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What Is the Cost Per Square Foot for a Custom Home in the Puget Sound Area?

Jun 22nd, 2021 What Is the Cost Per Square Foot for a Custom Home in the Puget Sound Area?

One of the joys of buying a custom home is truly making it your own—you get to choose nearly every feature, from the size to the layout to the countertops. Because every custom home is different, budgeting is different too. Products in production homes are purchased in bulk, netting a similar price per square foot […]

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Why Should Remote Tech Workers Consider Puget Sound?

Dec 3rd, 2020 Why Should Remote Tech Workers Consider Puget Sound?

As more and more companies allow working from home, employees are finding themselves with tremendous opportunities to live where they want to, not where their career dictates. The Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas are a fantastic option to consider—all of the beauty of the Puget Sound region but without the costs and bustle of the city. […]

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Working From Home? Consider These 7 Design Features

Aug 7th, 2020 Working From Home? Consider These 7 Design Features

The COVID-19 pandemic turned Corporate America on its head, as millions of workers transitioned to temporarily working from home. And even as restrictions ease, interest in more permanent work-from-home scenarios is high among employees and becoming more readily accepted by companies. The prospect of broader work-from-home policies brings a lot of flexibility for workers. But […]

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6 Trends in Home Exteriors

Jul 7th, 2020 6 Trends in Home Exteriors

As the first thing you see, the exterior sets the tone for your home before you even set foot inside. It leaves a lasting impression, creating the curb appeal that brings pride and imparts value. And it’s why choosing designs and features that are both on trend and timeless is so important. What does that […]

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