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Finding Your Community for Downsizing

By RiversPointe | November 24, 2020

In the corporate world, “downsizing” sounds ominous, but in terms of lifestyle options, downsizing can be very exciting and fulfilling. If you are searching for a community for downsizing, you want to make smart choices in location and amenities. And you should consider your new smaller (or not) home’s design and features carefully. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your next move: The Time Is Right It’s never too early to start looking for your next neighborhood. There are a number of reasons why people search for a community for downsizing: Maybe they have just become empty nesters. They could be ready to spend less time on home and yard maintenance. Or, it could be…

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Riverview Community Information Center

By RiversPointe | November 5, 2020

We can’t wait to show you around Rivers Pointe Estates! Now that our new information center is open, you have the perfect place to start your visit.  Located at 4051 Roundup Ridge in Hebron, Kentucky, the center offers an introduction to everything Rivers Pointe has to offer. You can learn more about the community amenities and layout of neighborhoods, green space and village center. Information on our four top custom home builders will be there, too. Our welcoming guide will have all the latest updates on model homes.  While you’re at the information center, be sure to check out the panoramic view of the Ohio River. It’s one of the reasons Rivers Pointe is so special. River-view lots are available…

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Building a New House Brings Peace of Mind

By RiversPointe | November 5, 2020

During times of stress it’s natural to be concerned about our sense of well-being. Maybe you’ve looked into ways to feel calmer lately. Here’s an idea you might not have come across: Could building a new house help people feel more content? Let’s look at factors that can ease stress and worry. Sleeping and Eating Well It’s no secret that good sleep habits and healthy nutrition help us feel good. By building a new house, you can design it with a sound night’s sleep in mind. Consider separating bedrooms from the home’s more active areas to cut down on noise. Pay attention to which direction bedroom windows face. Eastern exposure with its morning sun will gradually rouse you from sleep…

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Builder Profile: Traditions Building Group

By RiversPointe | October 29, 2020

A home isn’t just where you rest your head: It’s where families come together to make memories and celebrate traditions.  Traditions Building & Development Group knows this sentiment better than most. The company isn’t just a group of home builders and designers; they’re life planners. Since 1978, Traditions Building Group has worked to create distinctive lifestyle communities that Cincinnati families can truly call home.  Bringing Innovation to Tradition The company takes a unique approach to home building by blending the great traditions of Cincinnati’s classic neighborhoods with the most innovative new community planning concepts and home designs. These distinctive, planned communities create convenience and connection, in and outside their homes.  “I think most people would recognize us as being not…

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Northern Kentucky New Home Community Shines

By RiversPointe | October 15, 2020

Little things add up, and the details make all the difference at Rivers Pointe Estates. This fall, we’re excited to see many of the special touches we planned for this Northern Kentucky new home community coming to life. Follow the Signs The first thing you’ll notice when you visit Rivers Pointe is our entryway off North Bend Road in Hebron. Look for long Tennessee fieldstone walls topped with wood timbers: They lead you straight into the community and set the tone for our refined rustic streetscaping. In fact, street signs all around Rivers Pointe will feature stone accents. Even the street names (like Copper Ridge and Silver Peak) bring natural treasures to mind.  Other signs to look for include our…

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Builder Profile: Justin Doyle Homes

By RiversPointe | October 9, 2020

For Justin Doyle, creating high-quality custom homes is a family affair. He began building homes with his father at Doyle Homes in Lima, Ohio, decades ago. Today, Justin Doyle Homes offers buyers premium luxury homes all around southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky.  After working with his father, Justin earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University. This background in lean manufacturing led Justin to approach building from a technically advanced perspective. Still, the crew and staff at Justin Doyle Homes recognize that custom homes combine the head and the heart. Their goal is to make clients’ visions come to life with houses designed and built to stand the test of time.  The Design-Build Way  Justin Doyle Homes clients…

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What Is a Master-Planned Community?

By RiversPointe | October 1, 2020

According to real estate investing resource Million Acres, master-planned communities (MPCs) tend to be large, residential neighborhoods. “In contrast to most residential developments,” the site reports, “MPCs are often self-contained small cities with commercial properties and extensive recreational, education and other amenities.” The developer of the community typically purchases parcels of land to create the community. Then the developer sells sections of it to builders who will then offer new construction homes to buyers of their lots. Construction of the community’s amenities is the responsibility of the developer. Over time, the community may evolve to oversee and “govern” itself through a homeowners’ association.  Why Choose a Master-Planned Community? A master-planned community can offer its residences a range of benefits. These…

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New Home Construction Is Good for Sellers’ Market

By RiversPointe | September 24, 2020

Home buyers in the Cincinnati area are facing an uphill battle right now, the Enquirer recently reported. With a shortage of homes on the market, buyers are competing in bidding wars and having to make split-second decisions on home purchases. Our current sellers’ market offers good reasons to choose a new construction home. If you’re ready to make a move, you can sidestep the rush to bid on existing homes by looking for a brand new house instead. Of course, a new construction home makes sense for other reasons, too. Sellers’ Advantage A new construction home allows a seller to list their home at a time when they could get top dollar, without worrying about the frenzy of buying an…

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Checklist: Choosing a Northern Kentucky Custom Home Builder

By RiversPointe | September 17, 2020

As the spring and summer seasons come to an end, autumn is the perfect time to get started on a new construction home. If you’re in the process of choosing a Northern Kentucky custom home builder, here are a few tips on how to kick off the new project and make the best decision for you and your family. Follow these steps and share your vision with the builder and community of your choice. That way, they can better understand your needs. Create your vision. When choosing a Northern Kentucky custom home builder, it’s important to include your team. Talk to your family members who will live in the home and make a list of far-fetched wishes, “must have” amenities…

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Choosing a River View Lot in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

By RiversPointe | September 10, 2020

It’s hard to go wrong when choosing a river view lot in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, but like you and your family, lots have unique features that should be considered before selecting the location for your next home. What matters to you? What station of life are you in? What are priorities for you and your family? All these questions and more should be evaluated when choosing your river view lot. General Considerations for Choosing a Location When selecting a new place to call home, there are general amenities and other elements to consider. Because you are now building your dream home, ensuring the ideal location is an important factor. Neighborhood Is the neighborhood a factor for you? Do you…

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