Renaissance Blog

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 weeks 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.
Why Should I Build a Custom Home?
Buying a new home is bound to be one of the biggest investments you make in your lifetime. As such, it warrants careful consideration of exactly what type of residence...
A chef-grade kitchen, master bath with soaking tub and walk-in shower, versatile bonus room, and spacious guest suite = the ingredients of our Bethany clients’ dream home. Learn how our Renaissance On Your Land team brought their vision of a modern farmhouse to life.
With spring just around the corner, now is a great time to give us a call if you are thinking about building a home on your land, or want to find land to purchase and start the process!
Whether to buy a brand-new or resale home is one of the first decisions you’ll have to make in your purchase process. The new construction home-buying process is a little different from that of a resale home (we think it’s more fun!), and it’s helpful to get as much information as possible so you know what to expect along the way. 
We are halfway sold out at our new 10 home subdivision off of Powell in Southeast Portland- Renaissance at South Tabor. The five remaining homes will be completing in February and March. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to live in the city, surrounded by beautiful, new, energy-efficient homes!
Read more to learn about the advantages modern style homes have over older houses.