Navigate Homes Blog and Company News

How To Make Sure Your New-Construction Home Is High-Quality

How To Make Sure Your New Construction Home Is High-Quality

Not all new construction homes are equal.  Finding the right custom homebuilder is key to making sure your new home is high-quality.  So how do you find the right custom homebuilder for you?  Before signing any contracts, research the homebuilders you are interested in working with to gauge customer satisfaction. And, don’t be afraid to ask builders questions, such as: What is the overall reputation of the custom homebuilder you're...

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Navigate Homes Sod Lawn Maintenance

How to Maintain a Sod Lawn

Building the best homes and neighborhoods is all in the details. Same goes for maintaining your home after move-in day. One of the most important aspects of home maintenance is understanding how to treat your new sod lawn within the first weeks, months, and beyond. To help you navigate sod maintenance, we've put together a list of important tips and recommendations. Immediately: Watering is the single most important step in successfully establishing your new...

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Navigate Homes Builder Excellence Award 2017

Builders Excellence Trophy Awarded to Navigate Homes

The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association recently awarded Navigate Homes with a Builders Excellence Trophy at the 2017 Iowa City Area Parade of Homes. On June 1st, 2017, members of Home Builders Associations from across the state of Iowa toured 29 homes as part of the area’s 50th Annual Parade of Homes. Two to three judges evaluated each home on its exterior, interior, livability, overall flow, functionality, and interior/exterior foundation. At the end...

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SouthGate Launches New Homebuilding Brand

Navigate Homes brand to be introduced at Iowa City’s Home Show, Feb. 10-12, 2017 SouthGate Companies, which is one of Iowa City’s largest developers, is launching a new home building brand for custom, semi-custom, and spec home buyers. Jerry Waddilove, president and co-CEO of SouthGate Companies, said the new Navigate brand gives the company the ability to generate greater awareness about its expertise in bringing high-quality signature homes to the growing Iowa...

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