7 Popular New Home Must-Haves

Posted by December 18th, 2014 16603 E Lake Dr Lakeville MN-small-019-048-666x444-72dpi

When you’re building a new home, part of the design process is making sure you include all features and amenities that are important to you.  Each homeowner is going to have different list of priorities, but having a “must-have” list will help make the process move along smoothly.  Here are seven popular “must-haves” that are […]


Rambler vs. Two-Story Homes

Posted by December 4th, 2014 Custom Home Rambler

Building a home is a milestone in your life, whether it may be your first home or your custom dream home.  Every homeowner is going to have a vision and idea of what style their home is going to be.  At the end of the day, whether it is a rambler or a two-story home, […]


DESIGN SELECTION PROCESS: What to Expect

Posted by November 19th, 2014

Building and designing your dream home is a process that you will remember for the rest of your life.  After you have finalized your floor plans and sign a purchase agreement, the next step is picking out selections for your home!  Homes by Tradition has a talented in-house designer that will help you every step […]


2014 Reggie Award Winner – Homes by Tradition

Posted by November 3rd, 2014 Reggie Awards Homes by Tradition

Another great year has passed and the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) put together their Building Industry Gala (BIG) Night on October 23rd. In previous years, BATC held separate events for the industry builders and remodelers, but this year was all together as one BIG red carpet event bringing in over 600 attendees to celebrate! […]


LIGHT FIXTURES

Posted by October 21st, 2014 LightFixtures

Light fixtures add ambiance to every space in your home.  Whether you select something that is subtle or a bold statement piece, lighting helps create the look and feel you want your guests to see when walking through your home.  Here are a few types of light fixtures to consider when making the selections for […]


SPOTLIGHT: Custom Home | Prior Lake

Posted by October 6th, 2014 Totten_Collage

This 4,951 square foot home in Credit River Township (Prior Lake), MN is the perfect amount of space for an active family.  With 5 bedrooms and 4 ½ bathrooms, there is plenty of room to grow your family or host extended family holidays without worrying about not having enough space!  Below are a few of […]


5 Ways to Connect with Us!

Posted by September 23rd, 2014

In today’s world, there are multiple ways to connect with others and stay updated on what’s going on around you.  Our website and blog page are two of the many ways to stay connected to real estate industry information, company updates, and fun interactive posts!  Here are five other ways to connect with us: FACEBOOK – From […]


5 Unique Wet Bar Features

Posted by September 17th, 2014 16603 E Lake Dr Lakeville MN-small-058-080-666x444-72dpi

Entertaining in your home becomes easier when your home is equipped with its very own wet bar. Whether you choose to build a fully equipped mini-kitchen or just a niche carved out for drink assembly and glassware, this space is sure to impress your guests. Installing a simple built-in niche gives you the space you […]


MUST-SEE Parade Entry #290

Posted by September 11th, 2014 16603 E Lake Dr Lakeville MN-small-015-042-666x444-72dpi

With the Fall Parade of Homes underway, everyone is mapping out their must-see homes to tour.  If we aren’t already on your route, be sure to add us!  Our stunning Parade Entry #290 will make your drive to the south metro well worth the trip.  This custom $1.2 million dollar home will take your breath […]


TRENDING: Mudrooms

Posted by August 20th, 2014 140224_045

The nice thing about the real estate industry is that trends are always changing.  One room in particular that has become increasingly popular over the past few years is the mudroom.  A mudroom is essentially a room in your home that acts as a portal between the outdoors and indoors.  Traditionally seen in farmhouses or […]