Working in the Trades: Women in the Construction Industry

Posted by Kari Montoya on May 14, 2021 9:15:00 AM

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Did you know that according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, women comprise only 10.9% of construction industry jobs? That includes women in the trades and administrative positions! Explored further, the women working in construction are primarily employed in office roles (over 86%), meaning that a mere 2.5% of women in the industry are actually on-the-job tradespeople.

All that to say—when you meet a professional like Lori Erickson, you are meeting a one-in-a-million, beat-the-odds, high-five-her-she’s-awesome kinda gal.

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Meet the Chapmans: Customizing an Olympus Plan

Posted by Kari Montoya on May 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM

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When Elizabeth and Eric Chapman found the land of their dreams, it was go-time. Finally, the place that they could embrace—property that would hold their futures—and their forever home. 

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Surveying Our Customers: Our Commitment to Customer Experience

Posted by Kari Montoya on May 10, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, Finding Land, Homeowner Testimonial, FAQs, value, manufactured homes, investment home

Your home-building experience matters to us. With every home we build, every family we meet, every loan we guide through financing—Adair Homes wants to exceed your expectations.

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Building a Custom Home: Combating Rising Material Costs

Posted by Kari Montoya on May 6, 2021 9:57:57 AM

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The real estate and construction industry is headline news in 2021. The rising cost of materials, and more specifically lumber, coupled with the high demand for housing has seen prices of single family housing skyrocket across the nation.

It’s an unprecedented cost escalation.

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3 popular plans for Building an Investment Home

Posted by Kari Montoya on Apr 26, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, Finding Land, Homeowner Testimonial, FAQs, value, manufactured homes, investment home

The demand for single-family rental homes is growing. As the migration from population-dense urban cities to suburban areas continues, rental prices are increasing—along with the demand for housing. Thanks in part to the pandemic, more employees are utilizing home offices than ever before. This has led to a nationwide shuffle wherein renters are ditching the big cities and looking for housing that coincides with their lifestyle preferences.

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