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Apr 20. 2021

The Tax Benefits of Homeownership

Ah, tax season. It's a time of reflection, a time of organization, and for some lucky folks, it can be a time for celebration. We all want to come out ahead when we do our taxes, and it may surprise you to know that owning a home can benefit you when it comes to tax time. First of all, we always recommend that you consult a tax professional in all tax-related matters. But, we can tell you that there are some potential tax perks to owning a home ...

Apr 20. 2021

Why Buy New?

Buying a new home is a big step, and big steps can be scary. But this is a good big step. It's a step toward owning the largest investment you may ever make, and when you buy new with Holt Homes...it's a step toward getting exactly what you want in your home. Here are a few scenarios to consider: A) You have been renting a 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom home in a neighborhood you love for 5 years. Your landlord gives you notice of your rent going up for ...

Mar 25. 2021

Area Spotlight: Life at Corvallis and Ponderosa Ridge

One of our newest Holt community locations is Corvallis, Oregon, home to Ponderosa Ridge. Located in the Northwest pocket of Corvallis, Oregon, this area is in demand. Let's take a closer look at life in Corvallis, and why it makes Ponderosa Ridge a great place to call home. Just Add Water Corvallis is located on the Willamette River, which delivers both natural beauty and water activities. So, whether you'd like to relax riverside with a glass ...

Mar 19. 2021

Featured Floor Plan: The 1626

The 1626 floor plan at Pleasant Valley Villages is a great home for all kinds of families. This two-story 1,626 square foot home has three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a thoughtful layout that makes the most of its space. The main floor has a natural flow from the living room to the kitchen and dining areas, which is great for family life and entertaining. Upstairs has an owner's suite with a walk-in closet, laundry room, two ...

Mar 19. 2021

2021 Holt Homes Floorplan Guide

Our 2021 New Home Guide showcases the wide variety of homes Holt offers. The guide puts a selection of our most popular homes at your fingertips, so you can explore the options and decide what you like best. From modest starter homes to larger-sized family homes, we have dozens of beautiful floor plans to choose from. Our handy New Home Guide highlights some of our homeowner favorites. Here's a sneak peek at what you can expect: The 1833–"The ...

Mar 10. 2021

Top New Home Design Trends for 2021

10 ideas from our design center partners to inspire your new home. If you've been thinking about a new home, you've probably seen lots of different home styles, designs, and trends. We understand it can be overwhelming! That's why we've put together an easy guide of the Top Home Design Trends for 2021*. The Holt Homes Design Team is always on the lookout for the newest trends, and how to best incorporate them into our homes. Trends are a great ...