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[INTRODUCING] The Bridgeport

Homes by Tradition is excited to announce one of our newest main level living home designs, the Bridgeport.  With high demand in the industry for rambler, master-on-the-main floor plans, we have put together a beautiful open concept design that is sure to impress. This architect designed rambler floor plan offers nearly 4,105 square feet (including finished basement) of living space …

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5 Reasons to Build NOW!

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, now is the time to …

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6 Laundry Room Features for your New Home

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 your laundry space. 1)      CABINETRY …

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7 Popular New Home Must-Haves

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 trending in new home construction …

DESIGN SELECTION PROCESS: What to Expect

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 of the way to make …

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5 Unique Wet Bar Features

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 need to conveniently make drinks …

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MUST-SEE Parade Entry #290

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 away with its modern mission …

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Incorporating the Outdoors

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 few of these stylish ways …

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CUSTOM RAMBLER: Savage, MN

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 gourmet kitchen features stained cabinetry …

Painting Your Home to Fit Your Personality

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™ by Sherwin-Williams color palettes.  Each …