Recent Blog Posts

Year in Review - 2013

As we inch closer to another new year, we have often found ourselves reflecting back on 2013.  The past year has left little doubt in our minds that the housing market is continuing to show consistent improvement.  Our team, personally, can attest to a steady increase in new home sales.  Furthermore, we are pleased to hear from our sub-contractors, suppliers, and other colleagues that they are experiencing constant improvement in their businesses, as well.  We rarely tire of hearing this

First-Time President; Two-Time "Builder of the Year"

Congratulations are in order again for Helen Scott Custom Builders!  The local HBA held its 70th annual inauguration banquet on December 7, 2013.  Scott Strayer, President of Helen Scott Custom Builders, was installed as the association's 2014 President.  Earlier in the evening, Strayer, along with partner, Dean Scarborough, and VP of Operations, Matt Meyer, proudly accepted the coveted 2013 "Builder of the Year" award.  The team also won this award in 2012.  A proud moment, indeed, as this was t

Come visit our 2013 Multi-Site Parade of Homes entry...coming July 20th!

Mark your calendars for this year's scattered-site Parade of Homes presented by the Home Builders Association (HBA) serving Portage and Summit Counties!  This year's Parade will be held on July 20-21, 27-28, and August 3-4, 2013 from 11 am to 5 pm.  There are 15+ entries county-wide, and admission is free.  Please see below for a flyer featuring our model home in this year's Parade.  Please note - our entry will be closed on August 4, 2013 (it will be open the remaining days).  We look forward to seeing every