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Choosing the Best Front Door for Your Luxury Custom Home

When it comes to making a fabulous first impression at your luxury custom home, a major component to consider is your front door. No matter what style of home Alford Homes builds for you, the front door sets the mood … Continue reading

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Textured Walls Add Dimension to Your Luxury Custom Home

Adding textured plaster and finishes to your walls lends depth and character to your luxury custom home. It give an air of lavishness and opulence to spaces that otherwise may appear bland. Let’s take a look at some of the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Alford Homes!

Photo by Berit Watkin Christmas to Alford Homes is a time of Hope, Peace and Joy that is found in the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Christ IS the reason we celebrate Christmas.  While it is not recorded historically … Continue reading

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Beautiful Billiards Rooms in Luxury Custom Homes

A standby in luxury custom homes, villas and mansions is the billiards room. Think of the classic movies where key scenes take place in a scrumptious, dark paneled billiards room set in a beautiful mansion. Many interesting conversations have been … Continue reading

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A Luxury Custom Home Builder: History of Plano

The Shops of Legacy is a popular shopping and dining area close to Normandy Estates. Photo by Briget Murphy As a custom home builder, I find it interesting to learn more about the history of an area or city and … Continue reading

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Your Luxury Custom Home: Decorating Tips for Your Holiday Chandelier

Decorating your luxury custom home for the holidays is a beautiful and joyous tradition with many families. Turn on some Christmas music, scent your home with fragrant holiday aromas, light a fire in the fireplace and let the decorating begin! … Continue reading

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Alford Homes Gives Thanks

During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued a Thanksgiving Proclamation. Although several Northern States had been celebrating their own Thanksgiving Day on different dates, Lincoln responded to a request from a 74 year old magazine editor named Sarah Josepha Hale, … Continue reading

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Education Matters – A School System can be a Deciding Factor in Choosing Where to Live and Build your New Luxury Home

Plano Schools Rank Top in the Nation: As a luxury home builder, realtor and father, I know that the educational system and the specific public and private schools your children will attend can be a large part of choosing where to … Continue reading

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A Luxury Home Builder’s Perspective on Building in a New Community

When looking at communities in which to build high-end speculative “spec” luxury homes, there are several factors that are important in order to meet my criterion for building in a new development. These requirements can also be helpful for prospective buyers … Continue reading

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Floor to Ceiling Windows for your Luxury Custom Home

Windows are an extremely important component of your new luxury custom home. Not only are they beautiful from the inside and outside, they also let in light and air – something we may take for granted. Did you know that there used to be a tax … Continue reading

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