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Final Chance: Only One Home Remains at Versant at Pinehurst!

It’s your last chance to work less and play more at Versant at Pinehurst. The final carriage home at Versant at Pinehurst is set for groundbreaking –and it could be yours! This is the last home to be built in the charming community of Versant at Pinehurst –where low maintenance yards and smart floorplans mean less housework and more time spent enjoying your home and spaces around it.

Fourth of July Decor Ideas: DIY Backyard Style

We share Good Housekeeping’s best DIY decor for your Fourth of July backyard celebrations. As the weather warms up and backyard grills become the most favored way to prepare meals–you know Fourth of July is around the corner. We’ve put together a few of our favorite decor and festive food suggestions from Good Housekeeping’s list of party decor.

Top 5 Reasons Homeowners Chose Grandview, Manhiem Township

Construction has started at one of the most anticipated neighborhoods in Lancaster County–Grandview in Manheim Township! This Great American Neighborhood™ features the best of the old and the best of the new, creating the perfect intersection of a new home with an established neighborhood feel.

Walden and Walden Crossroads: Model Openings and Paint Colors

The Two Newest Models at Walden and Walden Crossroads Open This Weekend–and we have the inside scoop on interior colors and design! Mark your calendar this weekend for the double grand opening celebration at Walden and Walden Crossroads–2 models mean twice the fun! When: This Weekend, Saturday and Sunday (1:00-4:00 pm)

Parade of Homes: Opening Weekend Highlights

Highlights from the Parade of Homes Opening Weekend and Awards Gala Charter Homes had the honor to be recognized at the 2012 Parade of Homes Awards Gala on Friday evening, where the area’s home builders gathered to share a meal and show support to industry players as the awards were announced.

Parade of Homes Starts This Saturday–June 16th

Stop by Bishop Woods and Heritage Strasburg During the Parade of Homes! In case you’ve forgot–the 2012 Lancaster Parade of Homes starts this Saturday June 16th. Charter Homes and Neighborhoods has 2 beautiful model homes featured–we hope to see you there! Bishop Woods, Elizabethtown PA

Making a Statement: Backyard Design

Creating an Oasis with Backyard Design Looking for backyard design ideas to liven up your space? We’ve compiled a few of our favorite ways to add color, depth, and interest to backyard living spaces of all shapes and sizes. Your backyard should be a relaxing oasis that reflects your own personal taste and lifestyle–and we’ve got backyard design ideas for everyone!

Lancaster Parade of Homes: Heritage Strasburg Model

New Model Home at Heritage Strasburg Debuts at Parade of Homes We are excited to unveil our newest model home as a feature in the 2012 Lancaster Parade of Homes starting on Saturday June 16! We’ve given you the sneak peek into the color palette chosen for the home (if you missed it you can check it out here), and given you the details on the upcoming Lancaster Parade of Homes and the designer models featured (and if you missed that too, here it is!).

New Millcreek Model Home: Newest Photos and Paint Colors!

New Carriage Home Model Home in Lancaster County Nestled in the middle of expansive farmland, lush wooded areas, and meandering streams of Lancaster County sits one of our award-winning Great American Neighborhoods–Millcreek. We are excited for the grand opening of the newest carriage style model home set for June 16–the same weekend as the Lancaster Parade of Homes.

You’re Invited: The Preview Event at The Preserve

The Final 9 Home Sites Will Be Released on June 21–Don’t Miss Your Chance! Join us for a Preview Event at The Preserve to celebrate the release of the final 9 home sites for this stately West Shore neighborhood. Walking tours of the home sites, floorplans, and pricing will be available in order to reserve your home site in this spectacular neighborhood.

We’re Making National News!

Charter Homes Featured in Wall Street Journal: Big Homes Are Back in Business We are very excited to share our article in the Wall Street Journal about the trend of increased square footage in new home sales. Here’s a link to the article:

Detached Garage Benefits

Great American Neighborhoods: Benefits of a Detached Garage What is it about a Charter Great American Neighborhood that creates such a walkable and inviting community? Part of it is the narrow streets to slow traffic and prevent parking on streets, and part is the winding sidewalks that line the front of our beautiful homes.

Lancaster Parade of Homes: Bishop Woods in Elizabethtown!

You’re Invited: 2012 Lancaster Parade of Homes — Bishop Woods Nestled in the lush green wooded areas of historic Elizabethtown PA, you will find the neighborhood of Bishop Woods where one of the two Charter Homes designer models in the Lancaster Parade of Homes is located

Encore at The Preserve: Model Home Sneak Peek!

Natural Beauty in Cumberland County: Grand Opening August 11 Set against the picturesque Blue Mountains of Cumberland County, Encore at the Preserve features elegant secluded homes on large home sites–most of which back up to the mature wooded areas and the peaceful sound of the Sears Stream.

How Much Home Can I Afford? New Home Buyer FAQ’s

One of the first questions new home buyers ask us is “How much home can I afford?” With today’s great news about low mortgage rates and home affordability, the answer may surprise you. How Much Home Can I Afford? 1. Focus on Payment, Not Price.

Newest Photos — Windsor Meadows in York County

Windsor Meadows: Modern Convenience, Celebrated Charm in York County Combining the scenic charm of rural York County living with a close location to shopping, dining and area attractions, Windsor Meadows is the perfect intersection of country and convenience. We took a drive out to this fast growing York County neighborhood to see the progress on the inviting streets of Windsor meadows–check out the most recent photos!

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows: It’s the Ideal Time to Buy

Low Mortgage Rates Make It Possible to Purchase Your Dream Home It’s happened for the fourth week in a row now– 30-year mortgage rates have dropped to a new record low, now at 3.78%. Owning a Charter home is more affordable than ever– so what are you waiting for?

2769 Meadow Cross Way in York: Springwood Home Ready Now!

Have the Home That Has it All Looking for your perfect home in York County? Look no further than the gorgeous Grayson ready now home, available in Springwood. Located at 2769 Meadow Cross Way this single family home is move-in ready. An open floor plan with unique architectural details at every turn make this stunning home a standout.

Walden Crossroads Mechanicsburg – Latest Photos!

The Village Reinvented: Walden Crossroads Mechanicsburg Walden Crossroads in Mechanicsburg PA is the newest concept in village-style living – with convenient shops and retail and a large park just down the street. There are 5 floorplans available in Walden Crossroads starting at just $158,990– each with thoughtful designs allowing for ample natural light and open living space.

Now Airing: The Charter Homes & Neighborhoods TV Spot

Charter Homes & Neighborhoods is coming to a small screen near you! We are very excited to share our new TV spot highlighting our award-winning neighborhoods and new designs during our Summer Style Event. Keep an eye out for us on your favorite local networks–airing now!