Vaults & Ceiling Designs

Posted by February 3rd, 2016 10050 185th Street, Lakeville_029

When most of us think about the ceilings in our home we see white and flat.  Incorporating vaults  and ceiling designs into your home can add unique character and instant appeal. The perfect design varies depending on the room and feel of your home. Here are a few ceiling options to think about for your […]


2016 Design Trends

Posted by January 19th, 2016 16595 Eagleview Dr-180 - Copy

Is building a new home one of your New Year’s resolutions?  Or perhaps you plan on renovating your existing home?  As we continue our way into 2016, watch for some newly trending features to add to your home!  Here are a few design concepts we expect to become more popular in 2016: Soft, muted color […]


Homes by Tradition Receives “Best of Houzz” Award

Posted by January 12th, 2016

We are excited to announce that Homes by Tradition has been awarded “Best Of Houzz 2016” for Customer Service!  Houzz is the leading platform for home builders, remodeling and design. We were chosen by more than 35 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling […]


Custom Home Photos – 2015

Posted by January 4th, 2016

We had a great 2015 and want you to see some of the custom homes we completed throughout the year.  Here are photos from a few of our favorite 2015 custom homes.  We have some really unique jobs coming around the corner in 2016, so be sure to follow us on Facebook to stay up […]


[INTRODUCING] The Bridgeport

Posted by December 7th, 2015 Bridgeport Bid Plans

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 […]


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, […]