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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Meet the Morgans: Review of a Custom Home Build

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 26, 2020 9:13:28 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design, Southern Oregon, Floor Plans, Homebuilding Process, Design, Custom Homes, Homeowner Testimonial, Customer Experience, sweat equity, Farmhouse

A custom home represents so much; hard work, savings, financial planning, and the culmination of dreams. It’s a space of restoration, growth, and the future of your family. At Adair Homes, we do not take building homes lightly. It’s a privilege to walk beside our clients and friends and help them realize dreams—one home at a time.

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Outdoor Living: Designing the Perfect Outdoor Space for Your Family

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 11, 2020 10:19:02 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Design, Custom Homes, Outdoor Living

If you’re interested in lowering your blood pressure, reducing stress, and living longer—guess what—the answer is just outside your door! In the past ten years, science backed research has uncovered a beautiful connection between outdoor spaces and our overall health. Improving your emotional and physical well-being could be as simple as—get this—sitting outside in nature.

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Lifecycle Cost of Materials: What to Prioritize for Your Budget

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

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Homebuilding Process, Design, Custom Homes, Master Suite, cost

If you’re like a lot of new home-to-be customers, you have a stack of House Beautiful magazines in the garage. You might have another box of Architectural Digests, Veranda’s and Town & Country’s in the closet. All earmarked. Dog-eared. Post-it Noted, and scribbled on. Or you might have a few Pinterest boards overflowing with ideas, we know we do! Your dream house is living between the pages of your favorite magazines and images you have saved online—and you can’t wait to start designing!

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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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LaPora Family: Review of a Creston Farmhouse Build

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jun 26, 2020 8:59:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Homebuilding Process, Custom Homes, Homeowner Testimonial, Customer Experience, sweat equity, Farmhouse

Adair Homes builds custom homes for real people. We take pride in getting to know each one—so that our homes represent the answer to all their new construction needs.

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The Incredible Value of Sweat Equity

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jun 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Southern Oregon, Homeowner Testimonial, Customer Experience, sweat equity, value, cost

It’s a given fact that in our lifetimes, a home purchase will most likely be the biggest investment we make. How we allocate those funds is vitally important and that is where the unique offerings from Adair Homes come in. If you are looking to build the home of your dreams, there is no other construction company out there that can compete dollar-to-dollar with our innovative on-your-lot building process.

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