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Barthel and Stickler Join the Land Team at Centra Homes

August 3rd, 2020

This summer has seen two new additions to the Land Team at Centra Homes.  While their backgrounds are quite different, their skillsets are proving quite complementary.  The job of a Land Manager for a residential builder can be quite diverse.  Successful team members must source new opportunities, manage relationships with municipalities and landowners as well […]

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Mortgage Market Update: Rates Near All-Time Lows, Activity Brisk

July 28th, 2020

Mortgage lenders report that current historically low rates are driving heavy activity—even despite pandemic and related economic factors Banking metrics continue to indicate strength in the home financing market this month as the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly index reported a 5% increase in mortgage applications for the first week of July.  This combines with earlier […]

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Meet Michelle Eder- Preferred Lender at Centra Homes

July 6th, 2020

Centra’s Preferred Lender has built her business by focusing on exceptional customer service, interpersonal skills and communication.  It’s a journey that began 26 years ago with a personal experience that still drives her career today. The year was 1994 and Michelle Eder remembers the situation all too well.   She was a Branch President at […]

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Employee Spotlight: Greg Dahlke, Project Manager

May 27th, 2020

A successful Project Manager must manage a schedule, maintain quality standards and build relationships. At Centra, Greg Dahlke excels at all three — adding a “get it done” attitude to every task. Even as projects in Maple Grove and Dayton begin to wind down, activity is picking up in Brooklyn Center and Coon Rapids. While managing […]

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Centra Again Honored as a 2020 Homebuyers’ Choice Top 10 Builder

April 30th, 2020

Centra Homes has been recognized nationally for excellence in Design Experience and First Year Quality by a nationwide customer experience management company For the second year in a row, Twin Cities-based homebuilder Centra Homes has received national acclaim from the Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards.  The 2020 honors come in the categories of Excellence in Design Experience and First […]

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Construction Essentials: Keeping Workers Safe

April 30th, 2020

Customer safety is crucial at Centra Homes however it represents only a portion of a pandemic risk management plan designed to also protect trade partners and employees Collaboration is the backbone of homebuilding.  Many hands work together to carry each project from initial grading to handoff to the consumer and through the home warranty phase. […]

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Keeping Consumers Safe and Informed: Centra Adapts Business Model Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

April 21st, 2020

Twin Cities-based Centra Homes has expanded safety considerations while allowing maximum flexibility for buyers through all phases of the home search and buying process. Even as social distancing measures disrupt every facet of daily life, proactive businesses are rising to meet the challenge.  This is no small feat for relational industries like homebuilding where even […]

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Growth at Centra: Introducing Team Administrator Erin Wills

March 31st, 2020

The Centra Homes Land Team’s latest hire is on the front lines– increasing efficiency, managing details, and driving infrastructure improvements across the firm.  As any organization experiences exponential growth, it can sometimes be challenging to retain a focus on the details that led to success in the first place. Homebuilders in particular can fall into […]

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Coping with Confinement: Home Improvement tasks to Welcome Spring

March 25th, 2020

Spring is coming to Minnesota.  Make the most of social distancing with tasks that can help your family improve your yard and home –as well as your outlook. As we’ve been increasingly confined to our homes recently, two things have become readily apparent. We need to stay productive and we could all use a distraction.    It, […]

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Still looking for your new home but feeling unsure about touring?

March 18th, 2020

Centra Homes cares about your health and safety. We also know that just getting outside while following the required CDC guidelines as well as social distancing can be therapeutic. We are offering you options to continue to shop for your new home safely. We are OPEN and although in a nontraditional way we are offering you […]

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