Building in Treasure Valley: Answers to Common Questions and Where to Live

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jan 18, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Treasure Valley, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, Finding Land, FAQs, sweat equity, value, manufactured homes

If you’ve been dreaming of living in Idaho—you’re not alone! Caldwell, Idaho and the entirety of the Treasure Valley has seen a fantastic revitalization in the past two years. Today, Caldwell is a community transformed—a boom town of sorts! And why? According to the City of Caldwell, part of the growth can be attributed to their focus on small business: “Our Economic Development team is committed to supporting the creation, sustainability and growth of both small and large businesses and entrepreneurs.” With many new businesses flocking to the urban areas, the Treasure Valley has experienced unprecedented growth.

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Replacing the manufactured home on your property with a new custom home in Mid Columbia Valley

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jan 5, 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

As an on-your-lot builder, Adair Homes has the privilege of working with landowners all across the Mid Columbia Valley, determining the best layout and placement for new custom homes. Many of our clients have newly acquired properties that already contain structures, like manufactured homes. These properties can often be purchased at a ‘reduced’ price in comparison to like-properties with stick-built homes, and create an opportunity to live on property while a new home is being constructed. Talk about a two-for-one! Due note, however, that this live-onsite option is not available in all jurisdictions, so be sure to talk to an Adair Home Ownership Counselor about the process.

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Building in Southern Oregon: Determining Total Project Cost

Posted by Kari Montoya on Dec 30, 2020 11:13:41 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Realtors, Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Southern Oregon, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Custom Homes, Finding Land, appointment, sweat equity, value, cost, Farmhouse, custom home oregon

If you’re wondering how much it costs to build a custom home, you’re not alone. It’s a common question with a complicated answer. There are seemingly thousands of line items from site costs and materials to permits and fees—it’s no wonder so many people hesitate in pursuing building a custom home! Well, hesitate no more. Adair Homes has created a pathway to understanding your total project costs in Southern Oregon. Our online tools and helpful guidance break down the numbers so you can feel confident in moving forward with a custom home built by Adair. No outrageous surprises, no oopsies, no overlooked utility costs. Today, calculating the cost of your new home is easier than ever before. 

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Building in Central Washington: Determining Total Project Cost

Posted by Kari Montoya on Nov 21, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Realtors, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Custom Homes, Finding Land, Central Washington, appointment, sweat equity, value, cost, Farmhouse

If you’re wondering how much it costs to build a custom home, you’re not alone. It’s a common question with a complicated answer. There are seemingly thousands of line items from site costs and materials to permits and fees—it’s no wonder so many people hesitate in pursuing building a custom home! Well, hesitate no more. Adair Homes has created a pathway to understanding your total project costs in Central Washington. Our online tools and helpful guidance break down the numbers so you can feel confident in moving forward with a custom home built by Adair. No outrageous surprises, no oopsies, no overlooked utility costs. Today, calculating the cost of your new home is easier than ever before. 

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Building in Southwest Washington: Determining Total Project Cost

Posted by Kari Montoya on Oct 30, 2020 10:25:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Floor Plans, Homebuilding Process, Design, Finding Land, value, cost

If you’re wondering how much it costs to build a custom home, you’re not alone. It’s a common question with a complicated answer. There are seemingly thousands of line items from site costs and materials to permits and fees—it’s no wonder so many people hesitate in pursuing building a custom home! Well, hesitate no more. Adair Homes has created a pathway to understanding your total project costs in Southwest Washington. Our online tools and helpful guidance break down the numbers so you can feel confident in moving forward with a custom home built by Adair. No outrageous surprises, no oopsies, no overlooked utility costs. Today, calculating the cost of your new home is easier than ever before.

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Building Your Dream Home: Custom vs. Manufactured Homes

Posted by Kari Montoya on Oct 23, 2020 11:02:10 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Spokane (Inland Northwest), Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Homeowner Testimonial, Idaho, sweat equity, value, cost

For those uninitiated in the homebuilding process, choosing between building a custom home or buying a pre-built manufactured home seems like a simple, price comparison question. Either you can afford a custom home—or you can’t. Not so, says Scotti Stephens, an Adair Home Ownership Counselor at the Inland Northwest Branch. There’s much more to the equation than you’d think at first glance. We sat down with Scotti to learn more about the ins and outs of home choice.

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3 Featured Plans for Your New Custom Home in Arizona

Posted by Kari Montoya on Sep 22, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, North Valley, Floor Plans, Design, Custom Homes, Southern Arizona, Master Suite, real estate, value, Craftsman, Outdoor Living

As home values continue to rise in the Southwest, it can be challenging for some buyers to find a home that will work for their needs without breaking the bank. However, you can increase your chances for success by building an affordable home using Adair’s unique homebuilding process. Live where you want, from Red Rock to Sierra Vista, and everywhere in between. We've got the perfect home for your Southern Arizona lifestyle, starting with our three featured plans.

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Why Build a Custom Home On Your Lot in Magic Valley

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 29, 2020 8:46:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Design, Custom Homes, Idaho, sweat equity, value, Craftsman, Farmhouse

South Central Idaho is bustling. Growing. And rightfully so. This entire area—from Buhl to Hailey, Rupert to Shoshone—was dubbed Magic Valley in the early 1900’s; a reflection on the transformational power of water. What was once a dry and dusty land became sought-after farmland after the construction of two major dams, and a system of canals.

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Why Build On Your Lot in Southern Arizona

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jul 31, 2020 8:04:00 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Custom Homes, Finding Land, Southern Arizona, sweat equity, value, Craftsman

You’ve envisioned your dream home. From the Catalina Foothills to Tanque Verde, Marana to Sahuarita, you’ve been looking for the perfect house. The one that ticks every box: the single level Craftsman with a finished three car garage and an open living floorplan. A Spanish style two-story with a bonus room and a den. You want a view—and a fenced yard—with a pool! Impossible? Hardly. Thanks to Adair Homes, now you can build the custom home of your dreams and stay within your budget.

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Things to Know Before Building A Custom Home in Central Oregon

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jun 2, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Central Oregon

Central Oregon is a special destination. Visitors are surprised at the high desert climate—just hours from the lush valley floor. Tall Ponderosa pines line the golf links and point towards Mount Bachelor, a world-class ski hill a mere twenty minutes from downtown Bend. Add blue skies and three-hundred days of sunshine, and you’ve got the recipe for an outdoor recreational mecca. No wonder Bend and Redmond have seen steady growth—those that visit, want to stay.

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