What are the Advantages of Buying a New Construction Home

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Are you looking to buy a home but you are unsure of what you want? Do you feel like you can’t find your dream home? Well, maybe you should consider buying a new construction home! When you buy a new construction home, you’ll have choices and options to make your dream home a reality. On top of that there are so many advantages when you buy a new construction home that you will enjoy in the long run. Here are five of the many advantages of buying a new construction home!

1. Less Maintenance
Today’s homes are built specifically to minimize home maintenance. All that extra time you would have spent on a pre-owned home is now freed up and you can do whatever you want with that time. Spend time with your family or take up a hobby that you are passionate about. Whatever it is, you can easily spend your free time however you see fit when you buy a new construction house! Seriously, who wouldn’t love having more time on their hands to do what they love? It’s a win-win situation!

2. Best Locations with Amazing Amenities
Most new construction homes are built in planned communities, which are developed in up and coming, sought-after areas. This is particularly true when it comes to Judd Builders’ communities. All of our communities are all located in fantastic areas that are highly desired and include amazing amenities. From Brookshire’s spectacular views to Siena Place’s rich culture and entertainment, you can’t go wrong with a new construction home in these desirable areas!

3. Less Stress and More Family Time
When you work with Judd Builders, you get to see the home building process all the way through. There is no reason for you to feel stress while we build your dream home. Not only is the new construction process with Judd Builders less stressful, but you will also have more time on your hands because we will be doing all the work for you. Forget putting all that work into remodeling a pre-owned home, let Judd build a home for you and you can spend your time doing whatever you please!

4. Quality Workmanship
Here at Judd Builders we take pride in our building process and quality workmanship. So when you buy a new construction home with us we ensure that you get the quality you expect and the home you deserve. We use the best materials while we’re building and provide an extremely high level of fit and finish. We are committed to delivering the quality that makes a house a home so that every home buyer is satisfied with their choice.

5. Fewer Repairs
When you buy a new construction home, you won’t have to worry about making repairs any time soon. New construction means that everything is new. Unlike pre-owned homes, a new construction home hasn’t seen years of wear and tear. You won’t be replacing flooring, or re-painting walls, or fixing up home exteriors. Instead, enjoy all the perks of a new construction home and spend time with your family or enjoy activities you love to do.

If you would like more information, feel free to contact us! We’d love to hear from you and answer all of your questions about our communities! Or if you would like to discover what our communities have to offer check out Judd Builders website!

Featured Community: Brookshire

If you’re looking for a new home in an amazing community that offers the best amenities you should consider looking at one of Judd Builders wonderful communities. Built in up and coming areas, all of our communities offer an array of conveniences including amazing school districts, the best shopping, and a friendly atmosphere, especially Brookshire.

Located in Zionsville, PA, Brookshire is one of Judd Builders many wonderful communities with new luxury single-family homes that are perfect for families! Starting in the Upper 300s, each home will suit the modern family’s varying needs. With seven different models to choose from you’ll be sure to find your family’s dream home. Each model home design is complete with 4-5 bedrooms, 2-3 baths, a 2-3 car garage, a lavish owner’s retreat, and a gourmet kitchen. Don’t forget to enjoy and admire the spectacular mountain views that Brookshire has to offer! You won’t have to worry about home renovations anytime soon when you work with Judd Builders. We take pride in our building process and ensure that your home is built to the quality you expect so you get the home you deserve.

This spectacular community is on the border of Lehigh and Berks County, allowing the residents of Brookshire to experience the amazing attractions that both counties have to offer. The best thing is there are attractions for every season and every family as well! Enjoy the Brookside Country Club or Saucon Valley Country Club and play a game of golf or tennis with your friends and neighbors in Spring and Summer. Or stop at nearby shopping and browse the stores in the Lehigh Valley Mall and South Mall all year long. Gear up for the winter season and visit Bear Creek Mountain Resort where you can enjoy snow tubing or skiing with you family. You can even have a fun family day out and visit Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in the summer or Arnold’s Go-Kart and Family Fun Center for family fun all year long!

There is so much to enjoy in the tight-knit community, however, because of Brookshire’s amazing location there is much more to enjoy outside of the community as well. Just minutes from the community are the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 78, and Route 22 giving you the option to explore activities outside of Brookshire. Travel 15 miles to Allentown and Bethlehem or you could travel 40 miles to King of Prussia or 50 miles to Philadelphia for a change of scenery and adventure! Once you’re done exploring you can easily return to your luxurious new home in Brookshire.

So if you’re looking for a brand new home in a convenient location with a wonderful tight-knit community and the best amenities you should consider moving to Brookshire or one of our other communities. For more information feel free to contact us! We’re happy to answer all your questions!

Benefits of Quick Move-In Homes

What’s a quick move-in home? It’s a home that is nearly ready to move into, just waiting for a few of your customizations! You can select your countertops, your flooring, and maybe appliances or fixtures to really make it yours.  Once you have determined your style and customize the materials, your home will be ready for you to move in and get settled.

Here at Judd Builders, we offer many quick move-in homes at our communities throughout the Lehigh Valley and the Philadelphia Area.

The Reserve at Creekside

Situated right in the heart of Flourtown and Chestnut Hill, this charming community has combines elegance and traditional beauty with a modern twist. This brand new carriage home community has quick delivery homes available, starting at $609,900. Designed for easy, energy-efficient, and low-maintenance lifestyles, you get a seamless transition from purchase to move-in, and beyond. Many of these homes can still be customized to meet your design style and tastes, while others have been upgraded with many designer finishes and luxuries. If you’re looking for a new home, in a gorgeous location, with so much to offer – look no further than the Reserve at Creekisde. Contact our sales team at 610-834-8600 to learn more about the homes we have available.

Whispering Pines

A community of beautiful new homes in Upper Saucon Township, Whispering Pines offers an ideal location near local business centers and access to a variety of activities and local favorites. Best of all, when you purchase a new, quick move-in home at Whispering Pines – your home will be ready in as little as 90 days!  These homes offer 4-5 bedrooms, two and a half baths, cozy fireplaces and so much more. It’s ideal for enjoying your time at home or entertaining family and friends. Other homeowners boast about the dramatic windows in the family room, the floor plans and the stunning exterior of the homes. Contact our sales manager, Brendan Boroski, at 610-282-2511 to learn more about our available homes.

Renaissance at Morgan Creek

Another option for a quick delivery home is a home at the Renaissance at Morgan Creek community. A place where luxury, lifestyle and fun meet, in a home that is low maintenance. A 55+ community that makes finding a new home easy and simple. Our designs are modern, comfortable and ready for move-in. Add some of your personality and customize your home and then voila – it’s ready for you! Contact our sales manager, Deanna Goodfellow, at 215.538.3600 to learn more about our available quick move-in homes.

Contact Judd Builders

If you’re interested in a quick delivery home, call Judd Builders today to schedule a visit to one of our communities. We would be happy to connect you find the right home for your budget and needs.

Must-See in Lehigh Valley

Must-See in Lehigh Valley

With the summer in full swing, you’re probably itching to get out and about to enjoy the scenery in Lehigh Valley. Especially if you’re living in a community like Brookshire or Whispering Pines, right in the Lehigh Valley itself, you want to know where to go and where the fun attractions are. Here’s a list of some must-see and must-do adventures while living in Lehigh Valley this summer.

Jacobsburg State Park

Perched on the north edge of the Lehigh Valley, Jacobsburg State Park is a beautiful area in which to explore and learn. You can participate in one of the many environmental education programs for preschoolers right on up to high schoolers. Or, take part in an environmental problem-solving program, historical program, teacher workshop or public interpretive program. Of course, you can simply pick a trail and explore on your own. It is located on the site where the Henry Rifle was made, with plenty of scenic hikes and multi-use trails.

Coca-Cola Park

There’s nothing better than taking in a ball game in the summer. In Allentown, you’ll find Coca-Cola Park, an 8,000-seat stadium home to the minor league team of the Philadelphia Phillies. Enjoy an affordable day or night out with the family as you cheer for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom

Take a break from the summer heat and cool off at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom. This is an amusement park and water park in one. For one ticket price, you get access to 100 rides, shows and attractions at one of the country’s best water parks. It also happens to be home to the largest collection of kids’ rides in Planet Snoopy, with Dorney Park being one of the most visited amusement parks in the country thanks in large part to its eight roller coasters.

Covered Bridge Tours

Lehigh Valley boasts seven of the 200 covered bridges in all of Pennsylvania. Take a tour of these beautiful bridges, five of which are open to traffic. The Lehigh Valley Covered Bridge Tour is about 50 miles long, so plan to spend the day. You’ll get a chance to take photos, eat a picnic lunch, take a hike, or rest by the babbling brooks. Some of the bridges you’ll encounter include:

  • Bogert’s Bridge in Allentown
  • Manasses Guth Bridge in South Whitehall
  • Wehr’s Covered Bridge in South Whitehall
  • Rex’s Covered Bridge in North Whitehall
  • Geiger’s Covered Bridge in North Whitehall:
  • Schlicher’s Covered Bridge in North Whitehall
  • Kreidersville Covered Bridge in Allen Township

As a resident of our communities in Lehigh Valley, you have access to so many surrounding activities and fun things to do in the summer. If you’d like to be a part of our community, contact Judd Builders today to learn more.

Brookshire and Whispering Pines: Going Fast!

Are you in the market for a luxury single family home in Lehigh Valley, PA? Spring is here, the real estate market is starting to heat up again, and there are more options than ever for families and couples looking to purchase in a luxury homes community. However, with so much interest in this type of community, properties are going fast. We’re talking about Judd Builders’ popular offerings of Brookshire and Whispering Pines of course.

Due to unprecedented demand, both communities of Brookshire and Whispering Pines are selling out fast. With only a few properties left, we welcome you to get going on your home search and come see what we have to offer.

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Nestled in the beautiful Upper Saucon Township in Lehigh County, this community of new homes is surrounded by wooded sites – a gorgeous oasis that brings you close to major highways and nearby business centers, but not too close! If you’re looking to take a day trip to surrounding major cities, you’re only 10 miles from Bethlehem and Allentown, and 40 miles from Philadelphia. Standard features in the 2-story homes at Whispering Pines include:

  • 4-5 bedrooms
  • 2-3 baths
  • 3-car garage
  • Luxurious owner’s suite
  • Gourmet kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances

If you’re a golf enthusiast, this is the place to be. Take in a round at one of the many area golf courses, such as Lehigh Country Club, Saucon Valley Country Club, Locust Valley Golf Club or Brookside Country Club. Up for some shopping? You’ll get everything you need and more at the nearby Lehigh Valley Mall or the new Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley. And if you’re looking to entertain the kids, head to Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, just a 15-minute drive away. Speaking of kids, Whispering Pines is situated in the Southern Lehigh School District.

Brookshire

Another great option if you’re looking for luxury single-family homes is Brookshire, located in Zionsville within Lehigh and Berks County, PA. Accessible to all the major thoroughfares, Brookshire is only 15 miles from Allentown and Bethlehem, and 50 miles from Philadelphia. Homes feature luxury amenities such as:

  • 4-5 bedrooms
  • 2-3 baths
  • 2-3 car garage
  • Gourmet kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances
  • Large family room
  • Luxurious owner’s suite

Take in some shopping at the Lehigh Valley Mall or South Mall in Allentown, or take in a round of golf or tennis at nearby Brookside Country Club or Saucon Valley Country Club. Take a half-hour drive and you’ll be at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom or Arnold’s Go-Kart and Family Fun Center.

Have we piqued your interest? We invite you to speak with our sales team to learn more about our homes at both Brookshire and Whispering Pines at 610-282-2511. Tour the models available at both communities at our Whispering Pines Sales Office located at 3905 Liberty Creek Parkway, Coopersburg, PA 18036.

Making a Move to a New Single-Family Home: Tips for Getting Packed and Staying Organized

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If a move to a new home is in your near future, the key to a smooth transition is to be prepared. Not only do you need to organize and pack your existing house, you have to worry about making sure your new luxury single-family Brookshire house is ready for your arrival.

First step? Start packing days or weeks ahead of your departure date, advises USA Today. Not only does this give you an inventory of what you have, you will have a better idea of what you will need to buy, such as boxes, bins, packing tape and bubble wrap. Here are some tips to keep in mind when packing and organizing:

Pick up a bunch of boxes: Head to the grocery store, ask friends or purchase them at a supply store. However you choose to obtain them, get a lot of them. As you assess each room for packing, consider what can be put into a box: clothing, shoes, trinkets, towels. If it can be put inside a box, do it. That’s because cardboard boxes are versatile, with the ability to open and close them easily, seal, label and transport.

Label neatly: Don’t rush this part. Your writing should be clear, legible and specific. Using a permanent marker, list the general contents of the box and where it should go once at the new place. For example, “boys pajamas, second bedroom down hall on right,” or “office supplies, first door on left.” Being specific means your movers don’t have to waste time asking you where everything goes. Color coding your boxes also works well.

Protect your stuff: To protect breakables like collectibles, electronics, computers, TVs, glass, and lamps/shades, securely place them in their appropriate boxes, add bubble wrap and packing peanuts, and seal everything up with packing tape.

Pack smart: Utilize all space you have to make the move as compact as possible. Use laundry bins for clothing, shoe boxes for your shoes, jewelry, or other small items, and pack each box wisely. Use the maximum space available; don’t just throw a few things in and seal it up. Use blankets, clothing and towels as buffers for breakables. Keep like items together for easy unpacking, such as all toiletries together. Once you get to your destination at Whispering Pines, you can unpack all like items in one spot for minimal back-and-forth.

If you’d like to know more about our single-family, mansion-style homes with big lots and big value, give Judd Builders a call. We offer a variety of communities for you to choose from, such as Meadowview Farms, Renaissance at Morgan Creek, and Poet’s Walk.

THE CHOICE IS YOURS! The Baldwin Country Manor at two fantastic Judd Builders’ communities!

unnamed1Judd Builders is offering one of their most beautiful home designs, The Baldwin Country Manor, as a quick-delivery home at two of their wonderful family-oriented communities in the Lehigh Valley. Come out this weekend to tour the Baldwin Country Manor at the spectacular Whispering Pines community located at 3905 Liberty Creek Parkway in Coopersburg PA, or the lovely Brookshire community located at 6560 Granville Road in Zionsville, PA! The Baldwin Country Manor is a fantastic home design complete with 4 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half bathrooms, and a spacious 3-car garage. This home features classic hardwood flooring, as well as a gourmet kitchen with sparkling granite countertops, and a wonderful gas fireplace to keep you and your family cozy and warm this winter season. All in 3,400 square feet, this luxury single-family home is spacious, elegant, and has everything your need to keep you and your family happy!

Whispering Pines price Whispering Pines is located in Upper Saucon Township in Lehigh County, so you’ll have easy access to major business centers of every kind. Only 10 miles from Allentown and Bethlehem, and 40 miles from Philadelphia, any activity your heart desires is just a short trip away! Being just minutes from Route 309, I-78, and the Pennsylvania turnpike, everywhere you need to go is easily accessible. Whispering Pines is located in the acclaimed Southern Lehigh School District. The Lehigh Valley Mall and Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley provide two convenient shopping destinations for Upper Saucon residents. The Lehigh Country Club, Saucon Valley Country Club, and Locust Valley Country Club provide golf and other community amenities just a short drive from Whispering Pines.

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Brookshire is conveniently located near Routes 100 and 29, and mere minutes from such travel hubs like the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 22, and Route 78. This wonderful community is set in between Berks and Lehigh Counties, so residents can easily see what both areas have to offer. The community is in the Upper Perkiomen School District. For those that enjoy the city life, Brookshire is only 15 miles from Allentown and Bethlehem, 40 miles from King of Prussia, and 50 miles from Philadelphia. Whatever you’d like to experience or see is only a short drive away. If you’re looking for entertainment close to home, the Lehigh Valley Mall and South Mall in Allentown are nearby and filled with activities to keep the whole family entertained. There are numerous country clubs nearby that offer golf and tennis, and if you’re looking for some family fun, take a trip to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom or Arnold’s Go-Kart and Family Fun Center, each less than 30 minutes from Brookshire.

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Call our sales manager, Brendan Boroski at 610-282-2511 or 215-416-6621 for more information

Tips for Organizing Your Closet

organzing-a-closetMany Judd Builders homes feature beautiful walk-in closets, including Brookshire, our community of the month located in Zionsville, PA. Here are a few tips to make your closet easy to tidy and help your wardrobe stay organized and look its very best!

  1. Group clothes by color and style.
  2. Stack cubbies across the closet floor to create space for shoes.
  3. Make sure shelves are adjustable, and line them with smooth vinyl matting. Cut the matting to fit each shelf, and fasten it with double-sided tape.
  4. Dry-clean garments before storing them for the season. Sugar stains (such as wine) can set and spread over time.
  5. Remove dry-cleaning bags, which trap moisture; use fabric bags instead. And don’t store wool or silk in airtight containers — they need to breathe.

Enjoy the Views of Brookshire

spectacular-views-09-16Brookshire community offers up beautiful views, big lots, and a fun-filled neighborhood. Experience country living and escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Brookshire, a gorgeous community of single-family homes in Zionsville, PA, is conveniently situated near Routes 100 and 29, and just minutes away from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 78, and Route 22. Bordering both Berks and Lehigh counties, this new home community provides access to a variety of local attractions.

With seven model home designs to choose from, you get the following layouts to choose from:

  • 4-5 bedrooms
  • 2-3 baths
  • 3-car garage
  • Luxurious owner’s suite

There are a variety of floor plans and available elevations for each model: The Greenbriar, The Fredericksburg, The Williamsburg, The Baldwin, The Evergreen, The Cambridge and The Dalton. All of these luxury single-family homes are priced from the low $400s. Even as you enjoy the quiet suburban life, you also get peace of mind knowing you can venture into the city, as Brookshire sits just 15 miles from Allentown and Bethlehem, 40 miles from King of Prussia, and 50 miles from Philadelphia.

You’ll never have to want for a thing in Brookshire, as these homes come equipped with the necessary amenities to suit your modern family’s needs. Whether you like to enjoy a spacious backyard in the summer or you like to entertain guests with lavish dinner parties in the winter, you’ll have plenty of room to engage in the activities you love – all at a price you can afford.

With options for entertainment galore all around, you’ll never be at a loss for what to do. Go shopping at Lehigh Valley Mall or South Mall in Allentown, take in a round of golf or tennis at the Brookside Country Club or Saucon Valley Country Club, or take the kids to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom or Arnold’s Go-Kart and Family Fun Center. All of these fun family adventures are located less than a half hour from Brookshire so you never have to travel far to make memories. Located within the highly-rated East Penn School District in Lehigh County and Perkiomen School District, Brookshire is an ideal place to raise a family.

With enhancements that complement Zionsville’s natural charm and beauty, the architecture is modern yet unique – designed to give a warm, cozy, close-knit feeling throughout the development. This growing community is big on heart, with a thriving entertainment, recreation, and economic center that puts it on the map. Want to be a part of this new community? Contact us today!

Be a Part of Folklife History at the Kutztown Folk Festival!

Kutztown Folk Festival

The Kutztown Folk Festival, the oldest, continuously-operated folk life festival, runs 9 days from July 2-10. The unique festival showcases over 200 talented craftsmen and folk artists who demonstrate and sell their creations. Enjoy traditional Pennsylvania Dutch food, live music and entertainment. Kids will love the farmyard theater, petting zoo, pony rides and 19th-century horse-drawn carousel! The festival also features the largest quilt sale in America and has an internationally attended Quilt Auction of top prize-winning quilts.

Event Location: Kutztown Fairgrounds, 225 North Whiteoak Street, Kutztown

Event Website: http://www.kutztownfolkfestival.com

Event Times: Every day from Jul 2 – Jul 10, 2016 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm)