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Introducing Our Newest Creative Floor Plans

Call it architecture, call it new home design, call it what you will, but to us, creating homes it's the best part of what we do.  Pun intended? Well, maybe, but it is the essence of who we are.  Introducing our three newest Creative Homes floor...

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Feature Spotlight: Indoor Sport Courts & Exercise Areas

Staying active during the midwestern winters can be a challenge especially when you are greeted with inches upon inches of snow, in addition to subzero temperatures and wind chills. The motivation to take a walk outside, or even trudge through the...

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How Creative Homes Gives Back

Giving back of our time, money, and resources is embedded to who we are at Creative Homes. To do this, we partner with many different non-profits located around the Twin Cities.  We believe it is important to give back to the communities that we...

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Breaking New Ground in Hudson, WI

The sound of bulldozers rumbling through the dirt signals the beginning of our two newest housing communities in Hudson, WI. Located directly across from the newly renovated St. Croix Meadows commercial development, and resting on roughly 35 acres,...

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FAQ: Building in the Winter Months

January, as many know it in the Midwest, is the quintessential peak of winter – the ground is frozen, the days are short, and the temperatures are less than desirable making it seem, naturally, that new home construction would stop. Years ago, many...

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10 Ways To Save On Your Energy Costs This Winter

The winter weather outside is, indeed, frightful. Although it looks pretty from the windows, the hidden costs of winter can easily creep up on you as the temperatures drop and utility costs begin to rise. Here are 10 things you can do to save on...

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To Build or to Buy - The Pro's and Cons

So you have finally decided to make the move – literally and figuratively, but now the question becomes, should I build a home or buy a home? While each option definitely has it’s pros and cons, it is completely necessary to explore both options...

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The 2018 Builder Industry Gala & Reggie Awards

On October 25, 2018 at the Mystic Lake Casino, the Creative Homes team, along with many others from the homebuilding industry, gathered to celebrate a wonderful night at the Building Industry Gala hosted by BATC-Housing First Minnesota.

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Recapping the 2018 Fall Parade of Homes

  As we reflect on the reactions to our parade models, we see a common theme reverberating throughout in that the architecture and design of our model homes is truly an homage to our namesake – Creative Homes. We showcased twelve model homes on the...

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Hearts and Hammers Project Day 2018

Hearts and Hammers is a local organization that provides exterior home improvement assistance for senior citizens, disabled adults, and veterans of the United States Armed Forces or their surviving spouse so that they may continue living...

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2018 Fall Parade of Homes Preview

  The 2018 Fall Parade of Homes begins in a little over a week and we have twelve incredible models we cannot wait to show you. The Parade of Homes begins Saturday, September 8, 2018 and runs through Sunday, September 30, 2018. All models will be...

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Hosting a Progressive Dinner

  Back-to-school season is right around the corner and with it comes rigid routines and busy after school schedules and suddenly planning a get-together with friends and family seems to be nearly impossible. Yet, before the monotony of routine sets...