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What is Low-Maintenance Living?

Eddy Homes
June 16, 2020
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Looking for ways to minimize your time spent on yardwork, and maximize your time spent with family and friends?

More and more people are seeking out low-maintenance living – neighborhoods that provide services such as exterior maintenance and lawn care through an association fee. Let’s touch on some of the benefits of low-maintenance living and the current trends homebuyers are looking for when searching for their perfect neighborhood.


Any type of homeowner can benefit from spending less time on tedious yardwork. Over the past few years, we have seen all age demographics become interested in low-maintenance living. Having a service to handle mowing the grass, fertilizing, and re-mulching gives you precious time to spend living your life! Homebuyers enjoy the idea of leaving the bulk work to the professionals, and freeing up garage space by leaving their yard equipment behind.


Although every HOA community is different, at Eddy Homes snow removal is included as a low-maintenance feature! Pittsburgh winters can be unpredictable; having your sidewalks shoveled and driveways plowed allows more time to relax and unwind with family and friends by the fire.


By having a yard maintained by a landscaping service, you never have to worry that grass is overgrown, and there is no stress of looking at a neighbor’s unkempt yard.  HOA communities have guidelines for homeowners to adhere to when changing certain exterior aesthetics of their home – these changes need to be unified with what is permitted in the community. Each home has its own personalized design, but overall, the community looks beautifully cohesive when an HOA is in place. We help make this easy! While building with Eddy Homes, we offer the opportunity to work one-on-one with a member of our accredited design team to help customize exterior selections and landscaping to personalize your dream home.


Common feedback we see at Eddy Homes is that living in a low-maintenance community gives homebuyers a sense of security. Do you travel often or visit a warmer climate during the winter months? When the HOA is maintaining the exterior yard work and snow removal regularly, it makes it appear as if you are home!


There are endless benefits to living in a low-maintenance community. Our home buyers are happy to spend more time with family and friends. These types of neighborhoods create a sense of community and give you precious time to focus on what is important – living life!


About Eddy Homes

Since 1971, home buyers throughout the Greater Pittsburgh & Philadelphia Areas have relied on family-owned Eddy Homes to build their dream homes. We specialize in luxury homes, estate, traditional single-family, main-level owner’s suite, and townhomes. Our solid reputation is built on high standards for quality craftsmanship, personal service, and integrity.

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