More and more families are choosing to live under one roof. Whether it’s parents moving in with their adult children and grandchildren or young adults moving back after college but still wanting their own space, the needs of a multi-generational family go way beyond that of the nuclear one.Read More
The joy of building your own home from scratch is truly unparalleled. The beauty of custom home designs lies in the flexibility to choose a concept that perfectly reflects your lifestyle and meets your family’s requirements. Even though a readymade house saves on time and cost, it is a custom home that lets you bring your dream home to life.Read More
Energy efficient seems to be a buzzword in the consumer market. It promises to help the environment and save homeowners money in the long-term. But what exactly does it mean to be energy efficient?Read More
Nowadays, custom homes are all the rage. You can build a home from the ground up and control every element of it, from the placement of the windows to the size of the kitchen.
While you might get caught up in the choices you have for all the different rooms in your house, don’t forget about something that may seem simple, but is actually one of the most crucial parts of your new home—the front door.Read More
It’s rare to find someone who enjoys doing laundry. For most of us, it’s a literal chore. And the more people in your family, the worse it gets, as it easily becomes an endless task to tackle.Read More
When you’re dreaming about building your own custom home, the resale value is probably the last thing you think about. Yet designing a home with curb appeal is important.
According to the National Association of Realtors, first impressions are everything.
Can someone make up their minds on a property in under ten seconds? Yes.Read More
A garage can be so much more than just a place to park your car. By incorporating just a few customization options, your garage can add to your home’s curb appeal, simplify your life, or double as a hangout spot for you and your friends.Read More
2017 is prime to be a big year for kitchen remodeling and some early trends and new traditions are emerging. These trends are excellent not only for improving the look of your home, but for increasing its value as well.Read More
Home ownership is an exciting journey, one that is made even greater with the finishing touches that make your home yours. And what is more personal than the master bathroom? Whether your new home is move-in ready, needs some remodeling, or is a custom build where you are selecting between new home floor plans, here are some tips to help you design the ultimate master bathroom:Read More
Choosing to build a new home often comes after months or even years of dreaming about the perfect home. Maybe you’ve been looking at existing homes with a real estate agent and simply can’t find one that meets your standards. Or maybe you’ve been saving up to build your dream home for years.Read More
Few things are more rewarding than designing your very own custom home. You’ll have complete freedom over every aspect of your home, from the style and color to the size and shape of each room. In the Oregon and Washington area, a custom home builder such as New Tradition Homes can take your ideas and turn them into reality.Read More
If open, flowing floor plans tug on your heartstrings and spacious attached garages have you mapping out the perfect configuration of car-motorcycle-workbench, you’re not alone. Tennis courts and grand entryways aren’t the touches modern homeowners swoon over.Read More
Custom home contractors are a one-stop-shop for homebuyers wanting to take advantage of the benefits that come with building a custom home. Custom home contractors are experts in the building process from start to finish and working with one can save you money in the long run.Read More
If you own a one-story home and have decided that you need additional space, there are options other than selling your home and moving to a different community.Read More
Me? Design my own house? Have you ever questioned whether you’re up for the challenge? There are a lot of advantages to choosing to design your own house. Costs. Customization. Even the fun of building it your way are all great reasons to take on the challenge.Read More
Thinking of purchasing a new home? The process can be as exciting as it is overwhelming. Where do you begin? What style of home will most fit your family’s lifestyle? What location is best? How will you decorate?Read More
It’s easy to get caught up in the big picture when you’re building a new home, so much so that you’ll forget the important details that will make your home more livable. It will be those details though that make your home special; that make it your home. With that in mind, here are important details to think about to make your new home design stand out.Read More