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The Acadia IV

Welcome to Trustway Homes Acadia IV model. This home is the "perfect sized ranch". In fact one client said, "This is one of the best ranch models Trustway has has ever produced. And I have been inside more than a few of Trustway's models over the years." Another client who…
Steve Clavette
September 14, 2017
Events

Why Should I Attend the Parade of Homes?

  If you're unaware, this past weekend was the official opening for the 2017 Metropolitan Builder's Association Parade of Homes. Twenty-two houses in three suburban Milwaukee subdivisions - including Trustway's very own Acadia IV, located in Four Winds West in the Village of Hartland - offered the public a look…
Steve Clavette
August 15, 2017
EventsNews

2017 MBA Parade of Homes

Trustway Homes is excited to once again participate in the Metropolitan Builders Association's Parade of Homes, beginning August 12th and running through September 4th. We invite you to visit our home located in the Four Winds West neighborhood in Hartland, WI! Details: 2017 MBA Parade of Homes Date: Weekends, August…
Steve Clavette
July 27, 2017
EventsNews

2017 MBA Spring Tour

We are excited to participate in the Metropolitan Builders Association's Spring Tour, beginning April 22nd and running through May 7th. We invite you to visit one of our three models!   Details: 2017 MBA Spring Tour Date: Weekends, April 22nd - May 7th Time: Open from Noon - 4:00 p.m.…
Steve Clavette
April 18, 2017
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Lead Drinking Water Pipes

In many of the older communities in the State of Wisconsin, lead lined pipes were used to bring water to the home.   In these older homes,  once inside the home, most homeowners have converted the pipes to some more up to-date pipe like copper or CPVC.   The debate…
Steve Clavette
September 14, 2016
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Housing Starts

New home construction is always a major part of the economy.  Strong housing will result in a stronger economy.  The Department of Commerce announced good news on Tuesday, July 19th. Housing starts in June came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,189,000, up 4.8% from the revised May…
Steve Clavette
July 20, 2016
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Desire to Own a Home

According to the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies, Americans still want to own their own home.   The question is will they be able to afford it.   The cost of a secondary education is having a tremendous impact on the economy and purchasing a new home.  …
Steve Clavette
June 24, 2016
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US Home Prices Rise in December

US home prices increased at a solid clip in December. The increase was helped by a healthy job market and still low mortgage rates. The Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.7% from a year ago. The index reached the highest level in December since February 2008.
Steve Clavette
February 24, 2016
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Interest Rates are Fantastic!

It is still a great time to build your dream home! The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage fell this week from 3.72% to 3.65%, its lowest point in 10 months, according to Freddie Mac. Despite the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates at the end of last year, mortgage rates have…
Steve Clavette
February 12, 2016