Liven Up Your New Home with These Hardy Indoor Plants

October 29th, 2018

A little greenery has an amazing ability to liven up any living space. The benefits go beyond the aesthetic, though. Research has shown plants to be effective in removing indoor pollutants. In fact, a study from NASA found that houseplants are able to remove up to 87 percent of air toxins in a 24-hour period.

Some of the most effective houseplants at removing toxins were dragon tree, ivy, ficus, philodendrons, spider plants, peace lilies, ferns, chrysanthemums, palms and the rubber plant. Several of these awesome creatures also made our list of hardy, easy-to-care-for plants. Here are our top six picks to brighten up your new Brandywine Home. Read More >

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OCRegister: “Real estate news: New homes in LA County”

October 26th, 2018


Irvine-based Brandywine Homes has started building three model homes at Palmera, a 1.52-acre infill project in Baldwin Park that will offer 23 three-story townhomes. The company says homes, at 14799 W. Badillo St., should be available for sale in February 2019. (Courtesy of Brandywine Homes)












Irvine-based Brandywine Homes has started building three model homes at Palmera, a 1.52-acre infill project in Baldwin Park that will offer 23 three-story townhomes. The company says homes, at 14799 W. Badillo St., should be available for sale in February 2019.

The two- to four-bedroom, two-and-a-half and three-and-a-half bath townhomes will range from approximately 1,242 to 1,737 square feet.

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Four Easy Autumn Decorating Tips from Brandywine Homes

October 22nd, 2018

Seasons are always changing, even though it still feels like summer in much of California, and it’s time to change your home’s seasonal décor. Autumn brings up extra emotion; it is a season of change, when the air gets a little crisper, football is on television and we start to think about delicious baked goods and lots of family time.

Walk into a Hobby Lobby or a Michaels or any grocery store and you will be visually bombarded with an array of autumn leaves, scarecrows, hay bales, and dinnerware to match. You could fill carts upon carts with trinkets to remind you that it is in fact, autumn, despite the high temperatures. Decorating for the season can be extraordinarily fun and doesn’t have to consume an entire Saturday, or too much of your discretionary spending money. For those who love the season, but don’t have many resources to put toward it here are some simple DYI decorating tips for the fall. Read More >

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Brandywine Homes Begins Model Construction at Palmera, Offering 23 Townhomes in Baldwin Park, Calif.

October 16th, 2018

Palmera Expected to Be Open for Sale in February 2019 

BALDWIN PARK, Calif. Brandywine Homes has begun construction on three model homes at Palmera, a 1.52-acre community in Baldwin Park, Calif., that will offer 23 three-story townhomes. Brandywine plans to open the property for sale in February 2019.

“We’re pleased how quickly this project is moving along, so we can offer San Gabriel Valley families the housing that is in such short supply,” said Dave Barisic, principal in charge of sales and marketing for Brandywine Homes, a pioneer of infill development in Southern California. “This welcoming, family-friendly community offers gorgeous homes with open floorplans and private balconies, all in a very convenient location close to jobs and mass transit.” Read More >

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Turn Your Dream Bedroom into a Reality with These Four Simple Decorating Tips

October 15th, 2018

Your bedroom is your oasis. It’s the one room in the house that’s only yours. When guests come over they wander through the kitchen, dining room, and living rooms, but most of them avoid your bedroom. It’s your sanctuary. As such, you should decorate it in a way that creates a haven for you, a beautiful place for relaxation and comfort.

1. Bigger is Better
It’s easier to enjoy your oasis if it feels more open and spacious. So, if your bedroom feels a little cramped and you’d like to open it up, there’s a quick trick that will give the illusion of more space with minimal effort and cost to you. Simply place two mirrors on the sides of your bed, behind your night stands. The reflection will open the wall up and trick the eye into seeing a larger room than what’s really there. It’s an easy designer trick that will take you mere minutes to pull off. Read More >

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Brandywine Homes Offers Five Tips for Preparing Financially for Your Home Purchase

October 8th, 2018

Whether you are looking to purchase a home right away or you will not be ready to buy one for several years, now is the time to start preparing your finances. Consider these five tips:

Build Strong Credit
Your credit score will affect your mortgage rate. A low score will make it hard and sometimes impossible to buy a home. Checking your credit score can help you to see if you need to improve and where you need to improve. You should pay off past-due bills, establish credit accounts such as credit cards or other loans you are making regular payments on, and make sure your balances on your accounts reach no more than 30 percent of your credit limits. Read More >

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12 Hacks to Make Moving Day a Snap

October 1st, 2018

When the average household moves, that includes relocating around 7,400 pounds or nearly four tons of stuff – around 100 boxes for an eight-room home. Packing, moving and getting settled into a new home can be daunting for anyone. It’s an exhausting process no matter how you slice it. These pro tips, however, can make the moving process go more smoothly.

1. Label everything. Ideally, boxes and furniture should be labeled with the room where you want it. This makes it possible for anyone who’s helping to determine where a box or furniture item needs to go and may help prevent you from having to rearrange everything as soon as the movers are finally out the door. Read More >

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