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Daydream Believer 2020 at Cartwright Ranch
May 9, 2021

Top Designers Share Hot Trends in Home Decor

Spring is the perfect time to refresh the look and feel of your home. And if you are lucky enough to be moving into one of our new homes in Boise ID’s Meridian community, the possibilities are endless and the... Read More »


May 4, 2021

Brighton Teammate Original Family Favorite!

Happy May! In true Cinco de Mayo spirit, we are sharing a Brighton Teammates original family favorite recipe, Mexican Lasagna! We hope you enjoy. Mexican Lasagna Ingredients 1 lb ground beef or turkey thawed & uncooked 1 can refried beans... Read More »


March 31, 2021

The BEST Spring Salad

If you have visited our office, you have likely met our awesome Receptionist, Gina! If you have not yet, you will meet her when picking up pool keys. This month, we are sharing Gina’s FAVORITE spring and summer salad. We hope... Read More »


March 13, 2021

How to Make the Most of Your Flex Spaces

Most new homes in Boise ID have some sort of flex space–a study, game room or other area that could accommodate a variety of uses. The greatest benefit of flex spaces is right there in the name: they’re flexible. Not... Read More »


March 6, 2021

Explore Meridian This Spring

Spring will bring plenty of fun things to do near homes in Meridian ID. It’s the perfect time to get out of the house and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. If you’re moving to Meridian for the first time,... Read More »


March 1, 2021

It’s Your Lucky Day! Irish Potato Bites

At risk of sounding corny, but you are in LUCK! Sorry for being cheesy, but the leprechauns made us do it. If you’re looking for a yummy bite, get ready to Shamrock and Roll with this festive snack. In the... Read More »


March 1, 2021

Is Your Home Ready to Spring Forward?

It’s time to SPRING FORWARD and soak up the extra hour of evening sun. Get ready to dust off the patio furniture, fill up the bike tires and ride the Greenbelt, or hit the trails in Boise, ID! The start... Read More »


February 20, 2021

How to Use Bold Paint Colors in Your Home

Many people would like to use bold paint colors in their homes in Boise ID, but they’re afraid to take the plunge and paint a whole room bright red, for example. If it doesn’t turn out well, it could take... Read More »


New Home Caldwell, ID & Nampa, ID
February 13, 2021

Community Profile: Quartet

Our newest community of Meridian ID homes is coming soon to North Meridian! The community will be called Quartet and is located off Black Cat Road between W. McMillan Road and W. Ustick Road. This community will feature large home... Read More »



February 6, 2021

4 Fun Facts About Meridian ID

If you’ve been shopping for homes in Meridian ID, you probably know that the area is full of fun things to do. But do you know where the name “Meridian” came from? Or where it ranks among the Best Places... Read More »


January 29, 2021

Essential Spring Gardening Tasks and Tips

Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to work on starting a garden at your Boise home. While it’s still too early to put many plants in the ground, you can plan, prepare, and start some plants indoors to... Read More »


January 16, 2021

5 Hot Design Trends to Try in 2021

The start of a new year is always a perfect time to redecorate homes in Boise ID. By incorporating a few of the latest design trends, you can make your home feel fresher than ever. Here are 5 trends to... Read More »


January 9, 2021

Community Profile: Pinnacle

Our brand new Pinnacle community of Meridian ID homes will be open soon! Site work is underway and we’ll be taking reservations for new homes this spring. Pinnacle will offer an unparalleled lifestyle in the SoMe district, where residents will... Read More »


December 20, 2020

Brighton Homes Holiday Hours and Tours

Brighton Homes is honored to be your preferred new home builder in Boise ID. We work hard all year to make our customers’ home ownership dreams a reality. This holiday season, we’ll be taking a short break at Christmas and... Read More »


December 17, 2020

Tips for a Stress Free Move In

Moving into a newly constructed home in Idaho can be a little overwhelming. Everything is freshly painted and new. You may be tempted to throw out everything you own and buy all new furniture for your fresh new home. You... Read More »


December 12, 2020

How to Create a Video Game Room in Your Home

Video games and consoles are some of the most popular holiday gifts in Meridian ID homes. Setting up a dedicated room for gaming can make the experience even more enjoyable. Here are our tips for creating a great space for... Read More »


Meridian ID Homes
December 8, 2020

All About EnergyStar

Here at Brighton, we are committed to building 100% EnergyStar Homes.  This year, we are celebrating our contribution of 1,636 EnergyStar Certified Homes! But what exactly does that mean? Well, ONE Brighton Homes EnergyStar home is equivalent to reducing CO2... Read More »



November 24, 2020

Tips for Cleaning Your Home for the Holidays

We all want our homes in Eagle ID to look their best for the holidays. But let’s face it, there are some areas that may need extra cleaning before we take those Instagram photos. Our advice is to start early... Read More »


November 15, 2020

More Homes Coming Soon at Cadence at Bainbridge!

Our first release of twenty homes have already been sold at our 55+ Cadence community of Meridian ID new homes. Our next release of twenty homes will be on December 15, 2020. Cadence features attractive, energy-efficient homes designed for an active... Read More »



October 28, 2020

Easy Crafts to Decorate Your Home for Thanksgiving

It’s easier than you think to decorate Eagle ID homes for Thanksgiving. A few simple materials and a little time will give you beautiful décor to last through the fall season. Painted pumpkins Do you have uncut pumpkins left over... Read More »


New Homes in Boise ID
October 14, 2020

Come Visit our 2020 Fall Parade Home!

Brighton Homes invites you to visit the Cartwright Ranch community of new homes in Boise ID this weekend for the 2020 Fall Parade of Homes. Our participating home will be open Friday through Sunday, October 16-18th, from 11 am –... Read More »


September 18, 2020

How to Decorate Your Ideal Home Office

More people than ever are working out of their Eagle ID homes. Since we’re spending so much time in our home offices, it makes sense to decorate them to provide ourselves a pleasant working environment. Create the right mood. If... Read More »




August 20, 2020

Community Profile: Cadence

The Cadence community of Meridian ID new homes is a gated 55+ community designed for today’s active adult lifestyles. Located on W. Chinden Blvd (Hwy 20/26), the community offers convenient access to all the resources of the Treasure Valley area.... Read More »


Self-Guided Tours Now Available!

As a leading Boise ID home builder, we pride ourselves on innovation. We also understand that not everyone is available during our regularly scheduled model home hours. In order to make it easy for you to find your dream home,... Read More »



July 19, 2020

Community Profile: Arbor

The Arbor community of new homes in Nampa ID is ideal for anyone seeking a brand new home in this growing area. Located six miles from Meridian and twenty miles west of Boise, this new master planned community will have... Read More »


July 13, 2020

Tour a Brighton Home When It’s Best For YOU!

Tour a Brighton Home when it’s best for YOU! Brighton Homes is excited to introduce the newest way you can tour a home, Self-Guided Tours! You can now tour any Brighton Homes Model from 8am-8pm when models are not open... Read More »


July 11, 2020

Hot Interior Design Trends for Summer 2020

With summer upon us, many people are taking the opportunity to redecorate their Meridian ID homes. If you’re one of them, read on to find out what trends are hot this year in home décor. Basketry Inspired by the Boho... Read More »


Picking Art for your Brighton Home Idaho
June 29, 2020

How to Choose Art for Your Home

Choosing artwork for Eagle ID new homes can be a fun adventure. You have a blank canvas to decorate any way you please. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Do you just buy what appeals to you... Read More »



Ballybunion Floor Plan by Brighton Homes Idaho
June 9, 2020

Floor Plan Profile: Ballybunion

Brighton has opened a new model home in the Century Farm community of homes in Meridian ID. You can find us in our brand new Ballybunion floor plan home at 3621 E Murchuson Street. In-person visits are available now. You... Read More »


New Homes in Meridian ID
May 29, 2020

Community Profile: Bainbridge

The Bainbridge community of new homes in Meridian ID offers a wide selection of home plans and a variety of lot sizes so you can create a truly customized dream home. Choose from more than 30 plans for one and... Read More »



May 12, 2020

Clever Bathroom Towel Display Ideas

Half the fun of decorating new homes in Eagle ID is coming up with new ways to show off your decorating style. You might think the bathroom is just a utilitarian space, but there are lots of ways to make... Read More »


May 10, 2020

Meet Our Award-Winning 2020 Parade Home: The Grayhawk

Brighton Homes is proud to introduce the Grayhawk, our award-winning home in the Cartwright Ranch community of homes in Boise ID. The Grayhawk is a unique design that blends elements of chalet style, countryside cottage and modern farmhouse influences. Nestled... Read More »


February 25, 2020

Cadence by Brighton Homes, Best in the Nation!

Brighton Homes is thrilled to announce the take home of four national awards from the National Association of Home Builders hosted by the NAHB 55+ Industry Council. These awards are judged by a panel of industry leaders ranging from architecture,... Read More »


December 25, 2019

Built better from the ground up

Built better from the ground up. Better is Better. There is no easier way to describe an Energy Star Certified home designed and built to standards well above other new homes on the market today. However, we go beyond requirements... Read More »





Bandon
January 11, 2018

What Does 100% Energy Star Mean?

What do we mean when we say 100% Energy Star? 2017, Brighton Homes marked our 8th consecutive year of commitment to building 100% Energy Star Homes. In that time, we have completed nearly one thousand high-quality, high-performing new homes in Boise,... Read More »



September 13, 2016

The Luxurious Bandon Home Plan

If space is what you’re looking for the Bandon is sure to meet the mark. The Bandon boasts 3,015 square feet of space and offers 4 bedrooms, a den/office and smartly designed flex room on the main floor. Moving upstairs you’ll enjoy a media... Read More »


August 30, 2016

Hillsdale Elementary Opens at Century Farm

The school year has begun again for kids across the Treasure Valley. A fortunate group of students spent their first week exploring the newest elementary school of the West Ada School District, Hillsdale Elementary. Located near the corner of Amity... Read More »


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