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so, what is the square foot price?

Do you feel like this should be a simple and straight-forward question to answer? It may appear that way on the surface, but it truly is tough to nail down. Read this August 2018 Builder Magazine article to learn more.

guide to hiring a custom home builder

Building a new home is one of the most important and expensive things you'll do. It's good to be prepared when choosing your contractor. Click here for questions and guidelines to consider in that process.

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Are your design choices on trend?

Trendy may or may not be your style, but in case you are curious to see what's trending in interior design for 2018, here's a House Beautiful article you can read to learn more. Your tastes may be different, but now you know what's hot!

OHBC Aligns with NAHB

We care about best practices and national standards, and we show that through our membership with the National Association of Home Builders. Click here to see their recommendations on remodeling your home.


hurricanes affect material prices

It's true, storms can and do increase prices on some building materials, especially in the short term. The good news, however, is that any sort of lasting, local impact is minimal. Read more about it in this Sept 2017 article in Forbes.

new favorite: Pilgrimage Festival

If you can't, or didn't get tickets to this year's Pilgrimage Festival in Franklin, TN, check out the buzz. Locals and out-of-towners alike are already planning to join the pilgrimage for the fall 2018 festivities.


how long will the market rise?

Many of the 86+ people/day moving to the Greater Nashville area are looking to buy or build a home. Are contractors and agents keeping up the pace? Check out this January 2017 article for more details. 

Could Franklin, Tn be home for you?

There's lots to love about Middle TN, especially in the historic city of Franklin. Are you considering buying property and/or building a home here? See what Franklin has to offer.

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We've updated our houzz profile

We know you have lots of options when choosing a contractor and builder for your home. And we know there are a lot of places out there to look. Houzz is a great place to find us, and follow us so others can find us too. Click here to see our profile, and follow us today!

commercial construction trends 

OHBC not only builds high-end custom homes, we also do renovations and new commercial construction. With our feet firmly in the local market, we are also keeping our eyes on broader trends for 2017. You can too by reading this January 2017 article.


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