Suntel is now designing homes and subdivisions in Boise, Idaho. We are excited to have the opportunity to create homes that reflect Boise Idaho’s unique appeal. Read More…
Suntel is now designing homes and subdivisions in Houston, Texas. We are excited to have the opportunity to create homes that reflect Houston, Texas’s unique appeal… Read More
The Oregonian recently reported that while new construction is up, the number of new residents moving to Oregon is still outpacing the new homes that we’re building. Despite rising home prices, Oregon is still a very desirable state to live in and as long as people continue to move into our wonderful state we will have strong demand for housing. This coupled with the upcoming election year bodes very well for the housing industry through 2020.
Well built, well designed (skinny) homes
BY: ADRIAN MCCARTHY, HBA STAFF WRITER
During the 2019 Oregon legislative session, lawmakers passed SB 534 – Residential Narrow Lot Development that creates more opportunities for narrow lot, skinny house development than had been previously allowed. With the new rules taking effect on March 1, 2020, Port land area homebuilders – like Fish Construction and Renaissance Homes – are looking forward to building homes on the estimated 14,000 legally platted “skinny” lots in Portland. read more →
With phase one complete, we are now moving forward with Baker Creek East Phase 2 in McMinnville which will feature approximately 50 lots with homes ranging from 1800-2500 square feet. read more →
CNBC is reporting that builders confidence is the highest since last October. This definitely reflects the trend that we’re seeing with builders moving forward with larger scale projects.
Stronger home sales boost builder confidence in May
- The nation’s homebuilders are reporting a rebound in sales, and that is making them more optimistic about the housing market.
- Builder confidence in the newly built, single-family home market rose 3 points to 66 in May.
- That’s the highest reading since October.
As reported in Fox Business News on April 22, 2019, the housing market is still trying to find its’ footing, particularly in the high end product. The lower end and more moderately priced homes are continuing to surge, which reinforces what we’ve been seeing locally. The smaller product – generally 1500-2100 square feet – is selling quickly and we’ve got a glut of million dollar plus homes sitting on the market. read more →
Suntel Design is pleased to announce that they are partnering with Chad E. Davis, Builder and ECON Builders to provide all the architectural planning and construction documents for 31 new single family homes to be built in Forest Grove, Oregon. The homes will range from approximately 1500 to 2000 square feet and all will have at least 3 bedrooms and two bathroom. Most will feature covered patios and island kitchens and construction is set begin soon. Please contact either Chad E Davis or ECON Builders for sales and pricing information.
As reported recently by CNBC.com, prices in the bay area have fallen for the first time since 2012. While this could be simply a minor correction, it’s worthy to take note of as California has historically led home prices in the Northwest and could signal that we’re not yet done with the correction cycle that started last summer. read more →