We had a day packed full of interested prospects at The Enclave at Waverly Park – all tours were FULL! We received tons of positive feedback on our models and our visitors were pleasantly surprised our homes include solar and tankless water heaters. The design studio also received a considerable amount of praise as the visitors were pleased and interested by ...

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What is a blog?

Yesterday, I was reminded that not everyone is familiar with what exactly a blog is. First, it is public, meaning that everyone can read it. Second, it is meant to provide thoughtful perspectives, tips, updates, etc.  I am not a fan of blogs that simply post content from articles written by other people, while I see value in posting links to various articles o...

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Realtors: California Home Sales Rise in January Good news!  Sales of New Homes in U.S. Rise More Than Forecast From Burlingame Patch: Sustainability Plan Connects Housing and Transit.  At SummerHill we're committed to sustainability, did you know that our newest community will be all solar?  That's right, every home at The Enclave at Waverly Park will...

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I am excited to see the first houses at our newest community, The Enclave at Waverly Park in Mountain View, starting to take shape.  We have three model homes under construction and, thanks to our fantastic construction group and sub contractors, these homes are going up fast! There are few things more rewarding in life than seeing one’s work efforts turn ...

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Here's the latest in technology, some new and some just fun to share! As Mashable shares, January has become the month to watch for what is coming up in technology, be sure to check out their 8 Gadgets to Watch in 2011 - looks like 2011 will be the year of the tablet. EcoHome Magazine shares the latest in Green Products and Technology, my favorite article was the...

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Gallery: Crazy Space-Saving Designs for the Homes of the Future - Read More Feng Shui your home with an APP?? -Available for iPhone there seem to be several options for Droid also, but easier to find those from your handset. (more…)......

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Homeowners at Satake Estates in Mountain View are out to save the world. 36% of all homeowner’s to date have chosen the solar option for their home. That number is sure to grow with more buyers choosing green options.  And, even buyers who may not choose the option now, have the option to add solar in the future as SummerHill is pre-wiring every home for so...

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An article in Fortune Magazine recently, Green Myths Debunked, talked about everything from bottled water (tap water is safer) to CFLs (make the switch from incandescent today!) to Christmas trees (yes it is better to have a real one than a fake one) and many more.  This got me thinking about our own communities and what really matters about green. There is a l...

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What's new in technology?

The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards article got me thinking with everything from paper-thin flexibile speakers to small, lightweight fuel cells to EcoRock (a drywall substitute), there is a lot of innovation happening in technology to make our lives easier and more environmentally friendly. For homes, we're hearing about solar technology to s...

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