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The Story Behind Make a Difference Day

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At Charter, we live and work by 10 Principles, one of which is “Make a Difference.” The definition under that Principle states “Things happen because of you, not circumstance. You know that your willingness to muster a few seconds of courage to take the right action or speak up can change the future for the better.”

The Land Is What Makes Hastings Special

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The first time Rob Bowman, President of Charter Homes & Neighborhoods, walked the Hastings site in Pittsburgh’s South Hills, he knew Charter Homes was the only one who could bring out the magic of the land. Nestled in a bend on Chartiers Creek, he could look through the century old trees and see nothing but wooded hillsides all around, which are all part of more than 600 acres of township parkland.

Why Pittsburgh?

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It’s an exciting day here at Charter Homes & Neighborhoods. As you might have read in today’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, we announced this week our move into the Pittsburgh region with the release of our plans for Hastings, a new neighborhood we are creating in South Hills. It’s an amazing opportunity that will transform a former state hospital into a neighborhood complete with preserved spaces, gathering places, walking trails, century-old trees, and timeless architecture.

Arcona Crossroads Welcomes - The Studio by Absolute Pilates!

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We are excited to announce the opening of the newest business at Arcona Crossroads! The Studio by Absolute Pilates provides quality professional instruction in Classical Pilates and Barre classes for all fitness levels. To introduce The Studio to the neighborhood and greater community, an open house will be held on March 19th, with free classes (9:00 am Cardio Barre, 10:30 am Mat, 12:00 am Beginner Barre). Anyone interested in attending should contact The Studio via email at info@thestudiobyap.com.

3 Reasons to Purchase Your Home This Month

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With all of the recent coverage - we thought we'd boil down the housing market trends into 3 simple takeaways on what it means for homebuyers - and why at this very moment it is the most economical time to buy a new home.

The Wall Street Journal Turns to Charter as a Trusted Resource

The nation’s largest newspaper in circulation, The Wall Street Journal, has once again turned to Charter Homes & Neighborhoods as a trusted industry resource. Selected from national experts, Charter shared confidence in the market and anticipations for 2015, as well as trends from December. Read the article here.

Winner! 2014 Best of the West Shore!

The readers of The Carlisle Sentinel have spoken! Once again they have selected Charter Homes & Neighborhoods as the recipient of “Best New Home Builder” and “Best Townhome Neighborhood – Walden“ in the 2014 Best of West Shore Contest. Pictured: The Hartford Townhomes at Walden, Mechanicsburg.