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Family Friendly Outdoor Activities in West Puget Sound

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 4, 2019 6:28:32 AM

Topics: Custom Home Washington, West Puget Sound

West Puget Sound is a playground for people of all ages, especially for those who love the outdoors. Whether you’re splashing around in the sound, hiking in Olympic National Park, or exploring the islands, you can find an outdoor adventure any time of year. The Olympic Peninsula is truly a special place, with old-growth forests, historic towns radiating with charm, and, of course, beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see.

If you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure for a day or a weekend, consider some of these outdoor activities in West Puget Sound.

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Best of the West: 6 Cool Design Ideas For Your Arizona Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 13, 2019 11:39:15 AM

Topics: North Valley

Expanding into Arizona means we get to explore even more design possibilities for our customers. In addition to the features and options that are unique to the Arizona market, when you build new, you have the freedom to customize your new home as much as you want. Incorporate some of these cool design ideas as you plan your spaces, and you can make your home feel like a welcoming vacation space, even if it’s your full-time residence. As you’re making design decisions, think about how you want to feel in your Arizona home and choose the options that get you closer to your vision.

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6 Places You Must Explore if You Live in Central Oregon

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 11, 2019 10:08:53 AM

Topics: Central Oregon

Golfing, skiing, hiking, and mountain biking—there are not many places where you could do all of this in one day. Central Oregon is one of these special places, which is why so many families choose to call this region home. If you’re considering moving to the area, check out some of these six fun adventures the next time you visit.

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Exploring the Inland Northwest: 5 Adventures to Take with your Family

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 11, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Topics: Spokane (Inland Northwest), Custom Home Washington

Anchored by the cultural hub of Spokane, the Inland Northwest region has something for everybody, but most people come here for the spectacular outdoor adventures. Canyons, waterfalls, and calming lakes are just some of the many types of landscapes you will encounter in this eclectic area. If you’re thinking of moving to the Inland Northwest or just want to try something new with the family, explore these five special places.

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Best/Popular Floorplans in Puget Sound

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 8, 2019 9:34:15 AM

Topics: Custom Home Washington, East Puget Sound

When living in Puget Sound, it’s difficult to avoid a strong connection with the water. Whether you have a beautiful view of the sound, enjoy taking the kayak out for a paddle, or just enjoy the fresh sea air that permeates the region, water is a primary reason why many families choose to live in the area. Of course, the stunning mountain views and nearby majestic forests don’t hurt, either.

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6 Places to Explore on the Oregon Coast

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Feb 6, 2019 7:56:13 AM

Topics: Oregon Coast

With miles of Pacific Ocean beach, the Oregon Coast offers much to explore both near the water and a little farther inland. Hop in the car and see where the day takes you, or check out one of these six special spots.

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Local Land Roundup: 7 South Puget Sound Lots to Build your Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 30, 2019 8:40:32 AM

Topics: Custom Home Washington, South Puget Sound, Finding Land

With thriving cities like Tacoma and Olympia surrounded by spectacular national forests, it’s easy to see why people move to the South Puget Sound area. Whether you want to be near the hustle and bustle of the tech industry or enjoy the coastal life, the Pacific Northwest lifestyle is hard to beat.

If you’re looking to put down some roots in the region by building a new custom home, you’re going to need the perfect plot of land. We’ve gathered some local land listings to help you in your search. From tidy little lots near the sound in Hoodsport to a sprawling homestead by the sea in Port Angeles, you can envision your dream home on one of these properties.

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Local Land Roundup: 12 Central Oregon Lots to Build your Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 22, 2019 7:19:37 AM

Topics: Central Oregon

With more than 300 days of sunshine every year and the perfect climate for enjoying outdoor activities, living in Central Oregon in your own custom home is a dream come true for many types of families. Whether you’re retiring and want a new home that requires less maintenance or are ready to build a sprawling ranch on a large property so the kids can roam freely both indoors and outdoors, you can find the perfect property in Central Oregon.

When looking for land and deciding which property is best for you, there is a lot you have to consider. Site development costs, ongoing property maintenance, local taxes, and neighborhood amenities are just a few of the factors that could influence your decision. We have rounded up a dozen local land listings in Central Oregon for you to compare as you search for the perfect place to build your new home.

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5 Interior Design Ideas to Create the Ultimate PNW Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 15, 2019 1:33:24 PM

Topics: Custom Home Design, East Puget Sound

No matter where you live, the interior design of your home can transport you to a different world. When you step through the front door, you can be instantly reminded of summer days at the lake, a cozy mountain retreat, or the lush tones of the vibrant forest. The Pacific Northwest is a vast area known for many types of landscapes. Large cities, small towns, and rural homesteads can be found throughout Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, each with its own unique character and style.

Although there is no single Pacific Northwest aesthetic, we have highlighted five interior design ideas that will make you feel right at home in the region. Bringing the natural world indoors is a common theme in this area, where outdoor enthusiasts come to enjoy year-round beauty and world-class activities.

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Local Land Roundup: 7 North Willamette Valley Lots to Build your Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 15, 2019 10:30:46 AM

Topics: North Willamette Valley

If you are considering moving to the North Willamette Valley and building a new home, one of the most important steps is finding the right piece of land. Whether you want to be in or near a larger city such as Portland or Salem, or have vineyard views from the porch, Northwest Oregon has it all. If you’re actively looking for land, or even just browsing, consider these seven available lots in the North Willamette Valley.

You’ll find lots with easy access to coastal activities, private hiking trails, and mountain views. From small lots that require little maintenance to large expanses of land for you to work and play on, there are plenty of options for building a new home in Northwest Oregon.

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