• The 4 Phases of an Award-Winning Custom Home Design & Build Process

    Is 2019 the year that you are finally going to design and build your dream home? Yes? Congratulations! This is an exciting time filled with possibilities. Now are you wondering, “Where do I start?” Here is an easy step-by-step guide so you know what to expect when you build with Estes Builders: Step 1: Discovery […]

    Read more January 28th, 2019

  • Custom Home Design Trends for 2019

    Do a search of “home design trends for 2019” and you’re likely to see a lot of opinions and buzzwords (we got a kick out of “maximalism”). But design trends matter. After all, if design trends never changed we’d all still have avocado green kitchens and shag carpet, right? Here are a few design trends […]

    Read more December 26th, 2018

  • Building a Custom Home: 3 Reasons to Choose Estes Builders

    Building a custom home? Need to find the right builder, but not sure where to start? Here are three reasons why Estes Builders has earned a reputation as Western Washington’s most trusted custom home builder. Award-Winning Process You probably know that in the restaurant business there is something known as the Michelin star. Restaurants have […]

    Read more March 7th, 2018

  • Behind the Scenes: Our Latest Custom Home in Silverdale, WA

    When the Asignacions came to us in March of 2017, they didn’t need to be convinced to build in the Pacific Northwest. They were already living in Silverdale and raising a family… and running out of space! They needed a bigger home for their growing family. The Asignacions had a few ideas about the design […]

    Read more February 28th, 2018

  • See Photos of Our Latest Custom Home in Cape George, WA

    One of the things that we enjoy most at Estes Builders is that every person, every story, and every home is completely unique. Some of our customers dream of retiring in a sprawling home far away from the noise and congestion of the city. Still others dream of giving up a sprawling home for the simplicity […]

    Read more February 21st, 2018

  • See Photos of Our Latest Custom Home in Hansville, WA

    When the Hemenways came to us last year to build a custom home in Hansville, WA they had decided, like many of our customers, to leave the noise and the crowds and the traffic of the city behind and retire somewhere more quiet. So when they found a lot situated just a stone’s throw from […]

    Read more February 14th, 2018

  • Tips for Finding Your Dream Property in the Pacific Northwest

    How do you find the perfect piece of property on which to build your dream home? Fortunately, there are many scenic plots of land to choose from here in the Pacific Northwest. Even if you close your eyes and blindly pick a spot, you’ll likely land somewhere beautiful. It’s one of the many benefits of […]

    Read more October 25th, 2017

  • 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 […]

    Read more 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 […]

    Read more July 13th, 2017

  • Build a Home, Buy a Home, or Update Your Home?

    Earlier this month the Seattle Times ran an article optimistically called War Stories from the Seattle Housing Market. Although real estate in Port Angeles, Sequim and the surrounding areas hasn’t reached quite the same levels there is a healthy demand that is driving inventory down and prices up. The result can be frustrating whether you […]

    Read more April 20th, 2016

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The design has turned out to fit our lifestyle just right.


The plans were drawn better in one week than another designer/builder did in two months.


From the start of this process to the completion, it has been fun.


Our sketches and ideas were translated into a viable floor plan, and adapted perfectly to the slope of the lot


Your in-house design team made it a snap with their knowledge and expertise


Estes took care of things that we didn't even think of.


We have a “showplace” home delivered on budget and on time. We could not have asked for more.


Honesty, integrity and genuine interest to listen.


Our home was completed on time with no surprises.


Each of our concerns was yours too. Once again Thank You for this endless consideration


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We have a "showplace" home delivered on budget and on time. We could not have asked for more.


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259003 Hwy 101
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Poulsbo, WA 98370