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How to Pick the Perfect Home Site for YOU


Picking the right site to build your home is arguably one of the most important decisions you will make throughout the entire process. Different home sites can affect the layout of your future home, the price of construction, and your level of interaction with neighbors. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind when picking a home site.

Sloping Ground for Walk-Out Basements

Choosing a site with sloping grounds can be great if you’re hoping to include a walk-out basement. These types of basements include either windows or doors, depending on what you need. Walk-out basements offer easy access to your yard and a ton of beautiful natural lighting. Adding these elements to your home can transform a traditional basement into a beautiful living space.

Wooded Areas for Shade and Privacy

Are you hoping to move into a more secluded area, possibly on the edge of your neighborhood? Wooded sites offer all the privacy you could want. These sites are perfect for anyone who wants a little separation from neighbors without moving to a rural area. Other benefits of wooded homesites include added shade and a scenic view. If you opt for this type of site, be sure to consider including a backyard sitting area. You’ll love the secluded, wooded view you’re greeted by every day.

Flat Ground for Games, BBQs, and More 

Is your family big on playing games outside? We’re talking volleyball, bocce ball, soccer, badminton – really anything you can play with just a little flat space. Or maybe you love hosting backyard bashes, barbeques, and bonfires. If so, picking a flat home site will be ideal for you. You can create the ideal backyard, including landscaping, by opting for this type of home site.

There are plenty of other considerations for choosing a home site. The first step you should take is figuring out what you want from your home. Are you looking for a house built for entertainment? Are you looking to maximize space by opening your basement up as another living space? Or perhaps you’re looking for a place of peace and privacy. There’s no wrong answer to what’s important to you. The next step is choosing the right site to fit that.

Tile vs. Laminate vs Vinyl vs. Wood Flooring: Tips for Choosing the Right Flooring for My New Home

Decisions, decisions. Though having options is usually looked at as a major benefit, it can also lead to a healthy dose of what is known as analysis paralysis – freezing up because there are simply too many options at your fingertips. We see this happen all too often with new homeowners trying to figure out which flooring option is right for them – and for good reason. Flooring is often the largest financial investment you’ll make on your new home.

Should I Use My Tax Refund on a Down Payment for My First Home?

Buying a home for the first time is always a substantial moment in one’s life. There are so many considerations: Can I afford to buy a home? Is it in the right neighborhood? How are the nearby schools? Is there enough room for my family? The list of hard questions asked before signing on the dotted line are seemingly endless at times. Once many of these concerns are sorted and you do find a house you could see yourself calling home, the next natural question is how should you fund the down payment?

Park Square Homes Introduces In-House Mortgage Service

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2018) – Park Square Homes, one of Central Florida’s premier residential and vacation homebuilders, now offers in-house mortgage services through PSH Mortgage. PSH Mortgage, a joint venture between Park Square and FBC Mortgage, LLC (“FBC”) offers a wide array of competitive mortgage products, with expertise in every area of residential mortgage lending from purchasing to refinancing to construction lending.

2018 Home Design Trends

Trends are a tricky thing. Though the word “trend” inherently alludes to a passing, shallow fad to some, observing and understanding trends can be a powerful tool for designers in any field. As professionals in the homebuilding industry, identifying trends is a substantial tool in our arsenal that helps us better meet the needs of our home buyers.

Park Square Homes Ranks Number One on Orlando Business Journal’s List of Largest Minority Owned Businesses

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2017) – Park Square Homes, one of Central Florida’s premier residential and vacation homebuilders, ranked number one on Orlando Business Journal’s list of largest minority-owned businesses in Central Florida. Park Square’s ranking is a result of being more than 51 percent minority-owned, as well as having the highest 2016 revenue of 28 other minority-owned, Central Florida companies.

Park Square Homes unveils new townhomes at Ambergate in Apopka

Laura Johnston, vice president of marketing at Park Square Homes, said the four new designer furnished townhome models each feature three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and one- or two-car garages. A total of five home designs are available offering living areas ranging from 1,522 to 1,737 square feet. Two of the home designs offer an option to convert the second-floor loft into a fourth bedroom.


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Legacy Park by Park Square Homes is a beautiful, single family home community located in Kissimmee, but only a limited amount of homesites remain so time is of the essence!

Park Square Homes partners with Habitat for Humanity for the 2016 “Home Builders Blitz”

June 6, 2016 was the kickoff for the Habitat for Humanity 2016 Home Builders Blitz. Park Square Homes has once again partnered with Habitat for Humanity to complete 2 homes in only 5 days at the Butler Preserve community for two wonderful and deserving families. This was the Orlando affiliate’s fourth Builders Blitz in the last decade and each has been more successful than the last!

Extreme Challenge Team Building Event 2016!

Extreme Challenge Team Building Event 2016! Park Square Homes hosted its Annual Extreme Challenge Friday, April 8, 2016 at Bill Frederick Turkey Lake Park! The Annual event is held to empower, challenge, unite and grow our amazing team of Park Square Homes employees.

Waters’ Edge – Final Opportunity!

Waters’ Edge – Final Opportunity! An unexpected opportunity has arisen at the beautiful Waters’ Edge community in Lake Nona. A handful of gorgeous new townhomes came back on the market giving a wonderful opportunity for more local

Summerview – Margate Model Home Now Open!

Summerview, a new home community in Mount Dora, Florida, by Park Square Homes, has recently opened phase I and the newly constructed and decorated model centers are now available and open for your inspection. Discover the