Resources for Building a Custom Home: 

Let us help you navigate the home building process.

You have 3 key decisions to make:

  1. Finding a great lot to build on

  2. Hiring a custom home designer / architect

  3. Choosing a builder (your guide)



Choosing a lot to build on can feel stressful, but it doesn’t have to. Here is a simple guide to help you navigate the decision, either with your realtor or with help from a builder or architect.

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The Tree Farm development map


Home Design

Choosing a great Custom Home Designer is crucial to the success of your project. They will be the ones who help you bring the vision of your dream home to life. Here is a simple guide to hiring a designer with helpful answers to FAQs plus a list of local Home Designers and Architects we can recommend.

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Brasada Ranch Steve Bennett Builders Architectural Drawing pdf



Choosing a Custom Home Builder

Planning and building a custom home is an adventure and a commitment. You will need an experienced guide to help you navigate the Central Oregon building process. Choose wisely. Learn the right questions to ask and qualities to look for when choosing a custom home builder:

Choose Wisely
The Adventure Begins for choosing your custom home builder

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Frequently Asked Questions

25 Years of Building Custom Homes in Central Oregon – Here are the 8 Most Frequently Asked Questions. Q&A with Steve Bennett, Owner of Steve Bennett Builders.

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Frequently Asked Questions Building a Custom Home in Central Oregon

Frequently Asked Questions – Checklist


Home Design

Checklist: What to Bring to Your First Meeting with an Architect

Interviewing a Home Designer or Architect can be uncharted territory. How do you prepare for the first meeting? What questions should you ask? What should you bring? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Read our guide and answers to these common questions.

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  • Rick Wright Design Studio Bend Oregon Logo
  • Tebbs Design Group Bend Oregon Logo
  • Scott Gilbride Architect Bend Oregon Logo
  • Mount Bachelor Design Studio Howard Spector Bend Oregon Logo
  • Neal Huston and Associates Architects Bend Oregon Logo

Home Design Questionnaire Template


Home Design

Green Building in Bend

“Building a sustainable home is not for accolades or recognition, it’s a gratifying by-product of emphasizing quality and homeowner satisfaction.” Read our perspective on sustainable “green design” and the techniques and features we use in our homes:

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Green Sustainable Building Features