An Omaha Custom Home Builder's Blog

Moving to Omaha? Consider Customizing a Spec Home.

Posted by Elise Kloster on Oct 16, 2018 1:39:00 PM

Moving to a different city or state is a major process. If you’ve decided to relocate to the Omaha area, congrats! Moving to Omaha is an excellent decision. Now that you’ve chosen a location, it’s time to find your perfect home. Designing a custom home might be too much of an undertaking at this point, but have you considered customizing a spec home?

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Topics: Moving to Omaha, Spec Homes

5 Kitchen Trends That Will Change Your Life

Posted by Elise Kloster on Oct 3, 2018 12:50:12 PM

Can a kitchen change your life? We think so. A few of the newest, innovative kitchen trends are more than just fashionable – they can significantly improve your quality of life. These five kitchen conveniences will help you get more out of your home's most utilized space and improve its timeless accessibility

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process, Custom Homes

7 Things to Know About Omaha and Building a New Home

Posted by Holly Jones on Sep 28, 2018 1:04:00 PM

You've heard it before: location is everything. Before you decide on the location of your new home, here are seven things you need to know about Omaha. The city’s food, entertainment, and affordability make it an appealing location for families from all walks of life. You may just choose it as your next building site.

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Topics: Moving to Omaha, Build Location

How to Choose a Subdivision for Your Custom Home

Posted by Holly Jones on Sep 12, 2018 10:33:00 AM

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times. Location is everything. While this is true when you are purchasing a home, it may be even more so when it comes to choosing where to build a new custom home. Choosing the best subdivision for you and your family is crucial to maximizing your investment and quality of life.

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Topics: Build Location

Why You Should Build Your Custom Home in an Established Subdivision

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 21, 2018 12:05:00 PM

Choosing where to build your home can be a difficult decision. The process of building a home requires a lot of time, money, and resources, so you want to build in an area where you’ll be happy for years to come. Building a custom home also means choosing a custom spot, just for you. Buying a lot in an established subdivision has many perks. Check them out for yourself!

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Topics: Moving to Omaha, Build Location

Should My Custom Home Be a Ranch or Multi-Story Home?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 16, 2018 3:26:43 PM

One of the first decisions you have to make after you’ve decided to build your own custom home is what the floor plan should be. Choosing between one story (“ranch”) models or multiple-story homes can be difficult, because it depends on a number of additional considerations.

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Topics: Building Your Dream Home, First-Time Builder

6 Key Factors in Custom Home Lot Selection

Posted by Holly Jones on Aug 16, 2018 3:06:00 PM

Are you ready to choose a lot but unsure where to begin? Purchasing a lot for your custom home can be challenging, but by doing your research and understanding what to look for, you can make an excellent selection for your new home’s location. Here are six things to consider when buying a residential lot to build a custom home.

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Exploring the Pros and Cons of a Spec Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 14, 2018 9:24:00 AM

You've heard of the spec home, but you may not be sold on the idea. Maybe your heart has been set on a custom home, or maybe you've been dreaming about a fixer-upper. Regardless, don't discount spec homes just yet. Here are some of the main pros and cons of buying a spec home.

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Topics: Homes for Sale, Our Design & Build Process, Spec Homes

How to Know When It’s Time to Downsize Your Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Aug 8, 2018 7:52:00 PM

If your kids have all moved out of your home, it may start to feel a bit oversized for you. Downsizing can be a wise decision for many homeowners, but how do you know when the time is right? Here are a few signs that it may time for you to downsize.

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Topics: Downsizing

Downsizing Your Home: Tips for Empty Nesters

Posted by Holly Jones on Aug 4, 2018 9:56:00 AM

Becoming an empty nester can be bittersweet. While there are loads of opportunities that come with the newfound freedom, transitioning into this new phase of life can be challenging on a number of different levels. If you’re an empty nester, or an empty nest is on your horizon, here are a few tips for downsizing your home (without downsizing your life).

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Topics: Downsizing, Living in Your New Home