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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Building On Your Own Land? What Washington Homeowners Need to Know

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Apr 8, 2019 10:28:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, East Puget Sound

Washington state is a popular place to live for a number of reasons. There are ample jobs in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area, many places offer easy access to water views and recreation, there are countless outdoor activities, and there is no state income tax. Whether you already live here or are planning to move to the area, building your own home is an excellent way to put down some roots and have the type of living space you’ve always dreamed about.

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Living in Central Oregon: Popular Custom Floorplans

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Nov 27, 2018 6:45:17 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Central Oregon

For home buyers searching in Central Oregon, finding the ideal home can be challenging. The market is on the upswing, and the inventory of prebuilt homes is often limited. No wonder so many Oregonians are opting instead to build a custom home—one that will ensure they wind up with exactly what they want and need.

Throughout the natural splendor of Central Oregon, cities and towns of all sizes offer incredible places to call home. The vast majority of residents here love spending time outside—and they want their homes to reflect their many interests and hobbies. Here, we take a closer look at some of our most popular floor plans for Central Oregon and tell you why the locals love them.

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How to (Affordably) Own a Beach House in the Pacific Northwest

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Mar 22, 2016 10:51:53 AM

Topics: Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Design

Let’s face it - few childhood memories are as cherished as summers spent at the beach. The smell of salt air, the feel of sand between your toes, and the sound of a crackling fire in the outdoor fire pit as marshmallows roast on a stick. Watching the spectacular Pacific Northwest sunsets and waking up to the sounds of waves crashing on the beach.

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