Homeowner Highlight with Abby Z.

Eastbrook Homes - Homeowner Highlight with Abby Z.

Have you ever mentally snapped pictures of all the amazing features you want to add to your dream home while watching your favorite HGTV show? That’s exactly what Eastbrook Homes’ homeowner Abby Z. did prior to building her stunning, brand-new Eastbrook Homes Taylor model single-family home. Taking inspiration from her favorite on-screen designers, Abby took full advantage of Eastbrook’s customization options and worked with our designers to capture the exact look and feel she wanted in her new home. Join Eastbrook as we hear from Abby about her favorite elements of the building process and learn which advice she would give to someone just starting down the home-building path. 


What home plan do you have? 

Taylor Elevation A 


What is your decorating inspiration? 

I have always loved darker cabinets with a lighter floor combination. I’m always inspired by browsing through Pinterest and watching HGTV shows such as Fixer Upper and Home Town. The blue exterior has always been a favorite of mine because it reminds me a lot of the big blue beach houses. 


What are your favorite features in your home? 

We went with the main floor expansion with a  keeping room. It gave us that 3rd stall in the garage we wanted, gave us a nice place for the kids to have a playroom, added a mud room and extra closet, and it added space onto the basement for another 5th bedroom. We also love having the laundry upstairs where all the bedrooms are. 


What was your building process /Eastbrook experience like? 

Overall it was a great experience. We loved that we got weekly updates on the progress and we liked that they walk you through each step. We were encouraged to stop by and see in person the progress taking place and that gave us the chance for the contractor to show us all the little details and possible adjustments.


Do you have any tips or tricks for new homeowners?

 Definitely do your research on what your design inspirations are. We sent over tons of pictures, color palettes, and designs we liked to our designer. When it came time to pick everything out at the Home Creation Studio the designer already had some combinations set out for us. This made picking features easy and less stressful. 


Any other thoughts you would like to add?  

We would like to say thank you to everyone from Eastbrook and our realtor for making the whole process enjoyable and less stressful!

Are you searching for that picture-perfect, customized dream home in a community you love? Connect with Eastbrook Homes to learn more about our West Michigan and Greater Lansing Area communities. We offer affordable, customizable home plans for a variety of lifestyle options, from low-maintenance condos and townhomes to stunning single-family and executive homes. Eastbrook Homes also proudly protects your home budget with our unique Eastbrook Guarantee; once you sign a new home purchase agreement, your home construction project is protected from rising costs from unexpected supply issues and expenses until the day your new home is complete. Contact Eastbrook’s experienced Sales Agents to learn more!


Published on 07/05/2022

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