Bigelow Homes Blog

5 Reasons to Move to the Austin Area

Since 2008, Austin has been steadily growing, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down anytime soon. This growth has paved the way to opportunities for all kinds of people- students, art aficionados, entrepreneurs, job seekers, and home investors. Excitement is tangible with what... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 10-18-2020

We've Broken Ground!

Did you know that Bigelow Homes broke ground on our 9th Home for Hope last Monday?

We are not just passionate about building homes, we are also dedicated to giving back to help fight global poverty. Along with our trade partners, we are delighted that we are able to... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 6-25-2018

Tips for Downsizing | Empty Nesters

Have you suddenly found yourself with too many empty rooms? Are you dreading those stairs more and more every day? Is keeping up with yard work wearing you down?

If so, it may be time to consider downsizing your home. We've pulled together a few tips to help you... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 6-4-2018

Quick Guide: Saving for a New Home

Are you thinking about purchasing a new home but not sure if you'll be able to afford the down payment?

We've got some quick tips to help you start saving now!

  • Check both your own and your partner's credit score. Apps like Credit Karma make this easy and... [read more]

    By Bigelow Homes 5-22-2018

5 Ways Renting Affects Your Quality of Life

#1. Dirt and Germs.
While most apartments do their best to clean between tenants, there are always those cracks and crevices you just cant get the grime from previous tenants out of. Many complexes also have carpet in one or more rooms which is capable of harboring mold,... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 5-18-2018

Community By Design

As Seen In Woman's Day, Redbook,
and Good Housekeeping
{ AUSTIN HOMES & LIFESTYLES }
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Community By Design

Home extends beyond four walls and a roof. Home is the community within which you live, work, and play. Your... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 11-25-2015

New builder at Plum Creek in Kyle

Bigelow Homes enters market in second phase of Kyle's Plum Creek

Bigelow Homes said it would build homes in Plum Creek, the Kyle mixed-use development that is expanding into a second phase.

Chicago-based Bigelow said it would offer 10 floor plans starting this fall, ranging from 1,100 to 3,000... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 8-26-2010

Bigelow Homes building in Kyle's Plum Creek

Austin Business Journal August 9, 2010

Chicago-based Bigelow Homes will begin building homes in Kyle's mixed-use, master-planned Plum Creek community this fall.

The 2,200-acre community near the intersection of Fairway and FM 2770 was founded by Plum Creek Development Partners in 1997, and currently houses about 1,500 homes. Plans... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 8-26-2010

San Marcos Ranks in Top 10 of “Best Places to Raise Your Kids" in the United States

San Marcos Ranks in Top 10 of "Best Places to Raise Your Kids" in the United States

San Marcos, TX, November 19, 2009 – BusinessWeek today released their annual ranking of the best places to raise your kids in the United States, and not only did San Marcos make... [read more]

By Bigelow Homes 11-23-2009