Deciding Between Buying a New Construction Home or Building on Your Lot? We’ve Got Answers

To buy in a community or build on your own lot, that is the question. And at Pahlisch, we get this question a lot. If you’re familiar with our family of companies, you may know you have the option of buying a new construction home in a Pahlisch Homes community or building on your land with Pahlisch Select. So, what’s right for you? We’ll lay out the benefits to both, and then the decision-making is up to you and your goals — but of course, you always have our New Homes Specialists to turn to for that as well.   Buying a New Construction Home with Pahlisch Homes Goes Beyond Quality Homes  When thinking about buying a new construction home, you’re

Pahlisch’s Favorite Accent Paint Colors

One of the beautiful parts of homeownership is having options. From personalizing your space with a dramatic accent wall to selecting a creamy neutral for a sunny nook, the right paint colors can really up the cozy factor in your favorite room. However, it can be hard to know if you’re choosing the right shade until you see it on the whole wall. You’ll fall in love with these popular paint colors we trust for our own model homes inspired by expertly chosen annual Color Forecasts from Sherwin Williams.  Earth Tones and Organic Hues for 2022 Today’s trending home interiors feature modern, organic hues. Neutrals are anything but ordinary with the right contrasting color or splash of textures from baskets,

Your Dream Home, From the Ground Up

What Do You Want Most In A Pahlisch Community? At Pahlisch, the needs of our homeowners come first. Everything we create is designed with you in mind—from community amenities like paved trails and luxury pools to home design styles, HOA, and community events designed to bring neighbors together. But we’ve got to know: what tops your wish list for a Pahlisch home or community experience? Share with us in a short survey and earn an entry toward a gift card giveaway! 

The Back To School Checklist to Get Ready for Fall

A new school year is on its way as the summer holidays wind down. And with the cooler nights and fuller schedules, it’s time to start planning for the fall. Is your child changing school districts this year? Or starting in a new classroom? Chances are, you need a back-to-school checklist. We’re here to help your household stay organized through this seasonal transition! Get our simple prep ideas for the most-used spaces in your home during the school year and send your kid back to school on the right foot. Get Ahead of School District Changes First things first! Get to know the school district your child is attending this fall. If you are new to your area, brush up

Is The Housing Market Going to Crash? Predictions From Our Preferred Lending Partner, Hixon Mortgage

With low home inventory and competitive sale prices, many are wondering—is now the right time to buy a home? Our preferred lending partner, Hixon Mortgage, weighs in, answering the top-of-mind question: Is the housing market going to crash? From navigating mortgage rates to understanding available financing programs, Hixon’s housing market predictions are here to help you make informed decisions.  What to expect from the current housing market When sensational headlines abound, it can be easy to get caught up in the uncertainty of the moment. And asking yourself if the housing market is going to crash is reasonable in an ever-changing mortgage landscape. But based on housing market predictions from our expert lending partners, there are plenty of reasons to

How to Plan The Perfect Outdoor Movie Night

Summer. There’s nothing quite as perfect as an outdoor movie night under lantern lights in the park or backyard. Think of the possibilities! Spending time with friends and neighbors, circling the kids up on a picnic blanket with their favorite snacks, and taking advantage of those slow, warm nights. With the right technology and a bit of backyard magic, you can transform your outdoor space into a movie experience to remember! Open Spaces That Are Perfect for Outdoor Movie Night  Let’s start with the basics. A cozy outdoor movie theater includes all the right elements, including the perfect space. Ideally, it could be your own backyard. But if that space isn’t big enough, you’ll need another large open area, ideally

Which Bestselling Pahlisch Surface Package is Right For You?

Designing a home that reflects you and your lifestyle is an exciting process. Some people dream about their home interior for years, dedicating entire Pinterest boards to even the most minute design elements. At Pahlisch, we love this process as much as the next home enthusiast. That’s why we’ve developed dreamy surface packages to help homeowners lay the foundation for their dream home aesthetic. Out of all our surface packages, four rise above the rest as current bestsellers amongst our homeowners.  But First, What Is A Pahlisch Surface Package? With the help of industry-leading designers, we’ve created beautiful selections of matching flooring, countertops, and backsplash tiles. These collections create the perfect foundation for our clients’ unique interior design styles. Surface

The Benefits of Choosing a First Floor Primary Suite With Pahlisch Homes

The primary suite of any home should be a special oasis. It’s where you can unwind, reset, and find some calm in the chaos. A first floor primary suite takes that to the next level. At Pahlisch Homes, we’ve spent decades perfecting our award-winning floor plans to meet the needs of people at all stages of their lives. And whatever stage you’re currently in, this floor plan offers benefits like convenience and increased home value.  Defining the First Floor Primary Suite and Its Many Benefits   A first floor primary suite—also known as an owner’s or master suite—specifically refers to a home where the primary bedroom is on the main level.  In general, we know many things go into making a

Discover the Westside of Bend, Oregon: Our Complete Area Guide

Finding your next home is about more than layout, storage options, and unique add-ons. It’s about finding community right outside your door, where people come together to work and play. And in the beautiful, bustling Westside of Bend, Oregon, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy a lifestyle you love. With access to breathtaking nature, a vibrant entertainment and shopping district, and a perfect range of thoughtfully designed homes, living here is the definition of convenience and luxury.  This guide is the ultimate map for Bend, Oregon’s Westside area, and the Pahlisch communities found here.  Discover the Variety of Our Westside Bend Communities  At Pahlisch, we pride ourselves on developing communities with intention—down to the smallest details. In each of

Introducing the Pahlisch Family of Companies

Maybe you were first introduced to Pahlisch Homes when driving through Bend, Oregon or Tri-Cities, Washington and seeing a sign pop up talking about one of our new communities. Or, maybe, you’re reading this blog from the comfort of your Pahlisch home as we speak. However you first learned about us, we’d like to introduce you to the rest of our family—our family of companies, that is. This blog will deep dive into Pahlisch Homes, Pahlisch Commercial, Pahlisch Real Estate, and Pahlisch Select.    The Pahlisch Family of Companies Is All About Bringing Community Home  Since 1983, we’ve been growing communities. When founder Dennis Pahlisch broke ground on his first home, he made it his mission to build homes with