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Grant Springing Forward with Reduced Pricing on Finished Homes in Hawks Crossing

Categories: Conserve Energy, DeSoto County Schools, Family Homes, Featured Neighborhoods, Featured Olive Branch MS Neighborhoods | Posted: March 15, 2017

Some things in real estate never change and it is still true that when searching for the perfect new home, most folks agree. It is all about location, location, location.

If the perfect location for your family is near the award-winning DeSoto County schools – Lewisburg – then the Villages at Hawks Crossing East is the perfect.  Within walking distance to Lewisburg Schools, one of the top public schools in the State of Mississippi, Hawks Crossing features family homes on larger lots with no city taxes.  Hawks Crossing is located on Craft Rd. South of Church Rd. at Byhalia Rd.

Built on land that has a rich farming history, Hawks Crossing offers the best of both worlds – the convenience of being within minutes to the medical, entertain and shopping districts of Memphis, TN plus community schools, team sports, area churches, and locally owned shops and restaurants in Olive Branch, MS.  It’s the kind of neighborhood that is hard to find – family homes on large home sites  (big enough for a pool!)  with sidewalks within walking distance to the community school.

Everyone loves spacious, open floor plans with soaring ceilings and room to grow, but utility bills can be a concern in older homes. Grant & Co. is proud to offer new homes in Hawks Crossing that have earned the ENERGY STAR label, meaning that our homes have been designed and built to standards well above most other homes on the market today. Energy Star homes by Grant offer better quality, better comfort, better durability and greatly reduced utility and maintenance costs.  Don’t know about ENERGY STAR homes?  Click here to read how you can save up to 30 percent in utility costs.

Just announced – Grant is “springing forward” this month and offering six of the new homes at Hawks Crossing at a reduced price and some include fencing and upgraded landscaping. All include 4 bedrooms, lots of granite, hardwood, tile and upgraded appliances. Some have 3 car garages, covered back porches, hearth rooms. All are below $300,000!!  Prices will never be this good again! Mortgage rates could be on the way up, so now is the time to move in to a new home at Hawks Crossing.

Reduced prices, low utility bills, no city taxes, big back yards – and ready to move in today! Click here for more details on Villages at Hawks Crossing East, a Grant & Co. neighborhood.

Welcome to Hearthstone!

Categories: Buying a Home, Conserve Energy, Facebook, Featured Home Plans, Featured Neighborhoods, Instagram, New Model Home, New Neighborhoods, Twitter | Posted: July 22, 2016

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The day is almost here! The Grand Opening of the new model home in the Hearthstone neighborhood in Collierville, TN will be Monday, August 1st. Come experience the first neighborhood in the new Grant & Co Executive Home Series. Outside the home you will find a three-car attached garage with three remote openers and a key-less door keypad, a convenient “Friend’s Entry,” low maintenance stainable insulated fiberglass front doors, and energy efficient vinyl Low-E Glass windows.

Inside the home you can expect to find stained hardwood steps with painted risers and a heavy iron handrail on the stairways, tile floor in all the bathrooms and the laundry room, Hickory or Acacia hardwood floors in the entry, dining room, and the kitchen, custom storage cubbies and a bench near the garage entry, and a convenient Butler’s Pantry between the kitchen and formal dining room.

Speaking of the kitchen, it is a deluxe gourmet kitchen with Frigidaire stainless steel appliances including a 36″ five burner gas cooktop, a 30″ oven/convection oven combo, a microwave, a Whisper Quiet dishwasher, a 1/2 horse power garbage disposal, and Frigidaire’s Pro Style stainless steel vented hood. The master bathroom include our exclusive King Spa Shower: an oversized master shower with two shower heads, tiled shower walls, and a shower seat.

The Grant & Co Executive Home Series are also energy efficient and feature foam insulation, radiant barrier roof decking, house wrap, pilotless gas central heating, energy efficient 6″ LED surface mounted lights in place of recessed can lights, 14 Seer central air conditioning per floor, and  R-38 insulation blown into ceilings and R-13 batts into the walls.

The homes in the Hearthstone neighborhood start in the low $400’s and there are currently five different floorplans with multiple elevationa being offered, click here for more information.

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Come be a part of this beautiful neighborhood in Collierville. For directions and more information call Evette Reaves at 901-574-1147.

Save Up to 15 Percent on Energy Cost with One Simple Task

Categories: Conserve Energy, Uncategorized | Posted: January 29, 2016

Have you cleaned the filters in your heating and air system recently?  You should!  Dirty air filters cost you money!  Read this to see why clean filters are so important.  Click here.

 

Model ExteriorAll Grant & Co. homes are energy efficient to keep your family warm and cozy and save you money!  A Grant & Co. Sales Professional would love to help you find the energy efficient home of your dreams!  www.grantnewhomes.com

 

Villages at Hawks Crossing East Features Energy Star Homes

Categories: Conserve Energy, Family Homes, Featured Olive Branch MS Neighborhoods, New Model Home, New Neighborhoods | Posted: August 7, 2015

Grant & Co. is now accepting presales at pre-grand opening prices at The Villages at Hawks Crossing East, Grant’s newest neighborhood in Olive Branch, MS.

Construction is almost complete on the new model home/sales information center at The Villages at Hawks Crossing East.Hawks Crossing East Entry Sign

Directly across from one of DeSoto County’s top ranked schools, Lewisburg Schools, The Villages at Hawks Crossing East is scheduled for a grand opening in early September. Finishing touches are being placed on the model home and four other homes for sale are under construction now.

Where corn, cotton and soybean grew in fields as far as the eye could see, now stands stately homes in various stages of construction, Lewisburg Schools and the future I-69 interstate highway – making Hawks Crossing a prime location in eastern DeSoto County, MS. Grant is offering homes built with “Heritage Series” home features including double ovens, hardwood in the entry, formal dining room and great room, upgraded lighting packages, granite countertops, and so much more. Each home under construction is designed especially for Grant and decorated in all the newest colors and styles of Graham’s Lighting packages, Moen Faucets, Sherwin Williams Paint Rivertree Hardwoods and Frigidaire Appliances.

Villages at Hawks Crossing East is Grant’s first all ENERGY STAR community. ENERGY STAR certified new homes are designed and built to standards well above most other homes on the market today, delivering energy efficiency savings of up to 30 percent when compared to typical new homes. A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), delivering better quality, better comfort, and better durability. Learn more about the benefits of a home built better from the ground up with our ENERGY STAR Certified New Homes infographic.

Premier location, outstanding home designs, excellent school, great value and Energy Star certified – plus these homes are built by Grant, this area’s oldest and most trusted home builder. Call Scott PooleScott Poole at 901-647-4686 for all the details on Grant’s newest community or click here to see floor plans.  Take a drive this weekend to see the progress of the homes under construction. From I-55 South, take Church Road East to Craft Road, go south on Craft about 4 miles and Villages at Hawks Crossing East will be on your left (East side of the road.)

 

HOT Ways to Stay Cool

Categories: Conserve Energy, Family Homes | Posted: July 23, 2015

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It’s July in the South. It is HOT! It’s supposed to be! Staying comfortable in your home is tough and can be expensive. The energy saving features in your Grant home — like your Low-E vinyl windows, interior insulation, energy efficient Frigidaire appliances and insulated exterior doors — will help, but there are other ways to stay cool and keep those energy bills from skyrocketing.  USA News has some great ideas!

http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2013/07/23/10-easy-ways-to-keep-energy-costs-down

Happy Earth Day!

Categories: Community Involvement, Conserve Energy, Family Homes | Posted: April 22, 2015

 

Celebrate our Earth!  Happy Earth Day!Earth_Day

Beat the Heat and Save Money

Categories: Conserve Energy, Family Homes, Save Money | Posted: August 5, 2014

August in the Mid-South can be brutal – heat waves combined with humidity can take a toll. It can be tough to fork out extra money to pay for the constant use of an air conditioner in the house, but at the same time, you and your family would be miserable without it. We understand this frustrating cycle, and we’ve discovered a few tips to help you stay cool and save cash during the dog days of summer:Grant Energy Efficient Homes

  • Close your blinds or curtains to keep the sun at bay. You can even put your plants on sunny windowsills to absorb some of the extra heat that comes from sunlight filtering in.
  • Use your fans. Ceiling fans are a simple way to cool an area of the room quickly – just make sure to turn them off when you finish using them. Stand alone fans also offer a quick remedy to a toasty day.
  • Turn off the lights. Modern lighting is very energy-efficient, but incandescent light bulbs produce heat as well as light. You’ll be keeping your indoor temperatures down while conserving electricity at the same time!
  • Plant foliage. Put your green thumb on display and plant trees and shrubs around your house – they will absorb heat from the sun and will offer you and your family some outdoor shady spots!
  • 18W CFLs use 76% less energy than 75W incandescent equivalents. Over the course of a year, that can add up to $8-$15 in savings per bulb replaced!
  • We wash a lot of clothes during the busy summer time.  Try using cold water to wash your clothes! Not only will you save on the energy required to heat the water, but detergents formulated for cold water will get your clothes just as clean!
  • Rather than leaving your A/C on all day so that your home is cool when you return, consider using an appliance timer to turn it on and off around your daily routine. You’ll feel as cool walking in the door as if it had been on all day; and won’t notice the difference – until you see the savings on your energy bill!

Summer will fade away before long, but make sure to follow these tips to beat the August heat in the meantime!