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Start the New Year in an Energy Plus Home

Categories: Home Buyer Tips, News

Heating GuaranteeChristmas will be here and gone before we know it. Then, the New Year will arrive and resolutions will begin. For many, this may consist of saving money and paying debt off. Keystone Custom Homes builds energy-efficient homes, and we guarantee instant savings!

Our homes are built to Energy Plus standards that are designed to help you save money year after year. We guarantee your Keystone home heating bill will not exceed $490 per year for the first two years of homeownership, or we will pay the difference. That equals to a savings of up to $1,500 a year! That means a savings of $25,000 that can be used towards a new gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, upgraded floors or both! Read the rest of this entry »

Spotlight On: The Parker Floor Plan

Categories: Floorplans, News

6145 Bayberry AveKeystone Custom Homes offers many floor plans designed with you in mind. With plenty of spacious floor plans to choose from, the Parker is the perfect family home with tons of room on the first level for entertaining and all the bedrooms on the second level.

Luckily for you, we have several Parker floor plans ready now or under construction. One quick move-in showcase home, located at 6145 Bayberry Avenue in Sweetbriar Creek, is priced at $327,912. The first floor of the home features a stunning entry with a dining and study on either side. The back of the home is open with the family room flowing right into the gourmet kitchen and breakfast nook. The large island is great for cooking, and the nine foot ceilings help create the spacious atmosphere. Snuggle up by the fireplace, and enjoy a family movie night in the family room. Also, there is a plethora of storage space in the garage, hall closets and pantry. Read the rest of this entry »

There’s No Place like a Home in Berks County

Categories: News

Home at Middlecreek FarmsKeystone Custom Homes is dedicated to finding families their perfect homes all across Pennsylvania. Berks County is a wonderful place to call home with great school districts, two state parks and historical sites. Bring your family home to one of these communities located in Berks!

Located in Bernville, Penn Hills is a new community in Berks County. These beautiful homes range from the $180,000s to the $250,000s. Convenient to the town of Bernville, Reading and Turnpike, you will have easy access to great shopping, dining and entertainment.

Middlecreek Farms is a tranquil community tucked away in Oley. These homes offer privacy while also having easy access to Route 422. Shopping, dining and entertainment are just minutes away from your door to the Reading or King of Prussia areas. Berks County homes in this community range from the $270,000s to the $340,000s and offer a variety of floor plans. Read the rest of this entry »

Begin the New Year with a FREE First Time Home Buyers Seminar

Categories: Home Buyer Tips, News

First Time Buyer Seminar 2015Buying a home for the first time is a joyous event, but it can also be an anxious one. Begin the New Year stress-free and in your dream home with Keystone Custom Homes. One of the nation’s top 100 home builders, Keystone will be hosting a free first time home buyer seminar on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon, this event will be held at the Heritage Hotel located at 500 Centerville Road in Lancaster.

During this seminar, learn the ABCs of buying, building and financing a new home. Topics include:

• How to purchase a home with no money down – a responsible financing plan
• How to improve credit scores
• How to avoid the two biggest mistakes that first time buyers make
• How to save money Read the rest of this entry »

Santa is coming to a Keystone Ho-Ho-Home near You!

Categories: Home Buyer Tips, News

Photos with Santa at homes in YorkThis weekend, dress up your kiddos in red and green and head to Rolling Meadows and Buckingham Preserve for Photos with Santa! Your family can sip on hot cocoa, snack on cookies, tour one of the gorgeous model homes and get two FREE 5×7 photos with jolly St. Nick.

The festivities start at the Rolling Meadows model home at 100 Rentzel Drive, Manchester, PA on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. Come out any time before 5 p.m. to discover the community’s charming homes in York. Priced from the $170,000s, Rolling Meadows offers amenities for the whole family, including a swimming pool, pool house, basketball court, kid’s playground and much more. Additionally, the community is convenient to Route 30 and I-83 and is minutes from dining, entertainment, shopping and recreational activities. What other reasons do you need to put a home at Rolling Meadows on your Christmas list?! Read the rest of this entry »

Keystone Model Homes Open Their Doors for Holiday Parties

Categories: Home Buyer Tips, News

Holiday Party Christmas is only two weeks away, and everyone here is excited to celebrate with you. That’s why we are opening the doors at two of our model homes for holiday parties! Meet your future neighbors at our Stonehenge Reserve and Worthington communities and shop for gifts.

616 Warminister Lane, Lititz, PA. Stonehenge Reserve invites you to jingle until you can’t stop on Friday, Dec. 12. Drop by anytime between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. to enjoy holiday treats and meet new people. Be sure to browse the booths of local vendors including Pampered Chef, Wright’s Winter Warmers, Mary Kay, Jess Kuzma – Massage Therapist and Norwex. Pick up a few gifts for someone on your holiday shopping list and tour our beautiful model home! Read the rest of this entry »

Smile for HOPE with Keystone Custom Homes

Categories: Home Buyer Tips, News, Quick Delivery Homes

Smile for HOPEThis holiday season, help Keystone Custom Homes to Smile for HOPE. Now through December 31, 2014, the home builder is reaching out through social media to raise money for HOPE International, a non-profit organization dedicated to breaking the cycles of poverty in 17 developing countries through microfinance.

To participate in Smile for HOPE, just post a selfie at one of Keystone’s model homes or quick move-in showcase homes on the builder’s Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest profiles. Be sure to include #KCHSmileforHOPE within the caption. For each selfie posted, Keystone will donate $5 to HOPE International. Plus, it does not stop there. Tour a home, and the builder will donate an additional $1.* Read the rest of this entry »

Santa Claus is coming to Town at Keystone Custom Homes

Categories: News

Photos with Santa During the holiday season, every family has a special tradition. From leaving milk and cookies out for Santa or getting new Christmas pajamas, families are always looking for new ways to get into the holiday spirit. This year, bring your family to one of Keystone’s model homes and have your picture taken with Santa!

Enjoy drinking warm hot cocoa and eating delicious cookies, and receive two free five-by-seven photos. Santa will be visiting on four days in the following communities:

616 Warminister Lane, Lititz, PA. On Saturday, Dec. 6, Santa will make his first stop at our model home at Stonehenge Reserve. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Santa will be ready to hear what your children want for Christmas, so make sure they have their lists ready! Read the rest of this entry »

Pinners Say “I Do” to Keystone Custom Home’s Pinterest Contest

Categories: News

Keystone Custom Homes' winnerKeystone Custom Homes is excited to announce the end of its successful Pinterest contest, Say “I Do” to Your New Home. Held from October 1 to November 21, 2014, the winner received a $250 Bed, Bath & Beyond gift card.

As participants created Pinterest boards named #SayIDoKCHContest and re-pinned items they would purchase for their new Keystone home, they also learned about the builder’s unique wedding program. The program encourages engaged couples to open up a bank account which acts like a gift registry to help with down payments for their first homes and stands out to those that do not need traditional registry items. Read the rest of this entry »

Save Money during Christmas with Our Heating Guarantee

Categories: Green Building, Home Buyer Tips, News

Heating GuaranteeWith winter breaks from school and big holidays coming up fast, your home is sure to be bursting with friends and family celebrating together! With that comes keeping everyone warm inside. But, your heating bill doesn’t have to be outrageous. With Keystone’s $490 heating guarantee for Energy/Plus homes, keep warm all season and still have money for those last minute Christmas gifts.

We are dedicated to building energy efficient and environmentally responsible Lancaster homes that save you money. Our heating guarantee says that if your heating costs exceed $490 annually while living in a new Energy/Plus home, we will pay the difference for the first two years! Read the rest of this entry »