The Benefits of Living in Cache Valley

Smithfield Ridges, a new community by J. Thomas Homes, is located in the heart of Cache Valley, an idyllic agricultural valley in Northern Utah. Smithfield Ridges offers lots in Smithfield and Logan near Dry Canyon, and this location provides…

Winter-proofing Your Home

During this past year, some areas in Utah were hit with more snow than they knew what to do with. For local skiers and snowboarders, this was great news, but for some homeowners it was a nightmare. Cache Valley was nearly thrown into a state…

Getting Pre-Approved to Purchase a Home

Mortgage. It’s almost become a bad word filled with images of banks, bills, and bad advice. However, a mortgage is a necessary step for many people who seek the goal of homeownership. Today, we’re going to discuss a few of the benefits of…

4 Reasons to Buy a New Home

Purchasing a new home is beginning to come with more benefits than ever before. Potential homebuyers have always faced the decision between buying a new or used model, but with today’s market and the available amenities, it might be the better…

Millennial Home Buying Guide

Let’s set the stage. You are in your mid 20s. You’ve graduated college, been married a few years, and are thinking about packing up the apartment and making the big move. Having a house of your own sounds nice, but it’s going to take a…

Why Choose a Townhouse?

Here at J. Thomas Homes, your options for a home are only as limited as your imagination.  Because of the diversity of spaces we offer, it is our goal to help you make an informed decision on where you will live. Today we would like to…

Interior Design Tips: Choosing the Best Wall Paint Colors

One of the most interesting branches of modern psychology is the field of color psychology.  Despite the large amounts of money that corporations spend on deciding exactly what colors to build their brand around, many researchers still…

2017 Architectural Trends

As the days grow longer and the weather warms up after a long, cold winter, swarms of home owners decide to take on new home projects. As such, summer is certainly a peak season for many contractors. With warmer months just around the corner,…

What the Utah Housing Shortage Means for You

  As the fastest growing state in the nation, Utah has become a place where homes are in high demand. But, with so many people moving in at one time, we are now experiencing a housing shortage that has made it extremely difficult for…

What to Remember When Building a New Home

  At J. Thomas Homes, we work to create the homes that you want to live in. As part of that, we take careful measures to plan, design, and then build homes that are able to provide everything a person or family might need. However, we…