Ask An Expert: Finding the Perfect Piece of Land

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 4, 2018 8:08:00 AM

Topics: Land, homebuilding tips

An essential part of the process of building a new custom home is finding the perfect property. The location of your home determines your property taxes, school districts, neighborhood amenities, HOA regulations, and local permitting requirements. The characteristics of the land will also influence the design of the home based on the size of the lot, setbacks, connections to utilities, and other considerations. Whether you want to live in an urban neighborhood with close neighbors or on a secluded wooded lot, there is a lot to think about when looking for land.  

Lynn Tribon, our Director of Market Development, has some advice for people who are searching for the right location to build a new home. With 20 years of experience at Adair Homes, Lynn has seen it all. Here’s what she has to say about finding the perfect lot for your new custom home:

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Living in Central Oregon: Popular Custom Floorplans

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 27, 2018 6:45:17 AM

Topics: homebuilding tips, Custom home Oregon

For home buyers searching in Central Oregon, finding the ideal home can be challenging. The market is on the upswing, and the inventory of prebuilt homes is often limited. No wonder so many Oregonians are opting instead to build a custom home—one that will ensure they wind up with exactly what they want and need.

Throughout the natural splendor of Central Oregon, cities and towns of all sizes offer incredible places to call home. The vast majority of residents here love spending time outside—and they want their homes to reflect their many interests and hobbies. Here, we take a closer look at some of our most popular floor plans for Central Oregon and tell you why the locals love them.

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Follow the Journey of Four Adair Homes Customers

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 26, 2018 9:25:16 AM

Topics: Customer Stories

For many people, building a new custom home means achieving a lifelong goal. The employees at Adair Homes are here to help make these dreams come true, which is one of the reasons it’s so rewarding to do what we do. We love following families on their journeys as they build the homes where they’ll make lasting memories. We get to experience special moments every day—creating the perfect floor plan, selecting the finishes that make a home truly the customer’s own, guiding the customer through every step of the process, and, finally, handing over the keys.

Some customers choose to share their experiences in blogs, so if you’re considering building a new custom home, get a taste of what it’s really like by following along on four of our customers’ paths to home ownership.

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4 Creative Floorplans To Make Your Custom Home Stand Out

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 19, 2018 11:27:57 AM

Topics: homebuilding tips, Custom Home Floor Plan

One of the top reasons buyers choose to build a custom home is the freedom to choose their floorplan. With a custom home, there’s no risk of buying a house that’s not functional for your needs or too small for your growing family, or one with a dated, closed-off floorplan. When you build custom, you have the opportunity to select from a variety of creative floorplans—and half the fun of building a home is finding the right one for you.

Today, we’re taking a closer look at four of our most popular and creative floorplans to give you a taste of your future dream home.

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Customizing Your Garage: 9 Must-Have Features

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 19, 2018 6:38:50 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, homebuilding tips

For a growing number of homeowners, the garage is much more than a space to park a car or two: It’s an extension of their home and their lifestyle. So it’s no wonder that today’s garages are getting some major makeovers, with more space and better amenities than ever before.

Take a look at these 10 must-have features for your next garage:

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Customization Options for the Exterior of Your Adair Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 12, 2018 6:54:17 AM

Topics: Exterior, Custom Home Design

These days, there are so many diverse options for a home’s exterior. Choosing the floorplan, style, color and other customizations for your custom home can help to convey your own personal style, whether it’s classic and traditional, modern, rustic or somewhere in between.

No matter what style you’re envisioning for the exterior of your custom home, Adair Homes has you covered. Here, we explore the key customization options for our exteriors:

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Featured Floorplan: The Vaughn

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 8, 2018 1:03:35 PM

Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan

Packing 2,226 square feet of space into a compact footprint, The Vaughn cuts a stately profile whether it’s on a narrow urban lot with limited space or surrounded by beautiful landscaping on a vacation property. With 2.5 baths and the option to have three, four, or five bedrooms, this large custom home is perfect for multigenerational families or those who like to gather often for holidays and vacations.

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#AdairLove Goes Live

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 2, 2018 2:12:17 PM

Topics: Adair Homes News

My daughter tells me you can’t say a hashtag, but I think that only strengthens my desire to talk in hashtags. Especially if it’s a hashtag that truly moves me like #AdairLove!

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Ask an Expert: 3 Home Design Trends To Pay Attention to in 2019

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Oct 25, 2018 7:38:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Custom Home Tips

Whether you’re building a home in 2019 or just looking for a chance to revitalize your existing decor, a new year is always a great opportunity to incorporate some fresh design ideas.

Of course, trying to follow each and every home design trend will make your head spin. There are thousands of ideas in monthly design magazines and on the wide variety of home renovation and decor shows. Meanwhile, a new celebrity product line seems to emerge every week.

That’s why it’s important to hone in on the design trends that will work best for you. You don’t need to adopt every year’s trends to keep your home feeling updated and fresh. Instead, look for trends that suit your home and your personal style best, and then choose one or two that will have the biggest impact.

Here, our design experts explore three of the biggest trends for 2019—so you can decide which ones to incorporate into your home:

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Choosing Your Kitchen Features and Products in an Adair Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Oct 12, 2018 7:22:26 AM

Topics: homebuilding tips, Build a Custom Home

There’s no denying that the kitchen is one of the top considerations for most home buyers. After all, it’s where meals are prepared and often enjoyed; where people gather to chat, do homework, and entertain; and where daily life always seems to circulate.

If you’re in the market for a new home, you’re probably already dreaming of your ideal kitchen. And if you build a custom home with Adair Homes, you’ll have the flexibility to make your new kitchen truly yours, from deciding on its size and layout to selecting finishes such as cabinetry, countertops, and hardware. Because Adair homes are highly customizable, you’ll have the chance to build exactly the kitchen you want—one that will fit your needs and the way your family lives for years to come.

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