Local Home Shows: Tough Questions to Ask Your Builder

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 30, 2018 7:21:35 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

If you plan to attend local home shows in the Treasure Valley or Inland Northwest areas, be prepared with questions to ask prospective builders. In addition to finding the right floor plan and choosing the features that best suit your lifestyle, it’s also important to ensure your builder's experience and expertise in delivering a quality home on time and on budget.  

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Pro Team: Who You'll Work With During the Homebuying Process

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 25, 2018 7:43:54 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

When you build a new home with Adair Homes, you get the benefit of a specialized and experienced team that is dedicated to delivering on time and on budget. The journey starts with meeting a Home Ownership Counselor and ends with keys in your hand. Along the way, you’ll work with a variety of experts who are committed to helping you build your dream home.

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How to Look Through Reviews When Choosing a Home Builder

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 28, 2017 6:51:52 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

Choosing a builder is a major decision. You already know this if you’ve seen the countless options when you search for a local builder. The company you select will be responsible for creating the home that you will live in for years to come. You want to be sure that you get the right balance of cost, speed, and quality so that the project is completed within budget, on time, and to the standards you expect.

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Top Benefits of Customizing Your Home with a Builder vs. DIY

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 14, 2017 7:14:42 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design

When building a new home, there are a lot of elements you can customize, and many people choose the DIY approach because they think it will save money. However, there are some significant benefits to customizing your home with a builder. Unless you are a professional contractor or have done substantial DIY work on other houses, chances are there is a strong argument for having your builder do most of the work.

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Red Flags to Watch For When Working with Homebuilders

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

Decisions around home buying are a huge deal for most Americans. Consider the fact that total housing costs—including your rent or mortgage, home insurance, interest, and upkeep—will on average eat up about 30 percent of your gross income throughout your lifetime. Clearly, an investment in a new home should be made with eyes wide open.

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Adair's Tips for Cutting Down Your Own Christmas Tree in the Pacific Northwest

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

Trimming the Christmas tree is a holiday highlight for many families. The first step is selecting a tree, and if you are a family that chooses to cut one down, this can be a significant part of the tradition.

In the Pacific Northwest, there are many options for cutting down your own Christmas tree. Follow these tips to make this fun holiday tradition go as smoothly as possible.

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What You Need to Do Before Visiting a Custom Homebuilder

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 27, 2017 7:57:57 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

Making the decision to build a new custom home is exciting! You get to decide what the house looks like, add features that support your lifestyle, and create a home that matches your family’s needs. Selecting a custom homebuilder is one of the first steps in the process, but it’s not as simple as walking in the door and choosing a floor plan. There are a lot of factors to consider as you dive into the process. In order to make the most of your time, prepare in advance with these tips:

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Why a Custom Home Is Better Than Home Renovations

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 31, 2017 9:30:17 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

If you have decided that it’s time to upgrade to a home with more space, you might be weighing the options of adding an addition to your current home, purchasing an existing home that you can renovate, or building a new custom home. Many people opt for the renovation option, because it feels easier. Renovating an existing home must be a simpler process than building a new one, right? Not necessarily. In fact, there are several reasons why building a new custom home can actually be a smarter decision than renovating.

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Do I Need Land Before Finding a Custom Home Builder?

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 17, 2017 11:52:52 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

When you envision your ideal home, you may picture it on a couple acres overlooking a quiet bay or on a quiet property nestled at the base of a mountain ridge or on a large plot on the outskirts of a fast-growing city. No matter where you picture your perfect home, choosing a custom builder can help you ensure that you end up on your dream land. But you may be asking yourself a common question: Do I need to own the land before I find a custom home builder?

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Finding the Right Custom Home Builder for Your New Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 6, 2017 7:50:51 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder

Building a custom home is unlike any other experience. You get to make your dream home a reality, with precisely the location, floor plan, and features you’ve always wanted in a house.

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