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 […]


CUSTOM RAMBLER: Savage, MN

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 […]


GARAGE DOORS: Top Trends

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 & […]