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Bourbon Heritage Month in the Commonwealth

Posted by on September 22, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

September has been declared Bourbon Heritage Month by Governor Steve Beshear and the state legislature. This is the sixth time that Gov. Beshear has declared September as a month to celebrate Kentucky as the birthplace of bourbon. According to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, bourbon first began being made in Kentucky in the 1700’s, and today it is a huge industry that generates over $125 million in tax revenue every year. If you’re interested in learning more about Kentucky bourbon, the history of the spirit, and how it is made, you...

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Interest Rates – September

Posted by on September 7, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people have heard the following phrases: “now is the time to buy”, “interest rates are low, act now!” Take a look at the interest rates as provided by Wells Fargo and the National Home-Builders Association. Keep in mind that these change on a daily basis and most likely won’t be the same if you log in to check them yourself. To provide a comparison: Conforming land in October of 1990 rates were 9.91% for a 15 year loan and 10.24% for a 30 year rate. Today’s Mortgage Rates 30-Year Fixed: 4.000% – APR 4.025% 30-Year Fixed FHA: 4.625% – APR...

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Benefits of an Energy Smart Home

Posted by on August 24, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

During these hot and muggy summer months, you may have noticed that your energy and electricity bills have been a little higher than you would like. It takes a lot of energy to keep homes cool during this time of the year, thus raising the cost of your energy bills. Taylor Homes has made it a mission to build more and more energy efficient homes that are built in line with Energy Smart guidelines. On average, a home built following these guidelines uses 50% less energy than older existing homes and 15% less energy than standard new homes....

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Featured Home Design – The Cumberland

Posted by on August 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

1380 +/- sq. ft. 3 bedrooms/2 baths The Cumberland has the ease of one-level living. Some of the popular features of this home include a covered front porch, large kitchen, double bowl vanity in the master bath and an optional two-car garage. Contemporary Series Contemporary Series simply means that the exterior of the home has certain distinctive features, such as: Shake style siding – One Quoin corner – Cultured stone – Square leaded glass front door – Half-bricked columns – And more! Our standard Cumberland...

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Get Organized Before School Starts

Posted by on August 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

As the summer comes to an end and the beginning of the school year is ahead, we’ve come up with a quick-list of ways to get organized before school starts.  Shift Your Schedules: During the summer it is easy to enjoy long days with no schedule, but it is important to get back into a schedule as the school year approaches. We suggest that you start setting alarms in the morning and at night so your kids can start getting used to waking up and going to bed earlier each day. Shop for School Supplies: While this can often be a daunting...

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Interest Rates – August

Posted by on August 3, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people have heard the following phrases: “now is the time to buy”, “interest rates are low, act now!” Take a look at the interest rates as provided by Wells Fargo and the National Home-Builders Association. Keep in mind that these change on a daily basis and most likely won’t be the same if you log in to check them yourself. To provide a comparison: Conforming land in October of 1990 rates were 9.91% for a 15 year loan and 10.24% for a 30 year rate. Today’s Mortgage Rates 30-Year Fixed: 4.125% – APR 4.150% 30-Year Fixed FHA: 4.625% – APR...

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Employee Spotlight: Rachel Worak

Posted by on July 27, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today’s employee spotlight features Rachel Worak. Rachel was hired as a sales associate for Taylor Homes in 2013. In January 2015, she was promoted to a full-time sales consultant and has been in that role since then. As the new home consultant over the Nashville, West Kentucky, and Southern Illinois regions, Rachel assists new homeowners with the pricing and design of their new home. Before joining the Taylor Homes team, Rachel attended the University of Louisville and studied art and interior design. When asked what her favorite...

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Baby Proofing Your Home

Posted by on July 20, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Preparing for a baby is an exciting time in a couple’s lives. There are many things to look forward to when becoming a parent, but there are definitely stresses that go along with it. One way to relieve some stress around the house is to make sure that your home is properly baby-proofed. We’ve compiled a list of basic baby-proofing measures you should take around your home to ensure that your child stays safe.   Cushion the edges of all furniture pieces in your home that have sharp corners. Common pieces include, coffee and side tables,...

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Taylor Homes and K-I Lumber Partnership Announcement

Posted by on July 18, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Taylor Homes is very excited to be partnering with Elevations Cabinetry & Millwork by K-I Lumber. Both Taylor Homes and K-I Lumber have many years of experience and a drive for 100% customer satisfaction. This partnership will allow the companies to jointly serve customers in the selected areas. “I am very excited of what this partnership will add to the experience for each client that walks into a unique custom built Taylor Home. Combining our many years of experience will provide each client with a fully customized touch;...

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Interest Rates – July

Posted by on July 6, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people have heard the following phrases: “now is the time to buy”, “interest rates are low, act now!” Take a look at the interest rates as provided by Wells Fargo and the National Home-Builders Association. Keep in mind that these change on a daily basis and most likely won’t be the same if you log in to check them yourself. To provide a comparison: Conforming land in October of 1990 rates were 9.91% for a 15 year loan and 10.24% for a 30 year rate. Today’s Mortgage Rates 30-Year Fixed: 4.000% – APR...

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