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Construction Financing

The mortgage market is showing signs of improvement, which means more home buyers will be able to realize their dream of owning a Blu home! Some of our customers ask whether building a Blu home requires different financing.  As far …

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3dvia models from Blu Homes

Blu, from the palm of your hand!

Josh Appleman, Blu’s digital tool expert, with the help of 3DVIA has brought Blu’s 3D modeling technology to your iPhone. In a nutshell, this nifty little application allows you to take a photo of your land—or prospective land—place a 3D …

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Soils report for building a new home

Soil Surveys

Do you need help evaluating your land to see if it’s suitable for building? We recently discovered a treasure trove of soil survey data compiled by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov More than 95% of the nation’s counties …

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Blu Homes Featured on “This New House” TV Show

Green builder Blu Homes, Inc. was featured in the premiere episode of “This New House” on Thursday, July 29, 2010 on DIY Network. Host Kevin O’Connor, also of “This Old House” visited a Blu installation in Charlestown, Rhode Island and …

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Reinventing modular

We get a lot of inquiries here at Blu from people wondering if our homes are modular. The answer is yes and no, our homes are modular, but not typical modular. Rather, they are a combination of modules and panels. …

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Vacation Cabins and Cottages

Build Your Vacation Home Faster with Blu Homes Let Blu Homes design, build, and manage the construction of your vacation getaway — on a predictable timeline and for a fixed, transparent price.

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Tips to Beat The Summer Heat

We are only a few days into summer and thermostats are already off the charts here in New England. Someday I will own land and build an eco-friendly Blu home with clerestory windows and sun shades, but for now, I …

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Open House

Blu Homes is excited to announce that we will be holding our first open house at our new factory at 330 Chestnut Street, East Longmeadow, Massachusetts on Sunday, June 13, noon – 4 p.m. Come join us and you will: See three Blu|Origin green additions in the manufacturing process Explore Blu’s state …

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Prefab (Better than Manufactured) Green Homes

Blu makes beautiful prefab green homes which are better than manufactured homes. Our homes are more economical to ship and quicker to set up than other modern, green homes because of our breakthrough computer modeling, unique use of steel and wood …

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Blu|Balance Siting In Google Earth

We offer Google Earth sitings to all of our clients so that they can visualize exactly how their home will be sited on their land before it is built. It is an awesome tool and our clients love it!

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