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So, you’ve purchased land with the intention of building your dream home, Congratulations! This is a very exciting time, as there are many benefits of having a custom-...
When asked to pinpoint three to five elements why they recommend Renaissance Homes, John quickly replied, “Process, quality and communication,” and Teresa added, “We really trust Renaissance.” Keep reading to learn more about how the Renaissance Homes team worked together with the clients to make their home a reality!
Seasoned real estate broker Adiam Mehretab has dedicated years helping clients achieve and build their desired homes. So we took it as a high compliment when Adiam and his wife Brandy selected Renaissance Homes to build a home that would serve their family well and age with them gracefully. Read on to learn about their journey and experience with building a Renaissance Custom Home.
'Tis the season for giving back! Renaissance Homes is proud to be supporting the 2021 KGW Great Toy Drive this holiday season. We are accepting toy donations at our open houses on Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm-4pm AND at our office on Mondays through Fridays from 8am-5pm through Monday, December 13th. FOR EVERY TOY DONATED, RENAISSANCE WILL DONATE A TOY!
Paul and Clara had always dreamed of owning a small vineyard - or at least having a view of one - when they retired. So when they found a piece of land at Chelahem Mountain, Newberg, with existing pinot noir vines, they wasted no time in purchasing it. Read on to hear about this couple's journey to build their dream home!
Come see the latest home and interior design trends and tour Renaissance Homes’ newest luxury homes in Lake Oswego at 259 Pine Valley Road and 4247 Lords Lane! Check out this post for all of the details.
Whether to undertake a whole-house remodel or build a new home is a big decision some of our clients face. When we met with clients Michael and Nikki, they were ready for a change. They loved living in their established Portland neighborhood that’s within walking distance to their favorite restaurants, but they wanted to refresh and update their smaller 1,016 square foot home for themselves and their three children. After that visit and a tour of our Street of Dreams Farm-to-Table home, they replaced their remodeling ideas with plans for a new Renaissance home on their property. Keep reading to hear how we brought their home dreams to life!
For more than a year, the pandemic and national events have brought a level of uncertainty most of us have never experienced. Whether you’re looking to purchase a home or make improvements to the home you have, no doubt you’ve experienced firsthand our ever-changing market conditions. Let’s take some time to discuss how we’ve arrived at this point and what we at Renaissance Homes are doing to make homebuilding better and more predictable for our clients.
Hello, we’re Matt and Sarah, two Oregonians who have always wanted to build their own home! We’re sharing our photo diary that documents our Renaissance custom home build in Lake Oswego. We still have a couple of months to go, so feel free to follow along with us on Instagram at @firwood.farmhouse.
Gold is one of our favorite hues! We are over the moon to announce that our Street of Dreams ‘Farm-to-Table’ home took top honors at this year’s The National Awards. The home was recognized as best Single-Family Detached Model Over 4,000 Square Feet in the country!
“Just sign on the dotted line!” was the advice clients Jack and Kathy shared after moving into their new Renaissance custom home a few weeks ago. Read on to hear about their build journey!
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly shaped our perceptions of home and what it means to live well. And while there are some pandemic-inspired home design trends that could possibly change, there are a few that are proving to be essential to our health, happiness, and well-being. Maximizing our home’s space is also an added plus! Our expert design professionals from the Renaissance Homes Design Studio are sharing four home design features that will extend beyond 2021.
We are very proud to announce Renaissance Homes won FOUR awards in the 2020 National Association of Home Builders "Best in American Living Awards", including Best Home in Region - Pacific Northwest for "Farm to Table". We are incredibly grateful to be recognized on a national stage for this home. Read on to see what other categories we won!
female hiker walking through scenic trail
Looking for your next springtime adventure near Lake Oswego? Here are our top 5 trails in and around the Lake Oswego area
When designing your dream home, its important to consider the type of climate you're in when selecting plants for outdoor landscaping - check out what plants thrive in the Portland area climate.
We’re bringing you our last custom project of 2020 to the blog today, and we could not be happier with how it turned out. This incredible modern prairie-style estate is situated on more than six acres of lush woodland in West Linn.