Friday, March 29, 2013

Mortgage Interest Rates

A note from Hal Von Nessen, MIRM. His blog can be found at

"The Federal Housing Finance Agency released figures today showing a slight increase in mortgage interest rates in February. I recall the good old days when an upward tick in the rates would stimulate buyers to come out to avoid the anticipated price adjustments resulting from another increase. It would appear that, just as spring heralds its arrival with new growth, the housing market is also seeing signs of rebirth. It may be minimal, it may be slow, but it sure is welcomed!"

Here's a link to the full report.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Tankless Water Heaters

As part of the green building products and practices built into new homes, Paradime Construction includes a Tankless Water Heater.

If you're not familiar with this type of water heater, here's a little background information on the advantages to going tankless.

Tankless water heaters are also known as "on demand" water heaters.  Unlike traditional water heaters, a tankless heater does not store warm, unused water, but heats water only as it is needed.

With a tankless water heater it is not necessary to run water so that it will "heat up". You can save water by having immediately warm water on demand.

The life span of a tankless water heater may be longer than the standard water heater because there is no sitting water to corrode the tank.  The tanks are more compact than standard units and when used correctly can still supply enough hot water for your household.

Talk with Stan O'Brien at Paradime Construction about your hot water needs and to ensure that a tankless water heater is incorporated into your home design. 

Friday, March 15, 2013

Thank You!

We had an amazing Home Show last weekend. The weather was beautiful and the crowds were huge! 

We made some great new contacts and really appreciated everyone who came by to learn a little more about Paradime Construction.

If you couldn't make it out, don't worry! Take a look around our website or contact us to learn more about what makes a Paradime home unique.

We look forward to working with you to design and build your dream home!

Friday, March 8, 2013

It's Opening Day!

Come see us at the 47th annual Home and Garden Show at the State Fairgrounds this weekend.

The Home Show features over 300 exhibitors in home construction, design, gardening, landscaping PLUS free educational seminars.

Today is opening day and the doors stay open until 8pm.  Tomorrow's hours are 9am-7pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Enjoy your favorite fair foods and the chance to win from the over $15,000 in door prize give-aways!

Admission is $6 at the gate, children 14 and under free.

Visit us at booth C201 in the Cantey Building!

For a complete list of seminars and special events visit