All Things Home

Covington Homes All Things Home

We will give you our take on all things home. Some tips and tricks on how to make your house a home!

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Being a part of the Covington Community

Covington Homes offers and builds a variety of floor plans, price points, and product types. Covington offers Ranch plans, Main Level Living plans, multi-Generational plans, Two-story plans, and features a wide variety of architectural styles. Covington builds homes for everyone; from smaller ‘first time’ starting out homes to spacious and larger ‘forever’ homes. It isn’t a matter of IF Covington Homes has the home for you, it is a matter of WHICH plan is the perfect future home for you. ...Read More

When is Down Payment Due New Construction Home

Building a new home can feel like a dream come true. Property owners are able to choose the layout and decor that they’ve always wanted. When purchasing a home, the first thing buyers often wonder is when they’ll have to pay the down payment. In this article, we’ll explain the ins and outs of down payments for new construction home loans. ...Read More

Benefits of Buying New Construction

Are you in the market for a new home? Don't overlook the option of buying a newly constructed property. While it's common to assume that buying a previously owned home is your only choice, the benefits of new construction are worth considering. Not only can it provide unique advantages that aren't available in used homes, and it can also be much more cost-effective. ...Read More

Pros and Cons Buying a New Construction Home

One of the most important decisions you can ever make is purchasing a home for yourself and your family. However, deciding on whether to buy new construction or a resale home can be contentious, considering both have their pros and cons. ...Read More

5 Things You'll Need for Your New Home

Buying and moving into your first home is a huge milestone as a home provides a sense of security, privacy, and convenience. However, there is a lot of planning required when moving into your first home, ranging from doing a walkthrough to taking safety precautions for kids and pets, setting up utilities, and locating necessary functions. You might also be wondering about everything you will need for your new home. To help you make your process easier, here are five things you should have for your first home. ...Read More

Understanding The Mortgage Process

Are you ready to take the next step in finding your new home? At Covington Homes, we understand that purchasing a new home can seem daunting, especially when getting a mortgage. However, we're here to guide you every step of the way. We have helped many homebuyers navigate the mortgage process. ...Read More

What Are Closing Costs

You'll encounter many new terms and ideas when buying your first home. For instance, you're probably expecting to hand over a down payment when you close the deal, but you may not realize that you'll be expected to pay closing costs as well. These charges can come as a surprise to many first-time homebuyers. ...Read More

What You Need Moving into a New Home

Moving into a brand-new home can be very exciting and daunting all at once. And even though the prospect of moving into a new home is exhilarating, it can be a little stressful if you don’t have what you need. To help make your move go as smoothly as possible, it is important that you have everything you need. ...Read More

Covington Homes, Santorini model, featured in Colorado Springs Parade of Homes

The Colorado Springs Parade of homes is taking place Sep. 10-25 where you can see $500,000 homes all the way up to three million. Covington Homes, Santorini model, is part of their terrace series. The model is 3,693 square feet with four bedrooms, 3 and a half-bath, with the option of a three car garage. The price range for this model is $629,018 and it’s located in Peyton, Colorado. ...Read More

When should I Hire a Home Inspector?

Covington Homes believes that it is important to think about these commonly asked questions regarding home inspectors and home inspections to help you be fully informed. ...Read More

Halloween Décor Ideas

Halloween means time to vamp up your new home with some holiday décor! Take a look at these spooky and fun Halloween décor ideas! ...Read More

Top 5 Pumpkin Patches and Apple Orchards to visit in Colorado

Nothing says fall has arrived better than pumpkins and the smell of crisp apples! Here are some top-rated spots for you and your family to visit for pumpkin and apple picking this year!

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Fall Fun in Colorado Springs!

New to the area and not sure what’s going on in Colorado Springs this fall? Take a look at some of the fall Events happening here in our wonderful community that are great to enjoy with family and friends! ...Read More

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Slow Cooker Recipes

Warm home cooking is the absolute best when coming inside from the cold weather lurking outside! Here are some great and simple slow cooker recipes to warm you up this fall! ...Read More

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Simple Ways to Cozy-Up your home!

As the temperatures drop we don’t want the inside of our new homes to reflect that! Taking the time to cozy up your home with keep you and your family warm throughout the entire season!

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Moving into a New Home in Fall: How to stay Organized

Fall is one of the most popular times for people to be moving into their brand-new home! Big moves can become stressful very easy so here are some great tips on how to keep your move organized and simple! ...Read More

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Prepping your home for fall!

When the cold weather begins to reappear it is always best to check certain items around your home to make sure it is in tip top shape to handle the coming winter!

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Fall is Coming! Décor Ideas!

It can be overwhelming with all of the different décor options available when fall rolls around. But it doesn’t take much to bring that Autumn essence into your home. Check out these Fall décor tips:

  • Pumpkins: Big or small they always bring the atmosphere of fall.
  • Adding hints of color to your already existing décor: warm reds and oranges work well to add to your brown and neutral tones around the home.
  • Woodsy and Outdoor elements: In Colorado we love watching the gorgeous leaves change colors! Adding some colored leaves to a wreath for the front door or decorate a centerpiece with candles and pinecones will bring the beautiful colors inside while keeping cost low!
  • Cozy Blankets, rustic wood pieces, nature items such as barley or twine, and comfort aromas such as pumpkin spice, crisp apple, or hazelnut coffee with warm up any home.
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Fall Lawn Care

With fall approaching fast, don’t let all of your hard work during the summer keeping you lawn beautiful go to waste!

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How to meet your Neighbors!

Just moved into your brand-new home and not sure how to meet your neighbors? Here are a couple ideas on how to break the ice!

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Tips on organizing a Garage Sale!

End of summer garage sales are around the corner! Prep your garage sale by using these great ideas on how to have a flawless sale!

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Essential items to have in your Summer Emergency Kit

Kids LOVE to run around and have fun outside in the summer, so it is important to have the essentials in case someone gets hurt! When re-filling your First Aid Kit here are 15 must-haves!

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Quick to do list at home before vacation

When planning your vacation this summer use this nifty & quick ‘To Do’ list to prep your home before you leave!

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Iced Tea Recipes

June 29th 2019

June is National Iced Tea Month! You will love some of these refreshing Iced Tea Recipes to enjoy this summer!

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Summer Lawn Care!

The sun is out and that means the temperature is starting to climb! Here are some tips to help your lawn survive the summer heat and stay looking beautiful!

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Make your Pearly White Sparkle! How to Clean and Maintain your White Cabinets!

White Cabinets not so white anymore? Here’s how to put that sparkle back into your cabinets!

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Kitchen Updates! Quick, Easy, & Affordable!

Give your kitchen a little extra ‘POP’ without breaking the bank. Here are some quick, affordable, and EASY kitchen updates to spice up your new kitchen!

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Indoor Plants that will benefit your new home!

Indoor Plants. Are you unsure of what plants are best for your new home? Here are some top-rated plants that will benefit any home!

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Decorating for the Holidays

Learn inexpensive ways to create a festive environment that your family & friends will love! ...Read More

The Art of Interior Design

Interior Design can be daunting. So much to think about. So much to put together. However, Interior Design can be very simple if we look at it from a different perspective and follow a few fundamentals. Tips by Grace Covington, GC Luxury Design and Covington Homes. ...Read More

High-style Kitchens on a Budget

You don’t have to spend a fortune to create beautiful kitchens that buyers will love. ...Read More