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 …

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 …

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 …

Why Building Your New Dream Home is Easier Than You Think

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If you find the idea of building your next home a bit intimidating, you’re not alone. Luckily, Simms Development has helped literally thousands of home buyers navigate this surprisingly simple process for over 50 years. Relax. We’re here for you. I took a highly unscientific survey of a few of our home owners, as well as our awesome sales team, …

New Home Financing May Be Easier Than You Think!

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If you’ve found the home of your dreams, congratulations! This is one of the most important purchasing decisions of your life, and it takes time and research to make the best choice for you and your family. So, now that you know where you want to live, you need to figure out how to make it happen. What’s the best …

Top Ten Reasons to Buy a New Simms Home

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There are so many reasons to buy a new home. This blog recently took a closer look at the advantages of buying new instead of used real estate, as well as the joys of maintenance free living at The Cottages of Yankee Trace. But why buy a brand new Charles Simms townhome or patio home? Again, we could give you …