Homebuilder News & Events

Stay up to date with the latest home builder news – from best practices in homebuilding to construction innovations to upcoming Legend events.

Thermal Envelope & New Home Insulation

In this installment of our 12-video Behind The Walls series, Mike Goodrich explains the thermal envelope and how we insulate our Legend Homes. Watch the video to see how we design and build our homes to keep you more comfortable...

Flexible PEX Piping and Plumbing

Legend uses a cross-link polyethylene PEX piping system in our homes. It’s very flexible and stays flexible over time. The is a very effective system that retains its heat and the energy, so you can get hot water to where...


Legend Homes Featured in Corvallis Gazette-Times

Legend Homes has long been recognized and awarded for our efforts and abilities to build energy-efficient “green” homes in the Northwest Oregon communities. In an article posted by the Corvallis Gazette-Times Mike Goodrich, vice president of Legend Homes, discusses some...

Third Party Certifications

Legend Homes is going to go to a lot of work to make sure that we’ve properly designed and installed your HVAC system, that we’ve properly designed and installed the weather resistant barrier, that we’ve done proper air sealing on...

Internal Best Practices Task Force

Home building has evolved over time and to keep up with the very best approach to building homes we instituted our own Home Builder Best Practices Task Force to ensure that our teams and the homes that we build are...

Our Home Building Philosophy

In the first video in our 12-part “Behind Our Walls” series. Jim Chapman, Legend Homes’ President, briefly explains our home building philosophy and commitment to Legend homeowners.

Legend Homes Partners with Town and Country Realty

Town & Country Realty Partnership at Willamette Landing

We’re excited to announce that Legend Homes has chosen Town & Country Realty to represent our Willamette Landing Phase 9 homes! The Legend and T&C teams are excited for the brand new Alsea Model opening, coming in January 2016!

Mike Goodrich: VP of Legend Homes

Legend Homes VP Mike Goodrich Interviewed For Willamette Living

Mike Goodrich, Vice President of Legend Homes, was recently featured in Willamette Living Magazine, the go-to guide to Willamette Valley’s local food, art, entertainment, people and places. Willamette Living asked Mike about homebuilders “going green”. WL: We used to hear...

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The 2015 Ultimate New Home Showcase

This year’s Ultimate New Home Showcase will feature the Alsace home plan at Legend at Villebois in Wilsonville. Villebois’ Alsace home plan features a spacious great room, with a gas fireplace, that opens to a large kitchen with pantry and...

New Is Better - Promo Feature Image - Why Buy New

#NewIsBetter Photo Contest

Show us your ‘not-so-new’ home photo, or a recent DIY gone wrong and you’ll be entered to win a $250 Bed Bath and Beyond Gift Card! That old home of yours sure has a lot of character…not to mention creaky...

Chateau Collection Legend at Villebois

Legend at Villebois Releases New Chateau Collection of Homes

Starting at $401,900 and featuring spacious, new home plans located near the park at Villebois in Wilsonville, Oregon. Available selections for these chateau style homes range from 2,661 to 2,920 SF, with up to 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, bonus...