Building a Home in Idaho? 3 House-Plan Designs for the Gem State

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

With sweeping vistas, a temperate climate, and easy access to outdoor recreation, it’s no wonder many people want to build a home in Idaho. If you are moving to the Gem State from another area or simply upgrading from your current Idaho home, selecting the house-plan design that is right for your family is a big decision.  

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan

Residential Home Plans That Are ADA-Compliant

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a priority for many homebuyers. Unfortunately, most standard homes lack many of the features that would make a home easy to live in and comfortable for people with disabilities. If you choose to build a custom home, it will give you the ability to make the choices of selections that will benefit your lifestyle. You will be able to choose all he design features, fixtures, and even the finishes you require.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan

Residential Home Plans That Work Best for Young Families

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

One of the many advantages of building a new home is having the option to choose a floor plan based on the specific needs of your family. A retired couple will have different needs compared to a family with young children, so it’s important to think about how you will be using your home in the coming years and what custom floor plan makes the most sense.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan

Residential Home Plans That Work Best for Baby Boomers

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 7, 2017 8:05:00 AM

For the Baby Boomer generation, a home isn’t just a smart investment; it’s also where family and friends gather, memories are made, and the joy of retirement can be fully realized. And regardless of the size of your family, your lifestyle and your plans for the future, a custom home is the best way to ensure your next home is exactly what you need.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan

Best House Plans Based on Your Lifestyle

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 3, 2017 7:25:00 AM

Various types of families have different needs when it comes to selecting the house plans that will best match their unique lifestyle. For example, a retired couple might want one level  living, while a family with young children would benefit from having the bedrooms all on the same floor. Many other factors come into play, including budget and long-term plans.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan

Working With Limitations on Your Lot

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 16, 2017 7:33:06 AM

 

 

Sometimes the perfect location for your new home does not have ideal building conditions. For example, you might choose a neighborhood for its schools, tax rates, or other reasons, but the only lot you can purchase has size limitations. You might even prefer a narrow lot if you want to have a smaller footprint or do not want to maintain a larger property. Whatever your reasons for purchasing the land you selected, there are plenty of ways to build on all types of lots, including narrow ones.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan, Build a Custom Home

Custom House Plans for Small Lots

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 14, 2017 8:55:19 AM

Residential lots can come with plenty of challenges and quirks, such as steep slopes, rocky terrain, or just way too many trees. Another challenge we frequently encounter is the size of the lot itself: Many of our customers are looking to build on a small lot, and they wonder if they can make a custom home work in a relatively tight space.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan

Featured Custom Home Floor Plan: The Cottonwood

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 10, 2017 8:00:55 AM

It’s the dead of winter, and we think that’s the perfect time to start thinking about summer vacation at the beach. Toes in the sand, sun on your face, shorts and flips flops as you watch the sun slip behind the skyline. If your happy place is spending time with family and friends at the ocean every weekend (or all summer long), why not build your own summer cottage by the ocean? Make this the last summer you rent someone else’s cottage and begin the process of building your own exactly how (and where) you want it.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan, Live Smart

5 Popular Custom Home Floor Plans

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 5, 2017 8:00:22 AM

Did you know more than 2 million people visited the Adair Homes website in 2016 alone? With so many people discovering how affordable (and rewarding) it is to build a custom home with Adair Homes, 2016 was a tremendous year for us and for the nearly 500 families that moved into a new Adair Home.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan, Plan Smart

Featured Custom Home Floor Plan: The Ashland

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 3, 2017 8:00:23 AM

Need a little more room? Our Ashland custom home floor plan is the perfect plan for move-up buyers. With more than 3,000 square feet of living area, this five bedroom home features plenty of space and lots and lots of possibilities.

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Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan, Live Smart