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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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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