Getting a Mortgage in Today’s Economy

| June 25, 2009

Do you have decent credit (over a 620 credit score)? Do you have a job? Do you have a credit history free of recent bankruptcy? Do you have a few thousand dollars? Then chances are you can get a mortgage in today’s economy. While credit has certainly tightened up in this market, there are still [...]


Green Building Pop Quiz

| June 22, 2009

Question 1: Which of the following is the most efficient heating source: – A. Electric Heat Pump – B. High efficiency gas furnace – C. Geothermal heat pump – D. Dual Fuel heating system   Answer: D. Dual Fuel combines the efficiencies of an electric geothermal heat pump with a gas furnace so the system [...]


Professional Decorating Tips

| June 18, 2009

Ever wonder how some people can make their homes feel professionally decorated and customized? If you are building a new home & have the opportunity to make décor and options selections, it is easy to make your new home feel just like you want it. Just follow these tips.   – First, figure out what [...]


Homeworx: What is Green Building?

| June 17, 2009

Watch Carolyn Rolfes explain exactly what it means to build green in an interview with Homeworx’ Gary Sullivan.


Potterhill Homes in the news

| June 17, 2009

Potterhill is in the news again! Click below to view an interview with Carolyn Rolfes and learn all about making your home more energy efficient & green.

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As the people behind Potterhill Homes, we have some pretty strong feelings about energy efficiency and green building. And we don't always agree! But we are commited to building a best homes we can and bringing you along on our journey to figure out exactly what that means! Thanks for checking out our site. My Google Profile+