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6 Ways to Trim Your Custom Home Budget

Sep 25th, 2023 6 Ways to Trim Your Custom Home Budget

Working with a custom builder is the opportunity to build the home of your dreams—to get nearly every inch of the design, every product decision, ever style choice precisely to your liking. That freedom does come at a cost, however, and wish lists and budgets can balloon quickly. Here are a few tips to help […]

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Warm Welcome: Introducing our Newest Team Member

Aug 24th, 2023 Warm Welcome: Introducing our Newest Team Member

Dreamy design. Complex site work. Accurate budget and timeline. Before you start designing and building a custom home, you need a good coach.   Help us welcome “coach” Amy Pinker to the team!The key to a drama free, guaranteed price build relies on helping you start your property and home design on solid footing – […]

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8 Outdoor Living Ideas for the Pacific Northwest

Aug 18th, 2023 8 Outdoor Living Ideas for the Pacific Northwest

Outdoor living spaces have been trending for years, amplified in part by the pandemic. And even though the Pacific Northwest is known for its wetter weather and darker winters, we love the outdoors and aren’t willing to sacrifice time in the fresh air. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to create beautiful outdoor living spaces […]

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How Estes Builders Works with Your Architect

Jul 24th, 2023 How Estes Builders Works with Your Architect

Can I Build a Custom Home If I Already Have House Plans? Often, clients will come to us with partially developed house plans in hand—perhaps with a site plan, dimensioned floor plans, and 3D renderings. Our team will review the plans with the architect during a hand-off process. No matter the stage of the plans […]

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