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Brian Vaughan

Brian was born in Gainesville, Florida, and moved to Doylestown in 1967. He graduated from Central Bucks East High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Technology from Spring Garden College in Chestnut Hill. Prior to forming Jarrett Vaughan Builders, he worked in his family’s woodworking manufacturing business in high school and with a local builder during college.


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Are you ready to update your homeFor many of our clients, remodeling was on their radar for a while but other things got in the way. While sometimes it takes an old appliance breaking down or an upcoming family event to get a project rolling—most people have thought a lot about renovating their home and have specific ideas and dreams. After an initial meeting with us, it is easier to grasp what is possible and what is involved in terms of budget, timing, and next steps...

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 MG 9200When building a custom home or renovating your current home, you’ll have tough choices to make. From choosing the floor-plan and building materials down to picking the perfect design elements, every decision has a lasting effect on the look and feel of your new home, and choosing the right builder is no different. Your choice of custom home builder impacts both the end result of your building project and the overall design/construction experience.

In finding the perfect builder, there are many factors to consider and a surprising number of options available in the current marketplace. Have you considered the size of the company and its impact on quality craftsmanship, service and availability? Let's explore the advantages and possible drawbacks among the spectrum of home builders by size: large, small, and mid-sized.

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IMG 4535 For Web1. Experience: There is no replacement for experience – perfecting processes, learning from past mistakes, working on a wide range of projects, and the ability to satisfy the specific needs of each client all come from years of experience. An experienced builder will have developed processes that are highly productive and reduce stress for the customer. A builder or renovator that has been in business for decades has seen it all and will have the knowledge and foresight to help you address potential problems in the process or avoid them all together, making the renovation process smooth and stress-free. Ask – “What is your experience with this type of renovation?”

2. Manpower: Unless it is a very small project, your chosen builder should have the manpower to get the job done on time. You want to work with a builder who has the resources to help you complete you renovation within a specified time line, but without sacrificing quality or attention toAsk – “How big is your team?”

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New Construction + Improvements = Employment and Economic Growth
Yes, it is that simple. The easier it is to obtain permits, the easier it is to keep our top quality Jarrett Vaughan employees doing what they love to do! Thankfully, it seems that Bucks County’s Planning Commission is getting on the same page. In an article published on Phillyburbs.com on August 24, 2012, the Planning Commission explained that they will begin offering guidance to jump start our local economy by revamping their approach to reviewing construction plans and starting an outreach to all the municipalities it serves, offering them the opportunity to have their processes reviewed. This is music to my ears and I’m sure to other local builders and developers. Our local economy is stimulated by the sale of building materials, employment for local workers, and higher home values for newly renovated properties. Let’s keep quality projects “on the move!”

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