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Six New Home Designs at Grandview

Six new home designs have been added to the already idyllic neighborhood of Grandview, one of our newest and most anticipated neighborhoods in Manheim Township, Lancaster County. Located in the heart of Lancaster, and built within the years of our nation’s rich historical events, Grandview provides what people valued then–and still value today, a great place to call home.

You’re Invited to Wednesdays at Walden!

The kick-off of “Wednesdays at Walden” happened this week in the Great American Neighborhood™ of Walden in Mechanicsburg PA. Neighbors joined the businesses of The Shops at Walden for a night of great live music, delicious food, and the beautiful surroundings of Walden.

Architectural Built-ins: Benefits of Great Design

Our homeowners are raving about our beautiful options for built-ins as architectural elements in their new homes. From window seats, to shelving in islands and hallways, built-ins offer not only storage and seating, but make a bold statement in our home designs. These built-ins are designed to be useful and beautiful, giving you the ability to make your home truly your own with family photos on display on hallway shelving, favorite cookbooks stored within the island, and the a splash of color and comfort a window seat beings to any room.

2013 New Design Idea: The Buffet Island

The CharterDesign™ team released several new home designs to its award winning portfolio, leading the industry in thoughtful and innovative home design. The team of architects, drafting experts and designers do all of the planning and design work for Charter Homes & Neighborhoods. These new home designs feature four new ideas:

Final Homesites Release in Derry Township

Southpoint Meadows is the exclusive builder of brand new, single family homes in Derry Township. The neighborhood just moved into Closeout—all remaining homesites are released for sale. Hurry in this weekend before homesite options are limited. All of the newly released homesites have several advantages, from large and private to walkout and daylight basement options.

Winners! See our 2013 Parade of Homes Entries This Weekend!

Charter Homes & Neighborhoods took home Best of Show and other top honors for its two 2013 Lancaster Parade of Homes entries. Visit these homes this weekend! Florin Hill – Located just off Main Street in Mount Joy. Won Best of Show and other top awards during 2013 Lancaster Parade of Homes. The model home at Florin Hill won six awards during the 2013 Lancaster Parade of Homes Gala. The honors include:

Move Fast Before They Move Up

It was only a matter of time, market analysts said, until years of historic low interest rates started to move higher. For the past several years, homebuyers were routinely able to enjoy interest rates fixed as low as 3- 4%. But as CNN Money reports today, those low interest rates are a thing of the past.

2013 Lancaster Parade of Homes: Model paint colors and more!

You visited us during the 2013 Lancaster Parade of Homes and now you want to know how the CharterDesign™ team did it! In this post, you’ll find links to each of our award-winning model homes including each home’s unique inspiration and paint colors. Millcreek

Grandview Grand Prix– This Saturday June 8th

Grandview, our newest neighborhood in Manheim Township, Lancaster County will be the site of the annual ‘Grandview Grand Prix’ bike races, this Saturday June 8 from 8 AM – 6PM. According to Lancaster Online, hundreds of racers will are expected to participate in a serious of races for all skill levels.

2013 Lancaster Parade of Homes- Sneak Peek, Info, and More!

2013 Lancaster Parade of Homes Details The Central PA Parade of Homes will take place across Lancaster County, PA from June 15 to June 23, 2013. About the Lancaster Parade of Homes: What: The 2013 Central PA Parade of Homes (also known as the Lancaster Parade of Homes)

2013 New Design Idea: Sunporch

The CharterDesign™ team released several new home designs to its award winning portfolio, leading the industry in thoughtful and innovative home design. The team of architects, drafting experts and designers do all of the planning and design work for Charter Homes & Neighborhoods. These new home designs feature three new ideas:

2013 New Design Idea: Front Door First

The CharterDesign™ team released several new home designs to its award winning portfolio, leading the industry in thoughtful and innovative home design. The team of architects, drafting experts and designers do all of the planning and design work for Charter Homes & Neighborhoods. These new designs feature three new ideas:

New Phases & New Home Designs

The CharterDesign™ Team has just released its newest collection of home designs in three of Charter’s most popular neighborhoods. These plans highlight the latest ideas in Living Design principles that add character in every Charter home. Graystone at Walden Graystone is the newest phase of single family homes located in Central PA’s fastest selling neighborhood, Walden.

Only THREE Homesites Remain in Walden’s Current Phase!

Only THREE homesites remain in Central PA’s best selling neighborhood, Walden’s current phase. These homesites are designed to accommodate the best selling home designs in the neighborhood–loved for their Living Design principles! Natural Light– Our homes have 20% more windows that are 30% larger than other homes–allowing natural light to brighten your home, and mood!

It’s Your Last Chance at Walden Crossroads!

The final building of some of the most sought-after townhomes nestled in Walden Crossroads within Central PA’s best selling neighborhood, Walden has been released for sale! We’ve released the building that everyone has been waiting for! Located next to Walden Woods with stunning views from every angle, the combination of the popular Ansley townhome design mixed with the best and final location within Walden Crossroads offers an opportunity that won’t want to be missed!

The Perfect Front Porch

Few things are more welcoming on a home than an inviting, attractive front porch. And if a home has one, designing it and building it well adds interest, style, and great space for you to enjoy. At Charter, we make the front porch a focal point of our neighborhoods, as it encourages friendly conversation with your neighbors and provides the perfect place for play, relaxation, and enjoying the people and nature at your doorstep.

Find out why it’s time to buy NEW in York County!

As you most likely have heard in the news, from your friends, realtors, and even in our blog–NOW is the time to buy. Low interest rates make it the perfect time to invest in a home that you will create memories in for years to come.

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Tips on Taking Care of Your New Home this Spring The sun is shining, the birds are chirping… it’s springtime! Now that the weather has warmed, here are a few spring home maintenance tips that will have you primed to keep your home at its best this spring:

A New Reason to LOVE the Sterling Townhome at Deer Run, Hummelstown

Exciting news from the neighborhood of Deer Run in Hummelstown–we just released a limited number of new Sterling townhomes–with basements! These are the first and only Sterling townhomes in Deer Run that will give you the extra flexible space of a full basement in one of the most desirable townhome floorplans.

Lancaster County Home Sales Are on the Rise!

Homebuyers are taking advantage of the extremely desirable market conditions in Lancaster County! A recent article in the Central Penn Business Journal reported that “Lancaster County home sales were up 7.8 percent and prices rose 1.8 percent in February, according to the Lancaster County Association of Realtors.”