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Jun 13. 2024

Top 10 Things to Do in Ridgefield, WA: Your Ultimate Guide

Explore Ridgefield, WA: The Best 10 Activities and Attractions Ridgefield Washington, known for its neighborly community, lush forest views, charming downtown shopping district and art and music scene, offers an idyllic life for its residents. From kayaking river adventures to concerts in the park, you will find lots of fun things to explore in this town. 1. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Just a stone's throw away from Paradise Pointe, ...

May 30. 2024

Your Guide to Building a New Construction Home this Spring

Spring Into Action: Your Step-by-Step Guide to BUILDING A NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME For many of us in the PNW, spring is when projects and ideas come to life after a long winter of planning. There’s a certain energy in the air, not to mention warmer, drier days that make it the ideal time to embark on the journey of building your dream home. This sweet spot also means the spring housing and construction markets are busy. The sooner you get the leg ...

May 15. 2024

Holt's 2024 Top Floor Plans

Welcome to Your NEW Home—Flexible, Functional, and Uniquely Yours When building a new home, choosing a floor plan isn't just about counting bedrooms and bathrooms. It's about envisioning your daily life, your gatherings, your quiet moments, and how your home can adapt to all of life's phases. At Holt Homes, we don’t just build houses—we craft homes that grow with you, designed with flexibility and your future in mind. Let’s walk through some of ...

May 04. 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Transforming Extra Space into a Home Gym

Celebrating Health and Wellness in Your New Home Today is National Fitness Day! Let's dive into why we're celebrating fitness—the benefits are endless. According to the CDC, getting into a fitness routine can do wonders for your overall health. We're talking about boosting your mental and emotional well-being, lowering the risk of diseases, and even making your bones and muscles stronger. Plus, you get that post-workout glow! But hey, we get it. ...

May 01. 2024

7 Essential Tips for Starting a Thriving Backyard Garden This Season

How to Start a Garden in Your Backyard & Patio If fall and winter beckon you to enjoy plenty of cozy nesting indoors, then spring and summer beg you to get outside and make the most of your backyard or patio. Have you started your garden yet? Now’s the time to get those hands in the dirt! But before you start digging, spend even a penny at the nursery, or put any plants in the ground consider these tips to make sure you enjoy a bountiful ...

Apr 26. 2024

Temporary Rate Buydown: A Homebuyer's Guide to Lower Monthly Payments

Are you in the market for a new home but worried about the high monthly payments that come with a mortgage? A temporary rate buydown could be the solution you need. It's a savvy financial strategy that's gaining traction among homebuyers looking to ease the initial financial burden of homeownership. Let's break down what this strategy entails and how it can benefit you during the crucial first years in your new home. Understanding Temporary Rate ...