Builder Tips

How to Choose the Right Custom Home Builder

Your custom home is one of the largest and most personal investments you’ll make. After all, this is the house that will host your family’s memories for years to come! The right builder will understand your unique needs and vision, let you participate in the…
Odd Duck
May 18, 2022
Builder Tips

Luxury Homes: What Makes a Home High-End?

  When you hear the words “luxury home”, what comes to mind? You might envision marble countertops, sparkling pools, and spiral staircases. But having some upscale appliances doesn’t necessarily make a home luxurious.  You might be wondering what sets the average home apart from one…
Odd Duck
April 15, 2022
Builder Tips

Custom Luxury Home Trends of 2022

For most of us, the past few years have been a real doozy. Now that we're finally seeing life returning to a more normal routine and pace, building projects are ramping up once more, and with fewer material acquisition issues expected to mar the industry…
Odd Duck
March 25, 2022
Builder Tips

Traditional Construction Versus Design-Build

If you're looking to build a custom luxury home in the San Antonio area, you might have discovered that there are typically two primary strategies among builders. The first is referred to as the "traditional" construction model, or the Design-Bid-Build approach. The other is Design-Build,…
Odd Duck
February 16, 2022
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Thinking About Your Luxury Home’s Appliances

When you’re designing a custom house, you need to think of every little detail, from the floorboards to the doorknobs. But what about your luxury home appliances? Since you use household appliances every day, it’s important to choose ones that work for you. Which models…
Odd Duck
December 17, 2021
Builder Tips

San Antonio Luxury Neighborhoods Guide

Lately, it seems like everyone wants to move to San Antonio and build a custom luxury home. With our great climate, lovely neighborhoods, low cost of living and amazing food, it's easy to see why we're a popular choice for those looking for an alternative…
Odd Duck
November 30, 2021
Builder Tips

Plumbing Considerations for Your New Home

When you’re building a new home from scratch, there are a lot of details you have to think about. From finding the right plot of land to build on to choosing interior paint colors - and everything in between - you’ll have the final say…
Odd Duck
July 15, 2021
Builder Tips

7 Perks of Design-Build for Your Luxury Home

Building a new luxury home in San Antonio sounds straightforward enough, but the exact project delivery method you choose impacts the process—and outcome—in several significant ways. Traditionally, prospective home buyers would design the schematic drawings for their new construction project with an architect and then turn…
Odd Duck
April 21, 2021