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Engineered Materials Dominate

According to the 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, quartz counters have overtaken natural stone as the top choice for upgraded counters, and engineered materials are now ahead of traditional hardwood for floors. The survey of over 1,300 U.S. homeowners using Houzz who are in the midst of, are planning, or recently completed a kitchen project. Quartz Countertops Leap Ahead of […]


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Join Us for a Habitat for Humanity Team Builder Day

Mountainwood Homes is partnering with Habitat for Humanity Willamette West to host our first Team Builder Day on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 8am – 4pm in Beaverton. We are looking for past or current clients to roll up their sleeves and address the affordable housing crisis in our community. This is a great opportunity […]


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Housing America’s Older Adults

A quick look at the Joint Center for Housing Studies’ report, “Housing America’s Older Adults”  In the JCHS’s latest report, researchers examined America’s 50 and older crowd, who now head more than half the country’s households. Here are a few findings.   SOURCE: ProRemodeler    America’s older population is staying in their homes longer. Remodeling is a […]


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Trends from the International Builders Show

Our team is back from the 75th annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas where we saw the latest trends in the residential home building, design, and construction industries. With more than 100,000 people attending Design & Construction Week, the exhibit halls were jammed and filled with high energy. The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show […]


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Steady Interest Rate Provides Financing Options

Think you can’t afford your remodeling project? Financing may be a great alternative. Buzz around the interest rate continues to swirl; will there be a hike and when? Here’s what we know. Contrary to the latest news regarding interest rates, rates seem to be stabilized, money is affordable and easy to secure. According to MarketWatch, […]