Southern Oregon Home Builders – KDA Homes is Southern Oregon’s Premier home builder. We build earth advantage platinum,solar-powered, and high-end residential homes in Ashland, Oregon. Our development and construction team (Dave DeCarlow, Laz Ayala and Mark Knox) have over 100 years of combined experience in planning, development, construction, and local real estate.
We have made it our mission to lead the way in sustainability in Ashland, Oregon, crafting innovative, affordable communities by taking the following initiatives:
- Creating Oregon’s first community Shared Electric Vehicle program to promote fewer cars on the road while saving our community members thousands of dollars per year.
- Making all of our homes solar-powered, allowing you to generate and sell your own electricity while slashing your carbon footprint.
- Using the highest industry standards for sustainability and eco-friendly building by meeting Earth Advantage Platinum and NW Energy Star standards.
- Designing our communities with drought-resistant landscaping and bee-friendly pollinator gardens.
- Using the highest industry standards, quality materials, and finishes in every home.
- Reducing the financial risks for our homeowners with a home warranty for the first two years or the optional 2-10 year Home Warranty.
Southern Oregon Home Builders
We use the highest industry standards, quality materials, and finishes in every home. Our homes are Earth Advantage and NW Energy Star certified, this means a smaller environmental footprint, lower utility bills, and better resale value. Many of our homes are either solar-ready equipped or come with solar panels pre-installed.
- Our homes are built under the leadership of our partner Dave DeCarlow, a third-generation local builder who prides himself on quality construction and customer satisfaction.
- KDA Homes is a member of the Jackson County Home Builders Association.
- We are a Lifelong Housing Certified builder. When feasible, we incorporate Lifelong Housing design standards in order to help meet the growing market demand for accessible housing in our region and to enable families and individuals to age in place safely and independently.
- As one of the premier Southern Oregon Home Builders, we have worked with many of our local subcontractors and suppliers for years and enjoy a high level of loyal service on our projects.
With over 100 years of combined experience, our team is committed to providing the highest level of customer service and quality construction:
- Dave has worked in various aspects of construction for over 40 years.
- Mark was a Land Use Planner for the City of Ashland for 13 years and the Planning Director for the City of Talent for five years before joining KDA Homes.
- Laz has been a Rogue Valley resident and real estate entrepreneur for over 30 years.
With over 100 years of combined experience, KDA Homes is committed to being pioneers in smarter home design leading the way for sustainability in residential development and green building. The company approaches every project with the end goal in mind – building a home for a new community to grow. KDA is a proud member of the Ashland community.