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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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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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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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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Tips to Determine Your Custom Home Budget

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Homebuilding Tips, Homebuilding Process

Every project starts with a budget, but with a project like building a custom home on your lot, there are a lot of factors that determine your budget.

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Navigating the Permitting Process

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Dec 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Homebuilding Tips, Homebuilding Process

The homebuilding process has plenty of ups and downs, and twists and turns, but the path to your new Adair home is always worth it. One area that many homebuyers are unfamiliar with is the permitting process. Though it can sound intimidating, there are ways to simplify the process so you know exactly what you're getting into.

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Cold weather tips: Winterizing your new home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Homebuilding Tips, Homebuilding Process

As the weather turns chilly outside, it's important to winterize your home. It really only takes a few steps to prevent cold-weather home disasters, such as frozen pipes or flooding from snow melt. That's what we call a smart move. We're all about smart living...in fact, we call it SMARTology. It’s the art and science of smart living.

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