Kari Montoya

My excitement for home building started in a very modern way - binge watching HGTV shows. I graduated from Portland State University in the Spring of 2018, and was honored to start my post-grad career with Adair Homes shortly after. It's a privilege to be a part of a team that cares endlessly about our customers, and helping them achieve their dream home goals. Outside of work, you can find me golfing, camping, reading, or spending time with friends and family.

Recent Posts

Choosing the Right Kitchen Countertop Material

Posted by Kari Montoya on Mar 8, 2021 6:58:08 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips

Most families spend a lot of time in the kitchen, which is why many kitchen countertops serve multiple purposes. Families may use these surfaces for meal prep, homework, as a home office desk, for entertaining, and so on. If you’re building a new custom home, the type of countertop you choose will depend on how you intend to use it and your personal preferences. When you build with Adair Homes, you have several options for kitchen countertops.

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The Alexander Plan: Customizing Your Family's Dream Home

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jan 7, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, Finding Land, Homeowner Testimonial, FAQs, value, manufactured homes

Adair Homes understands there’s a wide gulf between dreaming about your perfect home—and building it from the ground-up. While flipping through design magazines sounds (to many) like pure delight, choosing a floorplan can feel futile. Suddenly, the choices are overwhelming. Construction affordability, design style, and space considerations are all part of choosing the right floorplan. Saying that this step of the process is hard is an understatement.

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2020's TOP 5 ARIZONA HOME PLANS

Posted by Kari Montoya on Dec 18, 2020 5:18:10 PM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Financing, Design, Custom Homes, FAQs, value, cost

As 2020 draws to a close, Adair Homes looks back with pride at a team that has pulled together despite the years’ obstacles, worked in harmony (with the utmost of safety in mind!) with our customers, and utilized state of the art technology to build over 500 homes across four states. We’ve weathered through an unprecedented time in our country, with the spread of Covid-19. Through it all, Adair Homes customers have continued to inspire us to work harder, celebrate the little wins as well as the big, and never stop dreaming.

As we turn a corner into 2021, here are our top 5 home plans—as chosen by YOU—our customers, homebuilding partners and friends.

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2020's TOP 5 NORTHWEST HOME PLANS

Posted by Kari Montoya on Dec 18, 2020 4:28:29 PM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Financing, Design, Custom Homes, FAQs, value, cost

As 2020 draws to a close, Adair Homes looks back with pride at a team that has pulled together despite the years’ obstacles, worked in harmony (with the utmost of safety in mind!) with our customers, and utilized state of the art technology to build over 500 homes across four states. We’ve weathered wildfires, drenching rain, a pandemic, and an election! Through it all, Adair Homes customers have continued to inspire us to work harder, celebrate the little wins as well as the big, and never stop dreaming.

As we turn a corner into 2021, here are our top 5 home plans—as chosen by YOU—our customers, homebuilding partners, and friends.

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On Your Lot Explained: The Breakdown of Building a Custom Home On Your Land

Posted by Kari Montoya on Dec 16, 2020 11:01:07 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Financing, Design, Custom Homes, Finding Land, Homeowner Testimonial, FAQs, sweat equity, value, cost

We use the phrase ‘on-your-lot’ quite a bit around Adair Homes. Why? Well, it’s exactly what we do. At Adair Homes, we build your house on your lot. We aren’t buying large tracts of land and developing neighborhoods as you might see in expanding suburban areas. Instead, our business is focused on helping our clients build homes on land that they choose. Through our unique home building process, our clients acquire strong equity positions in their improved properties—not to mention their dream custom home come true.

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Holiday Decorating Contest 2020: Enter to Win!

Posted by Kari Montoya on Nov 27, 2020 12:46:00 PM

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—to spruce up the mantle and enter your home into the Adair Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Bring all your best tinsel! The chestnuts, the candles, the fresh cut wreaths—we want to see your vision of the holidays.

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What to Look for When Starting Your Land Search: Tips from Industry Experts

Posted by Kari Montoya on Nov 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Realtors, Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Design, Finding Land, real estate, sweat equity, value, cost

When beginning down the path to your dream custom home, it's essential to find the right property. The characteristics of the land will influence the overall design of your home. The size of the lot will impact the size of your home, and which of our plans are the best options. If the lot is sloped, you may consider a daylight basement, or additional foundation. Are the utilities already connected, or do you need to account for those during site development? All of these considerations will be important during your search for the perfect parcel of land.

But how do you find that place?

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Retirement Planning: Building a Custom Home from a Distance

Posted by Kari Montoya on Nov 1, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle, Southwest Washington, Floor Plans, Homebuilding Process, Design, Custom Homes, Homeowner Testimonial, appointment, Customer Experience, sweat equity, value

Building a forever home is a once in a lifetime joy; a custom floorplan and personalized touches can add so much to your daily lifestyle. So many of our Adair Homes’ customers have been happily surprised at the immeasurable enjoyment of the little things: a long-desired walk-in pantry, the extra third bay in a garage, a wrap-around porch with egress off the kitchen. But building a house isn’t always easy—or fun. In reality, there are a variety of challenges to be met in every build job. One of the more obvious, but often overlooked obstacles, is distance.


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Quality Custom Homes in the West: A Customer Review of Adair Homes

Posted by Kari Montoya on Oct 28, 2020 3:06:16 PM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Homebuilding Process, Design, Custom Homes, Finding Land, East Valley, Homeowner Testimonial, Customer Care, sweat equity, value

Adair Homes is proud to partner with families across the Western US; helping people build homes where memories are made, lifestyles are improved, and more comes out of less. What do we mean? With Adair Homes, you’ll find great value—not just with our innovative budgeting tools—but with the construction knowledge and skill sets offered through working with our Pro Team. By taking the time to understand our customer’s priorities, we are able to help each one of them successfully build the home of their dreams.

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The Holcomb Family: Customizing the Perfect Farmhouse

Posted by Kari Montoya on Sep 24, 2020 9:05:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Southern Oregon, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, Master Suite, real estate, value, Farmhouse, Outdoor Living

Jeff and Kelly Holcomb’s escape to the country found them overlooking 65-luscious acres of wide open spaces. The property was love at first sight—the perfect place to build their forever home.

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