Building Material Prices Continue to Increase

When they said “Raise the Roof” we did not think they were talking about the prices! Unfortunately, with the high-demand and low availability of lumber and other building materials, the prices of home building have increased dramatically in the past two years. Every aspect of the home building industry has been affected one way by…

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5 Reasons Why Customizable Home Designs are Growing in Popularity

When looking for a new home, there are two categories people fall into. Some people find exactly what they’re looking for. However, other people who are looking to buy scour the real estate market but just can’t seem to find what they want. If you find yourself unable to locate the right home, there are…

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The Cove at Cypress Grove: A New Magnolia Community

Collierville, Tennessee, is a rapidly growing town situated within the Memphis metropolitan area. This area of Tennessee is seeing sustainable growth with strong job numbers and a 12% population increase since 2000. Collierville is raising eyebrows with many Americans who are looking for an improvement in their quality of life. Relocate-America includes Collierville in its…

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Magnolia Homes Offers a Variety of Tour Options

At Magnolia Homes, we’re not just your builder, we’re your neighbors too. And as your neighbors, we’re here to make your home search as easy as possible. That’s why we offer so many virtual shopping tools on our website, so you can browse our homes from the comfort of your own couch!  More details here:…

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Featured Vendor: General Shale Brick

As a home builder, Magnolia Homes takes great pride in the fine custom residential properties we construct for our clients. We benefit enormously from the services and products supplied by our key suppliers. Since 2002, we’ve enjoyed the privilege of working closely with General Shale Brick. Under the guidance of its CEO, Charles Smith, General…

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The Perfect Home is Energy Efficient

Today, you will want an energy-efficient home to avoid the higher costs of various utilities. There is a good chance that the cost of cooling or heating a home will continue to increase in the next 20 years. The home that you plan to buy today is an investment for the future, so you should…

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Community Spotlight: Shepherd’s Creek

Home seekers desiring a comfortable place to reside on the outskirts of dynamic Memphis, Tennessee should consider the beautiful Shepherd’s Creek community. This lovely enclave of elegant custom homes stands in the small town of Collierville, in southeastern Shelby County. Residents enjoy convenient proximity to the cosmopolitan City of Memphis, while still relishing a friendly…

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Home Construction Glossary: R-13 Insulation

A Reason to Insulate: Heat Transfer Heat always moves from hot to cold. Hot air can move through several mechanisms but the most common method of heat loss for homes and buildings is through conduction. Conduction is the heat transfer through materials that touch, the same way that heat is transferred from a pan to…

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Common Misconceptions About Home Building

Budding homeowners have long balked at the thought of building their home. Unfortunately, various misbeliefs deter prospective buyers from entertaining this option. It’s for this reason why industry experts have volunteered their expertise in the name of dismissing these misconceptions. Here are some common home building myths that are masquerading as facts. New Construction Takes…

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