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John Kaltenbach Homes

John Kaltenbach Homes

Custom Builder of New Homes in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico

How To Build A New Home That Feels “Right”»

Author: ; Published: Mar 2, 2015; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, NM New Home Construction Designs; Tags: , , , , ; Comments Off on How To Build A New Home That Feels “Right”

Have you ever walked through a home and thought, “This feels right.” You may not be able to put your finger on exactly why it feels that way, but there’s definitely a sense of comfort, security, and of being “home” that’s no less real than finding a house in the right location and at the […]

Quality: You Know You Want It and We’ve Got It»

Author: ; Published: Nov 4, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs, Uncategorized; Tags: , , , , , ; Comments Off on Quality: You Know You Want It and We’ve Got It

Builders are always talking about “quality,” but few can explain exactly what this term means to their new-home clients. This should not be a mystery—construction quality is easy to see when you know what to look for. As a professional builder, John Kaltenbach Homes not only takes pride in creating high-quality homes, but also makes sure […]

GO GREEN WITH JOHN KALTENBACH HOMES»

Author: ; Published: Apr 29, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs, Uncategorized; Tags: , , , , , ; Comments Off on GO GREEN WITH JOHN KALTENBACH HOMES

Green construction methods are in, but do you know what “building green” means? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), green building incorporates practices that: • Increase the efficiency by which homes use and produce energy, materials, and water • Protect and restore health to people and the environment throughout the life-cycle of the home […]

Homebuilding Myths: The Three-Bid Rule»

Author: ; Published: Apr 9, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs, Uncategorized; Tags: , , , , , ; Comments Off on Homebuilding Myths: The Three-Bid Rule

As the housing industry becomes more sophisticated and conscientious about achieving genuine and lasting homebuyer satisfaction, the level of professionalism among builders continues to reach new heights. As a result, potential clients searching for a builder to create their dream home have a much deeper pool of talent from which to select. Today’s professional builder […]

Construction Lingo 101»

Author: ; Published: Mar 26, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs, Uncategorized; Tags: , , , , ; Comments Off on Construction Lingo 101

If you spend any time on a construction site, you are likely to hear words that sound like a foreign language. Worse yet, you may hear words that you thought you knew but which have some specialized meaning to the people around you. Don’t worry! You aren’t really in another country. Like any profession, the home building […]

Thinking About Building a Home in New Mexico? Develop Your Building Team Early!»

Author: ; Published: Feb 12, 2014; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM New Home Construction Designs, Uncategorized; Tags: , , , , , , , , ; Comments Off on Thinking About Building a Home in New Mexico? Develop Your Building Team Early!

  If you are looking at building a new home in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, or anywhere else in New Mexico, start developing your construction team early. Historically and traditionally, people have been conditioned to follow a certain, linear path to building a custom home. That is, hire an architect or designer to create the plans, select a […]

Building Time in Albuquerque is Now»

Author: ; Published: Oct 10, 2013; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction; Tags: , , , , , , , ; Comments Off on Building Time in Albuquerque is Now

Why the Time to Build a New Custom Home in Albuquerque is Now New homes in New Mexico won’t be any more affordable in a year or two. Potential homebuyers who are waiting for costs to come down before building might want to reconsider. The fact is that the past year’s rise in new home […]

New Mexico Energy Efficiency Q&A»

Author: ; Published: Jul 17, 2013; Category: Albuquerque, NM new home construction; Tags: , , ; Comments Off on New Mexico Energy Efficiency Q&A

Q: What’s the most effective way to save energy? A: New Mexico has adopted the newest Model Energy Code, which means that new homes built here are already required to be more energy efficient than many other parts of the country. Meaningful and impactful energy efficiency requires a comprehensive approach and commitment from the home’s […]