If you’re working from home some or all of the time, building a home office space is the perfect way to boost your productivity, keep you organized, and add sophistication and functionality to your home’s design. The sky’s the limit when it comes to home office additions. Transform a walk-in closet or attic space into […]
Are you dreaming of a luxury ADU (accessory dwelling unit) and hoping to maximize the return on your investment? A 2012 report in The Appraisal Journal examined ADUs in Portland, OR and found that the ADUs contributed, on average, 25% or 34% of each property’s appraised value (depending on the formula used). The report also […]
Do you love the idea of moving into a great neighborhood? Have you always dreamed of building a brand new custom home that has everything you love? What if you could do both? Residential infill building (sometimes called suburban or urban infill) is an option in many beautiful neighborhoods. It can be a perfect solution […]
In the words of a century-old real estate cliché, “location, location, location” is a huge consideration for any prospective homeowner. But when it comes to choosing a location for a custom home, additional complex factors come into play, and unfortunately, those factors are often overlooked.
An energy-efficient home… Provides a higher level of comfort Is better for the environment Saves you money through reduced energy use (and potentially tax credits) Increases your home’s resale value What’s not to love? If you’re getting ready to build a custom home and you’re wondering how to make your new home more energy efficient, […]
We could all use a little more luxury in our lives. Whether you’re making a few simple home upgrades or planning a larger construction project, these ideas are sure to add comfort, joy, and a high-end feel to your home. See if any of them inspire you!
As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the top remodeling trends that emerged this year. Specifically, we’ll look at trends that have staying power — the ones that will continue to stay fresh into the new decade. Let’s jump into the biggest remodeling trends of 2019!
Are you thinking of adding an accessory dwelling unit to your property? Building an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is a great solution for many Portland, Oregon residents who want to live close to family members, add value to their property, or supplement their income by renting. Today, let’s look at what it means to add […]
Are you trying to settle on a design concept for your new master bathroom? Whether you’re remodeling an existing space or adding a whole new room, the look and feel of your new bathroom are important considerations that will impact how you use the space, how it flows with the rest of your home, and […]
Have you always wanted a beautiful, spacious kitchen with all the bells and whistles? The kind of kitchen you love spending time in even when you’re not cooking?