Recent Blog Posts

2015 Envision Awards

The Home Builders Association serving Portage and Summit Counties held its annual Envision Awards, recognizing achievements in new home construction, commercial and remodeling projects, on February 3, 2016.

his year, Helen Scott Custom Builders took home three awards in their categories:

  • 1st PLACE - Single Family Custom, 1,301 - 1,600 sq ft
  • 1st PLACE - Single Family Custom, 2,201 - 2,500 sq ft
  • HONOR - Single Family Custom, 3,401 - 3,700 sq ft

A big thank you to our homeowners who allowed us to enter their homes into this year's program, and the entire team at Helen Scott Custom Builders for their contributions to the success of these projects!

Click here for photos of our entries, and to view all of this year's winners:


The Comeback of Multi-Generational Housing

Communal living isn’t anything new.  However, after a decline in popularity many years ago, demographic changes that have been gaining momentum for decades are now causing this once downward trend to make a comeback.

If the idea of hosting your out-of-town relatives for a long weekend gives you anxiety, not to mention your 30-something year old moving back in after you finally became empty-nesters, this might not be a trend you are willing to embrace just yet.  But, we urge you to hear us out!  Keep reading on to see why...

Another Custom Home Finished in Doylestown!

Congratulations to the wonderful owners of this new home in Doylestown completed in January!  Click here to view more interior pictures of this gorgeous craftsman colonial.  Exterior photos to come.  As always, call anytime for a tour of one of our homes that is under construction!