2024 COBA Tour of Homes with Pahlisch Homes

Pahlisch Homes is proud to show two homes in the 2024 Central Oregon Builders Association Tour of Homes! See the Pahlisch homes on Tour The Central Oregon Builders Association Tour of Homes spanned from July 14th – 23rd. Pahlisch Homes featured two homes and are excited showcase them below. Petrosa – The Shasta Petrosa is a flagship community by Pahlisch Homes in Northeast Bend. Packed with desirable amenities and a wide range of available home types, Petrosa is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Central Oregon. The Shasta is a large 2,837 sq. ft. two-level home with four bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a den. This home features designer selections that you won’t find in any other

2024 Mid-Year Housing Market Report

Last November, we published a housing market report from Chris Kincaid, Senior Director of Sales at Pahlisch Homes. In that post, Chris recapped what happened in the market in 2023 and shared his predictions for 2024. Today, Chris is back with a 2024 mid-year housing market report. Below, he’ll recap the last few quarters, reviewing his previous predictions and sharing what did and did not surprise him about how the market has played out so far this year. Then, Chris will provide his outlook on the second half of 2024 and how trends in the market might impact builders and homebuyers. Q4 2023 & Q1 2024 Housing Market Recap Looking back on the final quarter of 2023 and the first

Announcing Basecamp at Quail Ridge: State-of-the-Art Community Amenities in Southeast Washington

Ask Pahlisch homeowners who’ve purchased a home in one of our Southeast Washington neighborhoods, and they’ll tell you — this region is a hidden gem. The Tri-Cities (Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland) are known for their sunny, semi-arid climate and scenic rolling hills dotted with award-winning wineries. In Richland, our Quail Ridge community takes inspiration from the surrounding landscape by offering stunning views and easy access to local shopping and outdoor activities. And with the grand opening of Basecamp in August 2024, it will also boast the largest exclusive amenity site in a residential neighborhood in the Tri-Cities! Read on to get a first look at all of the incredible community amenities coming to Quail Ridge and learn how Basecamp was

Introducing Wayfinder: A Digital Solution to Revolutionize Your Homebuying Journey

At Pahlisch Homes, innovation is core to who we are and what we do. But for us, innovation isn’t about change for the sake of change. It’s about creating real solutions for real people. That’s why, for the last two years, we’ve been on a mission to design a solution that addresses the challenges our customers face when buying a new home. Buying a home is a deeply personal decision and a huge financial commitment. Because of this, two emotions that often show up for people during the homebuying process are anxiety and disappointment. Anxiety comes from feeling powerless in the face of uncertainty, and disappointment happens when our expectations don’t align with reality. These feelings are only amplified by

Step-by-Step Moving Checklist for Relocating to the Pacific Northwest

So, you’re moving to the Pacific Northwest — congratulations! Whether you’re coming here for work or for outdoor adventures in beautiful landscapes, we think you’ve picked a wonderful place to live. But we also know that the moving process can feel overwhelming. That’s why we created a step-by-step moving checklist to take some of the stress out of relocating. From the early stages of planning and preparation to the exhilarating moment of finally stepping foot into your new home, we’re here to walk you through it all. So, grab a cup of your favorite coffee (we take coffee very seriously here in the PNW), cozy up, and let’s dive into the complete moving checklist for relocating to the Pacific Northwest.

Moving With Kids: How to Talk About the Impending Change

Moving is a big deal no matter how old you are. But for children, this transition can be especially hard. That’s why talking with your kids about the upcoming move early and often is so important. If you’re not sure what to say or you’re nervous about how your kids will respond to the news, it’s okay. This is a tough conversation for everyone! That’s why we created a short guide to help your family navigate this exciting yet challenging journey well. So, if you’re moving with kids and you’re ready to talk to them about it, check out the tips, insights, and resources below. Understand Where Your Child Is At Every child is unique. Before you break the news

Home Loans 101: Understanding the Basics of Mortgages

Disclaimer: This article is meant for educational purposes only and is not intended to be construed as financial, tax, or legal advice. Pahlisch Homes always encourages you to reach out to an advisor regarding your own situation.   Promissory notes. Origination fees. Debt-to-income ratios. Dipping your toes into the world of home loans can feel more like diving headfirst into a confusing swirl of technical jargon and complex equations. That can be especially distressing when you’re trying to make such a big decision with so much money at stake. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or just in need of a refresher, we want you to feel empowered, not overwhelmed. That’s why we partnered with Hixon Lending — our preferred

2024 Interior Design Trends: Goodbye Gray, Hello Warm Tones

Thanks to the recent boom of home renovation shows like Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Fixer Upper, homeowners are more plugged into interior design trends than ever before. But figuring out exactly where style preferences are heading can still be tricky. If you’re renovating your current home or looking to purchase something new and you don’t want it to feel immediately out of date, we’re here to help! For this blog post, we connected with Andrew Fisher, our Central Oregon Design Specialist at Pahlisch Homes, to get his expert take on what’s coming this year in interior design. Below, we share his recap of the trends that shaped interior design in 2023, as well as three predictions about where trends might

20 Years With Pahlisch Homes: Celebrating Three Incredible Employees

Since it began in 1983, the story of Pahlisch Homes has always been about creating lasting communities that reflect the local cultures and values. This story wouldn’t be possible without the many incredible employees who have been part of the Pahlisch family. Every person on our team works hard each day to build premium homes and design amenity-rich communities that will be enjoyed for generations to come. Today, we’re celebrating the 20-year anniversaries of three beloved Pahlisch employees: David Emmett, Matt Gillette, and Jason Spence. We’re so grateful for these three men’s many contributions to our work and culture over the past two decades. To commemorate these milestones, we interviewed David, Matt, and Jason to hear their reflections on their

Housing Market Report: Our 2023 Recap and 2024 Forecast

Is now a good time to buy a home? Should you wait until next year? With rising interest rates and lingering financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, answering these questions feels anything but simple. To help provide expert guidance on this complex topic, we invited Chris Kincaid, Senior Director of Sales here at Pahlisch Homes, to share his insights on where the housing market is today and where it might be going. As a principal managing broker and market analyst with 35 years of experience in home building and real estate, Chris is a true thought leader in this space. In this blog post, he’ll look back and offer his 2023 housing market recap; then, he’ll peer into his crystal