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2019 Jagoe Homes Year in Review

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.

2-10 Home Buyer Warranty Awards

Foundation Builder Award

from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

Platinum Builder Award

from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

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!

Buying vs. Renting in 2020

Buying vs. Renting in 2020

Buying your new Jagoe Home is a wonderful experience and an important milestone in your life! Especially if you are going from renting to homeownership, this time can prove to be a major transition.

Homeownership has always been considered a benchmark of the American dream. However, many families have chosen to find domestic bliss without paying a mortgage in recent years. What they’re missing are the big benefits of homeownership that just can’t be replaced by renting.

BIG Benefits of Homeownership:
  1. Owning a home is CHEAPER than renting. Although purchasing a home is more expensive at the outset, it can be cheaper than renting in the long term if you play your cards right. According to real estate website Trulia, homeownership is 38% cheaper on average than renting nationally, which is a 3% decrease from 2013. Their calculations are based on a traditional 20% down, 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. They compared the total costs of homeownership, which includes maintenance, taxes, and insurance, to the total costs of renting for the same period. They attribute the drastic difference in costs to the rising costs of rent and the low fixed-rate mortgage rate, which currently sits at 4.3%. That’s not to say that buying a home isn’t expensive – you’d still have to come up with the 20% down payment or pay mortgage insurance that would eat into your overall savings. Read More on Down Payment Assistance! The fact is by paying more up front on your own home, you can save money in the long run. And since all Jagoe Homes are built Energy Smartyou end up saving thousands in energy costs!
  2. It forces you to SAVE and build equity! One of the most significant benefits of homeownership is building equity, which is your share of the value of your home. Read More on First-Time Home Buyer Help! In more technical terms, it’s the difference between the market value of your home and the amount that you still owe. If you buy a home now, imagine how much equity you could have by retirement! Instead of your money disappearing into your landlord’s pocket each month, you’ll be paying into something that can become more valuable over time.
  3. Mortgage costs stay the SAME as Rents RISE. If you get a fixed-rate mortgage on a home purchase, your mortgage payment can never change. Unless a renter is in a rent-controlled building or neighborhood, their rent is at risk of rising every year. Since the mortgage payment is the bulk of the owner’s housing payment, this creates a lot of budget stability. As for the other costs, both owners and renters have insurance, although insurance isn’t required for renters like it is for owners. That fee can change very slightly year over year. And while owners have property taxes that renters don’t, and property taxes can rise as the home appreciates, this fee is tax deductible. Speak with our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage, for competitive rates and more financing options!
  4. Your home can appreciate in value over time. Let’s be frank — property doesn’t always appreciate in value, which many learned the hard way in 2008. However, many experts believe that the worst is behind us. If you do your research and purchase a home with both eyes wide open, your home’s value may increase each year that you own it. Zillow economist Stan Humphries estimates that the average house appreciates in value around 3.5% each year, but some areas experience steeper increases. For more information, visit our Home Loan Learning Center.
  5. It is more stable and give you stronger social ties to your community. Buying a home is a big step in settling down and putting down roots in a community. Researchers find that not only do homeowners gain a sense of stability when they settle into their first home, but they also contribute to neighborhood stability. A study compiled by researchers with the National Association of Realtors shows that homeowners move less frequently than renters and stay in their homes for longer periods of time. Between 2010 and 2011, only 4.7% of homeowners relocated, but 26% of renters ended up moving, with many citing housing-related reasons.
  6. You can build your dream home. As a renter, you’re basically living in somebody else’s home and are subject to their rules. When you build your new Jagoe home, you have absolute control over what goes into your home. In the survey conducted by Freddie Mac, 89% of renters said that being able to redecorate their living space would be a perk of owning their own home. Luckily for new home buyers, you get to style your home exactly how you want it. From the floorplan, to the countertops, to the size of kitchen sink – all aspects are uniquely built to your families’ needs. If you fantasize about customizing your dream house, purchasing or building your own home is the only way to make that dream happen.

Design Your New Jagoe Home Online!

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Why build a new home?
  1. A previously owned home can be a great value, but it can also come with hidden defects that a standard home inspection won’t reveal. What may seem like a great value, may not end up paying off. As well, most older homes don’t meet today’s Energy standards, which is money out of your pocket every heating and cooling season.
  2. All Jagoe Homes are built Energy Smart! A new Jagoe Home is built to the highest standards in the industry and with painstaking attention to detail, backed by our full-time service and warranty department. And your Jagoe home will be incredibly energy-efficient; all new Jagoe homes are inspected and tested by a certified RESNET rater, which scores home energy performance.
  3. All Jagoe Homes are backed by a 2-10 Home Buyers WarrantyThis covers 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, and 1 full year of surety coverage against defects in workmanship and materials.

Speak with our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage, and build your new Jagoe Home TODAY!

 

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Kitchen Designs | Jagoe Homes

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!

Love Your Life in Lone Oak Village

Love Your Life in Lone Oak Village – Louisville, KY

Lone Oak Village is Jagoe Homes’ newest community in Louisville, Kentucky! Ideally situated in the well-established Highview area, Lone Oak Village offers a variety of home plans that are suited for multiple families’ needs and budgets.

Highview is an ideal place for families to grow and to retire. With great area schools, including Marion C. Moore Junior High and Marion C. Moore High School, shopping, dining and public parks nearby, Highview is the perfect community to build your new Jagoe Home. This high-demand residential location is definitely on the up-and-up!

 

Do NOT Miss Out on These Incentives in Lone Oak Village! Limited Time Offer!

lone oak villageContact Your Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant for More Information!

 

Choose from Beautiful Jagoe Home Plans…

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Angelico Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA

1159 Sqft

Base Price:

$232,900

Design This Plan!

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Leonardo Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA

1318 Sqft

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Summit Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA

1535 Sqft

 

*Bonus Room Option

Base Price:

$249,700

Design This Plan!

Sutton Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA

1681 Sqft

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Cumberland Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA

2046 Sqft

 

*4th Bedroom Option

Turner Craftsman

3 BD / 2 BA

1830 Sqft

Base Price:

$291,200

Design This Plan!

Contact a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant to Reserve Your Home Site! Visit our Website, Email osc@jagohomes.com or Call or Text (502) 268-4292.

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*Lone Oak Village incentives qualify for homes purchased no later than 11/30/19, and all contingencies met and home under construction by 12/31/19. Personalized Option credit based on using Jagoe Homes’ approved lender FBC Mortgage.

**$5,000.00 Personalized Option credit can be applied to Jagoe point and click options excluding room additions, bonus rooms, basements, 3rd bay garage option, or custom request option.

*** Up to $2,000.00 in closing costs based on using Jagoe Homes’ approved lender FBC Mortgage NMLS #152859.

Do You Need Help Financing Your New Jagoe Home? Contact Our Preferred Lender, FBC Mortgage!

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Fall Tour of Homes in Owensboro & Evansville/Newburgh

Fall Tour of Homes – October 26th-27th

Tour Brand New Energy Smart Jagoe Homes during the Owensboro, KY and Evansville & Newburgh, IN  Fall Tour of Homes this weekend for FREE!  Presented by the Homebuilders Association of Owensboro, and Southwestern Indiana Builders Association (SIBA).

Homebuilders Association of Owensboro Fall Tour of Homes • 11AM – 4 PM
SIBA Fall Tour of Homes in Evansville/Newburgh • Noon – 4 PM

 

Tour beautiful, fully-furnished Jagoe Model Homes and Move-In Ready Homes in Owensboro (Scroll down to view the Evansville/Newburgh Tour):
Stanford Craftsman

1817 Celebration Circle, Owensboro, KY, 42303

SAVE $5,000 NOW on this Jagoe Move-In Ready Home!

 

4200

4 BD / 2.5 BA

2812 Sqft

 

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Vanderbilt Craftsman

3832 Brookfield Drive, Owensboro, KY, 42303

 

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Smothers

2659 Central Park Court, Owensboro, KY, 42303

SAVE $6,000 NOW on this Jagoe Move-In Ready Home!

 

Central Park

2 BD / 2 BA

1210 Sqft

 

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Revolution Craftsman

2315 Woodstone Court, Utica, KY, 42376

SAVE $15,000 NOW on this Move-In Ready Home!

 

Cobblestone at Deer Valley

4 BD / 2.5 BA

2791 Sqft

 

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National Craftsman

4782 Windstone Drive, Owensboro, KY, 42301

 

Cumberland Craftsman

2388 Monroe Avenue, Owensboro, KY, 42301

 

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Mandolin

2349 Watson Circle, Owensboro, KY, 42301

SAVE $6,000 NOW on this Move-In Ready Home!

 

The Acoustics at Bluegrass Commons

2 BD / 2 BA

1513 Sqft

 

Tour beautiful, fully-furnished Jagoe Model Homes and Jagoe Move-In Ready Homes in Evansville & Newburgh during the SIBA Fall Tour of Homes:
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Leonardo Craftsman

4755 Eastwick Drive, Newburgh, IN, 47630

 

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Stanford Craftsman

5441 Abbe Wood Drive, Newburgh, IN, 47630

SAVE $12,000 NOW on this Move-In Ready Home!

 

Turnberry at Berkshire

4 BD / 2.5 BA

2812 Sqft

 

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Theodore Roosevelt Craftsman

5611 Brompton Drive, Newburgh, IN, 47630

 

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Walnut Craftsman

2941 Alex Court, Newbugh, IN, 47630

SAVE $12,000 NOW on this Move-In Ready Home!

 

Waterstone Village

3 BD / 2.5 BA

2541 Sqft

 

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Cumberland Craftsman

2415 Belize Drive, Evansville, IN, 47725

Design this Floorplan!

 

Cayman Ridge

3 BD / 2.5 BA

2048 Sqft

 

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Norwegian Craftsman

5320 Came Drive, Evansville, IN, 47725

SAVE $5,000 NOW on this Move-In Ready Home!

 

The Orchard North

3 BD / 2 BA

1457 Sqft

 

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National Craftsman

13600 Prairie Drive, Evansville, IN, 47711

SAVE $12,000 NOW on this Move-In Ready Home!

 

Creekside Meadows

4 BD / 2.5 BA

2610 Sqft

While your tour Jagoe Homes, please keep in mind…

All Jagoe Homes are built Energy Smart and come with a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty!

For financing options, contact our preferred lender, FBC Mortgage!

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