Join us at a weekend open house | Portland, Sherwood, West Linn, Lake Oswego

We can’t wait to see you and share what we’ve been up to. Below is our open house schedule for this weekend. Have fun exploring your favorite neighborhoods and touring our available, green-built homes. Renaissance at Rychlick Farm –  You will fall in love with this lovely new Renaissance community...

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We’ll see you at Sunday Parkways

Renaissance Homes is thrilled to sponsor Sunday Parkways this year. Grab some friends and take to the streets. Beginning in May, five neighborhoods in Portland will be a playground for athletic opportunities. Presented by Kaiser Permanente, Sunday Parkways fosters the community through five events...

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Your perfect day in Clinton/Division

Your new Renaissance home at 3926 SE Clinton is in the heart of all the action. Located in Southeast Portland, the area thrives thanks to its strong community spirit. Passionate mom-and-pop shop owners are up early rearranging window displays and adjusting daily specials on the menu. From...

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Weekend open house schedule | Cartathlon IV participation

We can’t wait to see you and share what we’ve been up to. Below is our open house schedule for this weekend. And, if you haven’t yet signed up, now is the time. Renaissance is participating in Cartathlon IV on Sunday so grab those wacky costumes and take to Portland’s streets. You may...

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Revisiting “Splendor in the Grass”

About the Street of Dreams home “Splendor in the Grass” Address: 2415 Remington Drive, West Linn Price: $525,000 Square feet: 4,155 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3.5 Color scheme: Teal, burgundy, royal blue with taupe carpeting and walls Highlights: Curved staircase, library, open floorplan...

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Weekend open house schedule – homes and the Design Studio

It’s set to be a great weekend in Portland. Comedian and actor Richard Lewis will bring the laughs at the Helium Comedy Club, an “’80s Uprise” video dance party will take place at the Bossanova Ballroom and the Hillsdale Brewfest will showcase 22 of McMenamins’ finest bears at the Hillsdale...

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Spotlight on Lance Dunning Construction

Lance Dunning and his team with Lance Dunning Construction from Milwaukie has framed Renaissance homes since 1990. “We go back even farther,” Renaissance Homes President Randy Sebastian said of the framing contractor. “Lance and I went to elementary school together at Cedaroak Park in West Linn.”...

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Attend Feb. 22 Design Studio Open House

You’re invited to a Design Studio Open House Saturday Feb. 22 from noon to 2 p.m. Enjoy refreshments 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 fixtures, tile details,...

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Revisiting Randy’s first house | Renaissance beginnings

With more than 2,500 homes under his tool belt, Renaissance Homes President Randy Sebastian took a drive recently to view the first home he built in 1984. As his company celebrates 30 years in business this year, it’s a unique story to learn how the business got started – with one house. “We all...

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Sckavone’s brunch in Clinton is a best kept secret

The counter at Sckavone’s restaurant has been a gathering spot since the 1930s. Before becoming one of the best kept breakfast spots in Portland, it was the Eveready Drugstore and the long counter with built-in bar stools was where locals would gather for an ice cream cone or soda pop and discuss...

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Weekend open house schedule | Car showcase with KINK FM prize van

Renaissance Homes’ staff is ready to celebrate this weekend. With numerous open houses to view throughout the metro area, the company is also playing host to an outstanding Open Garage Event. Attend the Feb. 15 garage party from noon to 4 p.m. at 1388 Rosemont Road in West Linn and enjoy specialty...

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Attend the Open Garage Event – specialty cars, KINK FM prizes, leading contractors

Spend the 14th pampering your sweetie, and the 15th pampering your car. Attend our Feb. 15 Open Garage Event at 1388 Rosemont Road in West Linn from noon to 4 p.m. Tour the gorgeous move-in ready home featuring a five car garage. View specialty cars on display while you enjoy tunes from the KINK...

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Yoga in Sherwood is the perfect escape

New Year’s resolutions can come and go – possibly just as easily as forgetting what presents you gave for Christmas this year. According to a usa.gov poll, losing weight is the top resolution for Americans every year. This doesn’t come as a surprise, rather a statement, that obtaining better...

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Enjoy sweet treats at Feb. 11 Valentine-themed broker’s opens

Happy early Valentine’s Day. And in honor of all things we love, we’re excited to share two beautiful, new homes – one in West Linn; one in Portland. Join us for a tour of two move-in ready Renaissance homes and enjoy sweet bites and bubbly Feb. 11 from noon to 2 p.m. Plus, the first five people...

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Weekend open house schedule | Explore our neighborhoods

We’d love to see you at an open house this weekend. Enjoy exploring the neighborhoods where Renaissance Homes is building its green homes in Portland, Sherwood, Lake Oswego and West Linn. Like John’s Landing and the proximity to the river and downtown Portland? Nearby Jola Café offers a great...

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Visit our open houses this weekend — we’re open game day

Sure, this weekend is the Super Bowl but wouldn’t you like to do a touchdown dance of your own? With so many beautiful, finished green-built homes on display in Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn and Sherwood, is 2014 the year your family moves into your dream home? Explore your favorite...

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Blake

Floorplan Description The Blake embodies style and flexibility in it’s formal and casual spaces. Entertain for the holidays and impress everyone with your gorgeous formal dining room, filled with natural light. Pop into the kitchen easily through the butler’s pantry or grab an item...

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Avery

Floorplan Description This floorplan lives luxuriously! From the spacious great room overlooking the rear yard, to the main level den, the flexibility this floorplan offers will inspire you. The kitchen enchants with a large work island and eating bar. Entertain with friends and keep an eye on the...

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Renaissance celebrates 30 years in business

2014 marks Renaissance Homes’ 30th year in business. Thank you for being a part of our journey. While a lot has changed in 30 years, one constant drives every member of our team – a passion for homebuilding. We find this industry inspiring, innovative and rewarding. We’re excited to make 2014 a...

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Win prizes, hear tunes and tour an ADU in John’s Landing

Join the KINK FM roadies for free prizes, music and catering from Elephants Delicatessen as you tour the move-in ready LEED-certified Renaissance Home at 5923 SW Hood Ave. in Portland on Sunday Jan. 26 from noon to 2 p.m.  John’s Landing Spend the afternoon in sought-after John’s Landing and enjoy...

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Weekend open houses — join us for prizes and lunch

It’s set to be a beautiful weekend in Portland. We can’t wait to show you around. Plus, you can win prizes and enjoy lunch at our John’s Landing home on display. We’ll see you soon. Here is our open house schedule: Renaissance at Rychlick Farm –  You will fall in love with...

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Your perfect day in John’s Landing

Your new move-in ready Renaissance home at 5923 SW Hood Ave. is in the heart of all the action. Located in Southwest Portland, the area is a hot spot filled with restaurants, coffee shops, shopping opportunities, gourmet grocery stores, great transportation and riverfront access. Enjoy living...

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Enjoy refreshments and prizes at Jan. 21 broker’s opens

Join the Renaissance team Tues. Jan. 21 from noon to 2 p.m. and enjoy light bites and refreshments at two locations – one in the John’s Landing neighborhood of Portland and one in the Rosemont area of West Linn. Plus, enter to win tickets to the delicious Chocolate Fest taking place this weekend....

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Attend a weekend open house

It’s set to be a fun weekend in the metro area. Tracy Morgan will bring the laughs at Helium Comedy Club, the Aladdin Theater will play host to a “Blues Harmonica Blowout” and Lola’s Room will celebrate 40 years of music videos with dancing amid giant video screens. And Renaissance Homes will...

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Weekend open house schedule

We have more than seven homes on display this weekend. We can’t wait to show you around. 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...

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Home of the week – 5517 SE Steele

Blending a combination of countryside cottage architecture with contemporary flair, the Morrison Cottage at 5517 SE Steele is LEED-certified, yet boasts timeless craftsmanship. At 2,275 square feet, the Morrison Cottage with its striking shake facade and A frame roofline boasts 3 bedrooms, 2.5...

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Home of the Week – 1388 Rosemont Road

Experience the splendor of living atop beautiful West Linn. Located at 1388 Rosemont Road in West Linn, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home lives large. With a five car garage and expansive laundry room with four additional large closets, everything will have its place in this large 4,053 sq. ft....

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Holiday weekend open house schedule

Happy holidays. We hope your family is enjoying the season. Wishing to host next year’s traditions in your new, green built Renaissance home? Visit us this weekend at our open houses. We can’t wait to show you around and share our passion for homebuilding. Renaissance at Rychlick...

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Weekend open house schedule

We can’t wait to show you around this weekend. From family homes in quiet neighborhoods backing to school grounds to neighborhoods with views and a community pool, charming, vintage-inspired homes in Portland’s hot spots to the sleek, understated lines of the Metro collection, steps...

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7 top housing trends for 2013

“In 2012 we saw the housing market recover and, going into 2013, we expected continuing recovery,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors. “Instead, the recovery accelerated a lot faster than we anticipated, which was great for sellers and for the 75 million...

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Renaissance at Stono 93

Welcome to Stono 93 in Tualatin, Oregon Renaissance Homes will open Stono 93 – a collection of new homes for sale in Tualatin, Oregon – in spring 2014. Six exclusive energy-efficient new homes will be built, all with luxurious amenities, main level dens, gourmet kitchens and all will...

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Learn about the Holiday Home Tour homes on display

With homes from the Vintage, Metro and Signature collections of homes, the Dec. 14 and 15 Holiday Home Tour showcases the diversity that Renaissance Homes builds. Known for its craftsmanship and green building techniques, Renaissance is a leader with green building. We can’t wait to give you...

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Attend the Holiday Home Tour Dec. 14 and 15

Tis’ the season to cherish the importance of home. We welcome you to attend the Renaissance Homes Holiday Home tour.  When: Dec. 14 and 15, noon to 5 p.m. Where: Scattered site tour. Homes from the Vintage, Signature and Metro collections will be on display.Renaissance at Rychlick Farm (Sherwood):...

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New-home sales show biggest monthly increase since May 1980

Americans ramped up purchases of new homes in October after three months of soft sales, evidence that the housing recovery is improving fitfully. Sales of new homes grew 25.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 444,000, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. That was the largest...

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Home of the Week: 1703 SW Custer, Portland

Walk to Custer Park and Stephens Creek Natural Area. When at home, enjoy a view of Mt. Hood. The home at 1703 SW Custer in Multnomah Village is part of Renaissance Homes’ LEED-certified Vintage Collection and in the heart of all the action. Enjoy the area’s many shops, eateries and entertainment...

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Holiday weekend open house schedule

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.  And speaking of the holidays, how is your home functioning for your get-togethers? Wish you had additional prep space? Need a guest room? Hoping to create memories in a more inspiring environment? Bring the family along this weekend to tour new,...

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Giving thanks

At Renaissance Homes, we are thankful to have the privilege to come to work each day energized about what’s ahead. We’re proud of our strong relationships with our trade partners and our clients. We are passionate about homebuilding and take green building very seriously. Thankfully, we know you...

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View three homes Tuesday – West Linn, Portland

  Gather’ round. In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Renaissance Homes would like to invite you to view three open houses Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy holiday desserts and refreshments at the move-in ready homes and enter to win a free turkey. Learn about green...

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Weekend open houses | Plus, holiday decorating

It’s going to be a great weekend to visit a Renaissance home. Whether you are looking at neighborhoods in Portland, Sherwood, West Linn or Lake Oswego, the Renaissance team is excited to share its move-in ready homes. In fact, you may just win a few prizes and useful tips for decorating for...

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Learn how to set the perfect holiday tablescape Nov. 10

The holidays are just around the corner and the season for gathering has begun. Gather in style and leave your guests with lasting memories of a delicious meal and a time well had. A joyful table arrangement will keep everyone in the festive mood. Renaissance Homes’ designers Lynnette Sandgren and...

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Introducing new cottage-inspired floorplans

The Morrison Bungalow and Cottage deliver countryside charm. Experience Renaissance Homes’ two new cottage-inspired floorplans – the Morrison Bungalow and the Morrison Cottage. Currently being built at 5521 and 5517 SE Steele in Portland’s Woodstock neighborhood, these homes will boast the...

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Attend the Design Studio Open House

You’re invited to a Design Studio Open House Saturday Nov. 2 from noon to 2 p.m. Enjoy refreshments 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 fixtures, tile details,...

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A Taste of Autumn | Apple Tasting Event

Join Renaissance Homes for a Taste of Autumn as we celebrate everyone’s favorite fruit. We’ll be taste testing apples, apples and more apples! Join us for a selection of local apples, tasty cider and even a unique northwest treat – apple beer! Yum! All the tasty fun begins Saturday, October...

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Weekend Open Houses | Pumpkins, Modern Style & Greenspaces

The sun is shining and Oregonians are enjoying a warm October weekend. Get out and stop by an open house and start dreaming about the home you could move in to before the holidays! Renaissance at Rychlick Farm – Stop by this weekend and visit our Pumpkin Patch Event on Sunday, 12-2. Join...

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Renaissance Style: Top 10 Staging Tips

Just like in life, you only have one chance to make a good first impression. If you are selling your home, make sure when prospective home buyers come see your home, it is ready! 1. Declutter Clutter makes homes seem small and disorganized. Pack-up now…you have to do it anyway. Everything in the...

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We’ll see you at the Expo Center and open houses

The Renaissance team is excited to strike up a fun conversation with you this weekend. Whether you visit us at our open houses around town or at our booth at the Fall Home & Garden Show at the Portland Expo Center, we look forward to sharing our passion for building green homes. With homes to...

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Weekend open houses | Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Sherwood

After visiting the Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show or Fun on Foster Festival and Art Walk Saturday, be sure to stop by a Renaissance home on display.  Learn about our cut-above green building techniques and explore a new neighborhood. We’re building in all the hot spots in Portland, Lake...

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7 Reasons to Buy a House Before 2014

If you’ve been thinking about taking the plunge and buying a home, the last quarter of 2013 might just be the time to do it. Rates on fixed-rate loans are still appealing, and experts say it’s still cheaper to buy than rent. Some financial institutions are also a little more lax with...

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Visit a weekend open house | Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Sherwood

Mutts will strut over to Dogtoberfest at Luck Lab Brew Pub Saturday to help raise funds for DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital. In the evening, “Chelsea Lately” Comedienne Heather McDonald will perform at Helium Comedy Club. And now is a good time to brush up on your X-Files knowledge for the...

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Experts Comment on the Housing Market

National experts weigh in with their thoughts on real estate, the housing market and how we’re recovering. Rick Judson, chairman of NAHB Responding to the report that over 80% of housing markets are improving: “While there is still plenty of room for growth, this is an excellent indication...

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