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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 1

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 1

I think a lot of my peers in my own Millennial generation are afraid of building a new home, so I wanted to openly share my personal home building journey. As the Social Media/PR Coordinator for Jagoe Homes, I feel like this is an appropriate story for me to share with our audience.

There’s a lot of talk about transparency in government and business. I can’t really think of a better way to be more transparent with our building process than to share this with you. I am a second-time Jagoe Home owner now! While I am very familiar with our building process, I know that many people are not.

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What started out as an idea has now come to this point. My home was Production Released on Friday, January 11th, 2019!

In November, I finally decided that I was tired of renting and this is where the seed of this story was planted.  My apartment has been my home for three years, and I will miss it dearly. I truly love living downtown and would recommend it to anyone. But, all good things must come to an end, and who is to say that I won’t own a condo in downtown in the future? Plus, poor Hank, my 85-pound Labrador, really deserves a yard for once in his life.

So, I started creating a home estimate for myself. I already had the size and price point of the home in mind, and I knew that I wanted a ranch-style, 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2-Car Garage home. Simple enough, and plenty of room for all of us. I already knew that I wanted to live in Bluegrass Commons, since I visit all of our communities frequently. This is the closest community to our office and is more centrally located in town like I wanted. You can create your own home estimate on our website.

Now that I knew how much I wanted to invest in my new home, I reached out to our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage.  They pulled my credit, which was luckily very good, and pre-approved me for a conventional loan. Before getting started on your new home, I would suggest getting pre-approved FIRST to properly establish your budget and expectations.

After the Holidays, I met with my Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant to review my home site, home plan, selections, and finalize all of my documentation. POOF – I’m ready to start building!

Well, that was easy! From about the second week of December, to the second week of January is the time frame that all of that occurred. For others, it may be quicker, or it might take a little longer.  Fortunately, I did not to have a lease on a home or have home to sell, which can really delay progress. The good news is that Jagoe Homes has programs in place to help assist you in those situations.  If your current home is standing in your way, ask a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant about our SureTrade program or about Down Payment Assistance.  If you’re a First-Time Home Buyer, and you’re not sure how to get started, they can assist you with that as well.  You can even chat with our Online Sales Counselors right now if you have any questions or would like them to set an appointment for you to come tour one of our Model Homes!

If you’d like to be my neighbor at Bluegrass Commons in Owensboro, Kentucky, please contact Mary and Shawna.

Up Next: Excavation and Footer.

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Christmas Tour of Homes at Parkside 100

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Join Us for the Owensboro Symphony Christmas Tour of Homes at Parkside 100 in Downtown Owensboro

The Owensboro Symphony’s Christmas Tour of Homes will be held on December 9th from 10 AM – 2 PM. This year, Parkside 100 will be one of the homes featured in this intimate tour, aimed to highlight exquisite architecture, beautiful furnishings, and gracious hospitality. Come take a look “behind closed doors” at Parkside 100!

We are a proud sponsor of the Christmas Tour of Homes this year! In addition to Parkside 100, homes located at 905 Griffith Avenue, 1921 Mayfair Avenue, 109 E. Second Street,  and 922 Walnut Street will also be a part of the tour. Those who participate in the self-guided tour are sure to get loads of holiday decorating ideas. Each home has been spruced up with uniquely adorned Christmas trees, holiday wreaths and an array of twinkling lights, garlands, bells and bows along with several unexpected surprises.

Our Design and Merchandising Manager, Amelia Laster, eloquently furnished and decorated Parkside 100. You can Read More on Her Taste in Holiday Decor, as well as where she likes to shop and what her favorite trends are. At Parkside 100, Jagoe Homes brings our reputation for award-winning design, experience, and quality homes to the historic elegant Downtown Owensboro setting.  The condominium suites at Parkside 100 offer beautiful architectural features like large wood-clad windows, hardwood floors, high ceilings, and a spacious open-concept layout.  Modern features include a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, travertine backsplash, abundant custom cabinetry and premier luxury appliances. If you cannot make the Christmas Tour of Homes, please take a Virtual Tour!

Tickets for the self-guided tour are $25 per person in advance or $30 the day of the tour. Tour tickets can be purchased from any of these local vendors: Kuntry Kutter, 122 East 18th Street; Preservation Station, 9661 State Route 56; Studio Slant, 624 Emory Drive; Trisons, 507 Frederica Street; and Welborn Floral, 920 East 4th Street.  Tickets are also available at the Symphony Office. Please call (270) 684-0661, or purchase your tickets online at the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Website. Day-of ticket sales will be available at the Owensboro Symphony Academy, 211 East Second Street, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Light refreshments and entertainment will be provided at the Academy throughout the day.

If you would like a private tour of Parkside 100, please Contact a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant.

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Bring Extra Cheer to Your Home this Holiday Season

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Bring Extra Cheer to Your Home this Holiday Season with Amelia’s Help

There are so many different ways to spread cheer and happiness during the holidays! Many people have already decked their halls for the season, so what are you waiting for? Amelia Laster, our Design and Merchandising Manager, has some great, simple, inexpensive tips to spruce up your Jagoe Home.

Start with your dinner table.

Even if you’re not throwing the dinner party of the year, you can really bring some life to your table with a few accents. Lush garland, wood chargers and silver candle holders make a simple and sophisticated touch. You can go a step further by adding a festival table runner or glass figurine embellishments, like these acrylic trees from Hobby Lobby.

Make white your base.

There’s no need to muck-up the clean, sleek look of your home, or slop on some green and red with your color scheme. A little fake snow makes for a perfect winter wonderland without ruining your home’s interior design. Bold pops of red can make a white canvas extra cheery! Buffalo check is one of Amelia’s favorite patterns to incorporate, which comes in red & black, as well as black & tan, if red is too bold for your taste. This also makes the perfect gift wrap!

Decorate every nook and cranny.

If you really are in the spirit… don’t reserve your best holiday decor for only the main living areas. Amelia loves to decorate her kid’s rooms with their own “special” trees. Walmart carries a wide array of affordable, artificial trees that come in all sorts of colors! Also, entry ways can make a huge welcome statement. Put your family and guests in the giving mood as soon as they walk through the door with evergreen clippings, pine cones and a cozy blanket.

Opt in for modern ornaments.

We know your favorites are always going to be your mother’s old-fashioned, paper ornaments. Give your tree a fun, minimalist twist with geometric gold ornaments, like these at Target. Amelia also loves to incorporate something that sparkles in the middle of the tree. It really pops off the lights from within and makes the tree sparkle more!

Go natural.

Take inspiration from nature for your decorating scheme. Fresh evergreen boughs, garlands and wreaths combined with in-season citrus like lemons, tangerines and oranges can give your home a beautiful, natural look. Or, go look around in your backyard to see what pine cones or tree clippings you can find. Decorating pine cones can be a fun activity for your family – all that you need is glitter and spray paint!

Stage a holiday “shelfie.”

Shelves constantly beg for an update and a change. They are the perfect holiday vignette that you can easily organize with seasonal cheer. Mix in bowls of ornaments, tabletop trees (like the aforementioned acrylic trees) and other holiday accents like holly sprigs.

Add sparkle to unexpected places.

Deviate from the normal, traditional outdoor lighting, but only if Mr. Griswold will let you! Try draping them around trellis, birdbaths and other unique landscaping fixtures to illuminate your yard during the holidays. Added bonus – if you really, really like them, you can keep them around during the warmer months for more intimate outdoor lighting.

For more tips from Amelia, join our Design Owensboro Group and follow our Pinterest Page!

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How to Build a Backyard Fire Pit

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How to Build a Backyard Fire Pit – Get Ready for Fall!

Your backyard is probably one of your favorite places to spend the summer. Whether your time is spent in your pool, grilling out with neighbors or enjoying a glass of wine, watching the sunset from your patio, the days of summer will certainly be missed.

However, the coming of the Fall season doesn’t mean you have to abandon the comfort of your backyard! As the temperatures cool, this is the perfect time for you to do some yard maintenance, and if you’re feeling particularly crafty, a backyard fire pit is the perfect project for you!

What you’ll need:
  • A backyardbackyard fire pit
  • Tape Measure
  • Level
  • Tamper (masher)
  • Steel Rake
  • Shovel
  • Sand
  • Cast Concrete Wall Stones
  • Cap Stones

Disclaimer: Before  you begin building your backyard fire pit, check the building codes in your area to get the proper specs and regulations. Choose a location that is at least 10 feet away from your home, and away from any low-hanging trees or other structures. Also take precautions when digging holes so that you do not hit any utility lines.

Steps to building your fire pit:
  1. Clear away any grass that may be growing in the location of your fire pit.
  2. Lay out your Cap Stones in a circle in the spot that you selected.
  3. After you have your pit roughed out, dig approximately 12 inches or 1 foot into the ground to create a pit, equal to the diameter of the interior circle that is made by your Cap Stones (approximately 36 – 44 inches, depending on how many stones you use).
  4. Pour sand into the bottom of the hole and tamp (mash) the sand so that it is level.
  5. Make sure that the sand is level.
  6. Begin to lay your Wall Stones around the perimeter of the pit. Continue stacking the stones so that they are 12 inches or 1 foot above the surrounding ground.
  7. Pour a layer of sand into the ring of stones so that it covers the first layer, approximately 4 inches deep. Tamp the sand until it is level.
If you are not the crafty type, you can easily purchase a fire pit! Many fire pits can cost up to $1,000, but there are also plenty of budget friendly options:

Hammered Copper Fire Pit backyard fire pit

Traditional Stone Look

Sleek Iron Disk

Sphere Pit

Tabletop Fireplace

Make an Appointment to Start Building your Brand New, Jagoe Home, or Personalize and Price Your Home Online!

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Winsupply Supplies Jagoe Homes in Homearama

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Winsupply of Owensboro Supplies Jagoe Homes with Kitchen, Owner’s Bath and Owner’s Closet Features in Homearama

winsupplyWinsupply of Owensboro is proud to offer products by some of the best brands in the industry. At Jagoe Homes, we take pride in knowing that a partnership with Winsupply is extremely beneficial for us as the builder and for our home owners. They offer the benefits of local accountability, along with the advantages of being a large, nationwide supplier!



Kitchen Features:

Cabinet Designer: Marie Hayden with Winsupply of Owensboro

Cabinet manufacturer:  Phill’s Custom Cabinets

Kitchen design features 105” tall cabinets with 4 1/4” crown molding at the ceiling.  Upper cabinets are stacked vertically with the uppermost units having decorative glass inserts.   Cabinets are solid wood using Maple painted in Stock White on the perimeter with the island cabinets painted Fossil.  Door and drawer style is Shaker featuring soft close glides and hinges.  Drawers have the dovetailed joinery for strength and stability.  Custom end panels surround the island.

Kitchen design features include an appliance garage with upswing hinges, 2 tall spice pull out storage units by Rev-A-Shelf, dual trash can roll out, decorative posts and corbels by Hardware Resources, floating shelves by Phill’s Cabinets and decorative knobs and pulls by Amerock.   All cabinet doors and drawers have the soft-closing mechanisms.

Kitchen countertop is Hanstone quartz in Tranquility, supplied by Bison Countertops out of Nashville, TN.  Farm sink is made of fired clay supplied by DXV/American Standard.  Kitchen faucet is Fresno by DXV/American Standard.

Kitchen Pendant lighting is from Kichler Lighting. It is the Downtown Deco Series in polished nickel.



Owner’s Bath Features

Cabinet Designer: Marie Hayden with Winsupply of Owensboro

Cabinet manufacturer: Phill’s Custom Cabinets

Bath design features solid Maple cabinets painted Stock White.  Door and drawer style is Shaker with dovetailed drawers boxes and soft close hinges and glides.  Upper cabinets are designed to be staggered at 90”/96”  height with 4 1/4” crown molding.  Upper cabinet has decorative glass inserts.  Vanity bases feature a decorative, arched toekick.

Included in this layout is pull out storage for blow dryer and curling iron by Rev-A-Shelf.  Decorative knobs and pulls by Amerock.

Vanity countertops are Hanstone quartz in Tranquility, supplied by Bison Countertops out of Nashville, TN.  Undermounted vanity sinks are Vitreous china and sink faucets are from the Randall collection in polished chrome by DXV/American Standard.  The freestanding tub is the Oak Hill Collection grouped with the traditional floor faucet from DXV/American Standard.

Owners Bath Sconces and LED cabinet lighting is from Kichler lighting. Scones are from the Piper Collection in the Expresso finish.

Owners Bath Mirrors are The Reynolds with a black frame from Renwil.



Owner’s Walk-In Closet Features

Cabinet Designer: Marie Hayden with Owensboro Winsupply

Cabinet manufacturer: Phill’s Custom Cabinets

Closet design features solid Maple cabinets painted Stock White.  Shelving units feature fully adjustable wood shelving.  Bench seat has a hinged wood top for added storage.  Includes tall drawer base storage also.  Decorative knobs and pulls by Amerock.

Owners closet lighting is the Piper series in Expresso from Kichler lighting.

Thank you, Winsupply of Owensboro, for being our Home Town Supplier!

Paul DiGiorgio Masterfully Designs Homearama

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Paul DiGiorgio Masterfully Designs Homearama – Jagoe Homes Architecture and Planning

paul digiorgioMany Jagoe Homes begin as an idea, a dream even, but all Jagoe Homes that were built in the past eight years have started as a blank page on Paul DiGiorgio’s desk. Paul is the in-house architect and the Vice President of Architecture at Jagoe Homes, and has been for just over eight years. When asked how he got started in his career, Paul explains that, “in elementary school I would design houses for fun while my friends were drawing tanks and trucks. By the time I was in sixth grade, I knew I wanted to be an architect.”

Paul DiGiorgio and his team are the masterminds behind our 2018 Homearama home in Fisherville, KY. Paul states that, “this home really required all of our departments in Jagoe Homes to hone in on the criteria presented to us.  Being our first Homearama home, we needed to make sure everything that we put into it was going to be successful. We wanted to be cost-conscious, so we asked ourselves if a buyer would be willing to pay for that every time we introduced a new material or product. As for the design of the home, we started with an analysis of the lot characteristics and features to know where the best views would be so that we could position our home for the best possible outcome. From there we determined who the potential buyer could be and what they would want in their home.”

Ask anyone who works for Jagoe Homes, and they will agree that putting together a project like this truly takes an army. Throughout Paul DiGiorgio’s career, and his 20 plus years of designing for home builders, he has been involved with homes with a wide price range – from homes with the smallest possible footprint and budget, all the way to open-ended budgets that goes well into the millions. For Paul, “listening is the first step to creating thoughtful design that exceeds expectation.”


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What is the Architectural Style of this home?

The architectural style of this home is sometimes referred to as Mountain, because it looks rustic with its dark, natural tones and utilizes stone and several Craftsman-inspired elements.

What is your favorite part about this home?

I tend to get passionate about the work I do, so this house has several things that would be my favorite! I really love the porch size and position with its flared stone sides, and how it leads into the upper gable with its window nestled between the roof lines for a quaint sitting area upstairs. Our designer, Jonathan Carter, who masterfully details these plans to be built, has the same favorite feature inside the home. Our attention immediately goes to the dining room where the wood beam ceiling ascends to a high cathedral with lots of windows that frame a fantastic view.

What challenges did you face with this project?

I think the biggest challenge I faced was not really knowing what the other builders would do. When I design a new home, I want to know what our competition is doing and then compare that to what we are doing so I can design something that has unique features for the size and the price. Since this was our first Homearama, we referred back to previous events and thought about how our home should look based on all the great things we’ve seen year after year.

What was your process in designing this home? Can it be replicated?

One of the key things that made me excited to join the Jagoe Homes team was seeing the process we use and the tools to facilitate a good process. These steps were very important to the ownership and were already in place.  We strive to have all of the information online for potential buyers to be able to build their own homes in our communities on an actual lot. Our website and the data we publish makes it very transparent as to what the home would cost and how you can Personalize & Price a Jagoe Home with all the selections in our system.  Even a buyer who wants to build on their own land can see the base price of a home and then customize it using our system to see what everything costs.

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How is this home built Energy Smart?

The standards that we set for ourselves are much higher then what the standard building code says they have to be. I’ve heard it said that building code is just a passing grade, which could generally be a ’D’ grade. We could never be satisfied with that, nor should our customers.  We have truly put our money where our mouth is by offering incentive programs centered around energy costs because we go to great extents to design and build our homes the best way possible. Making sure the mechanical trades have the best possible layouts for what they need to provide and then using the right products to facilitate those designs are all happening on paper before we even think to offer the home for sale. When all those components come together correctly, like the position and location of the furnace with its duct work, the ability to get lighting where you need it while not interfering with the plumber and HV AC components,  all have to be communicated so the home owner can experience the comfort of living in an Energy Smart home.

What future Jagoe Homes projects are you most excited for?

We are fortunate to always have new developments that we’re getting into, so I’m always excited to see how our product competes and if we need to design something new for our buyers. I’m hoping Homerama leads to custom home buyers wanting to experience what a lifestyle is like in a Jagoe Home. We have tried several different home styles besides Craftsman, Mountain, Tudor and even Victorian, but I’m most looking forward to introducing farmhouse style elevations very soon! After that we could see something more like modern style elevations.

Additional comments from Paul DiGiorgio:

When you see a finished product like our Homearama home, you can bet our team is excited in having put our best effort into it.  From your first impression standing at the curb and then experiencing the plan as you walk through it, to the furnishings and the trendy design touches, an entire team of staff members that comprises every aspect of the home building industry has come together to make it happen.  There’s too many people to list, but our team has been one of the best working experiences I’ve had in this industry. They are passionate professionals who are so good at what they do. It often amazes me at how much we accomplish together, and we are all thankful in being fortunate enough to have the opportunity to participate in Homearama this year.

Personalize & Price your New Jagoe Home today!

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Amelia Laster Puts the Finishing Touches on Homearama

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Amelia Laster Puts the Finishing Touches on Homearama: Our Design and Merchandising Manager Gives Tips & Details on The Jefferson’s Interior Design

Amelia Laster, our Design and Merchandising manager completes the finishing touches on Jagoe Homes’ Homearama entry. The luxurious Jefferson Craftsman home is masterfully designed for family living and ultimate entertaining. You can tour this home at Catalpa Farms, a Conservation Community in Fisherville, Kentucky, located just east of Louisville, Kentucky. The Builder Industry Association of Louisville hosts this annual event to showcase custom built new homes at a single site. Each home is fully-furnished, landscaped and features the latest in building trends, technology and interior design.

While about 30,000 people attend the event each year, some of the most common questions are, “where did you get that table,” or, “how much was that sofa,” or, “where can I find that countertop?” Jagoe Homes’ 2018 Homearama home features a multitude of innovations such as an abundance of oversized windows, a floor to ceiling linear tile Plazmafire fireplace and cathedral ceiling with wood beam detail, just to name a few.

Much of the awe this home radiates comes from its construction, but it’s beautifully capped off by Amelia Laster’s interior design details. “With every Jagoe Model Home, I sit down with our VP of Product, Lindsey Hughes, and we discuss the demographic of our buyer in that area,” Amelia states. “I do research on current interior design trends and then play a matching game and select those trends that will grab the attention of the buyer we are targeting. Not long ago I did a Facebook poll with three different trends and paid attention to the age group and life stage that selected each trend. That helped tremendously because THEY told me what they wanted to see.”

During the process, Amelia says that once I have an interior design scheme in mind, she works with the VP of Product, Lindsey Hughes, and the VP of Architecture, Paul DiGiorgio, to finalize the floor plan, features and color selections based on the overall design scheme. “For example,” Amelia details, “for our Homearama home we wanted to be on trend with an open, modern and airy floor plan featuring an amazing kitchen, entertaining space and an Owner’s Suite that would WOW. Navy has been a strong color for the last few years, and it has stayed on top because of its ability to work in any design. By pairing it with black and white and adding touches of chrome, wood and leather, we were able to make the home feel modern and fresh. The use of tufting and nail head details in the upholstered furniture added traditional touches that bring the design to the transitional side of modern, broadening the appeal.

Amelia on her favorite places to shop: “I’m a Trade Partner with several companies and can purchase at wholesale, so I buy from all over. I do 90% of my shopping online because it aids me in planning out the home. I also use Pinterest to create design boards. I always try to Pin a clickable link that homeowners can purchase through if they see something in one of our homes they would like to have for themselves. If I need some retail therapy, you’ll find me at HomeGoods, TJ Maxx, Target, and Marshalls. With each home, I like to add touches that represent the community, so I’ll seek out local artisans and boutiques to purchase those items.”


Exterior Home Features:

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Elevation & Floorplan
Presidential series, Custom Home Elevation featuring brick, stone and LP siding highlighted with architectural accents
Energy Smart
Exterior Features
Brampton Brick (Brownstone) with (Rustic Brown) mortar; Centurion Stone (Ledgestone Bucks County); LP Smartside Board and Batten (Bark)
30 Year GAF Dimensional Roof Shingles (Barkwood) and 3-Tab Shingle Ridge Gap
Extended driveway, front porch and sidewalk in exposed aggregate finish
Front Door Entry
Belleville Mahogany Textured Stained (Llano) with 4 Lite Clear Glass and two Kwikset Tavaris Handlesets (Chrome)
Garage Doors
(1) 16′ X 7′ & (1) 9′ X 8′ Clopay Gallery Collection Insulated Single Bay Garage Door (Ultragrain Oak Walnut Finish) each with Garage Door Opener and 2 Transmitters
Sun Windows Low E Double Hung Windows with full screens and 1″ simulated divide grille
Fully-Sodded Yard with Deluxe Landscape package and irrigation system


Entire Home Features:

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Ceiling Height
9′ Ceiling Height throughout the first floor, Cathedral Ceiling with beam detail in the Dining Area, and Coffer Detail in the Owner’s Suite
Sherwin Williams Duration Matte Interior Paint primary walls and ceilings (Extra White); Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3 and Bedroom 4 (Repose Gray); Study and Theatre Room (Gauntlet Gray); Drop Zone and Basement Bar (Charcoal Blue); Kitchen Island and Range Hood (Dovetail)
Interior Doors
Masonite Single Panel Recessed Lincoln Park (Extra White) with Baldwin Crystal Knob (Chrome) on the main level; Kwikset Halifax Lever Interior Door Hardware (Chrome) upstairs and in the basement
Craftsman Style Trim package with Flat Ultralite Door & Window Casing, 7 ¼” Base and 5 ¼” Crown; Additional trim details include Open Stairs, Kitchen Island, Owner’s Suite Ceiling, Dining Area Cathedral Ceiling with Beams, Wainscoting on Study Walls, Fireplace Built-In, Owner’s Bath Commode Closet Built-In, Custom Owner’s Closet, Custom Cabinetry in Owner’s Bath, Custom Trim Detail in Theater Room, and Built-In Drop Zone at Family Entry
Winsupply – cabinets, light fixtures and plumbing fixtures
Faucets & Fixtures
DXV Faucets and Fixtures throughout most of the home
Kichler Lighting Fixtures throughout the entire home and additional accent lighting
Bella Cera – Villa Bocelli (Hickory Carrono)Hardwood Flooring throughout the main floor; Mohawk Woodlands Luxury Vinyl Tile (Whiskey Barrel) throughout the main living areas in the basement and Metro Station Carpet (Penthouse) throughout second floor, Bedroom 4 and Theater Room with 8# Moisture Barrier Carpet Pad
Phill’s Custom Cabinets Custom Built Wood Cabinetry
Cabinet Hardware
USB Outlets
Laundry Room, Kitchen and Owner’s Suite


Kitchen Features:

Phill’s Custom Cabinets Shaker Door (Super White), Wall Cabinets to ceiling with illuminated glass doors, supplied by Winsupply
Phill’s Custom Cabinets Painted Wood Hood (Sherwin Williams, Dovetail)
Phill’s Custom Cabinets Large Island with Decorative Trim Detail
Emser Subway Tile Backsplash (White) with Polished Chrome Jolly Trim and Pewter Grout
Phill’s Custom Cabinets 3-Centimeter Quartz (Tranquility)
DXV Apron Front Sink
GE Black Slate Appliance Package (Gas Cooktop, Built-In Microwave, Wall Oven, Beverage Center, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Refrigerator with Built-In Keurig)


Living Room Features:

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Linear Tile floor to ceiling Napoleon Plazmafire Fireplace with Black Surround
A/V Niche
Phill’s Custom Cabinets A/V Niche in Custom Built-In Cabinetry
Fireplace Surround
Daltile Ceramic 12″ X 24″ Tile (Florentine) with (Warm Gray) grout


Owner’s Bath Features:

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Floor Tile
Daltile Ceramic 12″ X 24″ Tile (Florentine) with (Warm Gray) grout
Phill’s Custom Cabinets 3-Centimeter Quartz (Tranquility)
DXV Undermount Rectangular Bowls
Daltile Ceramic Shower with AG Glass Frameless Hinged Black door, Recessed Niche and Bench Seat; DXV Rain Head and Hand Held Spray
DXV Oakhill Free Standing Tub with Tile Surround
Renwil Reynolds Mirrors with Black Frame


Basement Features:

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Phill’s Custom Cabinets Custom Basement Bar (Sherwin Williams, Charcoal Blue) with TV and A/V incorporated in the wood cabinetry with glass front doors, supplied by Winsupply
Phill’s Custom Cabinets 3-Centimeter Quartz (Tranquility)
AG Glass Mirrored Backsplash
GE Stainless Steel Appliance Package (Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator)
Bar Stools


Theatre Room Features:

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Apple TV
Apple TV 4K – 64GB
Sound Bar
JBL Bar 5.1 Home Theatre

BenQ DLP HD 1080p 3D Projector; BenQ CMOOG3 Projector Mount

BlueRigger In-Wall 4K HDMI Cable 


Laundry Room Features:

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Washer & Dryer
GE Washer and Dryer (diamond Gray) located in separate laundry room
Formica (Carrara Bianco Etchings)
Swanstone Laundry Sink (Black)
Daltile Beehive (Black, Gray and White) with (Pewter) grout


Powder Room Features:

DXV Oak Hill Lavatory Console
Renwil Reynolds Mirrors with Black Frame


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Energy Smart
Tankless Water Heater
A.O. Smith tankless water heater
Air Conditioning
Carrier 14 Seer Air Conditioning and 92% Plus High Efficiency Gas Home Furnace with Programmable Thermostat
Honeywell Fresh Air Ventilation System

Stay on Trend with Amelia & Jagoe Homes on Pinterest, Facebook, Houzz and Instagram • Visit us during Homearama in Louisville July 14th – 29th.

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Evansville & Newburgh Spring Tour of Homes 2018

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Join Us in Evansville & Newburgh for the 2018 Spring Tour of Homes

The 2018 Spring Tour of Homes, presented by the Southwestern Indiana Builders Association, takes place on March 3rd & 4th from Noon – 4 PM on both days. This tour offers an exclusive 2-day opportunity to visit eight Jagoe Model & Move-In Ready Homes. This is your chance to meet with Jagoe New Home Sales Consultants and learn more about your new life in one of our fantastic communities! You also have the option to Design, Personalize and Price your new home on one of our available home sites – completely customizable to fit your family’s needs and style. For directions and a map to our selected homes in tour, please refer to the Spring Tour of Homes Website.

Complete list of Jagoe Model & Move-In Ready homes, numbered by which they appear in Spring Tour:
7. Creekside Meadows

3717 Burlingame Drive

Newburgh, IN  47725


8. Cayman Ridge

2326 Jamacia Court

Evansville, IN  47725


14. The Stables

4933 Mustang Drive

Evansville, IN  47715


22. Oak Park

7221 Oak Park Drive

Newburgh, IN  47630


25. Waterside at Berkshire

5611 Brompton Drive

Newburgh, IN  47630


26. Turnberry at Berkshire

5414 Abbe Wood Drive

Newburgh, IN  47630


27. Waterstone Village

2953 Alex Court

Newburgh, IN  47630


28. Brookstone

3054 Limestone Court

Newburgh, IN  47630


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IBS 2018: New Products from Our Vendors from the International Builders Show

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IBS 2018: New Products from Our Vendors at the International Builders Show in Orlando

The International Builders Show (IBS) is a world-wind for Jagoe Homes employees. With three days of non-stop education, show floor time, and networking, we are excited to share with you some of the new products that several of our vendors debuted at the convention from January 9th – 11th in Orlando, Florida.

Sherwin Williams – Indoor Paint

Sherwin Williams has made color-matching smarter with the ColorSnap Match smart device app, which pairs with a specially-designed ColorSnap Match paint color matching device. IBS attendees saw that the ColorSnap Match use can press the paint color matching device directly against a paint swatch or solid color of any kind to transfer an image of that color directly to the app. The app will precisely identify a Sherwin-Williams paint color, provide a palette of similar colors, or identify a Sherwin-Williams color that closely resembles the color that the device has picked up. With so many similar paint colors, this will be an easy way for all of our home buyers to choose colors with confidence.


Formica – Laminate Countertops

Formica continues to impress us with their innovations in laminate. This is not your grandmother’s countertop! Formica Corporation debuted the Quartz Composite, inspired by the look of traditional quartz, which is a much more expensive countertop material like granite. Created from concrete and recycled glass, Formica’s Quartz Composite patterns include medium to fine-fill background particulates and a blue-gray river-like vein. The composite’s Artisan finish offers a smooth, slightly glossy surface that brings out the details of the pattern. Formica also showed off its Magnetic Laminate – perfect for any kids room, where you can place this product on a wall. This is ideal for communication and display for a strong magnetic effect that can be written on with chalks or special board markers.

Napoleon – Fireplaces

Napoleon launched two new electric fireplaces this year at IBS – Alluravision and CLEARion. CLEARion is the industry’s first see-through electrical fireplace. While some people still prefer a more traditional standard gas fireplace, this is quite an innovation! The 48-inch fireplace fits in a standard wall cavity and can heat both sides of a room separately with different temperatures, and can heat a room that is up to 800 square feet in size. It is all electric, so that means that this product can be installed with no gas lines or vent runs. It can be plugged into the wall or wired directly into an electrical system. Alluravision is a frameless electric fireplace that can be built in or wall mounted without the need for venting. Homeowners can change the speed, color, and display of the flames for added customization.

Kwikset – Door Locks

Kwikset is growing its line of smart locks through partnership with Amazon to work with the new Amazon Key technology. Amazon Key allows Prime members in 37 cities to receive in-home delivery and grant secure home access for guests using the Amazon Cloud Cam and a compatible smart lock. Kwikset offers two of the lock options available when purchasing the system– Kwikset SmartCode 914, a touchpad smart lock, and Kwikset Convert, a smart lock conversion kit that converts standard door hardware in rentals to a smart lock – to work exclusively with the Amazon Key In-Home Kit. Kwikset is also expanding the Kevo line of Bluetooth enabled touch-to-open smart locks with Kevo Contemporary, a new square-shape contemporary style for a modern aesthetic.

LP Building Products – Siding

LP Building Product’s Smartside group is a tall order! The new cedar texture vertical siding comes in lengths of up to 16 by 4 feet and also comes pre-printed. LP also introduced the Perfection shingle, which features cleaner lines and what a company official called a “modern classic look.”

Simpson Strong-Tie – Hurricane Clips

You may be wondering what this is, but Simpson Strong-Tie has made an impressive building innovation that one of our owner’s, Bill Jagoe, was especially excited about. Simpson Strong-Tie’s new Fascia-Fastening Solution is designed to securely fasten composite and PVC fascia boards while providing corrosion resistance. The two-part system consists of stainless steel fascia screws and a counterbore bit, which bores a hole that is wider than the shank of the screw. Designed for use with ½-inch to ¾-inch fascia boards, the Fascia-Fastening Solution accommodates expansion and contraction of installed boards to prevent material failures due to changing environmental conditions.

We are rolling out even MORE innovations for our team in addition to our vendor’s new products for 2018 – Stay Tuned!

Owensboro Symphony Tour of Homes

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Celebrate the Holidays with Jagoe Homes at 4200 during the Owensboro Symphony Tour of Homes

We are opening up our gorgeous Model Home in 4200 to the public during the 2017 Owensboro Symphony Tour of Homes! Each year, the Owensboro Symphony Christmas Tour of Homes showcases some of the region’s most stunning and exclusive homes. On Saturday, December 9th from 10 AM – 2 PM, guests are invited to tour each of these lovely homes. Our 4200 Model Home, which features the Pinot floorplan, was beautifully and personally decorated by our Design and Merchandising Manager, Amelia Laster, AKBD.

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Special Thank You to Welborn Floral Company for our Stunning Exterior and Interior Greenery Decor!
Amelia Laster, AKBD, Jagoe Homes Design and Merchandising Manager

Amelia initially decorated our gorgeous 4200 Model with a predominantly black, white, gold, and gray pallet, so she “felt the Christmas decor needed to reflect personality of the home.” Of course, the family tree traditionally belongs in the living room, but how do you decorate a bedroom? Amelia says that, “it’s easy to bring holiday cheer to any bedroom by adding pillows that match your color scheme, filling vases or trays with ornaments and placing them on a nightstand or a dresser, or even replacing a focal piece on the wall with a wreath.”

Lights are sure to bring your home many “cheers”. If the commonly-used string of lights isn’t really your thing, light up the season with a brilliant array of paper luminaries. Line them up along your front walkway, or scatter them on your front porch for a bright, twinkling Christmas display that’s simple and affordable. A holiday wreath can also make a cheery entrance to any home. “A traditional greenery wreath with a simple red bow is absolutely my favorite,” Amelia claims. “I have long needle pine wreaths throughout my home. I’m also a big fan of red berry wreaths with ornament wreaths being a close third.”

As for sticking to a more traditional color palette, Amelia recommends a lot of red and green with touches of black. “This year,” she adds,” I included black and white buffalo check in my decor.” Another traditional pattern is not just for collared shirts – use a plaid theme for your Christmas decorations for an old-school take on holiday cheer. To avoid overloading on one pattern, don’t be afraid the mix and match plaids of varying sizes and scales. Start with a transparent plaid garland, and decorate with metallic, solid-colored ornaments.


Tickets are now on sale for the Owensboro Symphony Tour of Homes for $25 online advanced purchase, or at select retail outlets until December 8th. Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the event for $30 at First Presbyterian Church located at 1328 Griffith Avenue from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM.