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Apron Front Sinks: 5 Styles

Who would have thought that selecting your sinks can be just as difficult as selecting your flooring or wall colors?!  No matter what design style you are looking for, there is a sink on the market that can meet your wants/needs.  Over the past few years, apron front sinks have been trending in new construction and remodel jobs.  Here are …

Top Technology Features in New Homes

Homeowners in the market for a new home are requesting a “smart” home.  Just as green features are becoming standard in new home construction, so are smart features.  These features can be installed for practical and functional use, while others are for lifestyle and entertainment or safety and security.  Here are a few top technology features in new home construction. …

Spring Cleaning Made Easy

After surviving our Minnesota winter, it is time for spring cleaning!  Not only do you get to clean up around your home, but spring cleaning is the time for a full deep clean in your home.  Here are a few spring cleaning tips to help get your home ready for another year. Doormats – Make your doormats welcoming!  This is …

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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 …

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Building On-Your-Lot

So you’re ready to build a new home but don’t want to build in a master-planned community…where do you begin? When you start your search for the perfect property, it is smart to get a builder with strong on-your-lot experience involved at an early stage.  Although we have communities we are currently building in, we build over half of our …

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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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2015 Interior Design Trends

Interior design trends are always changing from year to year.  Some trends stand the test of time, while others are more unique or new to pop up on our radars.  Here are a few of the interior design trends to watch for in 2015. DEEP BLUES – Blue is traditionally a color that is seen as a calming color.  Deep …

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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 …