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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 architect developed a similar contemporary style but streamlined the design to improve efficiencies. This included modifying and moving rooms around to eliminate redundancies and waste in the framing and mechanicals. A switch to engineered trusses rather than hand-framing also trimmed […]

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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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Final Homes in Sequim’s Sunland North Community Nearing Completion

Final Homes in Sequim’s Sunland North Community Nearing Completion

Sequim, WA: Kevin Estes Homes is nearing completion on the final three homes in Sunland North, the last phase of Sequim’s largest residential community. Multi-phase construction on Sunland North began 20 years ago; once finished, the neighborhood will comprise 139 homes. Sunland North is part of the larger community of Sunland, which spans a swath […]

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