Top 6 Qualities of a Custom Home Builder

Top 6 Qualities to Look for in a Custom Home Builder

Due to a shortage of housing, more than one-third of homes built in the U.S. are new construction. If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ve most likely considered building a house over purchasing a pre-owned one. But how do you choose the right home builder of all the builders in your area? Selecting the right […]

What do Millennials Want in a Custom Home?

Millennials buying home

More and more millennials are building a home for themselves instead of buying. Statistics show that 43% of today’s home buyers are millennials, more than any other generation. But what do millennials look for in a home? And what are some key characteristics of a millennial custom home? That’s what we’re here to look at […]

Vancouver Washington Attractions & Lifestyle Guide

Situated north of Portland, Oregon, against the bank of the flowing Columbia River is where you’ll find Vancouver, Washington, a beautiful and thriving city backdropped by snow-covered mountaintops thriving with activity, opportunity, and growth. Here, you’ll find a vibrant nightlife, an abundance of outdoor activities, and an ideal lifestyle for those looking to relocate. Popular […]

Top 5 Luxury Ideas for your Custom Home’s Outdoor Living Space

custom outdoor living

Did you know that homes with an outdoor living space sell faster and for more money than those without? An outdoor pizza oven alone can add up to 3.4% to a home’s value on the market. Most importantly, when you add covered outdoor living space to your design,  you create the perfect place for entertaining […]

The Camas/Washougal Area Welcomes a Vibrant New Community


Kingston Homes is involved in the development of a 100-acre parcel for a new single-family home community called NorthSide. Construction began on the first phase of this 281-lot multi-phase community this past June. The project will eventually add nearly 700 residents to one of the fastest-growing areas in Clark County, WA. City officials say it […]

How to Select the Best Floor Plan for Your Lifestyle

How to Select the Best Floor Plan for Your Lifestyle

You’ve decided to build your custom home, and your search produces an endless supply of floor plans. But which floor plan is right for your lifestyle? And how do you choose the custom home design to meet your needs within your budget?  Here are some tips to guide you through selecting and customizing the perfect […]

6 Keys to Designing Your Multi-generational Home.

Multi-generational Home

Over the last couple of years, there has been a steady rise in multi-generational households across our country. With more options for multi-generational floor plans, families are finding this type of lifestyle as an appealing, long-term choice. Not only does home sharing make it easier for families to buy in today’s market, but splitting household […]

Five Trending Custom Home Upgrades for 2022

Blog 5 Upgrades

Building your new custom home is one of the most significant investments you’ll probably make in your lifetime. So make sure you plan to include upgrades to your home design that will boost your home’s value. Here are some of the home upgrades that most of our clients choose when designing their new homes. High […]

4 Must See Kitchen Ideas for 2022

Kingston Homes Kitchens

Before 2020, we would not have imagined that the kitchen would become the central hub of our everyday lives. But, with the new normal of more people working, learning, and staying home, the kitchen is a place where most of our home life happens.   Now more than ever, homeowners want to ensure their kitchen appeals […]

Building From A Foundation of Teamwork

Kingston Executive Team

Written by Erin Wriston  |  Photo: Chuck Waldal, Erin Wriston, and Chris Galyon Kingston Homes was formed in 2011 as my husband Jeff and I faced the challenges of the devastating housing bust and recession. Logic may have told us that it was not a good time to start a home building company, but with […]