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3 Things To Consider When Deciding To Build Your New Home

3 Things To Consider When Deciding To Build Your New Home

So, you’ve attended too many open houses to count. This one had the perfect kitchen, but the master bathroom needed some serious work. That one had your dream backyard, but there was no way to fit all the cousins AND the in-laws inside for the holidays. The last one...

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Understanding Site Costs For New Home Construction

Understanding Site Costs For New Home Construction

If you own property and are looking to build a new home, it’s important to understand how site costs for new home construction play into the overall cost of building in West Virginia. We love when people call us and say, “We own a piece of land, and we’d like to build...

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6 New Years Resolutions for Homeowners

6 New Years Resolutions for Homeowners

It’s that time of year again—with the beginning of a new year usually comes a list of New Year’s resolutions. While most of us stick to the same old resolutions like "get into shape" or "stop eating cookies for dinner" that we promptly forget about as soon as February...

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4 Myths About Building a Custom Home

4 Myths About Building a Custom Home

Owning a home is usually one of the biggest investments of a person’s life. You have several main options regarding homeownership, from buying a previously built house to having a home designed and built to fit your unique needs and style.  So if you’re going to make...

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Time to Downsize Your Empty Nest?

Time to Downsize Your Empty Nest?

After years of living under the same roof, your kids have finally moved out to start their lives as independent young adults. It’s a bittersweet time for any parent: the pride of seeing the fine young men and women you raised go out into the world to make their mark,...

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Pros and Cons of a Finished Basement In West Virginia

Pros and Cons of a Finished Basement In West Virginia

A finished basement is an appealing feature for any home buyer. It can be as large as your home’s foundation, giving you the opportunity to use that space for a variety of different purposes. Some people transform their basement into a guest bedroom, while others turn...

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6 Questions To Ask Before Building A New Home in WV

6 Questions To Ask Before Building A New Home in WV

Building a house you’re proud to call home isn’t a small task. In reality, building or buying a home will likely be the most expensive purchase of your life.  However, a lot of people jump into the home building process without giving a lot of thought to what a new...

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3 Trends for West Virginia Real Estate to Watch in 2021

3 Trends for West Virginia Real Estate to Watch in 2021

It’s fair to say that 2020 was a crazy year. We’ve been following news and expert opinions of what to expect for the coming year, and now that we’re a few weeks into 2021 we have a pretty good handle on what the real estate industry will likely do during our next trip...

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The Benefits of Living in a Planned Housing Community in WV

The Benefits of Living in a Planned Housing Community in WV

When thinking about buying a new home, one of the most important factors to consider for many families is the neighborhood in which the house is located. In fact, almost 84% of Americans believe that the neighborhood is more or equally important than the house itself!...

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How to look for the best Custom Home Builders in Morgantown WV

How to look for the best Custom Home Builders in Morgantown WV

A custom home is the ideal way to make sure you get everything you want out of your living space—it’s the best, most efficient way to “check all the boxes,” especially when you are on a specific budget. Think about it: you can include only the things you need and...

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Opening Operations during COVID-19

During these uncertain times, we have kept upfront and clear communication our top priority. As we start to transition to a new form of normal, we will be utilizing all CDC guidelines and recommendations at our office, and all sites, starting May 4, 2020.            -...

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Vision Homes COVID-19 Operations

During this time of transition, communication remains a top priority at Vision Homes. Our goal is to serve our community in the most safe ways possible during these uncertain times. While Vision Homes remains open for business, we are operating virtually! What that...

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We’re Doing Our Part!

In order to do our part during these trying times, Vision Homes will be operating with the following guidelines and recommendations, and ask that you help us in doing so. While Vision Homes remains open for meetings, we will be: ✔️Following CDC guidelines by...

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How to Choose a Homebuilder in West Virginia

How to Choose a Homebuilder in West Virginia

If you’re thinking of building your dream home, the first question you’re going to ask yourself is “how do I choose the right homebuilder?” Choosing the right homebuilder is the most important step in the home building process.  They are going to be with you through...

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When Should You Think About Building Your Home in Morgantown?

When Should You Think About Building Your Home in Morgantown?

  With winter upon us, now is the time to start thinking about building your home in Morgantown if you would like to be in it either in late summer or in the fall. Read on to learn why. Also, get some tips on how to keep your home warm and safe during the colder...

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Building a Ranch Home in Morgantown, WV

Building a Ranch Home in Morgantown, WV

  In Morgantown, West Virginia, flat land is a premium. We live in a mountainous area where most homes are built into a hill or mountainside. Newer ranch homes are scarce in our area because they work best when built on flatter lots. You can find some ranch homes...

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Building vs Buying a Home in West Virginia

Building vs Buying a Home in West Virginia

  Whether you are a first-time home buyer, someone interested in buying a bigger home, downsizing or even someone who is moving and is looking for their next home, there is always the question of whether you should buy an existing home or build one. Regardless of...

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Vision Homes to Host Morgantown Open House

Vision Homes to Host Morgantown Open House

  Looking to buy a new home? There are not many houses for sale in the existing Morgantown housing marketing in the $250,000 price range. Why settle for anolderhome, withoutdatedappliances and features, when you can build a home in this price range withall...

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Morgantown Custom Home Builder

Morgantown Custom Home Builder

  Written by: Taylor Simmons | Assistant Office Manager Vision Homes is a small Morgantown custom home builder consisting of three owners and four full-time employees. The way we build good homes is by everyone communicating, working together, using our systems...

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Energy Saving Tips for the Colder Months

Energy Saving Tips for the Colder Months

  Those frigid winter months are quickly approaching, and we’ll soon be looking for ways to save energy as well as cut down on monthly bills. Here are three energy saving tips to keep in mind while still managing to stay warm. Prepare Preparing your home for the...

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Home Maintenance Tips for Cold Weather

Home Maintenance Tips for Cold Weather

  With cold weather just around the corner, it’s time to start checking chores off that long list of home maintenance projects. Preparing your home for the colder months may seem daunting, but the benefits far outweigh the work. Be sure to add this winter home...

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What to Expect When Financing a New Home?

What to Expect When Financing a New Home?

  Financing a New Construction Home Whether you are newly married, planning on expanding your family, or just looking for a brand new space – building your dream home is a once in a lifetime experience. BUT… financing a new home can be scary. The good news is...

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New Homes in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia

New Homes in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia

  Located off exit 23 on Interstate 68, Bruceton Mills is a tranquil community in Preston County. The only place in the United States with its name, Bruceton Mills is in a country setting with a population of 85 (as of the 2010 census). This is an ideal area for...

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Summer Home Improvement Projects

Summer Home Improvement Projects

Enjoying the warm weather? It’s a great time of year for cookouts, travel, music festivals and lively games of Frisbee. At Vision Homes, we enjoy those activities too, but we also think summer gives us a chance to give our homes a fresh look inside and out. Take a...

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Housing Market in Morgantown, West Virginia, Slim?

Housing Market in Morgantown, West Virginia, Slim?

  Amber and Justin Steele were looking to expand their living space as they expanded their family. They looked to purchase a home in Fairmont, West Virginia, but didn’t find anything in their price range they really liked. The Steele Family decided to look into...

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Your Home Magazine Features Vision Homes June 2016

Your Home Magazine Features Vision Homes June 2016

Build what you want, where you want By:  Chris Dale Some say conversation is a lost art. Communication has become little more than 140 character Tweets, 10-second Instagrams and various video shorts. People are seemingly too busy- or unwilling- to invest in discourse,...

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Building a Ranch Style Home in Morgantown, West Virginia

Building a Ranch Style Home in Morgantown, West Virginia

Bill Jones worked for West Virginia University in the division of Animal Sciences as the farm manager. Part of the job included security of the farm, so he and his wife lived in the provided residence. Once he retired, they started their search for their new home....

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5 Springtime Home Maintenance Tips

5 Springtime Home Maintenance Tips

Inspecting the exterior of your home is important after winter, and while we are technically prepping for the rain, it’s a good time to evaluate the protective barrier on our shelter after the winter when we have been cooped up, unable (or more likely) unwilling to go...

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Custom Home Builder Vision Homes Expands Staff

Custom Home Builder Vision Homes Expands Staff

  We are pleased to say that we have added a new addition to the Vision Homes family! Rebecca Petersen is now a part of our team as a sales & marketing consultant.  She has more than four years of experience in the new construction industry for both...

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How to Reduce the Cost of Heating Your Home

Keep South facing windows clean and their curtains open during the day to let in the sun's heat. Be sure to close them when the sun goes down. Drafty Doors? Use a door snake, rolled up towel or caulk at the base of your door to keep cold air out. Reducing drafts can...

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5 Projects to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

5 Projects to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

  As the colder months are approaching, it is essential to prepare your home for the winter season. When it comes to preventative home maintenance, a little time and effort can save thousands in energy costs and repair bills over the lifetime of your home. Here...

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New Home Construction Around Morgantown, West Virginia

New Home Construction Around Morgantown, West Virginia

  Spring is NOW! Okay, so "technically" spring is still five months away, BUT...in home construction terms, Spring is NOW! What do we mean by that? Start with the end in mind! Planning is the key to building your new home. If you would like to break ground and...

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Cleaning Your Gutters and Avoiding Future Problems

Cleaning Your Gutters and Avoiding Future Problems

  We know that cleaning your gutters is not on the top of your chore list. It's messy and time consuming. But neglecting to clean them can lead to big problems. So save yourself future headaches, grab a hose and gloves, and get cleaning! 5 Reasons to Clean Your...

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Financing the Construction of a New Home

  Financing the construction of your new home can seem confusing at first. So many programs, so many products, so many confusing terms and numbers. Below you will find a brief overview of three of the programs that Huntington Bank has to offer for financing the...

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What Should You Ask A Home Builder?

What Should You Ask A Home Builder?

  Choosing the Right Home Builder Choosing the right home builder is as important as choosing the right style of home or the right neighborhood. All of these decisions affect you, positively or negatively, long after your home is built. How do you know what...

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Where Can Vision Homes Build You a New Home?

  Not Finding Your Dream Home on the Market? Have you been actively searching for a home you'll love in the existing market? Are you having trouble finding one that suits you and your family's needs? While old houses do have charm and offer unique character,...

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Quality Home Construction and Unique Personal Touches

Quality Home Construction and Unique Personal Touches

  Quality in Home Construction Quality is frequently promised but not as frequently delivered, unfortunately. While quality is important in everything you buy, it’s critical in home construction. It makes the difference between years of home-living pleasure...

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Home Building Process: Beginning Construction to End Result

Home Building Process: Beginning Construction to End Result

  By: Rocky Simmons, owner/vice president, sales and marketing  Here at Vision Homes, we want to get you into your new home as soon as possible.  Your dream home awaits you here with us! We have processes set up that make it possible for you to enjoy the home...

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6 Key Reasons Why You Should Build a New Home in 2015

  Here at Vision Homes, we believe that building a home should be a fun, gratifying experience. After all, this is your chance to create a home that you'll enjoy for years to come! However, some people feel overwhelmed with the idea of making all those...

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10 Tips to Sell Your Home so You Can Build With Vision Homes

  10 helpful tips to selling your existing home, so you can build your new Vision Home sooner and love where you live.” t Vision Homes, we realize that many folks need to sell their existing home in order to start building their new Vision Home.  Below are some...

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Looking for a New Home in Morgantown, West Virginia?

If you are looking for a new home in Morgantown, West Virginia and just can't seem to find the right home out there, then explore building a new Vision Home. Maybe you are looking for your first Home, or looking to upgrade your home or even downsize your home.  Vision...

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Making Your Home Building Process Simple, Easy and Fun!

Making Your Home Building Process Simple, Easy and Fun!

  We have heard it time and time again.  New home buyers are scared to BUILD a home. "It's too daunting, there's too many choices I have to make, too time consuming, nothing goes as planned, more expensive, etc." What if I told you at Vision Homes we have people...

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Trends Today in Kitchens, Bathrooms and Floor Plans

  By:  Rocky Simmons, Owner and Vice President of Vision Homes At Vision Homes, we build your new home to our standards, which then hopefully exceeds yours.  We are very flexible with our customers.  It's your house and your money, so your dream home should have...

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Invest An Hour With Dave.

Deciding to build a new home is a big investment. We understand that, which is why we take our commitment to building you a forever home seriously. 

Invest an hour of your time with our resident homebuilding expert Dave Stanley, and he will walk you through our home building process and how we differentiate ourselves from the competition.

In this meeting we will discuss:

  • Your wants, needs and concerns
  • Floor plans
  • Home features
  • Customized plans
  • Budget

Spending an hour of your time with Dave is not a big commitment when you think about how much money you will be investing into your new home. At the end of the meeting, there will be no pressure to proceed with us. Even if you don’t build with us, or we aren’t a good fit, we are certain you will walk away with new, valuable knowledge.

Call us or fill out the form to schedule a meeting with a homebuilding expert of 23 years who has helped over 500 families turn their visions into reality by building homes they truly love.

 

1128 Grafton Rd

Morgantown WV 26508

(304) 296-0024

WV#24061

Showroom Hours:

Monday- Friday 10 am - 6 pm (Appointments Welcome)

Saturday: By Appointment Only