GREEN Trends in Home Building

Posted by July 21st, 2014 gp-logo-web

In recent years, ‘green’ and eco-friendly ways of living have become more and more popular.  With increased awareness on the subject, homebuilders and suppliers are coming up with new ways to improve our home’s sustainability.  At Homes by Tradition, we’ve adapted and offer eco-friendly features for our homes and test every home for energy efficiency!  […]

Incorporating the Outdoors

Posted by July 9th, 2014 140203_023

As Minnesotans, we really enjoy our time outdoors.  The peak months for enjoying the weather go by so quickly.  Not to mention, nature also has fantastic health benefits such as lowering blood pressure, decreased risk of depression and anxiety, and boosts your immune system.  So why not bring a little of the outdoors in?  Consider a […]


Posted by June 23rd, 2014 140619_006-2

Take a walk through this custom rambler home in Savage, MN and you will be drawn in by the touch of rustic throughout.  With the open layout and sweeping views, this custom home consumes its visitors with its charm.  Below are a few highlighted areas that will help you envision the home. KITCHEN – The […]

Painting Your Home to Fit Your Personality

Posted by June 11th, 2014

The color of your home tells the story of your personality and homeowner style.  Whether you prefer neutral tones, bright colors, or anything in between, there is a color to match your personality.  Working with Jackie Jordan, the Director of Color Marketing for Sherwin-Williams, we’ve listed five personalities and matched them to various HGTV HOME™ […]

HopeKids Charity Run: Suburban Adventure 5K/10K

Posted by May 27th, 2014

Homes by Tradition, part of the Tradition family of companies, is proud to support the Suburban Adventure Run + Walk.  Tradition Companies’ charity of choice, HopeKids Minnesota, is a local nonprofit organization that provides a unique outlet of support and activities for families with children who have been diagnosed with cancer or other life-threatening medical […]


Posted by May 13th, 2014 2

The garage door for your custom built home can make or break the exterior appeal.  Spending time finding the proper quality and design will make your home one of the greatest looking houses in your neighborhood.  Action Overhead Doors has provided information about trending garage door types/designs in today’s housing market. PRE-FINISHED STAIN – All […]

Home Care Tips for Spring

Posted by April 28th, 2014 100622_007

Now that we have endured one of the coldest winters in years, it is time to prepare for Spring.  Minnesota winters expose your home and lawn to harsh conditions that require inspection and maintenance.  The following tips will help guide you through areas of your home or lawn that may need attention. HOME INTERIOR & […]

HBT Team: Who We Are & What We Do

Posted by April 14th, 2014

Recently during one of our VIP Events, we were asked who we are and what we do.  Our prospects and/or customers may hear our names but not always know what our roles are with Homes by Tradition or how we contribute to building your custom home. Our Construction Manager, Tom Sand, helped summarize a few […]

Vanity Countertops: Cultured Marble

Posted by April 1st, 2014 Bathroom_Morley_Gray-Cabinets

Choosing the type of countertops in your bathroom can be a difficult decision.  Cultured marble, quartz, regular marble, and granite are just a few among the many options available.  Our friends at Princess Marble have helped us come up with some helpful information about cultured marble that can assist you in making an educated decision […]

Incorporating reclaimed wood in your home

Posted by March 25th, 2014 reclaimed wood collage

There are many ways to make your home stand apart from others.  One hot trend in today’s home design is incorporating reclaimed wood into your home.  Whether there is a sentimental meaning behind the wood, or you just like the unique look it gives, reclaimed wood can help make your home stand apart from your […]