People Want to Be Here: FL the Top Moving Destination for 2019

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Florida was the top moving destination for 2019, per U-Haul. If you’ve spent any time in the state of Florida, you’re undoubtedly spotted moving vans, trucks — and furniture-filled pickups — zipping along local highways and interstates. You’ve probably also spotted those familiar white and orange U-Haul vehicles among other commercial traffic, and with good …

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We’ve Got What Younger Home Buyers Want

We’ve Got What Younger Home Buyers Want

Folks of all ages and generations buy new custom Florida homes every day, and we all know Florida is a very popular place to live. Millennial home buyers are no exception. Active retirees have long migrated here. So have young families and career people following booming industries. The state’s natural beauty, cultural riches, world-class attractions …

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Want More House for Your Dollar? Track Dips in Interest Rates

Interest Rates

Sounds straightforward, right? The lower the current interest rates, the better deal you can get on a mortgage for a new custom Florida home. Lower interest rates mean less interest over the life of a loan and — perhaps more importantly — lower monthly payments. Even those of us who aren’t math whizzes probably understand …

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Awesome Customer Service is Part of ICI Homes’ DNA

Awesome Customer Service is Part of ICI Homes’ DNA - builder customer

In the third blog of our series on how ICI Homes earns such eye-opening customer service ratings — a sparkling 96 percent as of this writing — let’s review East Central Florida Division President Samuel D. Morrisett’s Part I summation of how we approach customer satisfaction. “There are three things that are critical,” Morrisett says …

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Attitude and Expertise: ICI Homes’ Top Customer Service Tools

Attitude and Expertise: ICI Homes’ Top Customer Service Tools - customer service 2

Earlier on the ICI Homes Blog, we discussed the importance of homebuilders’ customer service ratings and how our own — at 96 percent — leaves the current industry standard in its dust. We’re extremely grateful for the many homeowners willing to give us a big thumbs-up. But how does that happen? It has much to …

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Buying or Building a New Home? Ask These Questions First

Buying or Building a New Home? Ask These Questions First

Sometimes, in the excitement of searching for a new custom Florida home, buyers stray towards a community that catches their eyes, rather than their sense of practicality. That doesn’t mean we at ICI Homes don’t want you to have fun with the process. Certainly you should target communities whose look and feel resonate with you …

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Pssst! People Are Moving to These Florida Places

Best Places to Move Florida

Searching for a new custom Florida home? We’ve got some good news for you. The Sunshine State is home to several of the statistically rated “best places to move” in 2019. Actually, it’s been a top North American destination since the late 19th century. But modern-day people on the move think so too, and we …

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ICI Homes Building “Home from the Heart” for Builders Care

Home From the Heart

Like lending others a helping hand when they need it? So do we! ICI Homes is proud to participate in a Builders Care project in one of metro Jacksonville’s newest and most exciting communities — eTown. This nascent master-planned community on the city’s southeastern flank is just getting started, and ICI Homes is proud to …

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