An Omaha Custom Home Builder's Blog

How to Choose the Perfect Location to Build Your Custom Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Sep 20, 2016 10:30:00 AM

  

If you’ve decided that it’s finally time to build a custom home for your family in the Omaha metro area, one of the first decisions you have to make is where to build. Besides the obvious considerations—safety, school districts, distance to amenities, commuting issues—you should think about a few other subtle issues when choosing a lot.

 

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Topics: Design, Choosing a Location

Why Choose a Custom Home?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Sep 13, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

Your family is outgrowing your current home.

You’d like to be in a better school district.

You long for a shorter commute to work and amenities.

Whatever the reasons, you’re in the market for a new home. One of the first things you’ll have to decide is whether you’re going to focus on looking through your area’s existing stock of for-sale older homes, finding new construction, or building your own custom home. Although it might seem easier to buy an older or newer finished home, you might not realize how many advantages there are to designing and building your own home—or how fast, easy, and affordable it can be.

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

Omaha Custom Home Builders Help Keep Up with Housing Boom

Posted by Elise Kloster on Sep 5, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

 

As home sales in the Omaha area continue to outpace the rest of the country, it’s getting harder and harder to compete for the limited number of homes that fly off the market almost as soon as they’re listed. In the current market, building a custom home is a great option.

 

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Topics: Building a Custom Home, Choosing a Location

Can’t Find the Perfect Home? Build Your Own Omaha Custom Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

Are These Crazy Custom Home Design Ideas for You?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 23, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

One of the best parts about designing your own custom home is getting to do things that are completely different from most of the houses available on the market. If you’re thinking about building a custom home, would you consider thinking outside of the box with one (or more) of these crazy home design ideas?

 

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Topics: Design

Quality Materials Make Your Omaha Custom Home Timeless

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 16, 2016 11:00:00 AM

 

 

Fake wood paneling. Vinyl wallpaper. Stick-on linoleum floor tiles. Cheap shag carpeting.

Does this sound like your parents’ house—a dated reminder of bad mid-century home trends that definitely have not aged well?

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

Organization Ideas for Every Part of Your Custom Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 9, 2016 11:30:00 AM

 

Summer is often packed full of fun projects, vacations, day trips, and home improvement projects. But between canning a bumper crop of fresh garden tomatoes, stocking up on back-to-school clothes and supplies, and giving your camping and outdoor gear a workout, you may notice that your house and garage have turned into a mess of clutter! Here are some tips to organize your stuff so it’s easy to find and out of your way.

 

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Topics: Kitchens, Design, Home Tips & Tricks

How Do I Choose an Omaha Home Builder?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jul 19, 2016 3:36:26 PM

 

If you are thinking about building a home in the Omaha metro area, how do you know where to start? Whether you are a local or just moving to town, it can be hard to know whether a builder is trustworthy, reliable, and will provide great craftsmanship or how to figure out whether you’ll connect with a certain builder and have good communication.

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

Omaha Custom Home Trends: Posh and Practical

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jul 5, 2016 1:00:00 PM

 

From top to bottom, bedroom to backyard, today’s hottest Omaha home trends are both stylish and practical. Incorporating these design choices into your new custom home is an easy and economical way to boost your home’s style and functionality.

 

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Topics: Design

Omaha Custom Home Builder Trends: Hosting in Your New Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jul 1, 2016 10:22:44 AM
Whether you drew the short straw, volunteered, or it’s finally your turn, you’ve been selected to host your family’s holiday get-together this year. Fear not! Although hosting a crowd of friends and family can seem daunting, with a little bit of advance thought and planning, you can make it seem like an effortless success.

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home