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Mar 30. 2022

It's That Time of Year...To Think About Yard Work

It's that time of year again! Longer daylight hours, warming temperatures and buds opening on plants mean spring is nearly upon us. Is your green thumb ready to get to work? We've asked our Senior Vice President of Land Development, Mike Loomis, for some best tips for making your outdoor space stand out. Here's what we learned: How to Get a Green, Lush Lawn With your lawns starting to push growth, it is a great time to start adding fertilizer ...

Mar 17. 2022

Walk Through Our Virtual Tour Page

See our homes for yourself in our virtual tours! Sometimes you just need to see things for yourself, and that's exactly why Holt Homes provides virtual tours of our homes. We know it's not always possible to get out and see a model home for yourself. Schedules get in the way, you can be looking remotely, or deciding on a new area to live. No matter what the reason, our virtual tour page on the Holt Homes website will make you feel like you are ...

Mar 11. 2022

Top Floor Plans Under 2,000 Sq Feet

Maximize your Space with Top Floor Plans Under 2,000 Square Feet Homes with a smaller footprint aren't just a wise choice for your budget, but they are also good for a lot of things: less cleaning, being more energy efficient, feeling more connected, and it encourages you to have a home that is full of what you want, and none of what you don't. The versatility of smaller homes is truly invaluable! Another great reason to have a home under 2,000 ...

Feb 22. 2022

Why Work with a Preferred Lender?

You may have heard that working with a preferred lender has its perks. And, you're right! There's a reason that builders select longstanding loan partners. Put simply: an experienced, reliable lender is the key to a smooth home-buying experience. Our preferred lenders Flagstar and US Bank are industry leaders with specialized knowledge in new construction homes. They understand the buying process, know our team well, and deliver on time, making ...

Feb 15. 2022

Holt Homes Wins Platinum Builder Award for 2021

We are proud to share that Holt Homes (The Holt Group) won a 2021 Platinum Builder Award from 2-10 Builders. The Platinum Builder Award recognizes accomplished builders who demonstrate leadership in new construction with innovations in design, marketing strategy, and construction technology. Builders that receive this award think big while remaining committed to providing the personal touch that connects home buyers to the communities in which ...

Feb 14. 2022

New Community Spotlight: Gateway Landing

Holt Homes has a new community coming soon to Troutdale, Oregon, and it's one you don't want to miss. Gateway Landing in Troutdale is located at the base of the picturesque Columbia River Gorge. The great new community will feature 3-story townhomes with flexible studio spaces on the ground level. If you've been looking for a new construction home not too far from Portland and closer to your favorite nature activities, then Gateway Landing is ...