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Water Views, Elegant Details Define Sequim Custom Home

Apr 9th, 2020 Water Views, Elegant Details Define Sequim Custom Home

It was the perfect formula for a dream home: killer views, a homeowner with impeccable taste, and a builder dedicated to every last detail. The 4,000-square-foot home, recently completed on Bell Hill overlooking Sequim, Wash., is one of the most detailed projects Estes Builders has completed. A departure from the typical Pacific Northwest Contemporary styles […]

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Color Trends Reveal Desire for Calm, Clean Home Interiors

Apr 7th, 2020 Color Trends Reveal Desire for Calm, Clean Home Interiors

This year’s home and color trends are veering in the direction of simplicity and calmness as consumers seek peace and sanctuary in their homes. Nowhere is that more clear than in the annual “color of the year” selections by some of the leading color experts, where serenity and optimism were common themes. With a new […]

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Custom Home vs. Spec Home: What’s the Difference?

Feb 4th, 2020 Custom Home vs. Spec Home: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve done any research into building your dream home, you’ve likely come across the terms “spec home” and “custom home.” But which is right for you? The simple answer: How much freedom do you want about the design and features of your new home? About Spec Homes A spec house is one that is […]

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8 Custom Home Details to Inspire Your Design

Dec 20th, 2019 8 Custom Home Details to Inspire Your Design

One of the joys of building a custom home is that every feature and element is uniquely yours—and every detail is customized for you. As a builder, this means we often get to be creative and have a little fun on the way to building our clients’ dream homes. Here are just a few of […]

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