Home for sale in Edmond, OK

Curb Appeal: Ways to Make Your House Stand Out

We’ve been building homes in Edmond and Oklahoma City since 1988, and in that time we’ve seen subdivision after subdivision sprout up in front of us. Don’t get us wrong, living in a subdivision has many occasional perks: gates, community pools and parks, privacy, a feeling of safety, etc. But how many times have you driven through a subdivision and thought to yourself, “Man, all of these houses look the same”? Too many times, we bet.

To break away from the monotony, we always recommend getting a custom built home from a builder that can really accentuate your style; somebody who can really make your house stand out from the rest on the block. Yes, we’re talking about curb appeal, and it’s more important than you might think. Uniqueness, especially in a neighborhood of similar looking houses, can increase the re-sale value of your home! Here are a few ideas we’ve put together from a few homes we’ve built and sold in the past.

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Steve Areen's Thailand Dome Home

Steve Areen’s Thailand Dome Home is as Custom as it Gets

We have been building custom homes in Edmond and Oklahoma City since 1988, so we’ve not only been through the process, but we’ve seen many creative custom homes in the last 26 years. Then we came across a story that went viral a few months ago – the headline reads: Steve Areen Builds Perfect Dream Dome Home In Thailand For Less Than $10,000.

I’ve got to say, we’ve never seen anything quite like this. And all for less than $10,000? And built in just six weeks? We’ve got to hand it to Mr. Areen, because he did a great job. His story and picture gallery can be found on his website, but here are a few pictures from the building process of his dome home; be prepared, because you may want to move to cost-friendly Thailand to build your own dome after this.

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Buying a Home in Edmond: Know Your City

French Construction Company has been building homes in Edmond, OK since 1988. In that time, we’ve seen Edmond blossom into a booming suburb of an ever-growing and changing metro area in Oklahoma City. For those that crave city life but don’t exactly want to be in the heart of downtown, Edmond is the best getaway in the state. While Edmond has a plethora of attractions, such as Quail Springs Mall, Armstrong Auditorium and a handful of lovely parks, it’s still only a 15-minute drive to Oklahoma City Thunder games, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Frontier City theme park.

If you’re still wary of moving to a suburb, let me present you with a few facts (all of which were gathered from City-Data).

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