Setting Priorities for Your Family: Building a Home for a New Way of Life

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 27, 2020 8:31:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Custom Homes, East Valley, Southern Arizona, Craftsman

Let’s be honest. This pandemic has changed the way we live. For better or worse, we have all found ourselves spending more time at home, and in close-quarters with family. A quantum shift in the live-work balance has altered the way we live in our own homes: kitchens now double as school rooms and office spaces. Multi-functional outdoor areas are in high demand, and across the board, people are looking for ways to improve their financial standing, create multi-generational living arrangements, and build their investments through custom homes.

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CUSTOMER REVIEW: MEET THE BLOOMS

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 4, 2020 11:15:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Custom Homes, virtual tour, sweat equity, value, Craftsman

There’s a reason that the hashtag #keyday is always trending on social media. Moving into your own home—whether it’s your first, or your last—is a momentous occasion; one worth celebrating in person, and online. And what about when you’re moving into a home you designed from the ground up? You can’t replicate that kind of pride in ownership. Adair key days are worth working for.

The Bloom family of Mt. Vernon, Washington, recently celebrated a key day of their own—and are excited to share their Adair experience building a customized Willamette plan.

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Planning for Your Custom Home & Tips for Selling Your Current Home

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jul 29, 2020 10:35:34 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Homebuilding Tips, Selling Your Home, Financing, Custom Homes, real estate, value, Craftsman

For many of our customers, selling their current home is the one of the first steps of the home planning process. This allows them to decrease their debt to income ratio and maximize their budget for their new home. Selling the place you call home can feel overwhelming so we compiled this research as a helpful guide.

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Tour a Custom Lincoln Plan

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jul 6, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Mid Willamette Valley, Custom Homes, Master Suite, open house, virtual tour, Craftsman, Farmhouse

Finding your homestead is a gift—and then, sometimes, it’s a GIFT. In the case of the Hardin Family from Monroe, Oregon, it is both. Their heritage property couldn’t be any more perfect; a six-acre homesite nestled into the pines. And out the back deck? Riverfront views. It was clear that such a special property deserved nothing less than a thoughtfully placed, well-designed home ready to collect memories and generations of Hardin’s to come.

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Is Now The Time to Build Custom?

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jul 1, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Selling Your Home, Financing, Design, Custom Homes, Finding Land, real estate, Craftsman, Farmhouse

Maybe you’ve dreamed of a custom home for years—but the timing never seemed right. And today, things just seem...complicated. Why would right now be the right time to start planning the build of your custom home? To start, did you know that available home inventory across the West—everywhere from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Arizona—is currently lower than ever? January of 2020 saw a 14% drop in inventory, and that was before the pandemic. Even with the low inventory, sales numbers of single-family homes have only grown since the beginning of the year.

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