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2019 Jagoe Homes Year in Review

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2019 Jagoe Homes Year in Review

We had an explosive year at Jagoe Homes in 2019 and are expecting even more from 2020. We want to share with you what we believe are huge successes, accomplishments and milestones that we met as a home builder. We have overcome obstacles, found areas to develop and strengthen, and established priorities.

What brings us the most joy year in and year out, is the fact that we are able to build new Jagoe Homes for families in Louisville, Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana. From families visiting our Model Homes or setting appointments for a first-time visit, and for each step throughout their journey to new home ownership, for all of us at Jagoe Homes, this is a humbling and wonderful experience.

We appreciate our employees who work day in and day out to help Jagoe Homes reach goals to make our company the best it can possibly be. We also want to thank the realtor community, our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage, trade partners and affiliates.

Jagoe Homes introduced a new, interactive Design Tool!

Our future homeowners can now Design their new Jagoe Home using our Interactive Online Design Tool! We were very excited to give our customers a way to visualize what their new Jagoe Home will look like once the exterior is completed. Additionally, it allows them to click on features of a home that are not included in the base home plan. For example, if a customer wanted to add a fireplace, covered patio or drop zone in the family entry, this is easily visualized by clicking through the options that are available for that home plan. Start designing your new Jagoe Home online!

 

Jagoe Homes is awarded with the Foundation Builder Award and the Platinum Builder Award from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty!

Jagoe Homes was awarded the Foundation Builder Award for a lifetime achievement of exceptional customer service and protection for homebuyers. In addition, Jagoe Homes was also awarded the Platinum Builder Award for outstanding performance for skilled craftsmanship and improving quality of housing in the homebuilding industry! As a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty builder member, Jagoe Homes is honored to provide every home we build with 10 full years of structural home warranty protection from the nation’s leading home warranty company.

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Foundation Builder Award

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Platinum Builder Award

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Jagoe Homes attended the International Builders Show in Las Vegas.

The International Builders Show (IBS) is a world-wind for Jagoe Homes employees. This year we were able to take all upper management and the marketing team. IBS is an important part of our year. We find extreme value in the education it provides from our industry’s top-ranking trainers and professionals, and the elaborate showcasing of new products from our vendors. This is where we met with Rendering House, the company that powers our new Interactive Design Tool!

We opened 10 New Communities & New Sections of Existing Communities.

With the closing of The Vinings Subdivision in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Jagoe Homes opened its new community, Magnolia Hills! At the Grand Release Event, we sold eight home sites to now Jagoe Homeowners. Magnolia Hills was a cool project for our Design & merchandising Manager, Amelia Laster, because she was able to Reuse & Redesign with a lot of the furniture from The Vinings!

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We also opened Brook Stone Estates in Jeffersontown, Kentucky! This is a unique Jagoe Homes community in Louisville because it’s in the heart of J-Town and offers 1-Story & 2-Story homes with Basement options. We have sold several home sites in Brook Stones Estates with many remaining for other families in J-Town!

At the end of September, we hosted the Blevins Farm Grand Release Event, where 4 home sites were sold! The occasion launched home site sales for our newest community in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Blevins Farm, which features single-family homes, is located in the Three Springs Road Corridor. The new community reflects the beauty of T.J. and Georgia Blevins’ famed Hackney bred horses.  With home sites selling briskly at the well-attended Grand Release Event, the community’s remaining home sites will sell out soon!

Lastly on the brand, new communities front, we opened Lone Oak Village! Residents of Highview enjoy the balanced lifestyle the area offers: a peaceful community just minutes from all the exciting activities of Louisville. Highview itself is host to its own array of excellent shopping, dining, schools, and more! Jagoe Homes is proud to bring you Lone Oak Village, our newest Louisville community you’ll love to call home.

We also opened several new sections of existing communities…

Jagoe Homes participated and sponsored in community events!

2019 brought on another amazing year at Friday After 5 in Owensboro! Friday After 5 is Where the Weekend Begins! We enjoyed every Friday during the 16-week, free concert series on the Jagoe Homes Patio Stage at the RiverPark Center for family fun in Owensboro, Kentucky! This award-winning, summer-long festival celebrated its 23rd season with more than 60 bands and added another new event and venue to the Friday night party series.

We are BIG Bluegrass lovers, so we also enjoyed another year of sponsorship at ROMP! ROMP is a 4-day music festival celebrating the roots and branches of Bluegrass music. Hosted by the Bluegrass Music Museum & Hall of Fame, ROMP is held annually in Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Jagoe Homes also participated in the 2019 Gaslight Festival in historic J-Town! The Gaslight Festival, presented by The Chamber Jeffersontown, brings an estimated 200,000 visitors to Jeffersontown every year. The festival now hosts a motorcycle rally, car show, golf scramble, 5K, parade, balloon glow, children’s playground, live entertainment and over 200 arts, crafts and commercial booths.

Of course, Jagoe Homes participated in Parade of Homes!

We kicked off 2019 withe the Spring Tour of Homes in Evansville & Newburgh. Sometime after that in May, we were a part of the Tour of New Homes, which is a free event that features new construction homes and new home communities throughout the Louisville area.

The main events for Parade of Homes occurs in June. Evansville & Newburgh kick off parade season with Chefs on Parade – a really neat event in which each of the seven participating Parade of Homes entries are paired with a local Chef who prepares their fine cuisine at a parade home! We opened SIX Jagoe Homes during the 2019 SIBA Parade of Homes!

Shortly after, we opened seven Jagoe Homes in the 2019 Owensboro Parade of Homes, presented by the Home Builders Association of Owensboro (HBAO)!

The Bowling Green Parade of Homes occurs a little later in September, and is presented by the Builders Association of South Central Kentucky. We opened two Jagoe Model Homes for this tour, including our brand-new Model Home in Magnolia Hills!

To close off the year, the Fall Tour of Homes in Owensboro and Evansville & Newburgh occurred at the end of October. Both parades were hosted on the same weekend. We opened several Jagoe Homes for the public to tour in the Homebuilders Association of Owensboro‘s Fall Tour and the SIBA Fall Tour of Homes.

We took home several awards in 2019!

In addition to the 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty awards, we also received…

We had an amazing first year with our Preferred Lender,  FBC Mortgage!

As our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage helped us to welcome many new Jagoe Homeowners in 2019! This is a wonderful partnership that we are excited to continue in 2020. Contact FBC Mortgage to get prequalified today, and in the meantime, read up on preparing your credit and down payment assistance.

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We are looking forward to another FANTASTIC year at Jagoe Homes in 2020! Cheers to 2019!

Kitchen Designs | Jagoe Homes

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Kitchen Designs | Jagoe Model Homes

We had another incredible year at Jagoe Homes! Since the kitchen is such a focal point in any home, we want to share some of the amazing product that goes into a Jagoe kitchen.

The kitchen is a room for families to gather, eat and enjoy each other’s company. Therefore, it is a very important room in any Jagoe Home!

We took the time to compile a list of Jagoe Model Homes that feature some of our more recent kitchen designs.

You can start designing your Jagoe Home ONLINE now!

Eastwick at Berkshire | Leonardo CraftsmanNewburgh, IN

Take a Virtual Tour! Notable features include our newest cabinet color in 42″ Straight-Lay Wall Cabinets.

Cabinets: Aristokraft CabinetryBenton Birch Burlap

Cabinet Hardware: Richelieu, Brushed Nickel Handle, BP873128-195

Countertops: Formica, 1.5″ Thick Square Edge with Crown Mould, White Ice Granite Matte

Backsplash: Emser, Subway Tile w/ Bullnose, White with Pewter Grout

Paint Finish: Sherwin WilliamsWorldly Gray

Sink Faucet: Delta, Essa Single Handle Pull Down, Arctic Stainless

Appliances: GEStainless Steel Finish

Flooring: Congoleum, ArmorCore UR, Steel Wool

 

Magnolia HillsPatriot Craftsman w/ 3-Car Garage – Bowling Green, KY

Take a Virtual Tour! Notable features include wainscoting detail on the back of the kitchen island.

Cabinets: Aristokraft Cabinetry, Straight-Lay, Level 2 with Crown Mould, Brellin Full Overlay White Laminate 

Cabinet Hardware: Richelieu, Satin Nickel Cup Pull & Brushed Nickel Knobs, BP53010-45; BP9041-195

Countertops: Caesarstone, 3 cm Quartz Pencil Edge, Montblanc

Backsplash: Emser, Subway Tile w/ Bullnose, 4″ X 16″ Gloss in White with Warm Gray Grout

Paint Finish: Sherwin WilliamsWorldly Gray

Sink: Blanco, Precis Undermount Sink, Super Single Bowl in Cinder

Sink Faucet: Delta, Essa Single Handle Pull Down, Arctic Stainless

Appliances: GESlate Finish

Flooring: Prolex Flooring, Salem Village Collection, Birch Engineered 3/8″ X 5″ Hardwood Flooring, Wheat

 

The Legends at Bluegrass CommonsCumberland Craftsman – Owensboro, KY

Take a Virtual Tour! Notable features include the  upgraded kitchen layout with floating shelves.

Cabinets: Aristokraft Cabinetry, Straight-Lay, Level 2 with Crown Mould, Ellis in White

Cabinet Hardware: Richelieu, Chrome/Matte Black Handle, BP801128-140/900

Countertops: Formica, 1.5″ Thick Square Edge, White Ice Granite Matte

Backsplash: Emser, Subway Tile w/ Bullnose, 4″ X 16″ Gloss in White with Pewter Grout

Paint Finish: Sherwin WilliamsExtra White

Sink Faucet: Delta, Essa Single Handle Pull Down, Black

Appliances: GE, Black Slate Finish

Pendant Lighting: Kichler, Edmund Mini Pendant in Satin Black

Flooring: Congoleum, ArmorCore UR, Rainy Evening 

 

The Acoustics at Bluegrass CommonsMandolin – Owensboro, KY

Take a Virtual Tour!

Cabinets: Aristokraft Cabinetry, Staggered Heights, Level 2 with Crown Mould, Brellin Full Overlay Stone Gray Laminate 

Cabinet Hardware: Richelieu, Polished Nickel Handle, BP810128180

Countertops: Caesarstone, 3 cm Granite, Level 1, Valle Nevado

Backsplash: Emser, Subway Tile w/ Bullnose, White with Pewter Grout

Paint Finish: Sherwin WilliamsRepose Gray

Sink Faucet: Delta, Essa Single Handle Pull Down, Chrome

Appliances: GE, Stainless Steel Finish

Pendant Lighting: KichlerEverly in Chrome

Flooring: Prolex Flooring, Salem Village Collection, Birch Engineered 3/8″ X 5″ Hardwood Flooring, Wheat

 

Brook Stone EstatesRevolution Craftsman w/ 3-Car Garage – Jeffersontown, KY

Take a Virtual Tour! Notable features include the additional Butler’s Pantry off of the Kitchen into the Dining Room.

Cabinets: Aristokraft Cabinetry, 42″ Straight-Lay with Crown Mould, Level 2, Ellis White Laminate 

Cabinet Hardware: Richelieu, Brushed Nickel Handle, BP2606128-195

Countertops: Caesarstone, 3 cm Quartz Pencil Edge, Montblanc

Backsplash: Emser, Subway Tile w/ Bullnose, 4″ X 16″ Gloss in Gray with White Grout

Paint Finish: Sherwin WilliamsAlabaster

Sink: Blanco, Precis Undermount Sink, Super Single Bowl in Cinder

Sink Faucet: Delta, Essa Single Handle Pull Down, Arctic Stainless

Pendant Lighting: KichlerRiviera in Brushed Nickel

Appliances: GE, Stainless Steel Finish

Flooring: Prolex Flooring, Salem Village Collection, Birch Engineered 3/8″ X 5″ Hardwood Flooring, Wheat

 

Turnberry at BerkshireStanford Craftsman w/ 3-Car Garage – Newburgh, IN

Take a Virtual Tour! Notable features include floating wood shelves, stainless steel hood and adjacent butler’s pantry.

Cabinets: Aristokraft Cabinetry, 42″ Straight-Lay with Crown Mould, Level 2, Ellis White Laminate 

Cabinet Hardware: Richelieu, Brushed Nickel Handle, BP810128-195

Countertops: Caesarstone, 3 cm Quartz Pencil Edge, Frosty Carrina

Backsplash: Emser, Subway Tile w/ Bullnose, 4″ X 16″ Gloss in Gray with White Grout

Paint Finish: Sherwin WilliamsRepose Gray

Sink: Blanco, Precis Undermount Sink, Super Single Bowl in Metallic Gray

Sink Faucet: Delta, Essa Single Handle Pull Down, Chrome

Pendant Lighting: KichlerKeller in Shadow Nickel

Appliances: GE, Stainless Steel Finish

Flooring: Prolex Flooring, Salem Village Collection, Birch Engineered 3/8″ X 5″ Hardwood Flooring, Wheat

 

All Jagoe Homes are built Energy Smart and come with a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty. Contact our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage, for financing options!

Reuse & Redesign with Amelia Laster

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Reuse and Redesign Your Jagoe Home – Tips from Amelia Laster, AKBD

Recently, Amelia Laster, AKBD, Jagoe Homes’ Design and Merchandising Manager, moved out of our Model Home in The Vinings in Bowling Green, KY. New Jagoe Homeowners were ready to move into the old Model Home! This is a bittersweet time for Amelia. A lot of time and effort is put into the design of every Jagoe Model Home. However, The Vinings Model provided a unique opportunity for her.

Normally, she needs to purchase new furniture, sometimes a lot of it, for a new Jagoe Model Home. The move into Magnolia Hills was a bit more simple because Amelia used a some of the furniture from The Vinings Model Home. She also purchased new items to keep the design fresh!

Understandably, when our new homeowners move into their new Jagoe Home, they are probably doing the same thing! Reusing and redesigning furniture is more challenging than you think. Here are some of the ways that Amelia reused furniture from The Vinings Model Home in the Magnolia Hills Model Home.

Both of these Models feature the Patriot Craftsman floorplan – Design your own on our website!

 

The Exterior.

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The Vinings
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Clearly, the most noticeable feature on the Magnolia Hills Model home is that we added a third bay garage to this home. This home also uses all brown tones, while The Vinings used a tonal brick with green siding accents. These selections are up to the homeowner’s personal preference. You can play around with exterior palets on our website using our Interactive Design Tool!

 

The Home Office off of the Entry.

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Magnolia Hills
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Amelia said that she wanted to use lighter curtains in this room to make it feel more open and make it feel brighter. We also added beautiful, wainscoting detail in this room. As for the furniture, she simply rotated the desk and changed out the artwork above the console table.

 

The Living Room.

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The Vinings
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Magnolia Hills

The fireplace is the most noticeable difference between the two Living Rooms. Shiplap is a popular choice for our homeowners these days. It creates a clean, sleek look, which is commonly paired with a dark stained mantel to make a truly classy appearance. She replaced the sofa, area rug and coffee table, but kept the accent chairs and added another new one as well. Amelia says that the sofa in The Vinings blocked the windows, and placing the chairs there instead helped to open up the room.

 

The Dining Area.

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The Vinings
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Magnolia Hills

Amelia removed the area rug from the Dining Area in the Magnolia Hills Model. She also purchased a new table, chairs and barstools. This made a huge difference in the appearance of this smaller area!

 

The Kitchen.

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The Vinings
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Magnolia Hills

Amelia used lighter curtains in the Kitchen in the Magnolia Hills Model. We installed a much larger, single-bowl, Blanco kitchen sink. This is becoming a popular option with our homeowners! The cabinets are very different as well. We used white, straight-lay cabinets in Magnolia Hills compared to the glacier grey, staggered cabinets in The Vinings.

The change in the cabinet color made switching up the backsplash an easy decision. We went with a timeless, subway tile backslash as opposed to the mosaic tile in Magnolia Hills. Amelia says this was a cleaner, simpler choice and that mosaic can be overwhelming sometimes. We also installed quartz countertops in Magnolia Hills over the granite in The Vinings. Quartz is an upgraded option that is becoming increasingly more popular among our homeowners.

 

The Owner’s Suite.

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The Vinings
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Magnolia Hills

In the Owner’s Suite, Amelia completely transformed this room simply by rearranging the furniture layout. The bed now faces the windows in the Magnolia Hills Model. She also replaced the accent chairs and placed them against another wall in the bedroom. She purchased an area rug to really anchor the bed area.

 

The Owner’s Bath.

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The Vinings
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Magnolia Hills

In the Magnolia Hills Model, we took out the whirlpool tub to make the shower larger. Some homeowners prefer a larger shower in the Owner’s Bath and keep the tub in the secondary bath to use. We switched up the cabinet color as well to our new, Burlap, medium-wood option. We installed granite countertops in this bath compared to the white marble in The Vinings Model. While both baths are gorgeous, they are completely different! These options can be selected based on what is preferred by the homeowner.

 

Want to see more from Amelia? Follow our Pinterest and Houzz Pages!
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Need help with financing your new, Jagoe Home? Speak with our Preferred Lender, FBC Mortgage today!

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NEW Interactive Design Tool

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Design Your Jagoe Home with Our NEW Interactive Design Tool

We are excited to announce that we have recently implemented a brand new, interactive Design Tool on our website! This tool helps our customers to visualize what their new Jagoe Home will look like once the exterior is completed. Additionally, it allows them to click on features of a home that are not included in the base home plan. For example, if a customer wanted to add a fireplace, covered patio or drop zone in the family entry, this is easily visualized by clicking through the options that are available for that home plan.

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With this Design Tool, you can select your favorite color options!

You can now select exterior color options such as your door, brick, siding and shingles to visualize what your Brand New Jagoe home will look like.  In addition to exterior choices you can also select from several floor plan options, such as adding a 4th or 5th bedroom, extended or covered patio, double-bowl vanity, and fireplace. There are MANY options when you start designing your home, and this tool helps to narrow your selections down to what you love!

Some of our homeowners choose brown tones, some like brighter, neutral colors, and others like a more classic red brick. For example, the Cumberland Craftsman C2 Elevation, a 2-story home featuring 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a 2-car garage and 2047 living square feet, can easily be modified to fit any family’s style and needs.

 

Within the Design Tool, you are also able to view real photos of examples of the home, and Take a Virtual Tour of the home if it is available for that plan.

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When you are all done, don’t forget to SAVE your favorite selections and SHARE them with your friends!

Jagoe Home Plans with the Interactive Design Tool

*Select plans only available in select communities in Bowling Green, Louisville and Owensboro, Kentucky, and Newburgh, Evansville and Huntingburg, Indiana. Select plans are also available to Build on Your Own Site in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

 

Angelico Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1159 Sqft

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Cumberland Craftsman

3  BD / 2.5 BA / 2047 Sqft

*Optional 4th Bedroom

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Cumberland Standard

3 BD / 2.5 BA / 2047 Sqft

*Optional 4th Bedroom

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Legion

2 BD / 2 BA / 1210 Sqft

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Leonardo Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1320 Sqft

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Little Rock Craftsman

4 BD / 2 BA / 2857 Sqft

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Mandolin

2 BD/ 2 BA / 1513 Sqft

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Mulberry Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1865 Sqft

*Optional Bonus Room

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National Craftsman

4 BD / 2.5 BA / 2594 Sqft

Norwegian Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1457 Sqft

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Norwegian Standard

3 BD / 2 BA / 1457 Sqft

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Patriot Craftsman

4 BD / 2.5 BA / 2544 Sqft

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Patriot Standard

4 BD / 2.5 BA / 2544 Sqft

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Pinot

3 BD / 2.5 BA / 2883 Sqft

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Revolution Craftsman

4 BD / 2.5 BA / 2791 Sqft

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Revolution Farmhouse

4 BD / 2.5 BA / 2780 Sqft

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Stanford Craftsman

4 BD / 2.5 BA / 2453 Sqft

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Summit Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1535 Sqft

*Optional Bonus Room

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Summit Standard

3 BD / 2 BA / 1532 Sqft

*Optional Bonus Room

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Sutton Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1681 Sqft

Tamarack Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 2124 Sqft

*Optional Bonus Room

Teton Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1699 Sqft

*Optional Bonus Room

Turquoise

3 BD / 2 BA / 1371 Sqft

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Van Gogh Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA  148 Sqft

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Walnut Craftsman

3 BD / 2.5 BA / 2423 Sqft

*Optional 4th Bedroom

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Zircon Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA / 1414 Sqft

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Want to get started today? Make an Appointment at a Jagoe Model Home and Get Prequalified for a loan with our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage!

 

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2019 Owensboro Parade of Homes

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2019 Parade of Homes – Owensboro, KY

The 2019 Owensboro Parade of Homes, presented by the Home Builders Association of Owensboro (HBAO), is on the third and fourth weekends in June: June 22nd – 23rd & June 29th – 30th! Jagoe Homes is proud to open SEVEN homes as well as our downtown, historic condominium building, Parkside 100, for the public to tour during the Parade of Homes. All Jagoe Homes in the tour are fully-decorated,  including single-family detached, and single-family attached homes. Our entry located in Cherry Blossom at Deer Valley is Move-In Ready and NOW AVAILABLE for its new owner!

Tour Dates & Times

June 22nd – 23rd & June 29th – 30th
Saturdays • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sundays • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Jagoe Homes is your new home builder in Owensboro! This event is FREE for everyone and appropriate for all ages! As you visit our homes on the tour, we also encourage you to walk through some of our other Move-In Ready homes that qualify for our limited Red, White & New Incentive, where Jagoe Homes pays your FIRST 3 HOME PAYMENTS or apply the full savings amount towards the purchase price!

Bluegrass Commons is our newest Owensboro community, located on the Southwest side of the city. Bluegrass Commons includes two sections, The Ballads at Bluegrass Commons and The Legends at Bluegrass Commons. These sections have multiple 50′ and 60′ home sites available for your family! The third section, The Acoustics at Bluegrass Commons, is composed of single-family attached homes. This section offers maintenance-free living as well as access to a Clubhouse that only homeowners of this section may use!

Central Park, is a garden home community that is also maintenance-free and is centered around ease and simplicity. Central Park is ideally suited for any active lifestyle since it is located centrally in Owensboro. This area is conveniently adjacent to shopping, dining, entertainment, healthcare facilities, and community events.

Our gorgeous, historic Downtown Owensboro condominium building, Parkside 100, is a must-see! This is your chance to enjoy carefree living, all in the heart of downtown’s premier eateries, shops and events! When visiting Parkside 100, please park in the lot in the rear of the building with any sign labeled for Parkside 100, along Allen Street in the public spaces, or in the parking garage (entrance on Daviess Street).

Jagoe Homes in the 2019 Owensboro Parade of Homes:

 

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4200 Model Home
1724 Celebration Circle, 42303
3 Bed / 2.5 Bath
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Central Park Model Home
2601 Central Park Court, 42303
2 Bed / 2 Bath

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Brookfield Model Home
3832 Brookfield Drive, 42303
4 Bed / 2.5 Bath

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4782 Windstone Drive, 42301
4 Bed / 2.5 Bath

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6487 Valley Brook Trace, 42376
3 Bed / 2 Bath

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2338 Watson Circle, 42301
2 Bed / 2 Bath / Single-family Attached Home
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233 Monroe Avenue, 42301
3 Bed / 2.5 Bath
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Parkside 100 Downtown Condominium Building
100 Allen Street, 42303
2 Bed / 2 Bath

While you tour our homes, keep in mind…

All Jagoe Homes are built Energy Smart, meaning that they help save the environment and SAVE MONEY!  Having a home that is energy efficient eliminates drafty doors and windows, along with poor insulation and inefficient heating and cooling systems, which ultimately leads to energy loss.  We work closely with RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) to achieve high ratings from the organization.  The lower a home scores on RESNET’s HERS (Home Energy Rating) Index, the more energy efficient the home is.  A standard new home that is built to meet the current Energy Conservation Code will score a HERS Index rating of 100, while our new Jagoe homes score an average of 64.

 

Download the ParadeCraze App to easily navigate to Jagoe Parade Homes!

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Be in your new Jagoe Home by 2020 – Speak to a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant and get started TODAY!

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Jagoe Homes Receives FOUR 2019 Parade of Homes Awards

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Jagoe Homes Receives FOUR 2019 Parade of Homes Awards – Evansville, IN

We are proud and humbled to announce that we took home four 2019 Parade of Homes Awards at the Southern Indiana Builders Association’s ceremony last night! This is a distinguishing honor that boasts not only the quality of our homes, but the design as well.

All Parade Homes in the SIBA Parade of Homes that qualify to be judged are divided into categories according to their price. Home builders, designers and realtors from outside of the local market judge the homes in each category. Scores are determined by awarding points for “Exterior”, “Interior”, “Kitchen” and “Bath”. The home that scores the highest combined points is awarded HOME OF THE YEAR for that category, and is not eligible for other individual awards.

 

Jagoe Homes 2019 Parade of Homes Winners

 

Category One: HOME OF THE YEAR
Eastwick at Berkshire

4755 Eastwick Drive, Newburgh, IN, 47630

Leonardo Craftsman

3 Bed / 2 Bath

2-Car Garage

1360 Sqft

 

Category Four: BEST KITCHEN, BEST BATH, BEST INTERIOR
Waterside at Berkshire

5611 Brompton Drive, Newburgh, IN, 47630

Theodore Roosevelt Craftsman

4 BD / 2.5 BA

3-Car Garage

3455 Sqft

 

Make sure to also tour a 2018 Parade of Homes winner!

 

2018 Category One: BEST KITCHEN
Cayman Ridge

2415 Belize Drive, Evansville, IN, 47725

Cumberland Craftsman

3 BD / 2.5 BA

2-Car Garage

2048 Sqft

 

And don’t miss these two 2017 Parade of Homes winners!

 

2017 Category One: HOME OF THE YEAR
The Orchard

617 Criterion Way, Evansville, IN, 47711

Teton Craftsman

3 BD / 2 Bath

2-Car Garage

1718 Sqft

 

2017 Category Two: BEST EXTERIOR & BEST INTERIOR
Creekside Meadows

3717 Burlingame Drive, Evansville, IN, 47725

National Craftsman

4 BD / 2.5 Bath

2-Car Garage

2611 Sqft

 

All of these award-winning homes are available to tour in the 2019 Parade of Homes until June 9th!

 

During the Parade of Homes, we would like to graciously thank and recognize our building partners and suppliers, and especially our Jagoe Homes team in Evansville & Newburgh for all their contributions and diligent work year in and year out. We are also grateful for our friends, colleagues, associates and especially Jagoe homeowners who loyally support our efforts.

Tour all Jagoe Homes in the 2019 Parade of Homes!

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 17

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 17

MY HOME IS COMPLETE! A member of our Quality Control Team, Daniel, completed my Home Orientation on April 25th in Bluegrass Commons in Owensboro, Kentucky.

At the Home Orientation, a Jagoe Care Representative will conduct a detailed demonstration of the home’s operation and a review of the owner’s maintenance responsibilities and warranties.  The orientation is also another opportunity for Jagoe Homes to confirm with the homeowner that the home has been delivered with all construction work completed and selections installed as requested.  This was my opportunity to identify possible cosmetic defects on cabinets, countertops and other things that are susceptible to damage after closing.  After closing, there is no way to tell if cosmetic damage was caused during the construction process or was the result of damage incurred during the moving process.  Jagoe Homes goal is to complete all items noted at the New Home Orientation prior to close of escrow.  Generally, most are completed before homeowners move in.  If there are any outstanding items when the closing date arrives Jagoe Homes coordinates completion of the work in much the same way a warranty request would be handled.

After I close on my home, my contact for warranty issues is Cheryl, our Customer Service Administrator.

Jagoe Homes commitment to Customer Satisfaction continues after closing by offering a full-time Customer Service and Warranty Department. Service requests can be submitted online, by email at cheryl.judd@jagoehomes.com, or by phone 800-264-4663.

Another important step in the building process that comes before closing is a Blower Door Test.

Simply put, a Blower Door Test is a  fan-and-pressure-based test performed by a certified rater to measure the “leakiness” of a home. Every new Jagoe Home receives a Blower Door Test. It is required for the home to meet the energy code through the performance method.

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After the Blower Door Test is completed, the certified rater will submit the results to their Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Provider. The rater then registers the home with RESNET. An energy packet is supplied to the rater, who then delivers it to Jagoe Homes. Then, Jagoe Homes will finally hand off to the homeowner.

This packet has relevant information specific to that home and should be kept with the warranty info. My home received a score of 62. The lower a home scores on RESNET’S HERS (Home Energy Rating) Index, the more energy efficient it is. A standard new home that’s built to meet the current Energy Conservation Code will score a HERS Index of 100. New Energy Smart, Jagoe Homes score an average of 64, making them at least 36 percent more efficient than a standard new home and at least 66 percent more efficient than a used home.

It is highly recommended that all homeowners keep and maintain this packet. The RESNET value may be represented in an appraisal, and positively effect mortgage values and rates in the future. In fact, it is already affecting appraisals and mortgages in some coastal states, and working its way inward. This could help the homeowner when they sell their home in the future, or even refinance when the high performance value is more universally and officially recognized on government documents.

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With the purchase of your new home, you receive a copy of the structural home warranty contract. The contract explains what is covered as well as a maintenance booklet to give you tips on how to care for your home. In addition, the warranty is fully-transferable, which increases the resale value of your home.

What is covered in the 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty?

  • 10 full years of structural defect coverage for load-bearing components.
  • 2 full years of systems surety coverage against defects in wiring, piping, and ductwork in electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling, ventilating, and mechanical systems.
  • 1 full year of surety coverage against defects in workmanship and materials
It is important to remember to keep your finances in order right before closing.

My lender, which is also Jagoe Homes’ preferred lender, FBC Mortgage, and my loan officer were FANTASTIC at keeping in contact with me. It was hard for me not to go out and purchase furniture (decorating is my favorite), but I resisted temptation before my closing!

Finally, we CLOSED! Now for the big move…

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From start to finish, my home took 119 days to build.

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 15

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 15

In just two weeks… I’ll be CLOSING on my brand new, Energy Smart Jagoe Home! I can’t believe it! It has really crept up on me! I’ve got around 15 boxes packed up in my apartment at the moment. I’m already planning to take my area rugs to the cleaners for a deep clean, and I even ordered a new one for my owner’s suite from Overstock! That’s the ONLY piece of furniture that I’ve ordered for my new home. I’m very careful not to spend too much before my closing day.

I’ve also been calling around to get quotes for fencing from a few companies. We decided to go with a trusted landscaper who has done a lot of work in Jagoe Homes’ communities over the years, Yellowbanks Lawn & Landscape. In my deeds and restrictions for Bluegrass Commons in Owensboro, it states that my particular home site (one of several, but not all by any means) is required to have a 4′ black iron fence, as opposed to a tall, wooden or vinyl privacy fence.

My loan officer and underwriter from FBC Mortgage have been in more contact with me these past two weeks. This is because they need to do a soft pull from my credit before my closing date to make sure I’ve been in line with my spending habits and that I’ve been keeping up with my other payments and bills. They are also checking to make sure that I’ve applied for home owner’s insurance, which you need just like you do car insurance!

On the construction side… I am getting all of the “bells & whistles” and finishing touches put into my home!
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My granite countertops [Precision Stoneworks] finally were installed as well as my sinks! The large, ceramic sink in my kitchen is by Blanco. These types of larger, single-bowl sinks are becoming increasingly popular among Jagoe Home buyers. I ALMOST didn’t go with granite in my owner’s bath. Marble countertops in the bathrooms come standard with the Summit Craftsman plan, but I still used them in my secondary bath to cut back on costs, and I like the white, matte marble with the Umber cabinets [Arisokraft].

As you can see, all of my recessed lighting is also finished! I decided to cap off where my kitchen pendent lighting would normally go. I will purchase those at a later date. My coach lights [Kichler] are also installed on the exterior of my home. My plumbing fixtures were installed the following week. All of my plumbing fixtures are by Delta Faucets – Kitchen: Essa Single Handle Pull Down, #9113 DST in Chrome; Bathrooms: Ashlyn faucets #2564, and Ashlyn tub/shower faucets, #T17764 in Chrome.

All of my doors, trim and walls have been painted [Sherwin Williams in Extra White].

The concrete driveway and the extended patio off of my covered patio was also installed! That’s a true sign that closing day is quickly approaching!

Since the driveway was installed, we finally let our dog, Hank, come check out his new back yard. We have always lived in apartments, so this is the first time he will have his own yard!

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A drywall quality inspection was done during Week 15. The final quality inspection and Blower Door Test to insure Energy Efficiency will come right before my Home Orientation!

After those inspections are complete, and all parties are satisfied… it’s time to CLOSE!

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 13

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 13

Our Loan and Closing Administrator, Kim, set my OFFICIAL Closing Date on my Brand New Energy Smart Jagoe Home for April 30th!

It’s been just over two months since Week 1 of my home building process.  Last week, drywall was completed, and the first coat of paint was applied. This week, crews are installing my exterior vinyl, interior floor laminate and interior wood trim and doors. After that, it gets really fun, for me at least, when tile work begins, and my granite countertops are installed in the kitchen and owner’s bath!

So, this is what the interior of the kitchen and living area looked like after the first coat of paint:
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Then things got serious. Just a few days later, the floor was installed, the cabinets were finished, AND they even started on my tile shower…
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There were some Personalized Options that I really wanted in my home in Owensboro.

I’m obsessed with interior design. It’s so much more than colors and furniture. Amelia Laster, AKBD, Jagoe Homes’ Design & Merchandising Manager, does a fantastic job on our Model Homes! You can view all of our Model Homes on our Pinterest Page and pin ideas to your own board. You can also follow our Design Owensboro Facebook Page for fun polls, ideas and shared content from other design pages. If you’re a more visual person, or enjoy an interactive experience, you can even take Video Tours and Virtual Tours of Jagoe Home plans!

Before I started building this home in Bluegrass Commons, I was set on a gray pallet on the exterior. As you can see, my exterior selections reflect a brown pallet.

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I completely changed my mind because I love the brick that I selected [Brampton Brick in Monroe], and when I decided to go with the brown colored mortar, that sealed the deal for me. I love it and think it looks great! As for the interior, I’ve been a fan of stark, white walls since I saw our 2018 Homearama Home. I own a lot of colorful artwork, so the white walls [Sherwin Williams in Extra White] will be a nice background for my paintings. I also decided that I did not want any carpet in my home, so I just went with the wood-look vinyl throughout. The vinyl [ArmorCore in Steel Wool] looks really nice, is easy to replace if damaged and is scratch resistant from my large dog. This is also an area that I chose to SAVE money on options.

Where I chose to spend more money on options was in my kitchen and owner’s bath! I splurged on granite countertops [Precision Stoneworks, 3 cm granite in Uba Tuba], black slate appliances [GE Appliances], subway tile backsplash [Emser Tile in 3″ X 16″ in white with black grout], Blanco kitchen sink, floating shelves and an extended kitchen island where I wanted to add an extra drawer for a trash can. I cannot tell you how excited I am to have a trash can in my island, since my home plan [Summit Craftsman] doesn’t have a large pantry to keep another one in. I also installed quiet-close drawers in the kitchen and owner’s bath and went with a tile shower instead of a tub/shower stall in the owner’s bath, as well as granite countertops and a double bowl vanity. My kitchen is DEFINITELY my favorite room in my home!

Other aspects of my home that I decided to add options such as; double-hung windows [Sun Windows], widened doors in a few areas, extended concrete patio off of the covered patio and extra storage space in the garage with pull-down stairs. Double-hung windows differ from single-hung in that they offer the homeowner the ability to open each sash, rather than just the bottom sash. This allows for better airflow and ventilation. The ability to open and tilt each sash makes cleaning easier, too. The widened, 3′ doors [Masonite, 5 panel] make the seemingly “tight” spaces in the home feel more open, specifically the garage-to-home door, laundry room door, and owner’s suite door.  This will especially be handy when moving in!  The 10′ extra concrete addition will allow more space for outdoor lounging and grilling, and the extra storage space in the garage will be useful for storing Holiday decorations and boxes of old t-shirts that I just didn’t have the heart to give away.

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 10

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My Personal Jagoe Home Story: Week 10

Whoa… things are really starting to speed up around here… it’s getting more and more real every day!

We had our framing visit with Bernie, one of our Owensboro Superintendents. Bernie has been with Jagoe Homes for 33 years, since September of 1986,  so I guess you could say he knows a thing or two! At a framing visit, Jagoe Homes invites the homeowners out to the home site with a Superintendent to take a look at the home after it is framed. There, the home owners also take a look at how the HVAC, electrical and plumbing is installed. During the visit, the Superintendent will walk through the entire home with the homeowner to provide a brief overview of what is installed and answer any questions.

Here are some photos from our Framing Visit:
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After our Framing Visit, crews installed our roof and insulation.

Effective installation of insulation is very important for every Jagoe Homes’ high Energy Smart standard. In addition to the low-E insulated windows and doors, we also install highly efficient heating and cooling systems with programmable thermostats. All of the duct work must be properly insulated and sealed as well. When a home is at this stage in the building process, an inspector will come out and perform a Thermal Bypass to ensure that air sealing and insulation has been installed to this standard.

According to Energy Star, the checklist requires visual inspection of framing areas where air barriers are commonly missed and inspection of insulation to ensure proper alignment with air barriers, thus serving as an extra check that the air and thermal barriers are continuous and complete. So basically, it is an inspection of the wall and cavity insulation of a home. This must be done while the insulation is still exposed, and does not encompass the attic insulation, which is inspected later when a Blower Door Test is conducted.

A Thermal Bypass is important because it makes sure the insulation is installed properly so that heat transfers out of your home more slowly in the winter, and heat transfers into your home more slowly in the summer, thus saving the homeowner money on monthly energy bills. It also makes sure the home is sealed properly to prevent air exchange with the outside, which can also contribute to heat exchange.

 

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In short, a Thermal Bypass is the second step in determining a home’s HERS Rating. Around the time a home is permitted, the HERS rater will “project” the HERS rating in a software that accurately builds the home and environment’s heat dynamics. That’s step one. Step two is the thermal bypass. Step three is the blower door and duct blaster air testing, which measures the leakiness of the duct work and the home overall. The HERS rating for a home is similar to the miles per gallon rating for an automobile.

Once my home passed it’s Thermal Bypass, it was time for Drywall!
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And… they started installing my brick yesterday!!

This is by Brampton Brick, in their “Monroe” color, with brown mortar.

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Contact a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant to get your brand new, Jagoe Home started today!

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