As we try to refine our design process and builder program, and build out our model at Serosun, the question of what defines a quality home comes up. It’s an important question to understand as it impacts how we design and build a home, and who we have to help us. It’s also not an easy one to answer. A quality home includes several factors: it looks great, feels good, lives well, and performs effectively at an economic price. The second critical question might be, what are the factors that contribute to successfully building a quality home? Four key factors affect quality in a home: design, construction, materials, and craftsmanship of finish. [Read more…]
In 1960 Americans spend 17.5% of our income on food and 5.2% went towards health care, compare to 9.9% on food and health care on 16% today.
A 2009 study by the Economic Reserach Service of the US Department of Agriculture predicted that remote US counties will see a dramatic increase in boomer retirees for the next decade. The report predicts that this migration will raise older rural populations by two-thirds by 2020. Retirees are moving to smaller communities for lower costs and quiet neighborhoods.
Serosun Farms is proud to announce we are on the Corporate Council for Chicago Wilderness.
Corporate citizens play an important role in promoting community vitality and quality of life. Since its founding in 2002, the Chicago Wilderness Corporate Council has played a key role in Chicago Wilderness’ accomplishments.
The Corporate Council leverages the resources, capabilities, and influence of its members to build support for biodiversity conservation in our region. Members lead by example, implementing best practices in the design and management of their facilities and properties.
What an awesome organization! Ask us about getting involved.
This winter has been very busy out at Serosun Farms. We have begun working with our buyers on designing their dream homes, incorporating their lifestyles as well as sustainable and energy efficient elements into their residences. Here are a few studies by one of our award winning architects for one of our estate members as we understand the site characteristics, sunlight patterns and monthly wind patterns as we truly design an energy efficient home. [Read more…]