be most impressed by two of my newest friends who recently joined the ranks of smart single women buying homes. Both ladies are professionals who decided it was time to quit renting and start owning. They are now proud homeowners in Norman and absolutely loving it. To quote one of the ladies regarding her decision to buy a home, “I don’t have a husband, and I don’t need a man to buy a home.” You go, girl! According to the Harvard University …

Home building improves in aftermath of May 1999 tornadoes (The Norman Transcript)

May 4, 2009 Ten years after the May 3, 1999 tornadoes, communities have rebuilt, and builders are making the homes stronger and safer with new technology that developed as a result of the May 3 event. “We have changed the way we build homes,” said Jan Astani, marketing director for Home Creations. Home Creations owner Jalal Farzaneh toured Moore in the tornado’s aftermath, and noticed that the exterior walls were held down with just nails as were the roofs, Astani said. Farzaneh consulted with Harold Conner, University of Oklahoma Professor Emeritus of Construction Science, and devised three additions to be …

Ask a Builder Question

Ask a Builder question – Can I roll my other debt into my VA mortgage loan when I purchase a home?

$8,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit

Clarification of the $8,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit. It’s not a deduction!