The Vista Blog

How to Pick Your Custom Home Builder

Posted by Rachel Allain on April 01, 2024

Building a custom home is an exciting endeavor, but it's also a significant investment of time, money, and big and little decisions for everything. Choosing the right custom home builder is critical to ensuring your dream home turns out exactly how you envision it.

This guide will cover what to look for in a quality builder and how to select the perfect one for your needs.

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Tags: Design Trends & Tips

Interior Design Trends 2024: Build Your Dream Home

Posted by Rachel Allain on February 29, 2024

2024 is here, which means it's time to refresh and renovate your home. When doing so, you have the chance to match interior design trends with your personal style and preferences. In this blog, we explore the latest design trends, discuss the importance of creating a home that speaks to you, and highlight how we can turn your dream home into a reality.

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Tags: Design Trends & Tips

Living in Modern Mountain Homes

Posted by Rachel Allain on January 31, 2024

Nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of Western North Carolina, modern mountain homes can offer a perfect blend of contemporary living and the serene beauty of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Tags: Life in Western NC, Design Trends & Tips

Be Your Own Home Renovator - 5 DIY Home Renovation Ideas

Posted by Shelly Salomon on November 29, 2023

Keeping your home in top shape through regular upgrades is key not only for maintaining its looks but, more importantly, for increasing the home’s value over time. The good news is that home upgrades don’t necessarily require extensive and expensive renovation projects.

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Tags: Building Info, Design Trends & Tips

Maximizing Mountain Views: Creating Flow in Your Mountain Home

Posted by Rachel Allain on June 19, 2023

Living in the Blue Ridge Mountains offers a unique experience, and it’s important to build your home in a way to maximize the potential views. By strategically placing windows and doors and creating the proper flow in the living areas, homeowners can create a seamless connection between indoor and outdoor living, allowing them an immersive experience.

Today, we will explore design techniques to enhance this connection, ensuring your dream home embraces full mountain views while offering comfort and luxury.

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Tags: Building Tips & Info, Design Trends & Tips

Safety & Fun Unleashed: 5 Ideas for Dog-Friendly Landscaping

Posted by Shelly Salomon on June 15, 2023

When moving into a new home or picking a lot for your custom build, we usually fantasize about our big front porch or visualize where we are going to put the swing set for the kids in the backyard. But what about our four-legged family members? 

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Interior Design Trends of 2023

Posted by Rachel Allain on December 22, 2022

As the year is coming to a close and 2023 is rushing up toward us, we all are looking for a change. It could be a change in our work/life balances, health goals, or even in how we decorate our homes. You may feel the desire for a fresh start in your home. If so, we've got you covered! Here are some predicted interior design trends for 2023.

Keep in mind, trends can be a guideline to make your home feel revitalized. But these trends shouldn't be the end-all for your personal home design. Adopt what you like and disregard what you don't.

Having a home to yourself is all about making it your own. So go out there and decorate for the new year!

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Tags: Design Trends & Tips

4 Ways to Update Your Kitchen Quickly

Posted by Rachel Allain on October 24, 2022

Kitchens are undoubtedly one of the most important rooms in a home. They are the place where food is prepped for family, friends, and guests to enjoy. New recipes are invented and old family recipes are recreated in this space.

A house can't really be a home without a good kitchen. If you are planning your dream home or in the process of building a new home in Western North Carolina, you probably have a number of layouts already in your mind.

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Tags: Design Trends & Tips

How To: Mastering Black & White Home Trends

Posted by Danielle McKelley on September 14, 2022

Black and white designs are a century-long trend that will never go out of style. Whether it’s interior or exterior design, black and white will always give your space an elegant and classy feel. 

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