Bost Custom Homes Blog

Deep Dive – Pool Design Ideas

Written by: Evan Bost    August 9th, 2019    Landscaping    No Comments

Summer swelter is here, and when the hot sun beams fourteen hours a day, what home amenity delivers more satisfaction than a backyard swimming pool? Pools provide relief from the heat,  entertainment and recreation, and a soothing ambiance of sight and sound. For our custom home clients who decide to include a pool, we assist…

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The Art And Science Of Estimating A Custom Home

Written by: Evan Bost    June 4th, 2019    custom homes    No Comments

Determining the total scope of work and estimating a price to build a custom home is a complex and tedious project. For that reason, accurate, comprehensive estimates do not happen overnight, and if they do buyer beware! Every home is an assembly of thousands of components that range from large engineered structures like I-joist floor…

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Behind The Finish

Written by: Evan Bost    December 6th, 2018    Craftsmanship, Uncategorized, custom homes, interior design    No Comments

An extraordinary quality finish does not come inexpensively, and it’s not simply a matter of more talented tradesmen being paid more to execute the job. There are often layers of conscientious details that create the luxurious look and feel seen in quality custom homes. Many homeowners are surprised by the price that skilled tradesmen charge….

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Varying Effects: Rising Interest Rates

Written by: Evan Bost    November 2nd, 2018    Uncategorized    No Comments

The Federal Reserve raised the Fed Funds Rate 25 basis points to a range of 2.00 – 2.25 in September, thus the prime rate rose by a quarter percentage point to 5.25%. This increases returns for money market accounts, CDs, and newly issued bonds, but more importantly it raises the cost of borrowing. Recent guidance…

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