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New Homes from AllyBrooke

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AllyBrooke Custom Homes recently completed two new homes we were pleased to be able to design. The owner has a history of building quality mid to upper range homes that really present a lot of curb appeal. This home is a Mid-Century Modern style with a two-story ‘butterfly roof’. Located in the newer SE Bend […]

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Building continues after the harshest winter in years

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Central Oregon experienced record winter weather early this year which caused quite a few insurance claims, but newer homes built by updated codes did well. The Bend Bulletin reports: “Billy Staten, who works in Bend’s building safety division, said with the exception of the old Ray’s Food Place on Century Drive collapsing, the city hasn’t received […]

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Small homes are great homes

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It’s just been too busy of a summer to remember to post updates, but I recently received some pictures of a newly completed small home. Only 1532 sq. ft. and single level, it’s a great retirement home for it’s new occupant. Oh, and it also has an oversize garage that’s much bigger than it appears […]

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Some homes take a little longer than others

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I originally worked on this project back on 2006 for a client back in the Midwest. Years later the client contacted me for assistance with the project. I was surprised as I thought it had been long finished, but it had simply taken him a lot longer to get started than originally planned. This week […]

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Great views have a beginning

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This is the just poured foundation for a spacious 3261 sq. ft. NorthWest Craftsman style home being built by the owner on one of the last canyon rim lots in Bend’s Canyon Rim Estates (the cliff on the opposite side is just visible thru the trees). Every house has to start somewhere, and the home […]

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