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How To Save Money On Your New Custom Home 5/13/2019

How To Save Money On Your New Custom Home

May 13, 2019  •  Written by Tyler LaMar

Let’s face it – custom homes in Cincinnati aren’t cheap. That’s not why you buy them and that’s not why we build them. But that doesn’t mean we wouldn’t all like to keep a few extra dollars in our pockets.

So to help you accomplish just that, today’s blog is going to highlight a few techniques and areas where you may be able to save on the custom home you’ve always dreamed of.

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How to Create the Ultimate Outdoor Living Space 3/14/2019

How to Create the Ultimate Outdoor Living Space

March 14, 2019  •  Written by Tyler LaMar

Are you getting the most out of your patios and porches? If you haven't utilized the features on this list, you may be missing out on the full potential of your custom home.

Luckily, we've got everything you need to forget the chilly weather and create the ultimate outdoor living space this season.

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How to Find the Perfect Location For Your Custom Home 1/24/2019

How to Find the Perfect Location For Your Custom Home

January 24, 2019  •  Written by Tyler LaMar

Finding the right location to build your new custom home can be more of an art form than many folks realize. You can spend days, months or even years getting the design of your new home just right. But then you build it on a less-than-desirable plot of land? Not mention the added and hidden costs of some properties! Let’s take a look at some of the things we recommend to help ensure you find the perfect place to call home sweet home.

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Five Quick Tips to Maximize Your HOMEARAMA Fun in 2019 1/11/2019

Five Quick Tips to Maximize Your HOMEARAMA Fun in 2019

January 10, 2019  •  Written by Tyler LaMar

“Homearama” is a huge buzz word in the Cincinnati home building community this time of year. The excitement of last year’s show is transitioning seamlessly into the hustle and planning for this summer’s upcoming event. And while we–builders, media pros, and the host community, Kensington of Mason–continue our preparation for HOMEARAMA® 2019, I thought it’d be a good idea to help all of you do the same.

Here are Five Quick Tips to Maximize Your HOMEARAMA® Fun in 2019.

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Best New Years Resolutions to Transform Your Home in 2019 12/29/2018

Best New Years Resolutions to Transform Your Home in 2019

December 29, 2018  •  Written by Tyler LaMar

Happy New Year everyone. The Robert Lucke Group would like to thank every one of our amazing customers, realtors and our very own Lucke employees for your incredible work and passion throughout the year to help us ensure your custom homes were built to the best quality and design in 2018. As we wrap things up, we can now turn our attention to transforming your home in 2019.

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Eight Questions to Ask Your Cincinnati Custom Home Builder 10/12/2018

Eight Questions to Ask Your Cincinnati Custom Home Builder

October 12, 2018    Written by Tyler LaMar

Let’s face it—there are a ton of custom home builders in the Cincinnati area. There’s no doubt you have some tough decisions to make before actually breaking ground on the home of your dreams.

Maybe you’ve already decided on who’s going to take on the task of building your ultimate home, or maybe you’re still interviewing custom builders. Either way, it’s important you ask the right questions.

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Seven Design Inspiration Sources for Your Custom Home 9/20/2018

Seven Design Inspiration Sources for Your Custom Home

September 17, 2018    Written by Tyler LaMar

If you’re considering building a new custom home in the Cincinnati area, or you’ve already built your dream home, then you’re already far too aware how difficult both the exterior, and interior design processes can be.

Not only does your new home need to be structurally sound—it has to look good and feel even better. It’s easy during this time to feel like you’re running out of design ideas...

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Six Advantages to Building a Custom Home 9/12/2018

Six Advantages to Building a Custom Home

September 10, 2018    Written by Tyler LaMar

It’s fair to say there are probably a lot of folks out there who just aren’t totally sure what the real differences are between a production or track-style home and a truly custom home.

And so, they sit right in the middle, unable to decide which option might be best for them.

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Top 5 Home Building and Design Trends for 2018 8/28/2018

Top 5 Home Building and Design Trends for 2018

August 27, 2018    Written by Tyler LaMar

The year seems to be moving by more quickly than usual. We’re now just over the halfway point, which gives us some good insight into 2018’s top trends of the custom home building and interior design world.

So, what’s our big takeaway overall?

Color, boldness and a nod to the past.

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4 Things to Consider Before Downsizing Your New Home 7/25/2018

4 Things to Consider Before Downsizing Your New Home

July 25, 2018    Written by Tyler LaMar

The kids are gone. The house is big, silent and empty. It’s time to scale things down a bit and begin customizing the perfect “forever home” that you can just relax in. But it’s not always that easy.

First, you’ve got some decisions to make and some things to keep in mind. Here are 4 Things to Consider Before Downsizing Your Home.

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3 Great Landscaping Tips for New Homeowners 7/9/2018

3 Great Landscaping Tips for New Homeowners

July 09, 2018

We can all agree that buying a new home isn't just about the home. We've all driven by that one house in our neighborhood that was screaming out potential, if not for the overgrown lawn and shabby vegetation. Some people seem to take great pride in their landscaping, and for others, it's more of an afterthought at best.

In order to avoid becoming "that one house" in your neighborhood, we're offering all you new homeowners our top 3 landscaping tips to help you boost your curb appeal and become the envy of your neighborhood.

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5 Rug and Design Tips 1/27/2016

5 Rug and Design Tips

Sometimes I find myself thinking, "I wonder what kind of sofa they went with.." or, "Will they be able to keep this open floor plan from feeling cold and uninviting?" Because we can't always be there after the fact -- when you've moved on to actually designing and decorating the interior of your new custom home -- I decided to interview someone who could offer some design expertise.

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