Top 5 Tips for Site Development when building on your own land

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Topics: Floor Plans

As an on-your-lot custom home builder, we know that one of the first and most important steps in making your dream home a reality is finding the right land.

And, once you find it, preparing that land for your home. Many people think this process is too difficult or out of reach for them, but we are here to make the site development process as easy as possible. Here are some of our tips to follow when developing your land:

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Introducing the Olympus - One-Floor Living at Its Best

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Oct 31, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Topics: Floor Plans

Our newest floor plan, the Olympus, is a three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home with 2,688 square feet of living space. This beautiful home has so much to love. A covered porch welcomes you to the front foyer, which has a powder room, den and coat closets located directly off of it, making it easy for guests to feel right at home.


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Your most important new home features are here

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Oct 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Floor Plans, Custom Homes

The most important new home features - according to YOU

You asked, and we listened! We always ask our customers and homebuyers  which features are most important to them in a new home, and after hearing all of your feedback, the results are in. We have added some exciting new features to our list of included features and raising the bar for what is considered "standard" in a new build.

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7 Best Floor Plans For Entertaining

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Oct 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Floor Plans

If you're the entertaining type, you know how important a home's floor plan is.

Today’s homebuyers have much different priorities than those of only 10 or 20 years ago. These days, most buyers are looking for open-concept homes, state-of-the-art kitchens, and inviting outdoor living spaces, among other features. A love of entertaining is part of the reason behind this shift in priorities. Today, homeowners want flexible, open floor plans that allow for all types of get-togethers.

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Featured Floorplan: The Humbolt

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Aug 12, 2019 8:48:40 AM

Topics: Floor Plans

With five bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms in 3,136 square feet, the Humboldt is a large family home with plenty of gathering spaces that will help you stay connected. Two master suites, including one on the first floor, make this the perfect multigenerational home. Read on to learn more about why this floor plan could be the best option for your new custom home

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Featured Floorplan: The Marion

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jul 9, 2019 7:05:31 AM

Topics: Floor Plans

The Marion is a traditional floor plan that you can customize to match your family’s lifestyle. With classic lines and a simple form, this design blends seamlessly into any neighborhood. The common spaces are clustered on the main level with a layout that combines an open-concept great room and kitchen with a separate dining area and private den, giving you the best of both worlds. Upstairs, you’ll find four bedrooms, including the spacious master suite.

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Featured Floorplan: The Liberty

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 27, 2019 10:55:00 AM

Topics: Floor Plans

As its name suggests, the Liberty floor plan is all about freedom. When you choose this layout, you have the freedom to customize it to match your family’s lifestyle. With a master bedroom on the main level, you have the freedom to stay in your home forever. With a large bonus room upstairs, you have the freedom to use it as a playroom when the kids are little, a media room for the teen years, and whatever type of space suits you when the kids are older. The Liberty might evolve with your family, but it will always be home.

Take a look at the features this 2,659-square-foot layout offers or browse the interactive floorplan here!

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8 Floor Plans Perfect for Larger, Multigenerational Families

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 25, 2019 10:41:34 AM

Topics: Floor Plans

Multigenerational homes are one of the latest trends in homebuilding. Parents are moving in with their adult children to help them raise kids, to help manage healthcare issues, or just to be closer to their family in general. It’s also common for adult children to return home after college to save money on living expenses or to continue helping out around the house.

Regardless of your reasons for multigenerational living, it’s important for everybody to have their own space. Being able to have a private retreat is essential for minimizing family tension and also for personal well-being. 

If you’re considering building a multigenerational home, or just want to have that option in the future, consider some of these customizable floor plans.

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5 Floor Plans with Dual Master Suites

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on May 15, 2019 11:32:10 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Finding Land

What’s better than one luxurious master suite? How about 2 master suites? It sounds decadent, but the truth is that dual master suites are gaining popularity because they can be super practical for families of every size and shape.

A dual master suite can be used for:

  •     An in-law suite
  •     A guest suite
  •     A teen room
  •     A home office
  •     A man cave
  •    So much more!

Here are 5 gorgeous plans that feature a dual master suite option (see all custom home floor plans).

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Featured Floorplan: The Bennett (Arizona)

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Apr 15, 2019 8:29:37 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Floor Plans

With four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in 2,432 square feet, the Bennett has everything a family needs to stay connected while having individual private spaces. This flexible Arizona floor plan allows you to customize the layout to suit your personal preferences, whether that means having a playroom on the main level or setting up a writer’s studio in the upstairs bonus room.

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