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Introducing: The Hartford Townhome at Crossroads North in Walden, Mechanicsburg

CharterDesign has been at the drawing boards again, and have just released the newest townhome design offered at Walden in the newly released section called “Crossroads North”. Located adjacent to the (almost) SOLD OUT village of Walden Crossroads–Crossroads North carries over the old village architectural styling and feel with beautiful all brick exteriors.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

If a universal symbol of fall had to be chosen…it easily would be the pumpkin. Starting earlier and earlier every year we start seeing pumpkin flavored and scented EVERYTHING popping up in stores, and pumpkins set out on doorsteps (not that I’m complaining…!). As versatile as the pumpkin flavor is, lending it’s warm flavor to everything from coffee to cake pops, so are its decorating possibilities.

Top 10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Autumn is here and winter is on its way. Are you and your home ready for the temperatures to drop? Here are home maintenance tips from Charter Homes & Neighborhoods that will help you save time and money this fall. Fall Home Maintenance Tips Start at the top.

Not your everyday sight at Towns at Meridian….

It was an exciting day at Towns at Meridian — the West Shore’s newest address for luxury townhomes. Not only was there the normal dirt moving, wall constructing, tree planting and landscaping…but we were able to capture a HUGE crane lifting the GIANT roof trusses onto the newest building of luxury townhomes in the neighborhood!

2013 Harrisburg Parade of Homes Paint Colors!

One of the most common questions we receive at the Parade of Homes is “Where can I find these paint colors?” Well, we’ve gathered them all right here in one place so you can browse easily! Annette and her team at CharterColors do a great job choosing the perfect color palettes to complement the design and architecture of the home, while pulling in the latest color and interior design trends in the industry:

2013 Harrisburg Parade of Homes Sneak Peek and Details!

2013 Harrisburg Parade of Homes Details The Harrisburg Parade of Homes will take place across Central PA from September 28 to October 6, 2013. About the Harrisburg Parade of Homes: What: The 2013 Harrisburg Parade of Homes Where: Across the Harrisburg Region When: September 28 to October 6, 2013

Fall Outdoor Decorating Ideas

Fall Decorating Ideas –Get Your Front Porch Ready for The Fall Season! The official start of fall is nearly upon us! While some of us may be sad to see the summer end, there’s always a fun and stylish lining: it’s time to decorate your front porch or outdoor living space for the fall.

Last Chance: Pre-Construction Pricing at Farmview at Millcreek

Join the others who have taken advantage of pre-construction pricing and the low interest rates at Farmview at Millcreek! Open Friday-Tuesday from 11am-6pm. This is your last chance to take advantage of pre-construction pricing at Farmview at Millcreek. There’s no time to wait! Call 800.325.3030 to schedule a tour of the homesites and homes available now featuring Charter Homes & Neighborhoods Living Design principles that create places like no other.

Newberry Township’s Newest Homesites–Highlands!

The newest homesites have been released in the naturally beautiful Great American Neighborhood™ Highlands! Check out the sweeping views of the lush green hillsides of Newberry Township (Can you imagine how gorgeous the fall foliage will be?

Your Final Chance: Pre-construction Pricing at Towns at Meridian

Come in and see how you can own for less than rent– with a full monthly payment only $766/month*! Join the others who have taken advantage of pre-construction pricing and the low interest rates! Open daily from 11am-6pm. This is your last chance to take advantage of pre-construction pricing in Towns at Meridian.

On Trend: Exterior Color Choices

We’ve all seen it…developments of new homes in straight rows, practically identical with “builder beige” siding. Sure, it’s a safe choice–beige is always safe, but this is your home and we believe that people are unique, where they live should be too. That’s why we mix various architectural styles, building materials, and a beautiful palette of siding color choices to create streetscapes with depth and character that reflect the personal style of our homeowners.

Central PA Can’t Stop Talking About New Urbanism

We’re making headlines again! Check out the September issue of Susquehanna Style (and the online article) for the inside look at Central PA’s Best Selling Neighborhood, Walden, in Silver Spring Township. Read the full article here.

The Wall Street Journal Turns to

The nation’s largest newspaper in circulation, The Wall Street Journal, has selected Charter Homes & Neighborhoods as an industry resource again! Charter President, Rob Bowman shares his outlook for the housing market for the fall into the end of 2013. Click here to read the full article in the Wall Street Journal.

Falling in Love with Fall Color!

We don’t know about you, but around this time of year we start itching to breathe some new life into our home decor (and wardrobes!) as the summer comes to an end and fall approaches. And…our favorite go-to source for what’s hot for putting together a color palette that will transition us from beach days to pumpkin lattes?

Your New Home is Ready Now!

Ok, so we’ve given you the top 5 reasons to buy a home today–but we’ve got a new reason that we just HAVE to share with you… To re-cap… 1. Rates are rising As the economy improves, the near-zero rates of the recent past are creeping up towards 4% quickly.

Dig This! Vegas’ Top Attraction in Central Pennsylvania

Did you know what the #1 top attraction at Las Vegas is, according to Trip Advisor? You are thinking an Elvis museum or something? Nope, it is called Dig This. Advertised as a heavy construction equipment playground where YOU get to sit behind the controls and move some dirt.

Reinventing Village Style Living in Silver Spring Township

The Carlisle Sentinel paid a visit to the Best Selling Neighborhood in Central PA, Walden to experience the village reinvented. The combination of single family and townhomes within walking distance to the cobblestone streets of The Shops at Walden creates a place like no other.

Big Things Happening in Manheim Township! covered the progress of one of our newest Great American Neighborhoods™ in Manheim Township, Grandview! Check out the article to learn more about the plans, progress, and vision for the continuation of one of the most iconic addresses in Lancaster County! Read the full article here!

Why So Many Love Spring Hill, Swatara Township!

At Charter Homes & Neighborhoods we believe people are unique, where they live should be too. We use character to create a place like no other–whether it be the streetscapes, the views and preserved open spaces, the homesites, the location, or the home designs–each is as important as the other.