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Behind The Finish

Written by: Evan Bost    December 6th, 2018    Craftsmanship, custom homes, interior design, Uncategorized    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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Diligent Design-Build Planning

Written by: Evan Bost    September 25th, 2018    Uncategorized    No Comments

Building a custom home is typically the largest investment of time and money our clients ever make on a single endeavor. Start to finish, a truly custom home project can take anywhere from 8 months to two years or more depending on level of complication and preparedness. During homesite selection, design, and specification development, every…

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The Lodge at Avalaire – Vendor Spotlight #3: The Kitchen

Written by: Evan Bost    July 24th, 2018    architecture, Avalaire, Design/Build, entertaining at home, Parade of Homes, trends    No Comments

Upon turning the corner of the formal sitting room toward the great room of The Lodge, a vast open area draws you in with a sense of soft modern grandeur. Made possible by a web of steel beams and engineered I-joists, this inviting space is anchored by a chef’s grade kitchen with complete openness to…

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