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Your New Home Begins with Fine Line Homes

Don’t compromise quality for affordability or design for comfort—with Fine Line Homes, you can have it all. Stunning design, maximum comfort and livability, plus the latest amenities, all at affordable prices to meet your family’s budget. Fine Line Homes has been serving families in the Centre Region, and in Northeast PA and Southern New York, since 1972, offering trustworthy advice, high-quality brand name materials and a range of home designs.

Building Green is as important to Fine Line as it is to you. We reviewed products and construction techniques to include energy saving features that save you money, as well as products and techniques that offer good stewardship of natural resources and increase the aesthetics and value of the home. We follow and exceed the National Association of Home Builders Model Green Home Building Guidelines, so you can feel good that your new home investment is energy efficient for you today and takes into account the future of our environment and natural resources.

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Fine Line Homes: Extraordinary Quality, Energy Efficient, and Built for Maximum Livability

Fine Line Homes was founded by current president and owner, George Parmer in 1972. There are five locations throughout Central and Northeast PAincluding 1426 Benner Pike, State College. The furnished Model Home on Route 150 near the Nittany Mall was opened in 1998. The company remains dedicated to providing energy efficient site built homes with extraordinary quality and stunning designs affordably priced through volume purchasing of material.

Fine Line offers over fifty five home designs and the ability to customize the home to meet your needs. Building a home is made easy with the Display Center in the model home providing one stop shopping. There you will see quality name brand materials included in the price of the home and popular options to consider.

Building lots and Move-in Ready homes are available in Independence Place, State College and Springfield Development, Bellefonte or we will construct the home on your lot in the following Counties: Centre, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Blair and Clinton.

Fine Line Homes is your exclusive Woman-Centric Builder. Through a partnership with Design Basics, a leading National Home Design company, we have learned to be better listeners and using feedback mostly from women, have elevated our homes livability. Floor plans are color coded to show areas for entertaining, storage, de-stressing and flexible living space.

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What It Takes To Be a Home Builder

As a Home Builder in State College, we thought you would have interest in learning some of the things we do in building custom homes.

A home builder guides dozens of skilled artisans and professionals, including carpenters, architects, engineers, plumbers, electricians, painters and landscapers. The builder must understand all of the home’s complex systems and know enough about each contractor’s trade in order to coordinate this skilled team to build and sell a quality product.

Some home builders develop the land on which the homes are built. They look at a piece of land to determine whether it complies with zoning regulations, local planning laws and environmental restrictions, and whether it is suitable for development. The home builder studies the lot’s topography, searching for rock outcroppings, shallow depth bedrock, shallow groundwater, natural drainage sources and dense vegetation. Landscaping options and erosion control also have to be considered. Once a builder determines that a site is suitable for construction, they must navigate the permitting process.

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Building With Experience

For many folks, building a home is something they may experience only once or twice in a lifetime. We all know that you learn through practice and doing something once or twice provides a little knowledge but not a lot of experience. How then, can the typical homeowner gain confidence in building a home if they don’t do it often? The answer is to select a builder that has both longevity as a business and who has built homes for many customers. In doing so you gain the knowledge and expertise from all those years of experience. 

A lot of time and thought goes into finalizing plans for your new home and your builder should offer suggestions on things that you might not have considered. Again, using the experience from past customers and sharing worthwhile ideas with prospective customers provides remarkable value to the new customer. As an example, Fine Line Homes offers Themed Enhancement Packages for customers to consider. They may not be for everyone, but they engage the customer to think about aspects of the home that they might not have thought about before. We try to avoid the feeling of “If only I had thought about that before….” In many cases, the enhancements can easily be done during construction, but after the house is completed, they’d be hard to retrofit.

It is just another way that Fine Line Homes uses it’s 39 years of experience in assisting customers in the design, planning, and building of their new home.