Holiday Entertaining & Decorating Ideas

Posted by November 17th, 2015 PicMonkey Collage

November is flying by, which means the holidays are right around the corner!  Time to stuff ourselves at Thanksgiving, shop Black Friday deals, and enjoy all of the Christmas and New Year festivities!  Holidays are a time when families come together to celebrate.   If you are one of the lucky ones who is hosting your […]

DRIVEWAYS: Concrete vs. Asphalt

Posted by November 3rd, 2015 Totten_photo

When it comes to choosing a driveway that fits your needs and budget; whether it’s for your new home or re-doing your existing driveway, you will have to decide which material is best for you.  Concrete and asphalt are the most common materials selected by homeowners; however, there are other options available from gravel at […]

Custom Home Building – South Metro

Posted by September 22nd, 2015

As an on-your-lot builder in the Twin Cities south metro, we have the ability to build in a wide array of neighborhoods and communities.  Here are a few locations in which we are currently building custom homes: Spirit of Brandtjen Farm Amenity-rich Spirit of Brandtjen Farm offers residents a true sense of community by its […]

MEET THE BUILDER – This Weekend!

Posted by September 15th, 2015 parade of homes meet the builder mn

The time has come for another “Meet the Builder” event! We love having these events during Parade of Homes and getting the opportunity to talk to people about the custom home building process. Building a new home is an exciting step in your life!  Whether it is your first home or your forever home, building […]

5 Reasons to Build NOW!

Posted by August 25th, 2015 new home construction mn

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 custom homes mn kitchens

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 custom home builder blog

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 […]