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Do you need a residential architect or a home draftsman/designer?

 

People are typically confused about who exactly they need to hire to draft their custom home floor plans. Should they Google for a local residential architect or plan drafting company or a home designer? I know because nearly half of my business comes from Google searches and so I am aware of the words and phrases […]

One house plan builder’s long road to the top in Spokane

Until only recently, I would not have claimed to be the best choice for someone in our area to select as their custom house plan draftsman. But now experience and the results of that experience have slowly given me the confidence to truly believe that. It is something that has been very exciting to have […]

Plan for the Future

There is a simple reason new home construction lacks design innovation. Building a spec home is always a gamble and so builders reduce risk by building homes they speculate have the best chance of selling. That is why the largest portion of new construction homes are three-bedroom, two bath ranchers with a covered porch, preferably […]

A Nice Day For Drive

I always love to see the projects that I have drawn blueprints for after they have been completed and are being used for what they were intended to be used for and so recently Elaine and I decided to go on a drive and visit a  projects in Central Washington.

The home was located in Desert […]

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Saving money on Spokane house, shop or any building plans

Recently I got a phone call from a guy planning to build a house in Electric City. He told me that he would be in town the following Friday and wanted to meet. He also told me that he was going to meet with two local drafting businesses who also produce Spokane house plans that […]

Thoughts on Custom Home Plans vs. Stock Plans

Are Custom Home Plans a Better Choice than Wholesale House Plans?

The short answer to the question about custom home plans versus wholesale plans is that custom home plans are the better choice when you want to have a new home built. The home we live in is not like the clothes we wear in the […]

The Sinclair

1180 sq.ft. rancher w/ drivethru garage
I designed and built this home in 2001 and recently talked to the couple who had lived in it since. They told me they loved everything about the house and felt very lucky to have found it. Its most unique feature is a drivethru garage, but close to […]