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Jun 30. 2022

The Homeowner's Guide to Floor Care

Maintaining Your Floor's Appearance and Integrity One of the most satisfying aspects of owning a newly constructed home is those fresh, unblemished floors. But even homes containing the most-high quality and durable flooring can start to see the wear of daily life over time. Luckily, you can easily preserve your floor's appearance and integrity for years to come with proper and regular care. Let's break down some of the best methods for ...

Jun 29. 2022

Maintaining Your Drywall & Paint

Maintaining Your Drywall & Paint There's something so special about that first year in a brand-new Holt home. That crisp smell, those shiny new floors, the ultra-soft carpets, and, of course, those freshly painted walls…wait… is that a crack?   Fret not. Just when you're finally starting to relax into your new surroundings, so is your home, and it'll show in a process called “settling”. Cracks and flaws in drywall and paint are par for the ...

Jun 24. 2022

First-Time Homebuilder Checklist

First-Time Homebuilder Checklist Building a new home is a big deal. We know you may not know exactly where to begin your journey to your new home, and that's why we've created this helpful First-Time Homebuilder Checklist. Follow these steps, and the process will be organized and enjoyable. Establish Your Buying Power: The best first thing you can do when you are considering building a new home is to determine your budget. Too often first-timers ...

Jun 16. 2022

Tour the Model Home at Gateway Landing

Welcome to Gateway Landing and Our 1443 Floor Plan! Holt is excited to invite you to take a look at our newest model home in Gateway Landing. The model home is one of many of our new, craftsman-style townhomes that are within cycling or walking distance of charming downtown Troutdale. Here, the great outdoors is right outside your home and you can enjoy many recreational activities right in your own backyard. Gateway Landing will feature 3-story ...

Jun 02. 2022

Meet our Senior Superintendent: Lorant from Laurel Woods

Laurel Woods is a master-planned community in Cornelius, Oregon People are coming from all over the PNW to check out this beautiful community. With perks like a huge park with a play structure and sports field, basketball court, outdoor exercise areas, and walking trails, Laurel Woods delivers a lifestyle you'll love. Get to know our Team at Laurel Woods From the very beginning, our superintendents begin fostering relationships with our ...

May 26. 2022

Floor Plan Spotlight: Gateway Landing

See what life is like at Gateway Landing Gateway Landing is a new home community from Holt Homes located at the base of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge in Troutdale, Oregon. This great community is now selling 3-story craftsman-style townhomes with flexible studio spaces on the ground level. With lots of features included with each townhome, Gateway Landing has the new home you've been looking for in an amazing location.    The 1303 This ...