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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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Plan Now for Winter Getaways in the Pacific Northwest

Nov 18th, 2019 Plan Now for Winter Getaways in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is known for its glorious summers. But the region also has so much to offer for winter getaways: snowy ski slopes, backcountry adventures, winter markets, romantic weekends in coastal cabins. Getaways fill up fast—so start thinking about making reservations now. Here are a few options to consider, from mountains to sea: Winter […]

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