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ADU Demand

Pringle Creek Community has many  different home options for your family to explore. We have Pringle Creek designs  and various other ways of customizing a home that fits you and your families lifestyle.  In fact, we have the capability of building ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) in Salem. ADUs can provide more space for you and your extended family or perhaps a rental that will help with your mortgage payments. ADU demand in Portland is increasing, and the trend is making its way to our fine capitol. Be one of the first to build an ADU in Salem at Pringle Creek ... Read more

Why Build an ADU?

At Pringle Creek Community, we see the benefits of being flexible. We have many Pringle Creek design build concepts to choose from, and the best part is, that there's room for modification, or even starting literally from the ground up with a completely new vision of what home should look like. That's why we want to spread the word on our capability of building ADUs (accessory dwelling units) in Salem. Why build an ADU? There are many reasons that lead families to build an ADU along with their primary home. Allowing more room for flexibility is one of them. ... Read more

Think Big Live Small

The buzz about ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) is definitely gaining momentum. From shows like Tiny House, Big Living to Dee Williams' TED Talk about her company, Portland Alternative Dwellings, there are many options as far as dreaming up the right way to design a home that's more efficient and versatile. Think of an ADU as a secondary house or apartment with a separate entrance as well as its own kitchen and living room space that shares the same land of a larger, primary home. What would make a home even more appealing? Let's add fun to the mix. ideabox, right out of ... Read more

Build Accessory Dwelling Units

Did you know that you have the ability to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) at Pringle Creek Community? If you're looking for grandma to have her own space, but be close to you and the grandkids, an ADU may be the solution for your family. ADUs may also be rented out to supplement your mortgage payments. Even though they have less square footage, these smaller dwellings allow for more flexibility in your lifestyle. Portland has been leading the way for ADUs, but we've also got the opportunity to build them right here in Salem! Portland’s Small-House Movement Is Catching On  October ... Read more

Wine and Energy Efficiency

What do Pringle Creek Community and Bordeaux, France, have in common? We both are using geothermal technology to make more energy efficient homes. Geothermal energy works by using the constant temperature of the earth as a way to heat and cool homes more efficiently. How efficiently you may ask? During the hottest months of summer a couple of years back, a resident recollected on only paying about $40 per month to cool their home. Overall, whether heating or cooling our geothermal homes here at Pringle Creek, the cost relative to traditional methods is far less. Beyond living more sustainably through energy ... Read more
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