• Custom Home Budget Basics: What $300 Price Per Square Foot Will Get You

    Welcome to the second installment of the custom home Budget Basics series. In the first post in this series, we showed you some examples of what features you can expect in your custom home with a budget of around $250 per square foot. In this post we’ll look at examples of custom home features for […]

    April 18th, 2018

  • Custom Home Budget Basics: What $250 Price Per Square Foot Will Get You

    Ask ten different people to describe what “custom home” means to them and you’re likely to get ten very different answers. (You may even get very different answers from custom home builders.) Unlike production homes where features and finishes are purchased in bulk to achieve a similar price per square foot for an entire neighborhood, […]

    April 11th, 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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    February 14th, 2018

  • Behind the Scenes of 3 Custom Home Builder Testimonials

    With more than 100 custom home builder testimonials and nearly two dozen video testimonials, you might be thinking, “I wonder what really happened behind the scenes.” And we think that’s fair. The truth is that almost every customer we work with has some aspect of their custom home plan that is challenging. And, if we […]

    January 3rd, 2018

  • Custom Home Kitchen Design Trends: Black Counters

    White modern farmhouse kitchens may be all the rage on Pinterest when it comes to custom home kitchen design trends, but we think there’s something special about kitchen design that bucks the trend in favor of black counters. Black counters can give a kitchen a high contrast, modern look that is neutral enough to look […]

    December 27th, 2017

  • Designing a Custom Home for Multigenerational Living

    One of the most popular design requests we’ve received this year is designing a custom home for multigenerational living. In fact, many customers are choosing to build a custom home based largely on a need for a better alternative for multigenerational design than what is commonly available. The truth is that designing a custom home […]

    December 20th, 2017

  • [Photos] See Our Latest Custom Home in Poulsbo

    When the Gervaises came to us earlier this year to design and build a custom home in Poulsbo, we knew the project was going to be a lot of fun. In fact, customers like the Gervaises are what make our job so fun. They had a wishlist of features in their new home and their […]

    December 13th, 2017

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