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Avoid the Pitfalls of Pinterest (and Other Photo-Sharing Sites)

January 17, 2023 2:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Avoid the Pitfalls of Pinterest (and Other Photo-Sharing Sites)

The first step to getting real value from these sites is to understand their strengths and weaknesses (hint: think home inspiration!) Many of our custom home clients love photo-sharing sites like Pinterest, and those sites can be a big help when searching for design and product ideas (Check out some of Winsome’s curated boards here!). However,... Read More

How do you Build a Resilient Home?

December 20, 2022 10:37 am Published by Comments Off on How do you Build a Resilient Home?

Resilient design is a hallmark of a quality custom home. A growing topic of discussion among builders in recent years has been resilience. Homes designed and built for resilience will weather all but the most extreme environmental conditions and will remain livable during power outages. They offer homeowners true shelter and peace of mind. The... Read More

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What’s Your Real Market?

November 15, 2022 10:12 am Published by Comments Off on What’s Your Real Market?

Why Your Real Market Affects the Cost of Your Custom Home The answer will have an impact on the selections you make and the final home cost. Potential clients often ask for our homes’ average cost per square foot. The question is understandable. Price per square foot is a metric the real estate industry uses... Read More