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May 06. 2022

First-Time Homebuyer Checklist

If you're a first-time homebuyer, you probably have a lot of questions. How do I get pre-approved for a mortgage? What features should I be looking for in a home? Are home warranties important? These are all great questions. Here are some helpful steps that will take you from "Where do I start?" to a successful closing! What to Look for in a New Home Model homes can vary by site and by builder. Some models serve to inspire homebuyers and show ...

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 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 ...

Jan 28. 2022

Top Floor Plans of 2021

2021 has come and gone, and while we're excited about the new year ahead, it's always wise to take a look back at what the previous year has held. Reflecting back on 2021, it's clear which of our Holt Homes plans were most in demand. With a range of sizes and styles, our homes have something for everyone. Here are Holt Homes' Top Plans of 2021: 1) The 1520 1520 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, two-story townhome. With a welcoming covered ...