Doorbell Not Included?

Uncover the inside secrets of home building in Central Oregon Wait what? The doorbell isn’t included in the price of my home?  Well, yes and no. It depends on the type of home you build. In a Production Home: Yes, the doorbell is included…if you pay extra. If you don’t pay extra, you can always […]

A Hero’s Home: Housing Sergeant Craig

Ryan Craig enlisted in the Army on March 5 of 2008. He was soon deployed to Iraq, and seven months later returned safely to the States. Ryan’s second deployment sent him to Afghanistan, where in his words: “We hit the ground running and were under fire daily.” Ryan and his platoon had logged several safe […]

In the News: New Era Homes Semi-Custom Homes Offer Affordable Luxury

Originally published in Cascade Business News | May 25, 2017 In February 2007 Todd McKinney launched New Era Homes, which started with a small subdivision and continued to grow in spite of the economic slowdown. The company was able to continually build throughout the downturn completing projects throughout Oregon and Washington. Since 2011 New Era […]

New Era Homes Welcomes Trent Gardner

New Era Homes is proud to announce the hiring of Trent Gardner to manage sales across the Central Oregon Region. New Era Homes has grown significantly in our 10 years of doing business in Central Oregon. Trent will ensure homebuyers continue to receive hands-on customer service throughout the homebuilding process as the company continues to […]

What’s up with Trusses?

Since the late 1970’s, building code for new home construction changed to require stronger roof trusses depending upon the elevation of the homesite. In Bend, Oregon, that required that the trusses increase to hold up to 25 Lbs. of snow load for a limited time without failing. Trusses are designed to hold around 12 – 18” […]