Renaissance Blog

Oregon is experiencing an unprecedented wildfire season right now. With abundant smoke, ash, and particulate matter produced by the fires, air quality is unsafe and can be dangerous for sensitive groups. The best thing we all can do is to stay home as much as possible and take the necessary precautions to maintain healthy indoor air quality. Our friends at Pyramid Heating & Cooling have shared what you can do NOW to keep the air in your home clean and safe. 
Clients Jordan and Kristin had owned a Renaissance home previously and appreciated the team’s responsiveness and commitment to the highest quality. When they began planning to build their dream home on their land in the West Linn-Stafford area, they started touring model homes in the surrounding areas for ideas. They fell in love with our award-winning 2019 Street of Dreams home in Wilsonville and knew they had found their inspiration. Keep reading to hear about their experience building their Renaissance home!
Acquiring a new home is generally one of the biggest investments you make in your life—and not just financially. The process also requires an investment of time and...
When prospective homebuyers think of acquiring a new house, they commonly envision researching the best homes on the market in or near the community they prefer and...
Many families have been rethinking what ‘home’ means these past several months and are re-evaluating their needs and priorities when it comes to space and floor plan design. The home is our Turner floor plan with four bedrooms, four baths, an office or optional den or fifth bedroom, second-floor bonus room, and an incredible covered outdoor living area that can be enjoyed all year long. A gated entry and beautiful balance of hard and soft scaping creates a dramatic sense of arrival. Striking exterior architecture blends the appeal of a vintage-style farmhouse with contemporary styling, ideally suited for today’s families.
With its thriving art scene, abundance of green spaces, craft breweries, and eco-friendliness, Portland balances the advantages of urban living with a strong sense of...
Building or buying a new home is a major undertaking. With the immense amount of time, money, and emotion that goes into the process—not to mention how your new home...
Kick off Summer 2020 at the Renaissance Homes Summer Breakout Tour happening Thursday-Sunday, June 18-21 & June 25-28. We are showcasing seven homes in four locations throughout Portland, West Slope, and Stafford and will be offering Ruby Jewel ice cream sandwiches. We are also raffling off four bicycles - you can enter to win at each location. We can't wait to see you there!
It’s common knowledge that different custom home builders in the Portland area have different styles and techniques that may affect how your new house looks on the...
Check out our latest blog post on one of our newly finished builds in the heart of Oregon's Wine Country, describing the "Renaissance Difference" and homeowner testimony!
In light of rising energy costs and environmental concerns, energy efficiency is an increasingly desirable feature on the checklist of new home buyers in the Portland...
We’re several months into the state’s Stay Home directive, and it’s probably the most time any of us has continuously spent in our homes! With the entire family under one roof for an extended period of time, you’re probably noticing areas of your home that work better than others. Now is a good time to reflect, evaluate, and speak with family members about spaces in the home that could be improved to address the current work-and-home situation and future priorities. Check out this post for home design ideas that can help you out when buying or building your next Renaissance home!
A huge thank you to all who donated groceries and money towards our Food Drive to supply families in need with groceries and gift cards during these hard times. We shopped and packed up the groceries and were able to deliver to these grateful families in the communities we build in. These times are tough, but we are tougher together!
Times are tough and we would love to help out a 100 deserving families during this difficult time. Check out the post to see how you can help us make a difference!
What does Oregon's "Stay-At-Home" order mean for the Construction and Real Estate industry? Can you still tour a Renaissance home? Please read for all the information on the precautions Renaissance Homes is taking during this time with COVID-19.
Check out this article from Oregon Live discussing Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on the construction industry - with some commentary from our Owner & President, Randy Sebastian.