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Jul 11. 2024

How to Prepare Children for a Move

FROM MAKING THE DECISION TO BUY A NEW HOME TO ORGANIZING THE FINAL UNPACKING - DISCOVER EFFECTIVE WAYS TO PREP YOUR CHILDREN FOR A MOVE. Moving to a new home is a balancing act of excitement and challenges, especially for children. We know that your best experience comes from them having their best possible move. Making the transition fun for children doesn’t have to be a dreaded battle. We’ve put together these tips to cover everything from how ...

Jun 25. 2024

An Easy Guide for Building the Perfect Backyard for Your Next BBQ

Make your next backyard gathering a breeze with this guide. The return of outside dining season is upon us with sunny days and longer evenings inviting you to enjoy your patio. Food just seems to taste better outside, and nothing beats sharing your culinary creations with guests in the relaxing atmosphere of your own backyard. When buying a new home, the outside space can play as important a role as what’s inside. So it’s no surprise that buyers ...

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 ...