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New Construction in Vancouver

By Julia Robertson, April 28, 2020

Just before the declared Pandemic, I toured a number of new construction homes in Vancouver and Camas, Washington. New construction is booming in the Couve’ and Camas! I had a different experience with each builder. Some were casual, some were very organized, others are more of a grass roots style, and each have a different level of quality build. Here is my list of builders and my thoughts on each. The client I was touring with had a budget of $450-650k, so this information is only based on my own experience for these specific builders and my buyer. Residential construction is now open again in Washington!

David Weekly Homes

Price- $600’s and up

Locations- Felida/Salmon Creek & East Vancouver. Herron Grove neighborhood. Nestled in an established neighborhood, across the street from Salmon Creek walking trails. Some of the homes were up against a busier street.

Service- Friendly and accommodating. The best experience with with Eric on the West side near Felida, where we were engaged and really liked the model home.

Style/Quality- Higher end finishes, contemporary craftsman and cottage styles.

Holt Homes

Price- High $500’s and up

Location- Windust Meadows, Camas. Nice area. Most of the best lots were already taken.

Service- Casual, but friendly. Jake helped us. Kind of an odd experience at first. The addresses were not on google yet and we had a difficult time finding available homes or knowing which ones I could show. Definitely needed someone on site to walk you around.

Style/Quality- Contemporary Craftsman. High end finishes. Several single level floorplans, great floor plans in general. Small yards, some had a retaining wall behind the house.

Pacific Lifestyle Homes

Price- $500’s and up

Location- Amber Glen, Northwest Vancouver. Nestled in a grove of trees off the road. You feel like you’re in the country as you start to drive into the subdivision.

Service- Friendly, organized. Office was very busy with many buyers touring.

Style/Quality- Craftsman/Contemporary. Mid to high end. Nice floor plans.


Price- $400’s and up

Location- Hazel Dell. Flat no trees, a lot of homes smashed into a small piece of land against a busy street.

Service- Helpful. No one on site, but some homes were left unlocked because work was being done on some of the homes.

Style/Quality- Contemporary Craftsman/Modern. Mid to higher end finishes. These were great homes, but no place for guests to park on street. Homes were packed into the street. Also difficult to find because the addresses were not on google yet.

Toll Brothers

Price- $640’s and up

Location- Camas Meadows. Just above Camas Meadows Golf course next to gated communities with million + homes. Near Lacamas Lake. Great location near excellent schools.

Service- Helpful, Organized. Sales office. Suzie or Ken are on site to help with clients. Th

Style/Quality- Cottage, Contemporary, Traditional. High end with custom options. Nice floorplans with basement options.


If you would like to tour new construction in Vancouver or Camas, I’d love to show you around! Give me a call or send me a text at 541-505-1111

Julia Robertson | Broker Licensed in Oregon & Washington

Living Room Realty | 541-505-1111 |


Julia Robertson

Earth Advantage Broker Licensed in OR & WA

Julia Robertson is first and foremost a passionate Oregonian. She moved to Oregon eleven years ago and genuinely loves showing the city to clients who are considering whether to relocate. Julia constantly explores the city so that she can accurately match clients with a part of Portland Metro or Vancouver that is perfect them. She believes that everyone deserves the chance to own a home in an area or neighborhood that they love. Since a real estate purchase is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, Julia works tirelessly with her clients to build a trusting relationship and help them find not just a house, but a home. She has experience working with a broad range of clients to fulfill their diverse and unique needs. Are you selling your home? Purchasing your first condo downtown? Searching for property outside of the city? Looking to buy an investment property? Julia can help you come up with a plan that meets your timeline, your budget  and your needs.  If you’d like to meet for coffee or lunch to discuss potential real estate opportunities, Julia would love to hear from you. When Julia represents a client in the sale or purchase of a home, Julia treats the agency they have like a friendship, going above and beyond to serve her clients. She considers the client’s budget, bottom line, area preferences, and future plans. While Julia doesn’t consider herself a “sales person,” she does have over twenty years of experience in the field of sales and knows how to conduct herself in negotiations and details. Your business is Julia’s top priority, and she always makes herself available. From an early age, Julia loved everything related to homemaking.  Her childhood spent moving from town to town and always having to be “the new kid” gave her the personal confidence to meet new people and boldly operate in the high stakes world of real estate. Julia is a licensed Realtor in Oregon and Washington as a Seller Representative Specialist(SRS) and Earth Advantage-certified broker. She currently serves on the Living Room Realty broker advisory board and attends the Portland B corporation meetings.
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