Category: From the Builder

  1. What to Expect When Building a New Home


    As a new home owner, we understand that purchasing a new home is a big decision and a large financial commitment; one that people do not make often. This is why we try to make the new home buying process as fun as possible from the first visit to moving in. When you purchase a…

  2. Four Products to Make Your New Home Energy Efficient


    Energy efficient building products can be wonderful tools for conserving our environment and saving on monthly utility bills. In honor of Earth Day, we are celebrating ways you can protect the environment and “go green” by saving energy at home and how we strive to provide energy efficiency in our newly built homes. Though our…

  3. Tips to Prepare Your Home for Cold Winter Weather


    Birmingham residents are experiencing one of the coldest, harshest winters in decades, with temperatures dropping well below freezing and snow covering the ground. Alabamians are not familiar with these arctic temperatures since we normally have mild winters, therefore our homes tend to suffer the consequences. Prepare your home for cold winter weather ahead of a…

  4. 10 Things to Think About Before Your Design Meeting


    Congratulations, you’re in the process of becoming a new homeowner with Harris Doyle! The most exciting and fun aspect of your new home’s building process is about to begin, your design meeting. During this meeting, you’ll meet with one of our three designers to select the layout and design of your future Harris Doyle Home. From…

  5. Be Prepared: Don’t Miss Important Gaps in Homeowner’s Insurance


    Sometimes, bad things happen. Most of the time, we can’t predict or control them; we can only prepare for them in hopes of minimizing the damage. That’s why insurance is important when buying a home. However, choosing the right amount of insurance for your home can be a tricky balancing act between affordability and adequate…

  6. Join the VIP Reservation List for New Homes in Vestavia Hills


    Altadena Ridge is Harris Doyle Homes’ newest planned community in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Opening in the next couple of months, this community will have 60 new homes starting in the $400,000s. A home in Altadena Ridge secures residents the ultimate lifestyle of luxury and outdoor recreation. Altadena Ridge will feature both basement and slab home…

  7. Quick Tips on Home Financing for First-Time Home Buyers


    With a continually improving market comes increased home buyer optimism. First-time buyers are ready to become homeowners, but there are increased regulations on home financing. Here are a few quick tips to keep in mind when applying for a home mortgage: 1. Seek Third-Party Advice: The worst idea a first-time buyer could have would be…

  8. Harris Doyle Helps Home Builders Blitz House a Birmingham Family


    Harris Doyle Homes recently partnered with Habitat for Humanity in Birmingham for The Home Builders Blitz. With multiple home builders in the Greater Birmingham area building homes at once in one week, a blitz is an appropriate term. This year, for the seventh year in a row, Harris Doyle built a home for a family…

  9. Harris Doyle Homes Receives “Best of Houzz” Design Award


    Harris Doyle Homes is pleased to announce that we have been awarded “Best of Houzz 2015” by Houzz, the leading online platform for home remodeling and design. The award is for the Design category and is based on thousands of votes from the Houzz online community, also known as “Houzzers.” As a winner in the…

  10. Easy Ways to Get Fit for the New Year


    Getting in shape is quite possibly the most common New Year’s resolution, and usually involves joining a gym or going on a strict diet. Gym memberships are a great option, but they’re not always for people with busy schedules, and strict diets do not have lasting results. Sometimes, your only opportunity to get healthy is…

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