Category: News

Staying Home Together: Everett’s Response to COVID-19

March 24, 2020

As Portland natives and a family-owned company, we at Everett Custom Homes are passionate about preserving and restoring our communities. Our hearts go out to each of you during this…Read more

2019 NW Natural Street of Dreams®

September 1, 2019

Everett Custom Homes was awarded Best Architectural Design for its innovative and striking home, Pacific Usonia, showcased in the 2019 NW Natural Street of Dreams®.   Featuring six beautiful homes…Read more

Portland ADU Builder - Everett Custom Homes
Portland ADU Builder - Everett Custom Homes

Everett Custom Homes Builds Modern Detached ADU

October 6, 2017

What’s an ADU? An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is a secondary residence that exists within a home or as a separate, smaller structure built adjacent to a property’s primary home….Read more

Everett Modern Homes
Everett Modern Homes

Green Home Builder: The Evolution of Home Building

September 25, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. – August, 2017 – Green Home Builder Magazine’s July/August edition features Everett’s modern home on the cover, a stunning teaser leading to a comprehensive story about the new collection…Read more

Earth Advantage 2017 Builder Award
Earth Advantage 2017 Builder Award

Everett Custom Homes Awarded 2017 Hall of Fame Builder and Most Platinum Certified Homes

September 12, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. – September 8, 2017 – Everett Custom Homes has been recognized by Earth Advantage as the 2017 Hall of Fame Builder for exceptional design and development. Of particular measure, was…Read more

Preparing Your Home For Summer

July 10, 2017

Sun’s out, fun’s out! As you dust off your beach toys, it’s important to spruce up your home for the summer months ahead. Here are six easy maintenance tips to…Read more

Everett Custom Homes - Land Acquisitions
Everett Custom Homes - Land Acquisitions

Employee Spotlight – Bruce Howard – Land Acquisitions

May 18, 2017

Acquiring developable land within the urban growth boundary can be a hefty task. That’s why Everett entrusts land acquisitions to Bruce Howard, Portland native and outdoor junkie. Read on to…Read more

8253 SE 15th Everett Modern Home Collection
8253 SE 15th Everett Modern Home Collection

Everett Launches New Modern Home Collection

March 30, 2017

The Everett team could not be more excited to launch our new Modern Home Collection, a sleek new addition to Portland’s innovative architectural scene. As we’ve seen the city’s character…Read more

Professional Builder 2017 40 Under 40 Awards
Professional Builder 2017 40 Under 40 Awards

Vic Remmers Honored in Professional Builder’s 2017 40 Under 40 Awards

March 20, 2017

Everett Custom Homes is proud to announce that our very own Vic Remmers has been named a winner in Professional Builder’s 2017 40 Under 40 Awards! Check out their website to learn…Read more

R-Value: 23
R-Value: 23

Behind the Walls: Blown-in Insulation

February 2, 2017

At Everett Custom Homes, we take great efforts to build beyond high-performance standards. By combining superior materials with modern technology, we believe we can make your lives a little more comfortable, and a…Read more

Everett Custom Homes: Earth Advantage Builder of the Month

December 19, 2016

Our Everett team is excited to be featured as Earth Advantage’s Builder of the Month for December. Check out their website to learn more about our local homebuilding roots, as…Read more

Employee Spotlight – Jennifer Tran – Broker

November 21, 2016

Meet Jennifer Tran, Everett’s dedicated real estate agent for more than six years. A Portland native, avid traveler, and experienced foodie, Jennifer loves to help families find their dream home…Read more

Green Home Builder: Energy-Efficient Infill for Long-Term Savings

October 6, 2016

As the demand for high performance homes continues to skyrocket in Portland and across the nation, what solutions can urban infill builders incorporate to provide significant, long-term cost savings for…Read more

Builder and Developer: Reconstructing Homes for Efficiency

October 6, 2016

Our Everett Custom Homes team is proud to be featured in Builder and Developer’s September issue for our commitment to using green building practices throughout Portland’s great neighborhoods. Flip to…Read more

Builder and Developer: Urban Infill, Making City Living Attainable for All

October 6, 2016

With more and more residents flocking to Portland for its diverse opportunities and unique culture, our Everett Custom Homes team is dedicated to providing beautifully crafted, eco-friendly homes within the…Read more

Construction Monday – Seismic Preparedness Part 2

October 3, 2016

Happy Construction Monday! In our last installment, we shared some insight into the different construction techniques Everett uses to provide a safe living environment in the event of an earthquake. In…Read more

Employee Spotlight – Denise Stringer – Customer Service Manager

September 22, 2016

Our team at Everett Custom Homes is not just part of a company, but a working family. We view our homeowners just the same. Customer Service Manager, Denise Stringer, strives to…Read more

Construction Monday – Seismic Preparedness Part 1

August 22, 2016

Happy Construction Monday…..with all the media focus on disaster preparedness, Everett thought it would be helpful to share about our construction methods we incorporate into our homes to be ready…Read more

Construction Monday – Kitchen Features

August 15, 2016

Happy Construction Monday! In an Everett Custom Home, the kitchen is the main focal point, a gathering place for family and friends. There are a number of features and amenities…Read more

The Foursquare: Past & Present

July 25, 2016

Take a walk through any older Portland neighborhood or suburb and more than likely, you’ll come across a four-square style house. Following the Lewis & Clark Exhibition of 1905, the…Read more

Environmentally-Conscious Builders

July 18, 2016

Vic Remmers, Owner and President of Everett Custom Homes, has a lifetime of experience in the residential infill home building industry. He and his team are dedicated to using environmentally…Read more

Construction Monday – Lighting

July 18, 2016

Happy Construction Monday…..we love energy-efficient products that are great for the environment and the pocketbook! In all of our Everett homes, we install Energy Star-rated compact fluorescent lighting (CFL’s) in…Read more

Construction Monday – Windows

July 11, 2016

It’s that time again….Happy Construction Monday! There are a lot of different ways to make a home energy efficient and one important way is by installing energy-efficient windows. At Everett…Read more

Construction Monday – Insulation

June 27, 2016

Time to put on those tool belts and hardhats….it’s Construction Monday! Ever wonder what’s going on behind those walls and how we keep our homes insulated? Well, the wait is…Read more

Construction Monday – Ducting

June 20, 2016

Home building has come a long way from the homes built 100 years ago. The overall performance and efficiency of a new home has drastically improved over the years. At…Read more

Construction Monday – Plumbing

June 13, 2016

Happy Construction Monday…..we’re going to go behind the walls and floors to check out the plumbing system that Everett Custom Homes installs in these energy-efficient homes. You may not be…Read more

Happy Homeowner Spotlight

June 7, 2016

Home is where the heart is….and we heart our Everett homeowners! Nothing makes us more happy than hearing about our homeowners and the memories being made in their new home….Read more

Construction Monday – H2O Efficiency

May 23, 2016

Happy Construction Monday…..water conservation is one of the key elements in Earth Advantage home certification. Most of us know we can save water if we turn off the tap while…Read more

Employee Spotlight – Kristan Kramer

May 16, 2016

Have you been curious about who’s behind the scenes at Everett Custom Homes? There are so many pieces that make up our company and it couldn’t be possible without all…Read more

Construction Monday – Energy Star Appliances

May 9, 2016

Happy Construction Monday… you shop around for a new home, ever noticed those “Energy Star” labels on appliances and products? This is just another way Everett Custom Homes contributes to…Read more

Construction Monday – Fiber Cement Siding

May 2, 2016

Happy Construction Monday…..ever wonder what fiber cement siding really is and why Everett installs this on our homes? There are some really interesting facts about fiber cement siding and a…Read more

Construction Monday – Tankless Water Heaters

April 25, 2016

Happy Construction Monday!! Ever wonder about how those tankless water heaters actually work? At Everett Custom Homes, we install Noritz tankless water heaters in all of our homes, as these…Read more

Construction Monday – Indoor Air Quality

April 18, 2016

Happy Construction Monday… Everett, all of our homes are built to the highest quality and provide healthier indoor air quality due to the high-efficiency furnaces, ducts, and tightly-built home envelope….Read more

Employee Spotlight – Brad Hosmar

April 11, 2016

Have you been curious about who’s behind the scenes at Everett Custom Homes? There are so many pieces that make up our company and it couldn’t be possible without all…Read more

Construction Monday – Outdoor Landscaping

March 29, 2016

Happy Construction Monday…..Portland has been getting soaked and ready for spring. At Everett Custom Homes, we’ve got you covered for spring in the landscaping department. All of our beautifully-crafted homes…Read more

Construction Monday – Bioswales & Drywells

March 14, 2016

Happy Construction Monday…..the wet weather is upon us, so we thought it would be perfect to talk about storm water management! At Everett Custom Homes, we know how important it…Read more

Construction Monday – The Front Porch

February 29, 2016

Happy Construction Monday… you know, Everett loves mixing the old with the new and our traditional Portland four-square homes offer the perfect mix! One prominent feature of our ever-popular four-square…Read more

Construction Monday – Exterior DrainWrap

February 22, 2016

Since we live in the Pacific Northwest….there isn’t a shortage of rain and wet weather, but we love it all the same. To help protect our homes from the outside…Read more

Construction Monday – The ReBuilding Center

February 8, 2016

It’s Construction Monday and time for another glimpse inside Everett Custom Homes. Building a home within the City of Portland sometimes means having to remove an existing home. This process…Read more

New Neighborhoods, New Homes….

February 1, 2016

Everett has been working hard behind the scenes to bring you more new homes in some new neighborhoods. With beautiful move-in ready homes, just waiting for your personal touch, we…Read more

Declutter in 2016

January 18, 2016

Following every new year, it always feels good to declutter your home….out with the old and in with the new, as we like to say. It’s the perfect time to…Read more

Construction Monday – Tile House Numbers

January 11, 2016

When you’re out and about in Portland’s neighborhoods, have you ever noticed the white tile house numbers seen on homes all over town? There’s a great story behind those ceramic…Read more