Author Archives: Mike Schroetlin

Check out our Newly Redesigned Website!

Our website is newly redesigned with a fresh format and updated pictures of recently built homes.  Feel free to check it out and let us know if you have any questions or comments. www.schroetlin.com

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Check out our new Photos on Houzz.com

We have recently updated our Houzz page with pictures of some of our most recent projects.  Click on the Houzz link below to check them out and let us know if you have any questions or comments!

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1832 Seven Lakes Dr – New home for sale – Horseshoe Lake in Loveland

Check out this new home which is completed and for sale in The Enclave at Horseshoe in Loveland.  This is a beautiful home in a great community of low maintenance, high end patio homes with a lot of open space around.  It is a … Continue reading

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3150 Majestic View – New home for sale in WildWing – Timnath, CO

THIS HOME IS SOLD! Check out this new home we are building in WildWing.  This is a ranch style home with a mostly finished basement.  3,800 finished square feet and 4,600 total square feet.  It also features an oversized 3 car … Continue reading

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Schroetlin Custom Homes is now building in WildWing!

Schroetlin Custom Homes in now building in WildWing subdivision in Timnath.  Located on Timnath Reservoir this is a beautiful setting for your new home.  Convenient to Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley and I-25.  All lots are 2/3 of an acre to … Continue reading

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Just Completed! Luxurious new home for sale in Berthoud

1021 Mount Cameron Way – Berthoud, CO – $749,900 THIS HOME IS SOLD - Beautiful new custom home on 2 acres with nearly 4,900 finished sq ft! five bedrooms, five baths, formal dining, study. Hickory hardwood floors, slab granite counters throughout, Jenn-Air stainless steel … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS! – Schroetlin Custom Homes featured in North American Builders Magazine

Schroetlin Custom Homes was recently profiled in an article in North American Builders Magazine.  Click here to view the article.  

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Latest Figures Show New Home Sales and Prices Rise in Fort Collins

Housing Intelligence recently reported new sales statistics for the Fort Collins area market.  Here is what they had to say: “New home closings gained year-over-year in September in the Fort Collins, CO market, and there were signals of strengthening market conditions as … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Home Sales – new statistics

Northern Colorado Business Report recently reported new statistics on the Northern Colorado housing market.  The following is what they reported: “The housing recovery continued across Northern Colorado in August, according to the most recent data from Information Real Estate Services, with the Greeley-Evans … Continue reading

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Online Access for Clients

As a service to our clients, Schroetlin Custom Homes uses a secure, easy-to-use online service that allows you to make selection decisions, approve change orders, reply to messages, check progress information, review project files, and more. Wherever you have internet … Continue reading

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Gallery of New Homes Built in 2012

Below is a video of the homes built by Schroetlin Custom Homes in 2012. The homes were built in various locations throughout Northern Colorado including Loveland, Fort Collins, Windsor, Timnath and Berthoud. For more information on building your new home … Continue reading

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Home for Sale – 5065 Soaring Peaks Dr, Loveland

THIS HOME IS SOLD Check out our video of a beautiful home we recently finished at 5065 Soaring Peaks Dr in Loveland.  It is located between Loveland and Berthoud on two acres and priced at $629,900.  Contact us today for … Continue reading

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Buying a building lot / vacant land in Northern Colorado

This post has recently been updated for 2012-2013 One of the biggest choices when deciding to build a new home is where that home will be built.  It is still a good time to purchase land in Fort Collins, Loveland and … Continue reading

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Real estate experts report encouraging signs in Loveland, Fort Collins

The article below represents what we have been seeing in the housing market for the past year.  While there are still plenty of building lots and land available, the excellent deals that could be had just several months ago are … Continue reading

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Gallery of New Homes Built in 2011

Below is a video of some of the homes built by Schroetlin Custom Homes in 2011. The homes were built in various locations throughout Loveland, Fort Collins, Timnath and Berthoud. For more information on building your new home please visit … Continue reading

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1536 Alene Circle – Estate lot in Great Location

This 1.16 acre lot is located in prestigious Coeur d’ Alene Estates subdivision between Loveland and Fort Collins. It’s a private Estate lot with great views yet it’s close to everything. The lot is priced at $183,900 or build your … Continue reading

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Fort Collins / Loveland Ranked Among The Healthiest Housing Markets

Builder Magazine and Hanley Wood Market Intelligence released their mid-2011 report of the healthiest housing markets in the United States. The Fort Collins / Loveland area is ranked #2. The rankings are based off jobs, price appreciation, population growth and … Continue reading

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Time Lapse Video of a New Home

Here is the result of my first attempt with a new time lapse camera.  This custom home was built on Horseshoe Lake in Loveland.  It is a ranch style with a finished walkout basement and has almost 6,000 finished square feet.

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House Plans are now Online

We have just posted sixteen house plans to our website.  It’s difficult to find a plan that fits your needs exactly, but this can be a good starting point in your search for a new home.  We can modify any of these … Continue reading

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Building a New Home versus Buying an Existing Home

Are you thinking about a new home in the Fort Collins or Loveland area? Have you debated whether to buy an existing home or build a new home? From energy efficiency to modern conveniences, there are a number of benefits to building a … Continue reading

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Does a “Custom Home” mean an expensive home?

A “custom” home can mean many different things. Yes, it can signify a million dollar home with luxurious finishes, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that. Often times “custom” simply means that it’s a specific home plan designed for a specific … Continue reading

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Building Permit Fees

Most people are shocked at how much permit fees are for new construction.  When building a new home the City or County that you are located in charges permit and impact fees.  The City of Loveland, City of Fort Collins, … Continue reading

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Cost per square foot – how much does it cost to build a new home?

This is usually one of the first questions a person asks.  It is understandable as everybody is looking for a starting point to determine the feasibility of building a new home, but it should be used with caution.  A Lexus and … Continue reading

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Homeowner Involvement During the Construction Process

Many of our clients are very involved in the entire planning and construction process.  Some choose not to be involved except for major decisions.  Here is a description of the two extremes of homeowner participation: The Highly Involved Homeowner – … Continue reading

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Central Vacuum System – A reasonably priced option

Most of our clients are surprised to find out that a central vacuum system is a relatively affordable option to install in a new home. A central vacuum system can be installed for around $2,500 (based on a home with … Continue reading

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Construction Financing – How Requirements Have Changed

Several years ago you needed little or no money down in order to finance the construction of a new home.  Today’s lending requirements have drastically changed.  Lenders now require a substantial amount down in order to buy a lot and build … Continue reading

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Three Key Elements in Planning Your New Home

There is a simple formula that holds true in all new construction projects.  It is the theory that there are three main factors when building or remodeling your home.  The three factors are PRICE, SIZE, and FINISHES.  When planning a … Continue reading

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Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome to the first Schroetlin Custom Homes blog post! Hiring a home builder and building your new home is a very big decision. There is a lot of information available on the internet about home building. Some of it is … Continue reading

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