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Safety and Fun: Why Young Families are Searching for New Homes in Knightdale NC

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Continuing our series in support of your search for New Homes in Knightdale NC, we will focus on family. With countless great events hosted on-site weekly, the Knightdale Station new home community is a perfect fit for all ages. Thus, it was no big surprise that Knightdale was named by the National Council for Home Safety and Security recently among their 2019 Safest Cities in NC.

Knightdale Ranks among Safest Cities in NC

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The friendly relationship between the Knightdale Police Department and members of the local community of all ages through events like “Psyched about Bikes” helps teach bike safety. Likewise, these type of events has helped keep the town among the Safest Cities in NC.

The annual poll by the experts at the NCHSS certainly supports your choice to seek New Homes in Knightdale. In landing among the top 15 Safest Cities in NC, Knightdale scored high in several key areas. This included a very low crime rate and one of the top scores in family-friendly amenities and events. Knightdale’s high overall safety and amenities scores across the board placed it 11th out of all cities and towns statewide among the Safest Cities in NC.

The Top 15 Safest Cities in NC for 2019

  1. Elon
  2. Pinehurst
  3. Holly Springs
  4. Archdale
  5. Apex
  6. Waxhaw
  7. Mount Holly
  8. Stallings
  9. Davidson
  10. Cary
  11. Knightdale
  12. Clayton
  13. Boone
  14. Fuquay-Varina
  15. Wake Forest

To view the entire listing and more details on the process in naming the 2019 Safest Cities in NC, visit alarms.org.

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The summertime events at Knightdale Station Park, such as the”Fourth on 1st” Independence Day Celebration always draws a big crowd.

Events at Knightdale Station Helping to Draw Interest in New Homes in Knightdale

More support for looking for New Homes in Knightdale is the great variety of Events at Knightdale Station. Just as detailed by the NCHSS in its Safest Cities in NC rankings, these family themed events in Knightdale are plentiful and your entire crew, both young and old a safe and fun way to spend your free time. Whether holiday-themed or just one of the town’s own creations, the Events at Knightdale Station offer variety and occur often.

The Calendar is Full with Youth Events in Knightdale…at the Station!

Knightdale Station Park is situated directly in the Knightdale Station new home community. The park hosts Youth Events in Knightdale throughout the year. Many of these events are holiday-based, while some are just for fun!

The traditions that have been built with the annual Youth Events in Knightdale include:

With all of these great things happening right on site at Knightdale Station, it’s no wonder you’ve opted to search New Homes in Knightdale for your family. For more information on New Homes in Knightdale NC at Knightdale Station, visit knightdalestation.com.

(Photo Credits- Town of Knightdale)

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“Rage Against Builder Beige” Welcome to Fresh Paint by Garman Homes… at the Station!

With the hot summer months now upon us, the only thing hotter than the sun as we head toward August and the months beyond is the newest builder team as we announce with great excitement that Fresh Paint by Garman Homes will be bringing their #RageAgainstBuilderBeige campaign and two collections of single family floor plans for […]

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Popular Trends in New Home Construction for 2015

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The home building experts at builderonline.com released an article this past month based upon the Annual Builder Practices Survey, noting the hottest Trends in New Home Construction for 2015, and in doing so, giving you a few ideas and options to think about as you prepare to work along side the great builder teams from Caviness and Cates, H&H Homes and McKee Homes in the construction of your family’s dream home at the Knightdale Station new home community.

The Annual Builder Practices Survey has been conducted by Home Innovation each year for over three decades as they have tracked the market shares of all building material categories to compile the survey and reports, like the most recent one documenting the hot Trends in New Home Construction for 2015.

Some of the more interesting findings in Trends in New Home Construction for 2015 for buyers to consider when getting ready to begin the building process saw several areas discussed in the builderonline.com article, including:

Flooring: Carpeting has continued to be the most popular flooring option amongst Trends in New Home Construction in 2015, as 83 percent of all new home bedrooms were documented as being carpeted. However, hardwood flooring has seen a rise as the second most popular choice, especially in living rooms. Ceramic tile, which is the most popular bathroom option, was noted as the third most common choice in flooring.

Kitchens: Several popular Trends in New Home Construction for 2015 touched upon in the article involved different areas and items in the kitchen. For new countertops, it was said that granite continues to be the top choice, with over 64 percent choosing this option. Quartz/engineered stone also saw a spike in counter top popularity as a second choice. In kitchen appliances, Cooktops and wall oven combinations saw an increase in installation as compared to freestanding units, while “freezer on bottom” refrigerators also gained in popularity, where as the “side-by-side” units saw a decrease. Sinks were another item in the kitchen that was noted in the Trends in New Home Construction in 2015.The single basin kitchen sink seems to be making a comeback this year, and granite or stone kitchen sinks also have seen a rise in their overall numbers.

Garages: Bigger and more enhanced seems to be the latest for Trends in New Home Construction for 2015 pertaining to the garage, as enhancements such as windows, insulation, and composite or plastic materials being used on garage doors has been on the rise. Also, the past year saw 32 percent of new single family homes building garages with bays for three or more cars, which was the highest number ever recorded in the 30 plus years of the survey for garage’s of this size.

These are just a small sampling of the extensive numbers and findings regarding popular Trends in New Home Construction for 2015 from the Annual Builders Practices Survey. For a full details in all areas of the home, visit www.builderonline.com.