Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Home

When you are searching for a builder to build your new home, there are endless amounts of questions you can ask. Here are just a few of the questions that we think are important to ask before you select a builder and start the process. Do you only offer specific floor plans or is custom design an option? Some home …

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MUST-SEE Custom Home – Parade of Homes Entry #200

This custom home features 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 6,053 square feet.  The first thing you’ll notice is its transitional country architecture and robust landscape layout detailed with brick pavers in both front and back of the home.  The exterior façade has a soft feel blending both modern and classic architecture with heavy cedar bracket details adding texture and depth.  …

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Custom Home Photos – 2014

Take a peek at some of our 2014 custom home photos!  As a Twin Cities custom home builder, we pride ourselves in the quality and detail that goes into each of our homes. Which ones are your favorite?!

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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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2014 Reggie Award Winner – Homes by Tradition

Another great year has passed and the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) put together their Building Industry Gala (BIG) Night on October 23rd. In previous years, BATC held separate events for the industry builders and remodelers, but this year was all together as one BIG red carpet event bringing in over 600 attendees to celebrate! During this event, Homes by …

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SPOTLIGHT: Custom Home | Prior Lake

This 4,951 square foot home in Credit River Township (Prior Lake), MN is the perfect amount of space for an active family.  With 5 bedrooms and 4 ½ bathrooms, there is plenty of room to grow your family or host extended family holidays without worrying about not having enough space!  Below are a few of our favorite custom features in …

5 Ways to Connect with Us!

In today’s world, there are multiple ways to connect with others and stay updated on what’s going on around you.  Our website and blog page are two of the many ways to stay connected to real estate industry information, company updates, and fun interactive posts!  Here are five other ways to connect with us: FACEBOOK – From sneak peek photos to happy …

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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 …