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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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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Shelley Family: Review of a Custom Home Build

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jun 9, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, North Willamette Valley, Southwest Washington, Homebuilding Process, Design, Custom Homes, Homeowner Testimonial

Building a home from the ground up is not for the faint of heart. The process requires a lot of time, energy, patience, and communication. Thank goodness there is an amazing reward at the end of the journey: a brand new, designed-by-you, custom home. Your dream home.

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Customize Your Ideal Master Suite

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Design, Custom Homes, Master Suite

When it comes time to building your custom home with Adair, it makes sense to pay special attention to the customizations that are possible for your ideal master suite.

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Custom Home Design Trends for 2020

Posted by Chip Glennon on Feb 25, 2020 8:47:58 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Lifestyle, Design, Custom Homes

If a house is to truly become a home, it should closely fit the personality and lifestyle of those who live within its walls. This is best accomplished by custom home and interior design. Heading into a new decade, it can pay dividends to review the current standards and trends and make choices accordingly. 

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Holiday Home Decorating Contest

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 9, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Topics: Lifestyle, Design

Show off your festive Adair Home by entering our first-ever Holiday Home Decorating Contest

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Holiday Decorating: Low-cost Ideas to Spruce Up Your Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 20, 2019 9:07:00 AM

Topics: Design

Even the smallest festive touch can make your home feel more inviting, and the good news is it doesn’t have to be expensive. Holiday decorating on a budget can be a fun challenge that brings out your creative side and shows off your home decor skills. Whether you spruce up your home for the different seasons or for specific holidays, cheerful accents will bring a smile to both family members and visiting friends.

We’ve compiled some low-cost holiday and seasonal decorating ideas to help spark your creativity.

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What’s Your Home Aesthetic? 5 Hot Design Styles to Consider

Posted by Becca Thomas on Jul 30, 2019 7:15:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Design

Let’s be real. We all watch HGTV and start judging our own homes with the beautiful styles we see on TV. Maybe we don’t always agree with their choices (carpet in a kitchen??), but we all wish our homes could look so put together.

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The Homeowner’s Starter Guide to Creating a Perfect Master Bedroom

Posted by Becca Thomas on Jul 22, 2019 9:42:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Lifestyle, Design, Custom Homes

Let’s talk about your master bedroom. Here’s where you can bring your comfort dreams to life: the fluffiest pillows, the softest sheets, the most soothing wall colors. But putting that room together without a list can lead to a lot of trips back to Bed, Bath & Beyond after forgetting pillowcases or light bulbs for your bedside lamps.

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5 Floorplans with Amazing Outdoor Patio Options

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 25, 2019 8:46:23 AM

Topics: Design

There’s nothing quite like sitting on the patio with a cool drink in your hand as you watch the summer sun sink below the horizon. Doing it from the comfort of your own custom home makes that moment all the sweeter. If you’re planning to build a new home, chances are that you have thought about the layout and interior features, but have you also considered your outdoor spaces? If you’re the type of family that likes to spend plenty of time outdoors, look for a floor plan that has great patio and/or porch options. 

These are five of our favorites, but almost any Adair home can be built with a covered patio—so consider this option when finalizing your budget.

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