5 Reasons to Build NOW!

Posted by August 25th, 2015 131008_016 - Construction

Making the decision to build a new home takes a lot of thought and contemplation.  There are so many questions about when the right time is for you to make a move, what your wants/needs are, what you can afford, and what the best location is.  With the housing market as hot as it is, […]


Kitchen Design Trends

Posted by August 11th, 2015 110916_027

With today’s open floor plans, the kitchen in your home has become a focal point.  Large, open kitchen designs are being designed to fit each homeowner’s style in new construction and renovation projects.  Here are some kitchen designs that are trending throughout the housing market: OPEN SHELVING Most homeowners have closed off cabinets that hide […]


Fireplace Surrounds: Styles & Materials

Posted by July 21st, 2015 Fireplaces

The sky is the limit when designing and selecting materials for your fireplace. Establishing details starts in the very beginning of the build process.  Decisions such as; fireplace unit, hearth height and depth, mantel design and surround materials all affect the design.  Here is an assortment of designs and materials we love, ranging from modern […]


SPOTLIGHT: Custom Home | Prior Lake

Posted by June 23rd, 2015 Custom Home - Prior Lake

This 4,921 square foot, 3-story home has stunning views of upper Prior Lake.  Custom tailored to its new homeowners, it’s the perfect blend of sophisticated glam and modern chic.  With gray, black and white tones throughout, unique features were incorporated in each space to distinguish from the rest. KEY FEATURES: 3,906 sq. ft. (4,921 with […]


Apron Front Sinks: 5 Styles

Posted by July 7th, 2015 stone sink

Who would have thought that selecting your sinks can be just as difficult as selecting your flooring or wall colors?!  No matter what design style you are looking for, there is a sink on the market that can meet your wants/needs.  Over the past few years, apron front sinks have been trending in new construction […]


Top Technology Features in New Homes

Posted by May 27th, 2015 home security

Homeowners in the market for a new home are requesting a “smart” home.  Just as green features are becoming standard in new home construction, so are smart features.  These features can be installed for practical and functional use, while others are for lifestyle and entertainment or safety and security.  Here are a few top technology […]


Energy Efficiency: What Buyers Need to Know

Posted by May 12th, 2015 download

New studies reveal that over 90% of homebuyers are looking for energy efficient features in their home.  Buyers would rather spend a little extra on energy efficient features up front to save money on their bills over time than to skimp on their upfront costs and continue to pay higher bills every month.  Our society […]


Spring Cleaning Made Easy

Posted by April 29th, 2015 SpringCleaning650

After surviving our Minnesota winter, it is time for spring cleaning!  Not only do you get to clean up around your home, but spring cleaning is the time for a full deep clean in your home.  Here are a few spring cleaning tips to help get your home ready for another year. Doormats – Make […]


Tips on How to Sell Your Existing Home Quicker

Posted by April 7th, 2015

While out touring homes, you found a builder that can build you your dream home and can’t wait to get started. There is only one problem standing in your way…selling your existing home! Here are 6 tips to help sell your old home quicker: Differentiate from the Neighbors – The first thing that any prospective […]


Where to Invest Your Money for the Best Return

Posted by March 25th, 2015 custom home exterior

Every homeowner is unique with personal tastes and styles.  It is up to each homeowner whether or not they are building their new home with plans to sell it down the line or if it is their “forever” home. Here are a few areas in your home that will bring the best return on investment […]