1. Labor Day Weekend in the Carolinas: 5 Fun & Free Things To Do

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    These are some of our favorite ways to spend Labor Day weekend in North and South Carolina. Diversity of the natural landscape is one of the best things about living here. From shoreline sunsets to mountain vistas, we are never lacking for fun places to spend a long weekend, and there are plenty of events…

  2. Winter Tips for Your New Home

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    It’s the first day of winter! The winter solstice is marked by a short day and longer night but even so, there are some things that are perfect tasks for the colder weather — and some things you should try to save a few bucks on your energy bill! Organize and declutter Who said that…

  3. Essex Gives Back

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    Essex Homes has been very fortunate throughout 2017 and loves immersing itself in and giving back to the community it serves. Every Essex Homes division has dedicated their time to good works this holiday season! Oliver Gospel Mission White Christmas Essex Homes is partnering with Oliver Gospel Mission again this year to make it a…

  4. Not-So-Spooky Halloween Weekend

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    Get ready for some holiday fun at the Charlotte area model homes and surrounding cities! ESSEX EVENT: Saturday, October 28 from 11 am – 5 pm Enjoy pumpkin painting, balloons, cider and fall treats at one or all of our 5 model home locations and also tour an available home at each location!   Brentwood Model Home – Katherine…

  5. How to Make Your Essex Home Unique

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    We’ve all seen it–perhaps unintentionally. You needed a shortcut home from a long day of work and wanted to avoid rush-hour traffic. It was a smooth drive home until you stumbled upon a cookie-cutter neighborhood. “These houses all look exactly the same!” you thought to yourself, wondering if you had accidentally stumbled into a real-life…

  6. Essex Homes Announces Shinnville Ridge in Mooresville

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    Essex Homes is proud to announce the grand opening of our new Shinnville Ridge community just minutes from Mooresville and Lake Norman! This exquisite neighborhood features brand new homes priced in the mid-$300,000s with thoughtful designs, side-entry garages and a variety of unique floor plans. Residents can enjoy the quiet and peaceful neighborhood while being…

  7. Choosing the Perfect Paint Color

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    When it comes to the perfect home, you have your Pinterest board to help you figure out exactly what you want. But when it comes to paint colors, do you spend as much time worrying about colors as you do on certain finishes in your home? Essex Homes would like to give you some tips…

  8. Top Fall Decorating Tips for Your New Home

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    As the weather turns crisp and the leaves start to fall, we’re getting ready for the most beautiful season of all. Get out your pumpkins and faux autumn leaves as we take you through some design ideas for your home this season. When replacing your summer center pieces, think of neutral colors, and try replacing…

  9. Communities with Lake Access Offer More than Just Beautiful Homes

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    At Essex Homes, we understand that it’s not just about building nice homes at a good price. Buyers want communities in great locations that offer activities, amenities and stunning views. Our communities offer more than a home; we offer our home buyers a lifestyle. When we built our communities around Lake Wylie and Lake Murray,…

  10. Essex Homes Announces Homes for Heroes Buyer Incentive

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    As a thank you for their service, Essex Homes is now offering local heroes $2,000 toward the purchase of a new Essex home in Columbia, South Carolina or Charlotte, North Carolina.* Members of the military, firefighters, police officers, medical personnel and teachers can use this incentive toward closing costs or design upgrades with the purchase…