Whitmore Custom HOMES Blog

Industry trends, dream home tips, and the latest home-related happenings in the Greater Grand Rapids area.

How to Keep Your Custom Home Budget in Check

If you've been planning your dream home as long as you can remember, it's a big deal when you finally decide you’re in a position to build it. That said, it’s important to keep your project within your set budget. If you're building your ideal custom home,...

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Get Your Custom Home Ready For Spring

Here in Michigan, spring is fast approaching, and that means that most of us are planning for a spring cleaning weekend. Typically that means shaking out the rugs, polishing the floors, and maybe even a little steam cleaning, but it's also important to...

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Custom Home Trends to Look For in the New Year

2018 has arrived and, with it, a whole host of new home building and decorating trends that are sure to be around for quite some time. If you've been thinking of building your own custom home, or redecorating the home you live in now, be sure to check out...

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Can You Build A Custom Home In Michigan During The Winter?

As a custom home builder in snowy Michigan, one question we hear a lot is "can you build a custom home in the winter?" With feet of snowfall, frequent sub-zero temps, and shorter days, it doesn't always seem like building a new custom home in the winter is a feasible...

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Safely Decorating your Custom Home for the Holidays

There's nothing quite like the holiday season. Lights on every home, yard ornaments, Christmas trees with twinkling lights, and snow softly falling on the roof of your new home. If you've recently moved into a custom home, it's probably exciting to think...

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Want to Build a Custom Home? Here’s How to Get Started.

Making the plunge to build a new home is never easy. Even if you've been saving up for years, there's always the worry that it won't be enough, or that you're still not ready. We get that, and we know that starting the building process can be tough, but...

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5 Must Have Landscaping Features For Your Custom Home

If you're considering the design of your future custom home, at some point you'll start to think about landscaping. And really, the exterior of your home is just as important as the interior: it's what people first see when they look at your home, and it's...

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Thousand Oaks Golf Club – Golf Course Review

Established in 1999, the Thousand Oaks Golf Club has gotten a lot of press over the years. Golf Digest gave it 4 ½ stars, and it's been rated one of the top 20 golf courses in Michigan, an award that's tough to grab. With all of the gorgeous golf courses...

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Choosing a Design for your New Custom Home

When you choose to build a custom home, it's up to you to decide on a floor plan and design that best fits your family and lifestyle. And while that might be a welcome freedom after living in homes with floor plans you don't love, choosing the perfect...

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5 Benefits of Building Your Own Custom Home

If your family is looking for a new home, you've likely realized that you have quite a few options. From spec homes to homes in developments to condos to custom built homes, there are all kinds of information out there, which can make it hard to choose an...

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The Legends at Thousand Oaks Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nate Whitmore Phone: (616) 446-3482 Email: info@whitmorehomesllc.com Website: https://whitmorehomesllc.com Whitmore Custom Homes announces new luxury single family housing development next to Thousand Oaks Golf Course GRAND...

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