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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5 Common Mistakes People Make When Trying to Sell Their Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Aug 29, 2019 6:32:00 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Selling Your Home

Selling a house comes with a range of emotions, logistical challenges, and unwanted expenses. Whether you are excited about the future or sad to be leaving a place you called home, putting your property on the market is an intense process. At Adair Homes, we have worked with thousands of families who have sold their old homes to move into new custom homes. Along the way we have seen some avoidable mistakes that can keep the process from going smoothly. We hope you can learn from these lessons as you embark on the journey to sell your home and build a new one.

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Getting to Know Your New Community After a Move

Posted by Becca Thomas on May 19, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle, Custom Homes

Relocating can be tough for you and your family. Even if you’re only moving a few miles away, it’s hard to deal with so much change. Not only are you facing different commutes to work, school, and grocery stores, you’re also contending with joining a new community.

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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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Tips on Building Custom from an Adair Homeowner

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 29, 2019 9:03:42 AM

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

Building a custom home is a new experience for most people, so it’s natural to have a lot of questions. We talked to Travis, an Adair Homeowner, who shared what it was like to find land, manage the site development process, and build a custom home. If you’re thinking of new construction, you might have some of the same questions, so check out their tips to learn more about what it’s like to build with Adair Homes.

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Tips on Building Custom from an Adair Homeowner (Part 2)

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 28, 2019 11:23:46 AM

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

Building a custom home is a new experience for most people, so it’s natural to have a lot of questions. We talked to Adair homeowner Jared Benson, who shared what it was like to find land, manage the site development process, and build a custom home. If you’re thinking of new construction, you might have some of the same questions, so check out their tips to learn more about what it’s like to build with Adair Homes.

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How to Find Land For Your Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 20, 2019 5:02:00 PM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Finding Land

Dreaming of building your own custom home but overwhelmed by the idea of buying land? You’re not alone. Most of our customers have never purchased land before they visit one of our sales office locations for the very first time. Lucky for you, we’ve developed an easy process, online tools, and a network of real estate professionals to help you find the perfect spot to build your dream home.

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Custom Home Contractors: What to Look for When Evaluating Builders

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 11, 2019 9:42:55 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Homebuilding Tips, Custom Homes

Choosing a contractor to build your new custom home is a big decision, and it can be an intimidating one if you have never done it before. Like with any other major moment in life, it makes sense to evaluate a few different options before you choose the path ahead. Comparing multiple builders will give you the perspective you need to decide which one is the best fit for your project.

You have to consider many factors when building a custom house: what you want in a home, what responsibilities are yours during the building process, and—of course—how much you have available to spend. There’s a lot to juggle, and the process can be stressful at times, even in the smoothest of building projects. So the better your contractor is, the more enjoyable your experience will be. Working with a knowledgeable, reliable builder helps ensure that you get a quality home built on a predictable timeline and within your budget.

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