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One and Done: Why a New House Is a Low-Maintenance House

By RiversPointe | June 28, 2022

Purchasing a new construction home comes with many benefits. A major benefit is all the new appliances, materials and features that require less maintenance. We’ve created a list of the top reasons a new house is a low-maintenance house.  No Budgeting for Repairs Home repairs and maintenance can be very costly. With a new home you most likely won’t have to start budgeting for repairs for a while. Your gutters, appliances, roof and more are in top condition and if you do end up needing a repair sooner than expected, it’s likely it will be covered by a builder’s warranty. When you purchase an existing home, it might come with a long list of to-do’s in terms of repairs and…

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Cincinnati Business Courier Exclusive: $1 Billion Dollar Development Has a New Model Home

By RiversPointe | June 24, 2022

Thank you to the Cincinnati Business Courier and Zachary Jarrell for a wonderful article on our new model home from Justin Doyle Homes. Read on for the full article. A master-planned $1 billion Northern Kentucky residential community has a new model home. Greater Cincinnati luxury custom homebuilder Justin Doyle Homes has completed its first model home, the Equestrian, located at 1740 Ledgestone Way in Toebben Cos.’ Rivers Pointe Estates. The model is the builder’s first in the community, which is expected to have 180 homes in the first phase. In September 2021, Drees Homes and Traditions Building Group completed their model homes, focusing on different portions of the 400-acre community. Traditions is focused on single-family village homes and courtyard townhomes,…

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New Construction 101: How Long Does it Take to Build a Custom Home?

By RiversPointe | June 14, 2022

If you’re considering building a custom home one of the main influences over your decision is probably how long it will take to complete. Lots of factors go into the time it takes to build a custom home including sourcing materials, prepping the land,  weather conditions etc. We’ve broken down these factors and the steps of building a custom home for you.  The first step of the custom home process is design and planning. This typically takes about two to four months. You will discuss everything from desired square footage and bed and bathroom count to materials for countertops, flooring, siding and more. It’s likely you will change your mind a few times about certain aspects as well as gain…

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Northern Kentucky Model Home Opening

By RiversPointe | June 6, 2022

What: Justin Doyle Homes Model Grand Opening When: Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Where: 1740 Ledgestone Way, Hebron, KY,  41048 How: reservations are not required but to help us plan, please RSVP to Megan at meganallen@justindoylehomes.com. A new Northern Kentucky model home at Rivers Pointe Estates has its grand opening Thursday, June 23 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. This ranch style Justin Doyle model home offers 5,000 square feet of luxury living space.  Outside the house is a gorgeous outdoor living space where you can take in the surrounding natural beauty of the Rivers Pointe community. Inside, an expansive primary suite provides all the most-wanted amenities. The lower level home theater is the perfect spot…

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Outdoor Living Ideas: Top Products to Elevate Your New Favorite Space

By RiversPointe | May 19, 2022

Sometimes the best rooms in the house are actually outside the house. The new construction homes at Rivers Pointe Estates offer a range of options for decks, porches and patios. Looking for outdoor decor and more?  We have compiled a few of our favorite products from the Hearth, Patio & Barbeque Expo 2022. This list is a great way to start exploring outdoor living ideas for your new home.  Pro-Fit Outdoor Kitchen Design Software Want to take your new patio up a notch? Kickstart your outdoor designing with the Pro-Fit Outdoor Kitchen Design Software from Pro-Fit Outdoor Living. Their cloud-based mobile and desktop software allows you to design your custom 3D outdoor kitchen. Bring  your outdoor living ideas to life…

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Experience Rivers Pointe Estates During the Cavalcade of Homes!

By RiversPointe | May 4, 2022

The Cavalcade of Homes show takes place the first three weekends in May. The Drees Homes model home at Rivers Pointe is participating in this year’s show! When you come to see the Drees home, check out the rest of the amenities Rivers Pointe has to offer, meet all of our builders and check out all of the model homes. The entire development will be open for model tours from 12 to 3 p.m. and our barn will be open for visitors 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. each weekend.  WHAT: Barn and Models Open During the Cavalcade of Homes WHEN: Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., First 3 Weekends in May WHERE: Barn is located on Rivers Pointe…

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New House Decorating: Choosing Bedroom Paint Colors

By RiversPointe | April 18, 2022

Buying a new home and picking out decorations and paint colors is exciting. Designing your bedroom just the way you want makes it a sanctuary where you can relax. Your bedroom paint color is a large part of its design so you want to choose a color you will enjoy long term. Here are bedroom paint colors that may spark your interest and maximize the value of your space.  Sleepy Shades You spend a third of your life sleeping, so you deserve to have a bedroom that guarantees quality sleep. Believe it or not, there are specific bedroom paint colors that are said to improve your sleep. Generally, cooler colors like blues, purples and grays have a tranquil and relaxing…

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Building a New House? 9 Key Questions to Ask Home Builders

By RiversPointe | April 15, 2022

When it comes to custom home building, you are a big part of the process! Choosing the right home builder for you is an integral part of the process as well. Making sure you know what questions to ask home builders will help you choose the right one for you and your home vision.  It will also make the process more enjoyable. Here are nine key questions to ask each potential builder:  Do You Deliver Homes On Time? Most home builders have a checklist and strategies they use to stay organized and on time. Still, some parts of a custom home project, such as weather and outside suppliers, can cause delays. Learning about the efforts a builder makes to stay…

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New Family Homes: Designing Spaces for Children

By RiversPointe | April 12, 2022

When designing new family homes, one of the center focuses of the design is on the children of the family. Every parent looking for a new home will tell you it’s important to have a physical environment that is safe and one where their kids can thrive and grow.  Safety First Children who are just learning the world around them are accident prone, so it’s vital to design safe spaces for them. A safety design tip is choosing furniture that can be secured whether it’s to the wall, floor or ceiling, or using anti-tip devices to prevent furniture from falling over. Other safety tips for new family homes include choosing non-toxic materials like lead-free paint and furniture with non-toxic finishes.…

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Spring Break Things to Do in Kentucky Near Rivers Pointe

By RiversPointe | March 29, 2022

One of the best things about Rivers Pointe is its location. It is conveniently located near the sites and attractions Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati have to offer. There is plenty of fun to be had on weekends and days off. We’ve created a list of spring break things to do in Kentucky near Rivers Pointe.  Indoor Entertainment Springtime in the Northern Kentucky area is unpredictable when it comes to weather. If you end up with a rainy or cold spring break, there is still plenty to do around Rivers Pointe. The Newport Aquarium is the perfect rainy day activity for the whole family. Admission is typically $25-30 for adults and $15-20 for kids under 13. The Cincinnati Art Museum is…

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