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Intergenerational Households

At Pringle Creek Community, we think resourcefulness is a good thing. We pay careful attention to how the Earth's precious resources are being used, and see if there are even more ways to leave a lighter footprint in the world. With the stigma of adult millennials moving in with parents decreasing, and the realization that this is a strategic move rather than a lazy one, more and more people are beginning to see that living in an intergenerational household has a lot of benefits. You get the chance to strengthen family ties, perhaps further a career, and save some ... Read more

Groundbreaking Lot 23

Why is breaking ground so fun? It means that the building is starting and there are so many possibilities! We have just broken ground on Lot 23, John Muir Loop. The plans are for a wonderful LEED Certified home with Net Zero potential. It’s a spacious 2-level, 4 bedroom, and 2.5 bath. It has plenty of room for you and your family to stretch out and enjoy the sun-filled rooms and expansive open plan layout. If you’re a family that’s just welcomed your first child (or third), if you’re a family with lots of fur children, or just want the extra ... Read more

ICF Explained

At Pringle Creek Community, we are all about providing sustainable and innovative home options. When it comes to building, we’d like to re-introduce you to ICF. ICF stands for insulated concrete forms. It’s composed of concrete, expanded polystyrene (EPS), and metal support structures to secure the inside. When you see a home made out of ICF being constructed, it almost looks like a gigantic Lego project! What is EPS anyway? It almost sounds and looks like styrofoam, but it’s not!  EPS doesn’t release CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) into the air, and can be re-used multiple times. You might remember hearing about the ... Read more

Green Building Catches On

At Pringle Creek Community, we’ve been doing green building since the beginning. We get that it’s where the future of building is going, and we also adhere to the highest of green building standards with every home being LEED certified. It comes as no surprise that more builders are beginning to follow these practices that we have been advocating since we were founded.   GREEN BUILDING CATCHES ON NAHB, Dodge study: Third of builders report building green on more than 60% of portfolio. BUILDER | September 27, 2017 | View original source. A new study out Wednesday from Dodge Data & Analytics and the ... Read more

Home Values

Zillow projects that home values will increase over 5% within the next year in the Salem area. With rising home prices, we are excited to share our plans to build three new homes on John Muir Circle that you can get in from the ground up. Our builds include the Net Zero home, which is a 2-level that is 2,100+ square feet, 4 bedroom and 2.5 bathroom home. There are also two attached homes that offer many possibilities and are 900+ square feet each with the option of adding more. One is a two-level, and the other is a 1-level. ... Read more
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