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By Charlie Simms The process of buying a home can be complicated.  At Simms Development we try to streamline the process to make it easy for our buyers.  To begin with, our models are open daily and our buyers can be working with a Realtor or not.  It does not affect the price of the home.  We have all the paperwork in …

Top Ten Reasons To Love Living In Washington Township

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  It’s easy to see why people love living in Washington Township in Southwest Ohio! Here are our top reasons why we think you would love calling Twin Lakes West home! 1. Twin Lakes West – Twin Lakes West homes offer three levels of luxury living set in an exciting townhome community in the heart of Washington Township. Stylish urban …

Hometown Heroes Deserve the American Dream of Homeownership!

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At Charles Simms Development, we believe in building more than just homes; we believe in building communities, too. In honor of those who serve our country and our communities, we are proud to offer $1,000 off the price of a new Simms home at closing to Military Personnel, Fire Fighters, Police Officers, EMTs, Hospital Personnel or Teachers. Miami Valley is …

Community Events Continue at the Highlands and Cottages with Annual Chili Cook-Off

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The social committee of the Cottages and Highlands at Yankee Trace recently held the Second Annual Chili Cook-Off for residents and their guests. Reputations and appetites were on the line at this most anticipated and highly attended quarterly event of the year. Over 40 people gathered under the tent on a brisk fall day. The Cook Off is part pot-luck …

Simms and the Dayton HBA Share Past, Present, and Vision for the Future

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The Home Builders Association of Dayton is the voice of the residential building industry in the Dayton region. Comprised of nearly 400 residential home builders and associated professionals and friends of the industry in six counties, the HBA is dedicated to the proposition that home ownership should be within the reach of every American family. The Simms family has enjoyed …

Fall Parade of Homes Maps Out Dayton Area New Construction

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Changing leaves and back to school activities may signal the end of summer, but autumn is definitely not the end of the new construction season. In fact, a special group of Dayton builders have been preparing all summer for the opportunity to showcase their best home sites and communities to people looking for a new home. The Home Builders Association …

Walkability A Key Feature for Urban and Suburban Communities

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Urban dwellers already know what their suburban neighbors are beginning to rediscover. The key lifestyle feature of the twenty-first century is walkability. Walkability means having all the necessities of life within a convenient walk from your front door. It’s an important concept in sustainable urban design, requiring the integration of safe sidewalks and footpaths, as well as a solid mix …

Everyone Loves Ice Cream

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By Bronwyn Graham-Duteil Sales Representative at The Cottages of Yankee Trace A big part of life at The Highlands and Cottages of Yankee Trace is our social interaction!  The Social Committee plans quarterly events such as carry ins, an Italian Dinner and Game Night, and the Memorial Day Weekend BBQ. Residents were  excited when summer rolled around to our most recent get together. …

Biking To Work An Idea Whose Time Has Come

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Did you know that Dayton has been designated a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists? Their national rating system evaluates miles of trails, accessibility, difficulty, and other features for cyclists.  In 2012 Dayton made Bicycling Magazine’s list of Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities. RiverScape MetroPark is positioned at the center of over 330 miles of connected …

Dayton Area Celebrations Make The Fourth Truly Glorious

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Whether you live south of town in the Centerville and Washington Township area, or closer to the heart of downtown, Dayton offers plenty of activities to help you celebrate Independence Day. If you’re a south of towner like residents of The Cottages and Twin Lakes West, the fun begins on Thursday evening. The 2014 Summer Concert Series, presented by the …