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Tired of Commuting? You Could Already be Home!

Buying or building a home at Pringle Creek Community is very straight forward.  We have a variety of lots that are build-ready for a variety of home types and sizes varying from small homes of 900 square feet all they way up to multi-family housing.  Once you find a lot that you like, simply make us an offer! As for building your dream home, we have a number of preferred builders and housing designs that you can review and select from.  You can also choose to work with a builder of your own, all that is required is that the builder ... Read more

Construction in the Net Zero Loop Continues

Now that we've completed construction of our first solar-powered, net-zero home in the upper western loop of our community, we're gearing up to build the next home (or two!).     The beautiful, sunny, summer weather has brought lots of inerest in living at Pringle Creek Community.  Many people have come to see the newest home and expressed sincere interest in living where they feel connected - to their neighbors and the environment. Pringle Creek Community's gardens, pocket parks, shared green spaces, edible landscape, and sustainable living ethic with energy efficient homes and infrastructure appeal to a wide audience and we're thrilled ... Read more

June Happenings at Pringle Creek Community

Mother Earth News Fair in Albany this weekend, ensuring that your family is prepared in an emergency, yoga, salsa, movie night, a presentation by Oregon Tilth and more!  Check out our monthly newsletter and read all about it! Read more

Small Homes Make Effective, Green Homes

Here at Pringle Creek Community, we're all about living energy efficiently, sustainable, and Green.  Our community has many options for people who share our passion for living harmoniously with the environment. Surprisingly, (or not) the best, most effective strategy to living green is to live using a smaller footprint by living in a small home.  Living in a small home is one of the many possibilities at Pringle Creek Community. Transitional Exterior by Wayzata Architects & Building Designers Eskuche Design   The interest in down-sizing and living with less is definitely sweeping the country.  People of all ages see the benefit of ... Read more

Build-Ready Lots = Hassle-Free Building

At Pringle Creek Community all of our lots are build-ready. This eliminates any concern about extra hidden costs associated with digging, extending services, or extra fees. Our unbuilt lots all include municipal and communication/subscription utilities: water, sewer, gas, electricity, telephone, and cable. All utilities are 'stubbed' to the lots. The hardest thing is deciding where, exactly, to build your new home. Half of our lots also have access to our community geothermal system which utilizes the earth's constant temperature to heat and cool the house through a water furnace. Another bonus - everyone who lives at Pringle Creek Community has easy ... Read more
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