Friday, June 20, 2014

Keystone Takes Home the Gold

Lancaster home builder, Keystone Custom Homes, had the recent honor of accepting 28 awards at the Lancaster Parade of Homes Gala. The Building Industry Association of Lancaster County’s Parade of Homes began on June 14, and will run through Sunday, June 22. Keystone submitted five entries into this year’s parade, two of which winning Best in Show awards. All entries can be viewed from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. tonight and from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
KeystoneCustom Homes’ entries in the Parade included four single family homes and one townhome featured throughout their communities in the Lancaster area. These five homes and their awards include:
106 Countryside Lane

  • Awards: Best Landscaping, honorable mentions in Interior Design, Kitchen, Bath, Decorated and Best of Show award categories

  • This Angelsea community home is priced at $299,990 with four bedrooms and two-and-a -half bathrooms. The open floor plan features a first floor owner’s sweet with his and her walk in closets, a spacious family room and an eat-in kitchen and breakfast area

Friday, May 30, 2014

Keystone’s Spring Success

Spring has successfully sprung for Keystone Custom Homes! From April 7 to May 13, the Lancaster, PA home builder ran their most recent social media campaign through Pinterest, “Decorate Keystone’s Model Home for Spring.” Participants were encouraged to enter Pinterest boards with spring décor ideas for the chance to win a $250 gift card to Pottery Barn."

Participants were instructed to use their creativity while pinning to their “Decorate Keystone’s Model Home for Spring” boards. Contestants were required to pin a minimum of 10 images and use the #DecorateKCHHomeForSpring hashtag on each one. Upon completing their board, the 11 contestants posted the link to the board on Keystone’s Facebook page to be submitted for voting.

Keystone took a unique approach to selecting a winner using a Facebook polling application through their page. Everyone was encouraged to vote by submitting their name, email address and favorite board through the application. 50 individuals voted, and were all entered for the chance to win a $50 Pottery Barn gift card.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Enter to Win a Pottery Barn Gift Card from Keystone Custom Homes

Search “Pottery Barn” on Pinterest, and what pops up? Whether it’s furniture or décor, hundreds of beautiful Pottery Barn ideas to adopt for your home are there for you to look through. Imagine winning a $250 or $50 Pottery Barn gift card. What would you do with it?

Keystone Custom Homes is having its first 2014 Pinterest contest, “Decorate Keystone’s Model Home for Spring.” The contest is happening now until Wednesday, May 7 and is giving pinners and voters the chance to pin and win or vote and win!

Entering is easy and only takes a few simple steps. First, follow Keystone Custom Homes on Pinterest at Then, create a board named “Decorate Keystone’s Model Home for Spring,” and start pinning images of family rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, exteriors and more. Once you have pinned at least 10 images, head to Keystone Custom Homes’ Facebook page, and comment on the page with a link to your board.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Find Answers to Your Biggest Home Buying Questions

Whether you’re about to begin the process of becoming a first time home buyer or whether you’ve bought a house or two, having some good advice when purchasing your first home can make a world of difference. On Saturday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Heritage Hotel in Lancaster, Penn., Keystone Custom Homes will host a free seminar for first time home buyers.

This free first time home buyer seminar will teach attendees about building, buying and financing a new home. It will also tackle some of the stressful questions that come along with buying a home, such as how to purchase a home in Lancaster with no money down and a responsible financing plan, how to improve your credit score, what two mistakes first time home buyers make most often and how to avoid them as well as how to save money.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Keystone Custom Homes Promotes Newest Community

Keystone Custom Homes has officially announced its newest community, Rolling Meadows, in Manchester Township. The home builder successfully used its blog as well as local media outlets to share the news even though these homes in York can speak for themselves!

The community features Keystone Custom Homes’ Hamilton, Belmont and Windsor floor plans, which are priced from the $150,000s. A swimming pool, pool house, tennis courts and other features make it an ideal social community.  Additionally, Rolling Meadows is located near Routes 30 and 283 and is a short distance from dining, entertainment, shopping and recreational activities.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Keystone Custom Homes Announces New Community

Keystone Custom Homes is currently using the power of real estate public relations to spread the news about its latest community, Stonehenge Reserve. Priced from the $300,000s, this community offers gorgeous homes in Lititz, Pa. near Bent Creek Country Club.

The community offers a variety of floor plans, including:
  • Augusta floor plan with Vintage elevation. This Lancaster new home boasts a side load garage, formal dining room, study, spacious family room with fireplace, gourmet kitchen with island, breakfast space and first floor owner's suite. Upstairs, there is a loft area and three large bedrooms.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Spreading Hope through Public Relations

Keystone Custom Homes, central Pennsylvania's largest locally owned home builder, is spreading hope with its latest social media and public relations campaign. Through blog posts, news releases and social media updates, the builder is promoting Homes for Hope.

Homes for Hope, founded by Keystone CEO Jeff Rutt, is a nonprofit organization that builds homes across the nation on a largely pro bono basis to help end global poverty. Revenue from these homes goes to HOPE International, a microenterprise organization that empowers entrepreneurs in 17 developing countries to start or expand their businesses through the provision of small loans, basic business training and savings services.