Archive: January 2012
Sat, 28 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
We recently received this kind letter from Nefi & Francesca Bernal. The Bernals are currently building their second home with McArthur Homes. They loved their new townhome by McArthur Homes so much, that they are now building a new home in Herriman with McArthur Homes!
Thu, 26 Jan 2012 by Adam, The Helpful Handyman
Adam, the Helpful Handyman, from McArthur Homes, shows us how to adjust the threshold on our exterior doors. In this video, Adam will demonstrate how to adjust your threshold up or down in about one minute.
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
For those of you who own a new home in Eagle Mountain, UT or are considering building a new home in Eagle Mountain, you may want to check out this new website. The Homeowner's Association at The Ranches of Eagle Mountain has put together a helpful website answering your FAQ and making it easy to pay your dues, submit your landscape plan, or even nominate a Yard of the Month.
Sat, 21 Jan 2012 by Scott Smith
Scott Smith, a preferred lender for McArthur Homes, answers a questions that he hears a lot from people looking to purchase a new home in Utah: "When can I buy a home after a bankruptcy, foreclosure or short sale?"
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
Did you know that Herriman is projected to be the fastest-growing region in Utah? Or that there are currently 32 city parks, with plans to add many more in the future?
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
Here's a home tour of our popular Cordova home. This beautiful new home in Lehi, Utah was featured in the Utah Valley Parade home and the response was unbelievable. People LOVE the decor, the layout and all of the thoughtful details that went into this home.
Fri, 13 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
An easy, DIY tutorial for building and upholstering your own headboard. I based my design on the nailhead trim headboard that I loved in last year's Parade of Homes.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
If your New Year's Resolution was to slim down, and you own a home in Lehi, Utah, check out Lehi City's "Slim to Win" contest. The Lehi Legacy Center has put together a six month contest which will include weekly workouts with team trainers, nutrition training and monthly weigh-ins.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
Attention all McArthur homeowners who have built (or are building) our fabulous Fairfax home in Utah. This design idea is just for you! As I was browsing one of my favorite blogs, I came across this fantastic idea of how to decorate an arched wall separating two rooms.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
Last year, we sponsored a contest rewarding those new homes in our Utah neighborhoods that exemplified beautiful landscaping and exteriors. Here are photos of the finalists' beautiful new homes. Which homes is your favorite?
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
Are you looking for a new home in Eagle Mountain or The Ranches? If so, you may qualify for a fantastic loan program called Rural Housing Loans. Scott Smith of Primary Residential Mortgage explains the benefits of this program in our short video.
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 by Allen, Kristi
It is the beginning of winter and I am already dreaming of warm summer days. You can plan now for a fun summer project that can improve the value of your new home in Utah by adding more entertaining space in your backyard.