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Tips for a Great Parade Visit

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The Harrisburg Parade of Homes is here! Beginning tomorrow you have the next 9 days to take advantage of touring three great Charter neighborhoods. A few tips to get the most out of your visit:

Fall Decorating Goes Nude and Natural

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Neutral textures, patterns and colors have dominated the home design scene and our hearts. Pull out your traditional bright orange holiday decor and it may scream a little too loud. This "colorless" palette elevates the sophistication factor in your home.

Tile Tips and Tactics

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Tile can be the finishing touch to a room adding a dramatic focal point or simply connecting all of the spaces Choosing it can be a bit overwhelming with all of the colors, sizes, and textures available. Some things to consider before you tackle your tile project:

#CharterParade: A Tale of Two Shores

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A river runs through the east and west shores splitting in two the different lifestyle opportunities in Central Pennsylvania. Depending how you want to live, Charter has three great locations in this year's Harrisburg Parade of Homes happening September 26th through October 4th which may make the decision even more difficult!

Psssst: Check Out the Dillon

Dillon design in Veranda in Hempfield Township, Lancaster, PA
Drive down Picket Street in Hempfield Township's Veranda and you'll see a lot of activity with the final three Dillon designs being built. There's so much to love with these homes that we couldn't wait until they were finished to give you a sneak peek!

Party People on The Hill!

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The annual block party at the Charter neighborhood of Spring Hill in Harrisburg just keeps on getting better and better! According to our Neighborhood Sales Manager, this year's crowd clocks in at about 100 saying "It's always a great party with games, food and great neighbors."

The Story of the Neighborhood Trees

The neighborhood of Millcreek in Lampeter Township, Lancaster, PA
The thousands of trees found in the landscape and the winding streets of Charter neighborhoods are not only breathtaking, but tell the story of the land of The Great American Neighborhood.® Preserved and planted trees are carefully placed and randomly scattered to soften the hardscapes and connect the homes to the neighborhood creating a beautiful backdrop that feels as though it's been that way since time began.

Driving Optional at Arcona

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When you step into Arcona, Charter's newest Great American Neighborhood in Mechanicsburg, it feels more like a quaint, small town where you have choices. From tucked-away, single-family homes in Highpoint Arcona, to the more active town home life in downtown Crossroads, you decide how you want to live.

5 Ways to Love a Labor Day Stay

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Before you jump in your car this Labor Day and head nowhere fast in bumper-to-bumper traffic, think about it. Do you really want to hear "are we there yet" endless times or do you want to relax and love the three-day weekend at home? A little planning and imagination will keep everyone happy including the kids. Here are a few ideas to get you started.