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We strive to be a valued and ongoing resource for our clients and all those considering building a custom home.  You’ll find our blogs to be educational, informational and extremely helpful to you as you consider building a custom home. 
 
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Managing Change

Bill Reynolds (The Building Process)

Building a new home is a dynamic and exciting process. As professional homebuilders, our goal is to make the process smooth and transparent for our clients. Once the job is underway, things happen quickly, so we work with clients to make decisions well ahead of time to help ensure they get their... read more

Keeping Projects on Track

Bill Reynolds (The Building Process)

Failure to make timely decisions is the number one culprit behind schedule and cost overruns. Homeowners play a key role in preventing these problems.

Some homeowners find it a challenge to make their final selection of products and materials. It’s easy to see why—with... read more

The Hidden Build Process

Bill Reynolds (Selecting a Builder)

Understanding the construction process will help owners manage their expectations and emotions.

Here’s a quick quiz...

It’s several months into a new custom build. The home is weather tight, plumbing and wiring have been roughed in, the insulation is in place, and... read more

Effective Communication: Key to a Successful Building Process

Bill Reynolds (Selecting a Builder)

Communication is important in all relationships, and your relationship with your builder is no exception. Effective communication between client and builder will reduce concerns and stress before, during, and... read more

Sustainability - The High-Performance Home

The High-Performance Home

Bill Reynolds (Sustainability)

Many of our buyers are less interested in “green” construction than they are in homes that offer health, comfort, and low ownership costs.

“Green” construction hasn’t been as big a hit among homebuyers as some builders hoped it would be. It’s easy to see why. Green has been over-... read more

Selecting a Builder

The Role of the Builder

Bill Reynolds (Selecting a Builder)

A lot of people don’t understand the sheer complexity of the builder’s job and the systems required to build a house from scratch.

Many analogies have been used to describe the professional builder: the conductor of an orchestra, the captain of a... read more

Selecting a Builder

Size Matters: Choose Your Contractor Wisely

Bill Reynolds (Selecting a Builder)

The low-bid, budget company may cost more in the long run. Here's why.

Does your builder have the size and -- more importantly -- the management systems needed to handle a custom home project? If not, the final cost in dollars and... read more

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