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Plan Now for Winter Getaways in the Pacific Northwest

Nov 18th, 2019 Plan Now for Winter Getaways in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is known for its glorious summers. But the region also has so much to offer for winter getaways: snowy ski slopes, backcountry adventures, winter markets, romantic weekends in coastal cabins. Getaways fill up fast—so start thinking about making reservations now. Here are a few options to consider, from mountains to sea: Winter […]

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Building a Custom Home FAQs

Oct 8th, 2019 Building a Custom Home FAQs

Building the home of your dreams is a bit different than buying a production home, with a few extra hoops to jump through and some nuances that come with anything-goes opportunities. If you’re brimming with questions, you’re not alone. Here are a few of the most common queries we get asked regularly. Have more? Ask […]

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Contemporary Port Angeles Home Ticks the Boxes Without Breaking the Bank

Sep 18th, 2019 Contemporary Port Angeles Home Ticks the Boxes Without Breaking the Bank

When the empty-nesters came to Estes with a more spendy premade plan, the builder’s in-house design team developed a similar contemporary style but streamlined the design and provided guidance on selections to bring the budget in-line with what the clients wanted to spend. This included modifying and moving rooms around to eliminate redundancies and waste […]

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Fun Activities for Fall in Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam Counties

Fun Activities for Fall in Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam Counties

Autumn on the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas is a delightful blend of unique sights, sounds, tastes, and smells—not only the pumpkin spice lattes, crunching leaves, and Friday night lights that nearly every area of the country experiences, but also the delights of the region such as more frequent ferry fog horns, the scent of seawater […]

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