Open Houses 7/28 – 8/2

New Open House At Canyon Creek Renaissance’s new Canyon Creek community will be holding an open house event Thursday from 12-3, and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12-5pm.  This finished home is a showcase for Renaissance’s high standards and minimal upgrades resulting in a beautiful...

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Model Home in Canyon Creek now open!

Canyon creek home furnished for open house this weekend Renaissance Homes is excited to announce that we are holding an open house event this weekend at our new Canyon Creek model home. The event will take place on July 18th and 19th from 12-5pm at 7900 SW Summerton Street in Wilsonville. This...

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Milwaukie’s Weekend Hot Spots

Close-in activities to our Rogers Farm neighborhood! Renaissance Homes’ exciting new Rogers Farm community off of Webster Rd in Milwaukie will be holding an open house event this weekend, July 18th and 19th, from 12-5pm. On your way, check out Grammas Corner Restaurant for a great breakfast or...

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Canyon Creek’s beautiful Montara set for July completion!

The newest edition to Wilsonville’s Renaissance at Canyon Creek Renaissance Homes is proud to announce our first new Canyon Creek home in nine years. The home is scheduled to be completed mid-July. Adding to an already stunning neighborhood, Renaissance is building a legacy as the premier...

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Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

The Renaissance team and our partners would like to wish you all a happy Fourth of July weekend! We hope your time spent with family and friends will be safe and fun this weekend. Our office and model homes will be closed Friday July 3rd -Saturday July 4th and resume normal business hours the...

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Open Houses 6/20 & 6/21

Renaissance Homes’ Boat Club in Wilsonville is open for the weekend. Make sure to fit it in your schedule so you can experience and imagine what it would be like to have a riverfront home on the Willamette River. Vintage & Metro Collection Please contact Amanda Andruss or Lee Wells to...

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West Linn features 4 new homes near Willamette Historic District

Renaissance Homes has built an exciting new community walking distance to the Willamette Historic District, found in West Linn. This quaint, main street town has been recently recognized as a National Register Historic District. The small town feel along with its many distinct, charming shops and...

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Rogers Farm is open this weekend!

First Open House Weekend This weekend (June 13-14) from 12pm-5pm marks the first open house event at Renaissance Homes’ new community, Rogers Farm. The open house will feature selections from our design studio, showcasing the many different finishes, tiles, hardwoods, and accessories you can...

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Don’t miss us this Saturday and Sunday

Happy Memorial Day weekend to you and yours from all of us at Renaissance Homes. This weekend we are holding open two homes; one in eclectic North Portland and one in charming, family-oriented Wilsonville.  With reversed living and modern detailing our Metro 1864 in North Portland is a home you...

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We have open homes 5/16 & 5/17

Renaissance Homes is holding open a home in Portland  this weekend, as well as our model home in Wilsonville.  With reversed living and modern detailing our Metro 1864 in North Portland is a home you won’t want to miss.  Our M1864’s unique layout will be sure to impress you and have...

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May 9th and 10th Open Houses!

The heat is turning up and so is the Real Estate market. Make sure to put the Boat Club in Wilsonville and our M1864 in Portland on your list of homes to see; two completely different styles, neither will disappoint! Renaissance Metro LEED-certified and built in walkable/bikeable locations in...

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Small Town Charm, Big City Attractions

Sometimes, history repeats itself, and this time– it’s for the better. Think back: What was your most coveted childhood memory? Was it riding your banana-seat bike to the store to buy chocolate milk? Or, was it going to the movie theater every Saturday, funded by money you made from delivering...

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Open Houses 4/18 & 4/19

We have a variety of homes open this weekend that will be sure to fit your lifestyle and needs. Tour our NE Portland homes and imagine walking to your favorite eats and treats! Or, head to the Boat Club in Wilsonville and imagine soaking up the sun on our neighborhood’s private dock. Renaissance...

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Building Trends in the New Modern World

“The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” —Frank Lloyd Wright     Organic designs, clean lines and natural wood are the primary aspects of design Frank Lloyd Wright envisioned for his influential “prairie school” style.  Though...

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Portsmouth Neighborhood Eats

Cha Cha Cha Taqueria has become a Portland classic. With its colorful walls and captivating dishes, Cha Cha Cha is an easy lunch or dinner decision for family or friends. The family-owned, locally-sourced restaurant has eight locations in Portland, and all are equally delicious. Their seasonal...

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Happy House Hunting!

A midst your Easter Egg Hunt this weekend stop by our open houses on Saturday and end your Perfect Home Hunt! We have 4 spectacular homes in the Portland area open for you to tour as well as The Boat Club in Wilsonville, which offers a highly desirable lifestyle with a private boat dock.  ...

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Coffee Grinds, Community at The Arbor Lodge

      The founder’s vision for The Arbor Lodge was to be both a community gathering place and a world-class coffee shop; a spot for friends, reading groups, neighborhood get-togethers, and foodies alike to enjoy Pacific Northwest artisan coffee.  Founded in 2011 by Arbor Lodge...

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Tour the best built homes in Oregon this weekend!

We have a variety of homes open this weekend that will be sure to fit your lifestyle and needs. Tour our NE Portland homes and imagine walking to your favorite eats and treats! Or, head to the Boat Club in Wilsonville and imagine soaking up the sun on our neighborhood’s private dock....

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We have gorgeous houses for you to see this weekend!

Our open houses this weekend will be sure to wow you. If you prefer the city lifestyle check out our 3 open houses in NE Portland, there are price points and floorplans for everyone.  Love the suburbs? Renaissance Boat Club in Wilsonville has everything you could want in a new home, including a...

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Open house hours March 7th and 8th!

The sun is out this weekend and you should be too! Come tour our Portland and Wilsonville homes and see what makes a Renaissance home stand apart. We are sure you will love our homes as much as we do! Renaissance Vintage  LEED-certified and built in walkable/bikeable locations in Portland. Enjoy...

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Last week Renaissance Homes teamed up with KOIN 6 to produce two commercials featuring our beautiful, waterfront homes at the Boat Club in Wilsonville. It was an afternoon filled with memorizing lines, finding the perfect angle, prepping our gorgeous model home, and soaking up the sun while...

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Our Open Houses Feb. 21st & 22nd

We have some beautiful homes open for you this weekend in Wilsonville and Portland. Come tour the Boat Club in Wilsonville and imagine your lifestyle with waterfront living.  Want to be more near the city? Our classic vintage homes are all steps away from dozens of shops, cafe’s , and...

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Classic Craftsman Style in NE

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Can you spell “team-building”?

Renaissance Homes loves to build more than beautiful homes, we also love building a strong team. When there are so many elements that go into your beautiful new home—purchasing land, designing floorplans and interiors, construction, and selling the home—it is important that we work together and...

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Open Houses Feb. 7th & 8th

January flew by, wouldn’t you agree? Make sure not to hold off any longer on making your next move into your new home! Visit our open houses all over the Portland area this weekend to find the right home for your needs.   Renaissance Vintage  LEED-certified and built in...

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Riverfront living at the Renaissance Boat Club

Imagine leisurely days relaxing on the shore of the Willamette River at the Renaissance Boat Club.  Take your boat out for a spin, start the day kayaking, or hike the trails hugging the shore in your private oasis. This unique and breathtaking neighborhood features 33 new homes with waterfront...

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Open Houses Jan. 10th & 11th – See you there!

Hope you are keeping warm this winter! This weekend we are showing our beautifully  built 100% green move-in ready homes all across the Portland area.  Click on the addresses below to see the houses. We look forward to seeing you this weekend. Renaissance Vintage  LEED-certified and built in...

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Open House Schedule January 3rd & 4th

Happy  New Year and welcome to 2015! We hope you and yours enjoyed the holiday season and brought in the New Year with a bang. This weekend we are showing our beautifully  built 100% green move-in ready homes all across the Portland area.  Click on the addresses below to see the houses. We look...

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Love Where You Live : Alameda & Beaumont-Wilshire Spotlight

        Finding a new home that you love is a gratifying and exciting adventure. While adoring the home itself is a huge priority, finding a neighborhood that is also the right fit is just as important. Our two homes—a Prescott Foursquare located at 3955 NE 34th Ave and a...

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Open House Holiday Schedule

Greetings, friends! We hope you’re settling in for what’s about to be a wonderful holiday. Our sites will be closed through the end of the year and will open again January 2nd! You can check out our move-in ready homes by clicking on the addresses below.  We can’t wait to see you...

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Weekend Open House Schedule December 20th and 21st

Greetings, friends! We hope you’re enjoying “the most wonderful time of the year” this December.  After you return from bringing home your holiday goods this weekend, come relax with us at one of our gorgeous open houses. Imagine your next festive gathering in a warm Yamhill, a...

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Two New Starts at Renaissance Boat Club

We’re doing what we do best at Renaissance Boat Club: building excellent homes! There’s so much activity going on at our premier Wilsonville site, as our Construction Manager Ryan Miller just started two new homes, in addition to our newly-completed model home. We’re building the Bertram Seaboard...

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Mouth-Watering Sweets and Eats in Woodlawn

The Woodlawn Neighborhood houses a mecca of delicious restaurants and cafes, all in walking distance to Renaissance’s new home at 1045 NE Oneonta.  We’d love to get your tastebuds thinking about all the places you can indulge this holiday season. Here are some of our favorite Dekum Triangle...

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Weekend Opens: December 13th and 14th

Woah! What a windy week! Thankfully our houses are still standing… even though our signs didn’t fare as well!   Hope you and yours are all safe, sound and looking forward to the sunny weekend ahead. If you’re out catching the rays, come by and see us at one of our beautiful open...

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How to properly cook a turkey – a users guide!

No Thanksgiving guest is more important than the turkey. But you might have a late arrival on your hands if you don’t get it in the oven on time. Planning a 3 p.m. meal? You’ll need to have a 20-pound bird (sans stuffing) cooking by around 10:30 a.m. Don’t stress about the...

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Renaissance at Belmont close to new ping pong club

Our move-in ready homes at the corner of SE 28th and Belmont St. in Portland are already in the heart of dozens of hot spots – Utopia Café, Slappy Cakes, the Blue Monk and Movie Madness Video. And with the opening of Pips and Bounce a few blocks west, the homeowners can now get a little exercise...

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Pumpkins are a welcome surprise at local elementary school

Renaissance real estate agents Jack Hall and Leslee Lahey had a blast donating more than 90 pumpkins to Byrom Elementary School in Tualatin just before Halloween. Bryom Principal Sarah Flynn said, “the school staff was buzzing with excitement.” When the real estate team had extra...

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Construction Corner | Benefits of Polar Blanket Insulation

Fiberglass Blown-in Insulation Systems, also known as the Polar Blanket, is one of the latest green building techniques used by Renaissance Homes. This system improves a home’s efficiency by filling the wall cavity completely, including the areas around pipes, cables and outlets. Polar Blanket...

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Contemporary finishes take center stage

The Renaissance Homes Design Studio offers interior and exterior selections catering to many different popular home styles. But contemporary finishes and features are currently taking center stage with more and more customers asking for a refreshing, sleek look at home design. Whether it’s...

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Weekend open houses — Tualatin, Sherwood, Wilsonville and Portland

The holidays may be right around the corner, but at Renaissance Homes, we consider each new, green-built home a gift that keeps on giving. Experience our quality and craftsmanship in-person at these open houses around town. Renaissance Vintage  LEED-certified and built in walkable/bikeable...

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Donate a coat this holiday season

Renaissance Homes is excited to warm up this holiday season through its Portland Rescue Mission Coat Drive. Look for the marked donation boxes at Renaissance open houses in Portland, Sherwood, Tualatin, Wilsonville and drop off a new or gently-used jacket to help someone in need. Throughout the...

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Boat Club model home opening celebration Nov. 11

Join the Renaissance Homes team Tuesday, Nov. 11, from noon to 3 p.m. for the unveiling of the model home at Renaissance Boat Club. Located at 31057 Sandy Ct. in Wilsonville, the home, in a Seaboard style, gives a nod to Cape Cod and features fabulous views of the artesian pond, gorgeous...

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Welcome home to Renaissance at Grandview

Located just off Salamo Road in West Linn and taking advantage of commanding views, the 11 new homes at Renaissance at Grandview have a clean and strong presence that transitions from outdoors to indoors seamlessly. The green-built homes – beginning construction in winter 2014 – will take a nod...

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Weekend Open Houses: From Woodlawn to Wilsonville and everyone in between!

It’s going to be a “boo”tiful weekend in Portland. Enjoy Halloween fun with the kids and don’t forget to turn your clocks back on Saturday night. An extra hour of sleep is always a nice treat! Stop by a beautiful Renaissance open house this weekend and pick one out for your...

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Visit 1045 NE Oneonta in Woodlawn

Portland’s Woodlawn neighborhood in NE Portland is charming with its streets lined with bungalows. Bordered by Columbia Blvd. to the north, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to the west, 22nd Ave. to the east and Ainsworth St. at the south, the neighborhood offers entertainment, great grub and...

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Happy retirement, Dennis McCrea, from your friends at Renaissance

Construction Manager Dennis McCrea retired this week from Renaissance Homes.  After a long history with the company – dating back to 1987 when he started framing our houses – Dennis has been instrumental to our growing company.   “Dennis has been a dedicated and loyal employee and friend for many,...

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You’d Been Booed — share the Halloween spirit this week

Looking for a little easy Halloween fun? Try Booing someone! It’s quick, it’s easy and it spreads good cheer throughout the neighborhood. Booing someone simply means ding-dong ditching them with a Halloween surprise — basket of candy or other treats — and then asking them to pass the...

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Tour two new Renaissance homes in popular Reed

The Reed neighborhood of Portland is in the southeast section of the city, just north of the Reed College campus. And Renaissance Homes is thrilled to introduce you to our new homes at 2821 SE Schiller St. and 4918 SE 33rd Ave. in Reed. Bounded on the west by railroad tracks, on the north by SE...

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Meet the Renaissance Homes team

Ever wanted to peek behind the curtain at Renaissance Homes? Now is your chance. Our company is proud to share the smiling faces that take each new, green-built home from a blueprint to move-in day. Visit our staff page here and get to know our land acquisition and development team who seek out...

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See you at our Harvest Event and open houses throughout town Oct. 25, 26

Stop by one of our spectacular Renaissance Homes open houses on display this weekend.  We’ll be hosting open houses in styles from contemporary, traditional, Nantucket and 4-square. We are sure to have a style that you’ve been dreaming about and a move-in ready home in a neighborhood...

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Renaissance wishes Woodstock Elementary a great auction

Renaissance Homes is proud to donate a tool box — filled with all of the home improvement essentials (even wine) — to the Woodstock Elementary Auction, taking place Oct. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. The popular Harvest Carnival and Auction is one of the school’s largest fundraisers and features...

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Join us Sun. Oct. 26 for our Harvest Event and Coat Drive Kick-Off

Pick up a pumpkin for the kids and enjoy pumpkin bowling. Indulge with cookies and cider as you tour two move-in ready energy efficient new Renaissance homes in Tualatin. The free Halloween themed celebration, from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday Oct. 26, takes place at 9340 SW Quinault Lane in Tualatin....

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EPS offers a clear view of home energy performance

In the market for a home that saves? Say hello to EPSTM. Brought to you by Energy Trust of Oregon, EPS is an energy performance score that helps smart homebuyers find equally smart homes – the kind that offer superior efficiency, comfort and savings. EPS lets you look behind the walls to see the...

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Visit us Oct. 18 and 19 at open houses in Sherwood, Portland, Tualatin and Wilsonville

On your way to the pumpkin patch this weekend, stop by one of our spectacular Renaissance Homes open houses.  We’ll be hosting open houses in styles from contemporary, traditional, Nantucket and 4-square. We are sure to have a style that you’ve been dreaming about. Grab that pumpkin...

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Tour popular Cleary Carriage floorplan in sought-after Maplewood

Located at 5245 SW Custer St. in Portland, this move-in ready Cleary Carriage Renaissance home features 2,335 sq. ft. and 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and an open main floor for entertaining. Part of the quiet Maplewood neighborhood, the area is almost exclusively a residential neighborhood with...

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Neighborhood profile: Reed

The Reed neighborhood of Portland is in the southeast section of the city, just north of the Reed College campus. Bounded on the west by railroad tracks, on the north by SE Holgate Ave., on the east by SE 39th Ave. and to the south by SE Eedway, SE Steele and a line south of SE Insley and SE...

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5 Housing Trends For Fall 2014

It’s not a bad time to be a homebuyer. Just don’t think the odds will be on your side indefinitely. Mortgage standards, such as credit score requirements, have started to loosen, and mortgage rates remain low. Although it is a seller’s market in many parts of the country, many sellers...

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Live next to Belmont’s hot spots

Renaissance Homes builds LEED-certified, energy-efficient homes close to Portland’s sought-after hot spots. With four new homes completing at the corner of SE 28th and SE Belmont St., Renaissance is thrilled to provide a cutting-edge lifestyle within close proximity to so much culture. Feel like a...

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Weekend open houses – Styles from Contemporary to Nantucket!

Fall is in full swing! On your way to the pumpkin patch this weekend, stop by one of our spectacular Renaissance Homes open houses.  We’ll be hosting open houses in styles from contemporary, traditional, Nantucket and 4-square. We are sure to have a style that you’ve been dreaming...

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We Buy Land: Raw land, Lots & Tear Downs

Does Your Land Have Potential?  At Renaissance Homes, we are always looking for the next opportunity to transform land into homes that benefit the surrounding community. We quickly analyze each potential project, keeping in mind the proven combination of qualities that result in successful...

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View the (miniature) Renaissance Boat Club from the clouds

Enjoy leisurely days relaxing on the shore of the Willamette River at the Renaissance Boat Club. Take the boat out for a spin, start the day kayaking or hike the trails hugging the shore in your private oasis. And to help you get a better visual of the lay of the land, Renaissance is proud to...

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Laurelhurst, Brooklyn, Sherwood, Tualatin and Wilsonville open houses

Stop by a Renaissance Home this weekend for a multitude of stunning open houses. We’re featuring a breathtaking new floorplan on SE 37th across from Laurelhurst park with a contemporary vibe. Fall is in the air with a crispness, but we’ll be lucky with some sunshine this weekend!...

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Thank you to Sunday Parkways – we enjoyed sponsoring the summer events

Renaissance Homes was thrilled to be a sponsor of Sunday Parkways this year. Beginning in May, the monthly community event held on a Sunday was an enjoyable success for the Renaissance team. Presented by Kaiser Permanente, the yearly Sunday Parkways events foster the community by blocking off...

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Renaissance Homes takes home two Building Excellence Awards

Renaissance Homes took home two Building Excellence Awards at the Sept. 30, 2014, Excellence Awards put on by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland. The tenth annual Excellence Awards Dinner recognized the outstanding work of local companies across a variety of categories,...

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Weekend open house schedule Sept. 27 and 28

It’s set to be an outstanding weekend with more great weather as summer comes to a close. And Renaissance Homes has lots of move-in ready homes on display. Oh, and don’t forget to visit us at the Renaissance booth at Sunday Parkways. Renaissance at Rychlick Farm You will fall in love with...

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Mayor Hales to join Sunday Parkways in SW Portland with Renaissance

The city of Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente will host the final Sunday Parkways of the season September 28 in Southwest Portland. Mayor Charlie Hales will join with Southwest Portlanders and thousands of others to bicycle, walk, stroll, roll and dance along the six-mile...

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A Homeowner’s Net Worth is 36x Greater Than A Renter

Over the last six years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. The Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances,...

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Attend the Oktoberfest Sat. Oct. 4 Design Studio Open House

You’re invited to an Oktoberfest themed Design Studio Open House Saturday Oct. 4 from noon to 2 p.m. Enjoy seasonal beers and light bites as you preview the Renaissance Homes Design Studio featuring all interior and exterior finishes that complete a Renaissance home. From lighting and plumbing...

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Weekend open house schedule, Sept. 20, 21

It’s set to be an outstanding weekend with more great weather as summer comes to a close. And Renaissance Homes has lots of move-in ready homes on display. Renaissance at Rychlick Farm You will fall in love with this lovely new Renaissance community in Sherwood. Situated ideally near shopping,...

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Live where you play: catch some entertainment in SE Portland

This month, enjoy all that September has to offer in beautiful SE Portland. Here is a sampling of some fun yet to be had in this beautiful area east of the Willamette River. And while you are out and about, be sure to stop by one of Renaissance Homes’ new homes in SE Portland’s Brooklyn,...

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Woodlawn neighborhood features great architecture, restaurants

Portland’s Woodlawn neighborhood in NE Portland is charming with its streets lined with bungalows. Bordered by Columbia Blvd. to the north, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to the west, 22nd Ave. to the east and Ainsworth St. at the south, the neighborhood offers entertainment, great grub and...

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Decorate your bike Sept. 28 at Sunday Parkways with Renaissance

On Sunday, Sept. 28, Renaissance Homes is proud to again provide bike decorating for patrons of Sunday Parkways. The green homebuilding company – who specializes in LEED-certified, vintage style homes in Portland – has enjoyed getting to know Sunday Parkway attendees while having fun with...

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Enjoy refreshments and tour of move-in ready Tualatin home Sept. 16

Enjoy light bites and refreshments as you tour this move-in ready stunner at 9355 SW Stono Drive in Tualatin on Tuesday Sept. 16 from noon to 3 p.m. Built green, this 2,839 sq. ft. Renaissance home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a 3 car garage. Enjoy the main floor’s flex room, kitchen...

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Tualatin’s Stono 93 caters to active lifestyles

You can have it all. Looking for a new energy-efficient home in a family-friendly, flat neighborhood? Need extra storage capabilities and desire the finest interior finishes? Like a fenced yard and low monthly utility bills? Welcome home to Stono 93 in Tualatin. Named after the intersection of SW...

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Weekend open house schedule

It’s set to be an outstanding weekend with more great weather. And Renaissance Homes has lots of move-in ready homes on display. Renaissance at Rychlick Farm You will fall in love with this lovely new Renaissance community in Sherwood. Situated ideally near shopping, schools and parks, Renaissance...

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Attend the broker’s open at 3111 SE 8th on Sept. 9, noon to 2 p.m.

We’re beyond thrilled to invite you to our broker’s open Tuesday Sept. 9 at 3111 SE 8th from noon to 2 p.m. when we unveil a very special project. Our three move-in ready homes in a row at 3111, 3115 and 3119 SE 8th in the popular Brooklyn neighborhood of Portland are striking....

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Weekend open house schedule

It’s set to be an outstanding weekend with more great weather. And Renaissance Homes has lots of move-in ready homes on display. Renaissance at Rychlick Farm You will fall in love with this lovely new Renaissance community in Sherwood. Situated ideally near shopping, schools and parks, Renaissance...

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A look back at Renaissance’s first year in business — 1984

This year, Renaissance Homes celebrates 30 years in business. And while our passion for homebuilding hasn’t wavered in three decades, much of pop culture is much different. Enjoy this look back at 1984 fun facts. In 1984… Apple computer releases the Macintosh personal computer for sale in the U.S....

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Enjoy all the flavors of Labor Day weekend

Happy Labor Day weekend, everyone. As the summer wraps up, the Renaissance Homes team wanted to offer some fun barbecue suggestions for this sunny three-day weekend. This 7-Layer Pasta Salad from Food Network is sure to enhance any weekend celebration.                 You’ll need these...

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Labor Day weekend open house schedule

It’s set to be an outstanding Labor Day weekend. And Renaissance Homes has lots of move-in ready homes on display. (Please note that our Renaissance main office will be closed on Monday for Labor Day). But, see you this weekend at: Renaissance at Rychlick Farm You will fall in love with this...

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The many sides of the Cleary

As Renaissance Homes unveils a very special project in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Portland this weekend, we wanted to share the many sides of our popular Cleary house plan. Built in neighborhoods throughout Portland, the Cleary floorplan features 2,507 sq. ft., a finished basement, open main...

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Ice Cream social at Rosemont Pointe celebrates neighborhood’s completion

It has been a privilege to build homes at Rosemont Pointe in West Linn. And with the last Renaissance home just completed in this 76 lot neighborhood just off Rosemont Road, Renaissance Community Managers Leslie Lahey and Jack Hall held an ice cream social Aug. 24 at the pool house to celebrate....

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Attend the Aug. 26 broker’s open at 3733 N. Baldwin in Kenton

Looking for a home in a charming neighborhood that’s close to all the action? Portland’s Kenton neighborhood has it all – a charming farmers market, rich history and downtown shops, outstanding parks and restaurants, and quick access to downtown Portland. Broker’s Open Aug. 26, noon to 2...

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Kenton Portland Farmers’ Market five minutes from 3733 N. Baldwin

Open on Fridays through Sept. 26, the Kenton Portland Farmers’ Market takes place between 3 and 7 p.m. in North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood at 8303 N. Denver Ave. And if you lived at our move-in ready Renaissance home at 3733 N. Baldwin St., you could fill up that basket on the front of your...

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Live in beautiful Brooklyn in a LEED-certified Cleary

Home to the Aladdin Theater, Brooklyn Park, True Brew Coffeehouse and plenty of recreational opportunities, Portland’s Brooklyn neighborhood hugs the east side of the Willamette River. Just off the Ross Island Bridge, the neighborhood – bordered by the river, Powell Blvd., McLoughlin Blvd. and...

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Neighborhood profile: Belmont District

Feel like a scramble and corned beef hash at Utopia Cafe? Or Slappy Cakes? Want to spend the afternoon at the Avalon Theatre’s Wunderland arcade? Later we could check out the bands at Blue Monk. Located in SE Portland, the Belmont District runs along Belmont Street from approximately 31st to 60th...

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Weekend open houses

We can’t wait to show you around this weekend: Renaissance at Rychlick Farm You will fall in love with this lovely new Renaissance community in Sherwood. Situated ideally near shopping, schools and parks, Renaissance at Rychlick Farm offers greenspace lots, large cul-de-sac homesites and...

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Still dreaming on the street + $2 Street of Dreams coupon

To Renaissance Homes, the NW Natural Street of Dreams stands for so much more than just a fun afternoon touring fancy houses. The home showcase in its 39th year continues to evoke excitement at Happy Valley’s northern Heights subdivision, open now through Aug. 24. From architectural details,...

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Get your bike decorated at Sunday Parkways + tour our home at Laurelhurst Park

The Renaissance Homes team is excited for the SE Portland Sunday Parkways event this weekend, Aug. 24. As a sponsor of this wonderful community bike riding event, Renaissance staff members are delighted to chat with you at our location on Sunday at 431 SE 37th Ave. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will...

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Wilsonville Farmers’ Market features food, music, cooking demonstrations and more

Taking place on Thursdays through Sept. 11, the Wilsonville Farmers’ Market takes place at Sofia Park at 28836 SW Costa Circle from 4 to 8 p.m. each week. This market features 50+ vendors sharing prepared foods, live music, cooking demonstrations and showcasing interactive events. The market...

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Welcome home to 21114 SW Nursery Way in Sherwood

This move-in ready, 3,040 sq. ft. home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a 3 car garage. Located in the beautiful Renaissance at Rychlick Farm neighborhood in Sherwood, Oregon, the home is within walking distance to Edy Ridge Elementary School and Laurel Ridge Middle School and close to hot...

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Renaissance Homes donates 500lbs of food to Oregon Food Bank

The 2nd annual Vintage Home Show wrapped up this past weekend with huge success. The joint sponsored event with Directors Mortgage was a two weekend event with four vintage style LEED certified homes built in three neighborhoods throughout Portland. At each home, a donation barrel accepted...

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Weekend open house schedule + Design Studio Open House

It’s set to be a wonderful weekend and the Renaissance crew has lots in store for you. Visit us at one of our many open houses in Portland, Sherwood, Wilsonville, West Linn and Tualatin and be sure to stop by the Design Studio Open House on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at 16865 Boones Ferry...

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Improve the energy efficiency of your air conditioner

Be ready for the summer months and improve the energy efficiency of your air conditioner at the same time. To get the most out of your air conditioner during the peak summer months, Dave Teller, Renaissance Homes’ Quality Assurance Field Specialist, recommends that homeowners run air...

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Weekend Open Houses & Sherwood Block party

Summer time is the perfect time to enjoy sunshine and ice cream! Stop by our Sherwood neighborhood, Rychlick Farm, on Saturday for a Block Party! We’ve invited the Sherwood Police Department and Scoops Ice Cream for some yummy treats and tips on keeping our kids safe! Pick up an ID kit, get...

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Attend the Rychlick Farm Block Party – meet a cop, complete a fingerprint kit and enjoy ice cream from Scoop Aug. 9

Visit Renaissance at Rychlick Farm Aug. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. for the Summer Block Party. This free, family-friendly event offers fun and educational opportunities. Tour a move-in ready, green built Renaissance home located just steps from Laurel Ridge Middle School. Indulge in savory flavors from...

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Renaissance is proud to sponsor the Alberta Street Fair Aug. 9

Renaissance Homes is proud to be a sponsor of the 17th annual Alberta Street Fair, taking place Sat. Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This celebration of community, art and music brings more than 20,000 people to Alberta Street each year. Hosted by Alberta Main Street, the free fair features a day...

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Attend the Grand Opening at Stono 93 in Tualatin Aug. 2

Renaissance Homes is proud to build six, sustainably-built homes at the intersection of SW Stono Drive and SW 93rd Terrace in a project called Stono 93. And we’re thrilled to invite you to the free Grand Opening celebration Saturday Aug. 2 from noon to 3 p.m. Tour new, green built Renaissance...

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NE PDX Sunday Parkways Photos

It was a great day in Woodlawn this past weekend for the NE Portland Sunday Parkways bike ride! It was beautiful weather and a great turnout of neighbors and visitors. The official count was 27,800 participants. Renaissance was so fortunate in that we had a cute bungalow under construction right...

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Top 10 Most Walkable Cities, PDX #7

Walkable cities aren’t only good for avid pedestrians. They also have a higher GDP per capita and higher education levels than metropolitan areas that are harder to navigate on foot, according to a new report. Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros, a...

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