• Smart Advice for Building a Waterfront Home

    Have you always dreamed of living on the waterfront? A home built near the water offers so many simple joys. Is there anything more serene than watching soft waves as they lap against the shore or listening to the whispering breeze that rustles through the trees? What is more awe-inspiring than gazing into the reflection […]

    August 8th, 2017

  • How-to Guide for Building a Custom Home

    There are lots of questions when you are planning to design and build a custom home. Information from friends can be well-meaning but unhelpful. Information on the internet can be useful but too general. You don’t want a sales pitch. You simply want good information that makes sense. We get it. That’s why we’ve gathered […]

    July 13th, 2017

  • Behind the Scenes: New Custom Home in Sequim, WA

    “Design like you’re a kid again.” That’s the approach that the DeBards took when designing their new custom home in Sequim, WA. We think it’s great advice. The DeBards decided to leave behind the hot, crowded island life in Hawaii and relocate to Western Washington, but they didn’t want a cookie-cutter house. They just wanted […]

    July 11th, 2017

  • The Hidden Costs of Building a Custom Home

    So you’ve decided that you’d like to design and build your next home… great! You’ve scoured the internet for ideas, collected your favorite designs for inspiration, and maybe you’ve even purchased land. You’ve probably even sketched out a budget. A firm budget. A to-the-penny-and-not-one-penny-more budget (we like the way you think). So how can you […]

    June 6th, 2017

  • Custom Home Builder Review Sequim, WA: Meet the Kings

    When the Kings decided that they wanted to move away from city life and closer to where they could enjoy the outdoors, they interviewed a lot of builders in the area. After building three custom homes in the past, they knew how easily a project could go over budget and over schedule. Although they talked […]

    June 1st, 2017

  • How to Design and Build a Custom Home with a View

    If the rule of thumb for real estate is “location, location, location” then here in the Pacific Northwest it’s “views, views, views.” Whether it’s water views, mountain views, or sweeping valley views, a spectacular view is the most in-demand feature of almost every home we build. Finding land with a spectacular view is just the […]

    May 30th, 2017

  • Building a Custom Home: 3 Reasons to Attend a Muddy Boot Tour

    We’ve all seen the photos of the perfect custom homes on Houzz or Pinterest or even in our favorite magazine. Impeccably decorated, these homes are often what inspire us to design and build a custom home in the first place. But designing a custom home – one that you will love as much in 20 […]

    May 10th, 2017

  • How to Hire an Architect for Your Custom Home

    Thinking of building a custom home, but feeling overwhelmed by the building process? Out of all of the concerns you may have, topping the list may be how to hire an architect to build your custom home. Here are some questions that may be on your mind: How much will it cost to hire an […]

    March 23rd, 2017

  • Custom Home Builder Review: Meet Buddy and Estelle

    What’s better than getting a dream house? Getting to build your dream house— the one that represents your unique vision. You’ve spent your entire life imagining the perfect home. So why should you try to stuff a lifetime of your own dreams into a home that’s pre-built on someone else’s vision? Today we visit with […]

    March 15th, 2017

  • [Online Webinar] How to Design and Build a Custom Home

    You’ve decided it’s definitely time to design and build your dream home in Western Washington – hurray! It’s an exciting time filled with possibilities. You can already envision yourself standing on the deck of your dream home looking out over panoramic Pacific Northwest views. Or maybe you can almost taste how good your signature dish […]

    January 19th, 2017

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Serving: Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Port Ludlow

259003 Hwy 101
Sequim, WA 98382




Serving: Bainbridge Isl., Kingston, Silverdale & Port Orchard

19255 Powder Hill Place - Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA 98370