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DRB Group Announces Acquisition of Tampa Homebuilder, Biscayne Homes

DRB Group Announces Acquisition of Tampa Homebuilder, Biscayne Homes

DRB Group acquires Biscayne Homes located in the Tampa Bay area.

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Cost of Living in Hagerstown, MD (Should You Retire Here?)

Cost of Living in Hagerstown, MD (Should You Retire Here?)

Hagerstown sits in the picturesque Cumberland Valley, nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains. Let’s explore some of the many factors—and two of our exceptional communities—that make Hagerstown a city you should consider when you’re ready to retire.

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Best Things to Do in Auburn, Alabama

Best Things to Do in Auburn, Alabama

DRB Homes knows how to build homes near Auburn that give you everything inside that the city gives you outside. For those of you looking to move into a new home in Auburn, we’ve put together this guide to lead you through the diverse array of activities and attractions this city has to offer. From historical landmarks to stunning natural beauty, here are some of the best things to do in Auburn, Alabama.

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Best Suburbs to Live in Near Atlanta

Best Suburbs to Live in Near Atlanta

Charming neighborhoods, tree-lined streets, family-friendly communities, excellent schools, proximity to city amenities: There's something for everyone here. Whether you're dreaming of peaceful evenings spent watching the sunset from your porch or seeking an active community with endless recreational opportunities, join us as we dive into the best suburbs to live in near Atlanta and help you find your new home by DRB Homes.

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Top 6 Benefits to Living in Myrtle Beach

Top 6 Benefits to Living in Myrtle Beach

DRB Homes is proud to announce we’re bringing our 30+ years of experience, award-winning expertise, and stunning home designs to Myrtle Beach, the largest beach on The Grand Strand! Myrtle Beach, SC, is known, of course, for its 60 miles of sandy beach, boardwalk, and delightful waters. But it’s also a close-knit community filled with Lowcountry history and culture, and delicious places to dine!

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DRB Group announces its expansion into Myrtle Beach

DRB Group announces its expansion into Myrtle Beach

The Charleston Division of DRB Homes is pleased to announce its expansion into the Myrtle Beach area.

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DRB Group Breaks Ground for DRB Homes’ First Orlando Division Community

DRB Group Breaks Ground for DRB Homes’ First Orlando Division Community

DRB Group announces its first community for its new Orlando division at an official groundbreaking ceremony held at Trinity Place in Saint Cloud.

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Best Things to Do in Fort Mill

Best Things to Do in Fort Mill

‌Though it’s technically in South Carolina, Fort Mill’s heart beats for Charlotte, North Carolina. It is considered a suburb of the Queen City, but does have its own special rhythm. Living in Fort Mill is full of wonderful opportunities for you and your family, especially if you live in a new home by DRB Homes.

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Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte (Insider’s Guide)

Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte (Insider’s Guide)

Charlotte has 199 neighborhoods, so having a guide to the best ones is vital to finding the one just right for you. Here are a few of our favorite neighborhoods in the Charlotte region—including some of those in which DRB Homes builds—and some of the perks of living in each one.

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Best Places to Live in South Carolina

Best Places to Live in South Carolina

One of the original 13 colonies, South Carolina is as historical as is it wonderful. With natural features spanning from mountains to beaches, and every area having its own specialties and amenities, the best places to live in South Carolina offer a variety of lifestyle choices.

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Things to Know Before Moving to Greenville, SC

Things to Know Before Moving to Greenville, SC

As a premier new-home builder in over 17 regional markets up and down the East Coast, DRB Homes is perfectly poised to build your dream home in Greenville, South Carolina. We have over 30 years of experience, actually, making new homeowners happy, and want to share that joy of knowing deep down you’ve found the right place with you.

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8 Great Reasons to Move to Hagerstown, Maryland

8 Great Reasons to Move to Hagerstown, Maryland

DRB Homes brings over 30 years of building excellence to communities in Hagerstown. Partnering with some of the most sought-after and well-respected vendors, we make sure that every new home we build is just as perfect as the last one: full of all the top features, finishes, and technologies that new homebuyers crave. Join us as we explore why Hagerstown is such a unique and wonderful place to live.

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Best Places to Live in Maryland

Best Places to Live in Maryland

Some of the best places to live in Maryland are built by DRB Homes. And why do we build in Maryland? Because Maryland is a state that has it all. Proximity to big cities like Baltimore and Washington DC might be the first reason most people think about when deciding to move to Maryland, but there’s so much more.

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Is Delaware a Good Place to Live? (Relocation Guide)

Is Delaware a Good Place to Live? (Relocation Guide)

To the question, “Is Delaware a good place to live?” we at DRB Homes answer a resounding, “Yes!” We wanted to give you a little introduction to Delaware living and what makes it so enjoyable and desirable. From the beach towns to employment opportunities, this relocation guide will help you make the decision to call Delaware home.

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Best Beach Towns in Delaware (Experience Untouched Coastal Beauty)

Best Beach Towns in Delaware (Experience Untouched Coastal Beauty)

Delaware has some of the best beach towns on the East Coast. For some, the beach is a place to vacation. For others, it’s a way of life. For DRB Homes, the beach is a place for us to build lifelong dreams into every one of our new homes. In fact, our award-winning team has been personalizing the new home experience up and down the East Coast for decades.

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‌Cost of Living in West Virginia (vs. Your State)

‌Cost of Living in West Virginia (vs. Your State)

West Virginia is the D.C. Metro-area’s secret. Many areas are close enough to large roads to allow commuters to work near or in D.C., while living out in the beautiful wilderness. The mountains of West Virginia really can separate work and life in the best way. But the true cost-of-living test is to see how it compares to where you live now. To learn why you should look for a home here, let us examine side-by-side comparisons and discover why living in West Virginia is so magnificent!

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‌Cost of Living in Maryland (vs. Your State)

‌Cost of Living in Maryland (vs. Your State)

Though it has an average cost of living higher than the national average, the cost is worth it for the convenience and proximity of the nation’s capital and all the amazing opportunities it offers. And that’s only part of Maryland’s appeal! The true cost-of-living test is to see how it compares to where you live now. To learn why you should look for a home here, let us examine side-by-side comparisons and discover why living in Maryland is so great!

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‌Cost of Living in Virginia (vs. Your State)

‌Cost of Living in Virginia (vs. Your State)

Living in Virginia means you’ll be able to easily commute to anywhere in the D.C. area without having to live directly in Washington, D.C. You’ll have parks and natural beauty in every direction, and history at every turn. Of course, the closer you live to Washington, D.C., the higher your cost of living will be. To learn why you should look for a home here, let us examine side-by-side comparisons and discover why living in Virginia is so wonderful!

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Exploring Northern Virginia: The Best Places to Live

Exploring Northern Virginia: The Best Places to Live

Living in Northern Virginia may have its challenges, but they are far outweighed by all the benefits this area has to offer. Whether you're a young professional just starting out or a family searching for that perfect community feel, you can't go wrong with any of these best places to live. Find your own slice of paradise by DRB Homes right here in Northern Virginia!

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Insider’s Guide to Living in Northern Virginia: Live Like a Local

Insider’s Guide to Living in Northern Virginia: Live Like a Local

Overall, living in Northern Virginia could be the perfect opportunity to gain prominence in your personal and professional life. When you are ready to come home to Northern Virginia, then it's the perfect time to find your forever home by DRB Homes.

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Cost of Living in Charleston (vs. Your State)

Cost of Living in Charleston (vs. Your State)

Though it has a cost of living slightly higher than the national average, the price is worth it for how much you get. Peerless beaches, antebellum architecture, vast natural parks, and the diverse wildlife that lives here are just some of the joys of living in Charleston. But the true cost-of-living test is to see how it compares to where you live now. To learn why you should come here to live, let us examine eight side-by-side comparisons and discover why living in Charleston is so great!

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Insider's Guide to Living in Charleston (Live Like a Local)

Insider's Guide to Living in Charleston (Live Like a Local)

Living in Charleston offers a unique and affordable experience for those looking for a new adventure. With its world-class amenities and growing economy, there are plenty of opportunities to reach your full potential. While there may be some differences in the cost of living compared to other cities, the overall quality of life and rich history make it a truly desirable place to call home.

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‌Cost of Living in Raleigh (vs. Your State)

‌Cost of Living in Raleigh (vs. Your State)

Raleigh continues to be one of the most popular cities on the southern East Coast. A tight community with a small-town feel, nestled inside big-city accessibility combines with a booming tech sector to make this such a valued place to live, work, and play.

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Insider's Guide to Living in Raleigh (Live Like a Local)

Insider's Guide to Living in Raleigh (Live Like a Local)

With a cost of living lower than the national average, low unemployment rate, and lower housing prices than many comparable areas, it’s easy to see why Bankrate has put Raleigh #5 on their “America’s Best Places to Live in 2023” list. More than that, they’ve also named it the best place to live in North Carolina. Let’s explore this city together and find out why living in Raleigh is such a great choice, especially if you choose a new home by DRB Homes in Raleigh.

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Cost of Living in Pittsburgh (vs Your State)

Cost of Living in Pittsburgh (vs Your State)

Let’s explore some side-by-side comparisons to learn more about the cost of living in Pittsburgh.

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Insider's Guide to Living in Pittsburgh

Insider's Guide to Living in Pittsburgh

What's so great about living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Tickets for military troops: Military Bowl provides complimentary tickets for service members

Tickets for military troops: Military Bowl provides complimentary tickets for service members

DRB Group is pleased to sponsor the 2022 Military Bowl, this year being held Wednesday, December 28 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.

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DRB Group announces its first Baltimore City community: Locke Landing at Baltimore Peninsula

DRB Group announces its first Baltimore City community: Locke Landing at Baltimore Peninsula

Excitement is truly building adjacent to Baltimore Peninsula with the announcement of the redevelopment of the Locke Insulator site and the addition of DRB Homes to the builder mix.

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DRB Group Celebrates Long-Awaited Homebuilding Brand Unification, Unveils New Brands and Websites

DRB Group Celebrates Long-Awaited Homebuilding Brand Unification, Unveils New Brands and Websites

Just one month after marking its highest-ever appearance on the 2022 Builder 100 list, rapidly expanding residential real estate company DRB Group — the 21st largest homebuilder in the nation — has successfully unified its five former homebuilding entities into the new DRB Homes and DRB Elevate brands. The June 1 launch of the new DRBhomes.com and DRBelevate.com websites memorialized the official consolidation of DRB Group’s portfolio of brands.

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The Ultimate Moving Checklist To Help You Stay Organized

The Ultimate Moving Checklist To Help You Stay Organized

Moving into your new home is one of the most significant projects you'll take on. However, it can be both exciting and intimidating. Packing is an important step and creating a moving checklist can boost your confidence and help you transition into your new home. Here are some recommendations on remaining organized as you prepare for the move.

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The Design Studio Experience: Personalizing Your New Home

The Design Studio Experience: Personalizing Your New Home

Building a new home is a memorable and unique experience. When you choose to build your new home, you'll have total control over the design and personalization of your home. You select the floor plan and the features that fit your lifestyle.

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