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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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Featured Northern Kentucky Home Builder: Drees Homes

By RiversPointe | September 3, 2020

We are proud to share the Drees Homes heritage as our first Northern Kentucky home builder profile. Family-owned and operated for over 90 years, the Drees Homes story began in 1928. At that time, Theodore Drees, a German immigrant crossed the Atlantic looking for a better life. After arriving, he worked relentlessly to build the company business known as Drees Homes in Northern Kentucky. Then, in 1959, his son, Ralph joined the company, expanding it to other markets. Inspired by his father, Ralph further instilled the value of unqualified respect to all customers, vendors and employees. David Drees, the company’s president and CEO since 2000, has also integrated the latest technologies and efficiencies into each home Drees builds.  Northern Kentucky Home…

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Rivers Pointe Estates Construction Update August 2020

By RiversPointe | August 24, 2020

They say you only get one chance to make a first impression: To make that first impression of Rivers Pointe Estates unforgettable, gorgeous stone walls are under construction at the main entry to our new community.  Built of rugged Tennessee fieldstone and solid timbers from Idaho, the walls will measure 1,000 feet long and set the tone for the beautiful landscaping in our master-planned community. Just beyond the entry, visitors and homeowners alike will find their way around Rivers Pointe on brand new, park-like roads with custom “dark sky” street lights.  New Roads to Travel  This summer we’ve made exciting progress on the streets in Rivers Pointe and there’s much more to come. With paving complete around Traditions Building Group’s…

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Weekly Open House Brings New Excitement to Rivers Pointe Estates

By RiversPointe | August 20, 2020

What are you doing Sunday? With our new weekly open house at Rivers Pointe Estates, Sunday is now your day to discover a whole new way of life.  Each Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m., you can tour The Hawk’s View, a new, custom-built, riverview home at the Reserve at Rivers Pointe. As you explore this 4-bedroom, 5-bath luxury home, you’ll begin to imagine life in this one-of-a-kind Northern Kentucky community.  Come Explore With Us The Hawk’s View is just one of many new homes that will welcome owners to Rivers Pointe. Conveniently located in Hebron, the master-planned community offers residents the most-wanted amenities surrounded by natural beauty and mile-long views.  To make dream homes come true at Rivers…

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Comparing Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Custom Home Builders: How to Find the Right Fit for Your Style

By RiversPointe | July 22, 2020

No doubt you’ve heard the saying that a home is the biggest investment you’ll ever make. Yes, choosing between Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky custom home builders involves money, but it also involves time. When you decide to build from scratch, you are committing to spending time with your builder. It’s important that you feel comfortable working with the builder for an extended period.   Look at the Bottom Line First Before you go too far down the road to a new custom home, it’s best to define your budget. If you plan to finance the home, talk to a lender about the mortgage amount you qualify for. Then decide as a family what you are comfortable with in terms of borrowing. …

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Hebron Happenings: New Library Opens Near Our New Home Community

By Margee Moore | July 16, 2020

As the Hebron Library reopens, we’d like to highlight the benefits this library brings to our new home community. All of Hebron’s new amenities and growth make Rivers Pointe Estates a great choice for families, empty-nesters and everyone in between. With its grand opening in July 2019 (see news coverage below), the Hebron Library is approaching its first birthday. This gorgeous, 26,000-square-foot facility is located on 1863 North Bend Road, within a 10-minute drive of Rivers Pointe Estates. Going well beyond just books, the library is an awesome resource for our new home community. Perfect Timing Drive-Up Window Although time travel has not been proven, the drive-up window at the Hebron Library begs to differ: Somehow the building’s architects knew to…

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Rivers Pointe Estates Construction Update

By Margee Moore | July 9, 2020

Our unusual spring has become a beautiful summer so far. Each day brings new developments to Rivers Pointe Estates, where we will soon build new construction homes. Now, as we get ready for roads to go in, we’re following our master plan for this unique community.  Here are just some of the things that will make Rivers Pointe special:  Distinctive Streets Neighborhood streets at Rivers Pointe Estates are carefully designed to be attractive, safe and easy to use for bikes and pedestrians. Our master plan calls for “calming” traffic patterns and roads with decreased impervious surfaces.  Beyond being safe and peaceful, the roads through Rivers Pointe will look nice, too. We’re adding pavers, stone walls, fencing, bollards and custom guardrails.…

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See a One-of-a-Kind Custom Home

By RiversPointe | July 8, 2020

Rivers Pointe Estates is unlike any other new community in Greater Cincinnati, and the Reserve at Rivers Pointe Estates offers the finest in custom homes. One of the very few homes that will be built in this section of the community is almost finished and ready for you to tour.  See the Hawk’s View We call this home the Hawk’s View for its amazing river vistas. Inside, there’s plenty of space to spread out with 5,000 square feet of custom home luxury. Perfect for your family and guests, the home offers four bedrooms and five baths. This made-for-today’s-lifestyle home includes a full-daylight lower level and two levels of outdoor living space.  This home’s floor plan is all about the view–the…

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