Building On-Your-Lot

Posted by March 3rd, 2015 GetMedia (1)

So you’re ready to build a new home but don’t want to build in a master-planned community…where do you begin? When you start your search for the perfect property, it is smart to get a builder with strong on-your-lot experience involved at an early stage.  Although we have communities we are currently building in, we […]

MUST-SEE Custom Home – Parade of Homes Entry #200

Posted by February 25th, 2015 NewHaven

This custom home features 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 6,053 square feet.  The first thing you’ll notice is its transitional country architecture and robust landscape layout detailed with brick pavers in both front and back of the home.  The exterior façade has a soft feel blending both modern and classic architecture with heavy cedar bracket […]

Custom Home Photos – 2014

Posted by February 3rd, 2015 Custom Home - Kitchen

Take a peek at some of our 2014 custom home photos!  As a Twin Cities custom home builder, we pride ourselves in the quality and detail that goes into each of our homes. Which ones are your favorite?!

2015 Interior Design Trends

Posted by January 20th, 2015 Feature Image

Interior design trends are always changing from year to year.  Some trends stand the test of time, while others are more unique or new to pop up on our radars.  Here are a few of the interior design trends to watch for in 2015. DEEP BLUES – Blue is traditionally a color that is seen […]

6 Laundry Room Features for your New Home

Posted by January 6th, 2015 131112_044

Creating spaces that allow you to maximize your time is a must-have in new home construction.  This is why upper level laundry rooms have become so popular.  Having the laundry room located on the same floor as your bedrooms makes the task of doing laundry easier!  Here are a few features to consider when designing […]

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, […]


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! […]


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 […]