For those who are familiar with HGTV’s series, Fixer Upper, you are well aware of the undying love Joanna Gaines has for shiplap. For many of you though, this might be a term you have never heard before; perhaps it applies to some nautical reference? Perhaps the number of times a boat crosses the ocean? … Read more
As promised, I wanted to continue to share some of the highlights from the design presentation I attended at Clarke last month. Step 2 – Lifestyle Value: our clients are more willing to invest in their lifestyle than ever before. People are more aware of brands and trends and what they want showcased in their … Read more
I recently attended a design event at the Clarke showroom in Milford with Design Director, Jessica Chabot. The evening was full of Clarke goodness: social networking, a delicious dinner prepared on-site, and a captivating guest speaker, Richard Anuszkiewicz. Richard (for the sake of sanity, I will refer to him by his first name instead of … Read more
Our spec home in Wellesley has officially been listed on MLS! Since our last blog, when framing had just begun, this custom home is now completely framed and the roofing is now underway. As progress evolved, so did our specifications for this beautiful home in Wellesley. Hawthorn Builders is excited to share additional information about … Read more
This week Hawthorn Builders hosted a learning session with local representatives from James Hardie, makers of cement board exterior siding and trim products. Given the recent interest in James Hardie products as an alternative to traditional clapboard siding and cedar shingles, it made sense for us to gather as much additional information as we could … Read more
Hawthorn Builders wanted to share a sneak peek inside our almost complete custom renovation on Rae Avenue in Needham. Design Director, Jessica Chabot and I are both in love with this dining room color! We are happy to showcase our first use of Benjamin Moore CSP color, Ande’s Summit.
Hawthorn Builders is proud to introduce our newest team-member, Gary Domermuth. Gary has been with the company for the past few months and has kindly provided a bio to let our readers know a little bit more about him. As Operations Manager, Gary is responsible for overseeing our accounting and finance functions. Additionally, he provides … Read more
In case you missed it, here is our recent guest column in the Needham Times discussing some of the benefits of new construction.
Hawthorn Builders is both proud and honored to announce that we have officially broken ground in Wellesley! Having sourced a lot on Tanglewood Road, demolition is complete and we anticipate framing to begin next month. At the current time, architectural plans are final but there is still time for a new buyer to customize the finishes. … Read more
When it comes to Needham real estate, elementary school district is as much a part of the conversation as bedrooms, bathrooms, square footage and renovations. In most cases buyers want to know which school district a house is in before even getting to the other specifics about the property. For buyers moving within Needham, this … Read more