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Are You Thinking About or Ready to Build?

Thinking about a new home? When you decide to build instead of buy existing, you are investing in a truly rewarding experience that will leave you with your custom dream home.  From designing the floor plan to picking your selections, every step of the process is exciting, and we are here to help make it as smooth as possible!  Here …

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Custom Home | Prior Lake – Entry #283

The Spring Parade of Homes is finally here and we have a stunning custom rambler home available to tour!  This traditional ranch inspired home is located in the beautiful development of Grey Fox Estates in Prior Lake, MN.  With 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, this walkout rambler sits on over 3 acres of land with plenty of yard space.  An earth …

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NEW HOME SITES AVAILABLE – Spirit of Brandtjen Farm

We are excited to announce the release of new home sites in the Spirit of Brandtjen Farm community. As the future site of our NEW MODEL, the lots in the 15th addition offer sweeping lake and open park views.  Find the perfect home site to build your new custom home TODAY!  With such high demand for these properties, act quickly as …

Homes by Tradition Receives “Best of Houzz” Award

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 and design industry professionals. The …

Custom Home Photos – 2015

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 to date with our work!

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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 …

Custom Home Building – South Metro

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 design.  Each homesite is nestled …

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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 …

Tips on How to Sell Your Existing Home Quicker

While out touring homes, you found a builder that can build you your dream home and can’t wait to get started. There is only one problem standing in your way…selling your existing home! Here are 6 tips to help sell your old home quicker: Differentiate from the Neighbors – The first thing that any prospective buyer will see when they …

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Where to Invest Your Money for the Best Return

Every homeowner is unique with personal tastes and styles.  It is up to each homeowner whether or not they are building their new home with plans to sell it down the line or if it is their “forever” home. Here are a few areas in your home that will bring the best return on investment (ROI). CURB APPEAL – The …