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 […]

6 Must-Haves to a Spa-Like Master Bathroom

Posted by August 7th, 2014 121010_025

Today’s bathroom trends turn once-basic bathrooms into relaxing oasis’ that give homeowners a space to escape from their busy lives.  Everyone has their own opinions on what their dream master bathroom includes, but we’ve put together a few must-haves to consider if you plan to create an exceptional spa-like getaway. HEATED FLOORS – Why go […]

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™ […]