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New Development – Scenic Valley – Cross Plains

  Great Rock Realty is proud to be representing a new subdivision in Cross Plains, WI called Scenic Valley. This new development is located on the southwest edge of Cross Plains just off Hwy KP. It will feature spacious lots, country views, walking and bike paths, and public woodlands – all with village utilities! Buyers are welcome Read More

Closet Upgrade – Adding Value On A Budget

When I wrote about building our home, I mentioned we were finishing the closets ourselves. The reason for this was to save some money and to make a better organized space. We didn’t want the standard builder shelf and rod, but we also didn’t want to pay thousands for a custom closet system. Believe it Read More

Home Build – Completed!

I’m a little late on the blog this week. As you can imagine we’ve been busy getting moved and settled. In any case our home build is complete, and we started moving in one week ago today. Our occupancy was 108 days from when the builder started digging. The original schedule was 120 days and Read More

Home Build – Week 15

This week our home was getting the final touches. The appliances got delivered and hooked up. The lighting and electrical was finished (we still have some pendants to put up), the final trim work was completed, the house got cleaned, the towel bars and mirrors were put up in the bathroom, the fireplace was completed, Read More

Home Build – Week 14

This week in our home build, the carpet, dishwasher, and hvac grills were installed. Also the electrical and lighting is almost complete. We spent today putting up shelves and rods in one of the closets, and helping Kinsey’s step-dad (our electrician) with some little things. If you remember, we didn’t have the builder finish out the Read More

Home Build – Week 13

This week in our home build the plumbing fixtures and countertops got installed. The countertops brought some excitement and some disappointment. We love the countertop selections that we chose, and they look great in the house. However, we had been under the impression the snack bar portion would be a separate raised piece. The plans showed a dashed line Read More

Home Build – Week 12

This week in our home build there’s not much new to take pictures of. The items that are left are mostly smaller detail type work, so the changes don’t look near as dramatic. In any case, our columns were completed and painted, the front door was painted, the window sills were stained, the fireplace mantel was installed, Read More

Home Build – Week 11

This week in our home construction more finish work was completed. The interior doors and trim were completed, the bathroom vanities were installed, the columns on the exterior were started, and the front door was changed. The front door originally came from the supplier with white grilles between the panes of glass when it was Read More

Home Build – Week 10

For the past few weeks, while the contractors did drywall and paint, things didn’t seem all that exciting since there weren’t any major transformation. However, this week our home build seemed to get exciting again! The cabinetry, flooring, trim, and doors all started to get installed. We both love how the kitchen turned out. The garage Read More

Home Build – Week 9

This week the finish work on the interior of our home began. The interior walls were finished with the final sanding, texture, and paint. The painter sprayed the entire interior with one finish color, and we are having our friend Rob at Pickett Precision Painting add a couple touches of color for us. We’ll probably do Read More

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