February 22, 2019

How Onslow County supports its military families

Onslow County, where The Preserve at Tidewater is located, is also home to the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. A strong military theme runs through its public spaces, dining, and shopping venues. Countless Onslow County businesses offer military discounts, and the county’s largest city, Jacksonville, honors those who gave the ultimate sacrifice with its Lejeune…

January 16, 2019

Should Your Military Family Live On-base or Off-base?

If you or your spouse is stationed at a military base such as Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC, you’ll have to choose whether you want to live on-base or off-base. If you or your spouse’s Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders mean you’re faced with that decision in the near future, here are some things…

October 1, 2018

How to find your tribe after relocating

Relocating is both exciting and scary. You’ll be adjusting not only to a different geographic location, but also to a new community and social circle. Meeting people who share your interests can help you settle into your new home, but finding the time and energy to forge those friendships in the midst of a busy…

August 15, 2018

Master bedroom: Upstairs or Down?

Buying a house is one of the most significant purchases you’ll ever make, so we understand how crucial it is to make the right choice! You’re about to make some important decisions—from location to floorplan, to price—that could affect your lifestyle for years to come. Right now, we’d like to help you tackle one of…

January 26, 2018

Receive a Smart Home upgrade when you buy before Feb. 28

Our builders, Caviness & Cates Communities, are currently offering an incentive to buyers! Buy before Feb. 28 and you’ll get a free Smart Home Package, which includes some great technology upgrades. Click to learn more  

December 20, 2017

Five perks of a brand-new home

After months of evaluating your needs, wants and finances, you’ve finally made up your mind: you’re ready to buy a new home. Congratulations! There are few purchases in life more momentous and exciting. Now, you’ve got to decide whether you want to move into a house that’s brand new, or gently used by decades of…

June 23, 2017

3 Home Buying Tips for Military Families

Homeownership is very important to military families. Not only is it a vital part of the traditional American Dream, it’s also a way to fortify your community, create jobs, and strengthen local businesses—all the things our military personnel fight for every day! This may be why homeownership among veterans is one of the highest rates…

January 25, 2017

2017 Home Design Trends We Love

2017 is already shaping up to be a beautiful year—at least as far as home design trends are concerned! With a penchant for bright colors, mixed patterns, and cheeky themes, homeowners have a lot to look forward to in the coming months. Below are some of our favorite trends currently sweeping the design world. We’re…

December 14, 2016

Buying a Home in the Winter: Why Wait?

Most people think of spring and summer as prime time to buy a new home. This mode of thinking, however, can backfire—if everyone is shopping at once, the competition is that much fiercer. One way to avoid this is to buy a new home during the off-season. The winter is particularly good. Once the holidays…

October 12, 2016

The Benefits of Buying a Home

For most of us, owning a home of our own is an essential part of the American Dream. We spend our childhood dreaming of white picket fences, our early 20s crammed into small apartments, and our 30s saving up for a down payment. For those of us who bought our first home decades ago, the…