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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The Holcomb Family: Customizing the Perfect Farmhouse

Posted by Kari Montoya on Sep 24, 2020 9:05:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Southern Oregon, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, Master Suite, real estate, value, Farmhouse, Outdoor Living

Jeff and Kelly Holcomb’s escape to the country found them overlooking 65-luscious acres of wide open spaces. The property was love at first sight—the perfect place to build their forever home.

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Fire Damage or Risk: 10 Things You Should Know

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Sep 12, 2020 7:16:42 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips

There have been more fires in the Northwest this year than the past 18 fire seasons combined, according to Washington Governor Jay Inslee. We are happy to report that as of now, all of our team members and customers are safe even though many are in high risk areas. With the unprecedented amount of fires throughout Oregon and Washington we also have a lot of our friends and families members trying to figure out what to do. 

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Choosing the Right Flooring for Your New Custom Home

Posted by Kari Montoya on Sep 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Homebuilding Tips, Lifestyle, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, value, cost

Very few design elements transition between formal and informal living as nicely as Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring. While the idea of vinyl flooring has been around since the 1930’s, today’s product is nothing like the PVC tiles of the past century. Well-proportioned and eminently livable, Luxury Vinyl Planks are premium surfaces for a busy home—water resistant, easy to clean, and good looking.

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Setting Priorities for Your Family: Building a Home for a New Way of Life

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 27, 2020 8:31:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Custom Homes, East Valley, Southern Arizona, Craftsman

Let’s be honest. This pandemic has changed the way we live. For better or worse, we have all found ourselves spending more time at home, and in close-quarters with family. A quantum shift in the live-work balance has altered the way we live in our own homes: kitchens now double as school rooms and office spaces. Multi-functional outdoor areas are in high demand, and across the board, people are looking for ways to improve their financial standing, create multi-generational living arrangements, and build their investments through custom homes.

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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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CUSTOMER REVIEW: MEET THE BLOOMS

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 4, 2020 11:15:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Custom Homes, virtual tour, sweat equity, value, Craftsman

There’s a reason that the hashtag #keyday is always trending on social media. Moving into your own home—whether it’s your first, or your last—is a momentous occasion; one worth celebrating in person, and online. And what about when you’re moving into a home you designed from the ground up? You can’t replicate that kind of pride in ownership. Adair key days are worth working for.

The Bloom family of Mt. Vernon, Washington, recently celebrated a key day of their own—and are excited to share their Adair experience building a customized Willamette plan.

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Planning for Your Custom Home & Tips for Selling Your Current Home

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jul 29, 2020 10:35:34 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Homebuilding Tips, Selling Your Home, Financing, Custom Homes, real estate, value, Craftsman

For many of our customers, selling their current home is the one of the first steps of the home planning process. This allows them to decrease their debt to income ratio and maximize their budget for their new home. Selling the place you call home can feel overwhelming so we compiled this research as a helpful guide.

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