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Mood Boards: Pulling it all Together

Decorating a space in your home can be challenging.  Where do you begin?  How do you make everything look good together?  Our Designer, Danielle Matthies, has let us in on her creative process and how to use mood boards to help pull it all together.   To help inspire you, we’ve put together three different mood boards for an industrial styled …

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New Community: Reverence | Lakeville, MN

REVERENCE is the south metro’s newest high-end custom home development featuring 23 premier acreage lots.  Properties range from 2.5 to 5.88 acres with a combination of lake, wooded, wetland and golf course views.  Showcasing two exclusive custom home builders, this community promotes luxury living. YOUR PERFECT PROPERTY  |  Reverence is a true oasis for private living with a home and …

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What Drives Mortgage Rates?

Building a new home may require you to secure a new mortgage and you will be looking to lock into a good rate.  Have you ever wondered what makes interest rates go up or down?  There are multiple factors that play a role in the increase or decrease of rates on a daily basis.  We have asked the loan officers …

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Tips for Finishing Your Basement

Is your unfinished basement currently the home of all your miscellaneous belongings and unpacked boxes from when you moved in 10 years ago?  Finishing your basement gives your family great additional space to spend time together! A proper design and storage plan will transform this space into a beautiful living space you’ve been searching for.  Each basement is unique and …

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Inside Scoop from our Designer

One of the many benefits to building with Homes by Tradition is access to our very own in-house designer, Danielle Matthies.   To kick off this beautiful Spring weather, she was kind enough to let us pick her brain on some of her favorite things!   Here are 5 questions we asked her to get the inside scoop on design!   WHAT …

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Gold Accents: Adding Glamour to your Home

Looking to update your home with something new and exciting? We have the perfect new trend for you – GOLD! Gold has been around for centuries, giving the look of prestige, elegance, luxury, and glamour. Being seen in early currencies to modern day jewelry, we are excited to see the home interior industry has caught up. With polished chrome and …

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Homes by Tradition Named 2016 BATC Builder of the Year

Each year the Builders Association of the Twin Cities holds an annual Building Industry Gala, known as “The BIG Night” to honor and recognize top builders and trade partners for their excellence in the home building industry. Last Thursday, our Homes by Tradition team is proud to not only have won our 7th Reggie Award℠, for our custom home in …