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At Pahlisch, we’re involved in every step of the home buying and building processes. Our blog explores everything from new construction trends, company announcements, and updates for our Oregon and Washington communities.

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Benefits of Hosting the Holidays in your Pahlisch Home

The best time of the year is quickly approaching! The holidays are about getting family and friends together and celebrating what matters most: community.  In order to prepare for the upcoming holidays and make the most of our precious time together, it helps to have...

Nov 19, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

Find Your Dream Career and Work Culture at Pahlisch Homes

Choosing a career is far from easy. Yet from our point of view, the benefits of working at award-winning Pahlisch Homes are clear to see. From an exceptionally team-oriented work culture to the boundless opportunities to create community—within our team and throughout the communities where...

Sep 24, 2021

Imagine the Possibilities of a Pahlisch Homes Flex Space

During the pandemic, having a flexible space has become essential for those needing to change their lifestyle at the drop of a hat. Many of us continue to work remotely and teach kids from home, all while trying to squeeze in a workout before ending...

Aug 17, 2021

Petrosa Grand Opening

We are thrilled to announce the opening of Petrosa, our long-awaited Pahlisch Homes community in northeast Bend, Oregon.  Petrosa’s Everett plan was recently featured in the Central Oregon Builder Association Tour of Homes 2021 and garnered five distinguished awards for its price range: Best of...

Aug 2, 2021

Pahlisch Grows

Since we started building in 1983, Pahlisch Homes has been giving back to the communities where we live, work, and play. Over those four decades, we’ve been designing accessible green spaces, planting back trees, and partnering to preserve natural habitats and recreation areas. Every effort...

Jun 25, 2021

Easy Spring and Summer Maintenance Checklist from Pahlisch Homes

With sun in the forecast and green grass underfoot, we’re here to present you with your complete spring and summer maintenance checklist for getting your home and yard in top shape. We hope the promise of great weather, outdoor gatherings, and all the seasons have...

May 18, 2021

Meet Us at the Front Porch

Pass through any Pahlisch Homes community, and you’re bound to see lots of life: neighbors perched on porches, friends chatting across the lawn, kids riding bikes, friends on a jog, families walking the dog, and people waving to one another as they pass by in...

Apr 2, 2021

New Home Availability Update

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt around the world for more than a year now, touching every person, industry, and organization. In many ways, the pandemic has magnified how interconnected we are. Our shared experience has brought us together in powerful new...

Jan 26, 2021

Hillsboro, Oregon: The Hub of the Pacific Northwest

The nickname of Hillsboro, Oregon says it all: This “Hub City” is right in the middle of everything that makes the Pacific Northwest so incredible. Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Hillsboro is just outside Portland and a short road trip away from the Oregon...

Nov 19, 2020

The Ultimate Bend, Oregon Area Guide

Part of the captivating Pacific Northwest, the state of Oregon offers up an irresistible array of diverse areas. Some are green and rainy, rife with mountain views and miles of trails, others are flat and dry, utterly soaked in sunshine. In the very middle, about...

Oct 28, 2020

The Definitive Guide to Tri-Cities Washington

Tucked just inside the southeastern corner of Washington State is a gorgeous, growing region of the Pacific Northwest called the Tri-Cities. Our guide to Tri-Cities Washington covers the three distinct cities the region is named after – Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick. The name has grown to...

Sep 23, 2020

Fall and Winter Pahlisch Homeowner Maintenance Checklist

Though blue skies and sunshine may still be around, now’s the perfect time to get your home ready for the snow and rain! We know, it’s practically cruel to suggest you shrug off summer and sprint ahead to fall. It almost feels unfair to ask...

Aug 20, 2020

Why Buy a New Construction Home vs. a Resale?

If you are thinking about buying a resale home (that is, one that’s been previously owned and lived in), you will also need to consider taking on a lot of uncertainty. Because the truth is, no matter how spectacular, sound, money-saving, or superbly located that...

Jul 13, 2020

A Home for Every Chapter of Life

Throughout the Pacific Northwest, people are discovering new stories for themselves and their loved ones in spaces built by Pahlisch Homes. That’s because we believe there should be a home for every chapter, every person—and we’re here to create them. Read on to find the...

Jun 9, 2020

Smart Home Integration in Every Pahlisch Home

Do you ever wonder who’s knocking at the front door when you’re not home or if you closed the garage door on your way out? Now you can sit back and relax with Life. Connected. from Pahlisch Homes. Included in every one of our beautiful...

Apr 29, 2020

Community Resources During COVID-19

COMMUNITY RESOURCES IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 During this unprecedented time, we know that many of you are looking for resources to help your families, neighbors, and communities. We’ve compiled a list of resources for the communities where we build homes in an effort to...

Mar 31, 2020

Red Cross Blood Drives

To our Friends and Families: We know this is a difficult and uncertain time. We want to do what we can to help, and we want to be a resource for our communities. Today we’re sharing information and locations regarding blood drives in each of...

Feb 28, 2020

What Defines a Pahlisch Community?

When you drive through a Pahlisch community, you know it’s something special. You see a neighborhood that’s been thoughtfully designed and homes that are beautiful both inside and out. There’s also a sense that you can create a life for yourself and your family in...

Jan 30, 2020

5 Most Popular Pahlisch Homes Floor Plans

Of course, the outside of your new home needs to be special, but inside is where you really live. That’s why choosing the right floor plan is key to finding the perfect new construction home for you. Floor plans help the flow of the home,...

Nov 28, 2019

2019 Pahlisch Homes Thanksgiveaway Recipes

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Pahlisch Homes Thanksgiveaway to win a $500 Visa Gift Card for the holidays! Our giveaway ran through the first three weeks of November, and we announced our winners last week. We received over 150 delicious recipe...

Jan 4, 2019

7 Expert Tips to Sell Your Current Home Fast

Buying a new home is a fantastic adventure, but often the answer to what new home you buy depends on how quickly you can sell your current home. Listed below are steps you can take to increase the odds of selling your home quickly. Here...

Mar 22, 2018

5 Things to consider when buying a new home

When buying a new home, there are plenty of things to think about. And even if you write down a list of all your needs and wants, you may still forget some of the things that will affect your life most. Here are 5 things...

Mar 22, 2018

6 Tips for staying organized while packing for your new home

Moving can be a stressful time, even if you are excited about the important milestone of buying a new house. But preparing for the move in advance can help keep some of that stress away, and can make the experience about your new home. Here...

Jan 16, 2018

5 Steps to buying your new home

Buying a home is one of the most important milestones in your life, but it can also be a stressful time – but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing what you are getting into can help you take it one step at a time, and...

Dec 27, 2017

Homeownership is up across the country

Homeownership is up across the United States, for the first time since 2004. According to Realtor.com, the annual homeownership rate is now 63.9 percent — up from 63.4 percent in 2017. Joseph Kirchner of realtor.com said, “After eight years of recovery, home buyers have employment...