To Change or Not to Change?

*Black Pella Impervia windows — being featured in several new Homes by Chris houses* Building a home comes with so many questions of what to do, what to change, what to upgrade, what needs to be done now vs. later.  It’s a big deal.  It really is. As custom builders, we try to walk through …

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The Art of the Man Cave

The Art of Building the Man Cave The shuffle board area.   The pool table. The bar with TV. The movie theater area with TV and surround sound. Custom builder Chris Ragland knows a thing or two about building man caves, even though she is the premiere female home builder in Kansas City.  The best thing …

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We are STARS!

Homes by Chris is honored to be featured by the Kansas City Homes & Style magazine as one of the top custom home builders and remodelers in the Kansas City area!  We are STARS! Click this link to read our published article:  homes-by-chris-stars!  

Homes by Chris Wins Again!

Custom home builder Homes by Chris wins another Grand Award at the 53rd annual Home Builders Association Parade of Homes being held from April 25th to May 10th.  Be sure to visit their award winning entry in the Copperleaf Development at 9305 NE 93rd Terrace in Kansas City while the parade is still under way.  …

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A Home that Fits Your Needs

So maybe the kids are gone, you are nearing retirement, and it’s time to once again take stock of your life. A big part of this life reassessment is your home. The amount of home space, floor plans and features one desires changes as the size and needs of our families change over the years. …

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Let There Be Light!

It seems so simple that we just flip a switch, turn a knob, or pull a cord, and a light comes on. But lighting is really one of the most important aspects to consider in a home. Not only does it light a particular space, but it also has a dramatic effect on our moods, …

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Available Home: The Marlo

Take a quick video tour of the custom home built by Homes by Chris, which was entered into the Spring Parade of Homes and walked away the big winner! This is the Marlo model which features a curved staircase, a gorgeous and spacious kitchen with oodles of cabinet space, as well as a lofted area …

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Chris & Roy Ragland

The Power of Partnership

“Bye Honey. Have a great day and I’ll see you tonight.’’ While this might be the typical morning farewell for the average working couple, it is often not the case for husband and wife builder teams. In the construction industry, it’s not unusual to find firms—home builders, subcontractors, and/or suppliers—that are family-owned and operated, or …

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