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Current Home Building Cost

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2011 and 2012 are the best years in the past four decades to build a home, based on the current home building cost and interest rates. If you have a secure job and good credit, now is the time! It …

Choosing the Right Home Building Plans

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There are several things to consider when choosing the right home building plans for your family. You will want to think of the future and how your life will progress. You will want to consider all the members of your …

How do Construction Loans Work?

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Most people are not very clear on the question; “How do construction loans work?” It all seems very complicated but the following facts may help clarify the concepts involved. Practically speaking a construction loan actually involves the need for two …

Finishing Steps in the Home Building Process

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When buying a shell you will need to consider all the finishing steps in the home building process that the contractor will not be doing. The first step is to read the literature carefully and discuss with the contractor what …

New Home Building Plans and Cost:

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If you are wondering how to create a simpler more economical new home plan, or at least select one, you are not alone. Many people today are realizing that the excesses of the last half century are not sustainable. The …

Best Lot to Buy When Building a Home

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There are many factors in choosing the best lot to buy when building a home. There is the choice of rural, subdivision, suburb, or city, and the choice of living in a small town or a big city. Once you’ve …

FHA New Construction Loans

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FHA new construction loans are a great solution for many prospective new home owners. There are several advantages to this type of loan that are unequaled among other loans. They can be second chance loans for people who have poor …

Ideas for Building a Home

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The creative use of ideas for building a home can save money and make your house more beautiful and enjoyable. Have a few brainstorming sessions with friends and family members, to come up with unique styles and features. Some ideas …

Cost to Build New Home

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The cost to build a new home can be broken down in several ways, but one of the greatest variables is location. Everything costs more in California and Hawaii for some reason and that includes houses. Some of the North …

How Does a Home Construction Warranty Work?

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What is a home construction warranty? A home construction warranty is a promise from the home builder to the customer to repair or replace and defective item without a charge for a certain established amount of time. .
When entering …

Building a Home Advice

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Building a home advice is something most folks seek out. The fact is many of us dream of building a new home, but we just do not know how to go about it.
Since home building advice is something …

The Tricky Principle of Cost Per Square Foot in Home Building

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The cost per square foot in home building is a vast oversimplification. There are many variables involved in the cost of a home that are beyond the scope of cost per square foot. Does the cost per square foot remain …

New Home Construction Cost per Square Foot

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Understanding new home construction cost per square foot, can be confusing, simply because there are so many different ways to think of it. Cost per square foot varies from one location to another and by quality as well. It also …

Construction Home Loan

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By definition a construction home loan is only one of two necessary loans to build a home. You will in fact need two loans, which are interdependent on each other. A construction loan requires a mortgage loan to pay …

Residential Home Building Process

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The residential home building process has become much more widely varied in the past decade. New green technology and concern for energy efficiency led to some major changes and a wide array of options in the building process. The importance …

Purchasing New Construction Tips

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It’s easy to become simply awestruck by the appearance and smell of a new house, but try to remember these purchasing new construction tips, to avoid being taken in by the shiny stuff. Shiny stuff is what contractors and home …

What You Need To Know About the Home Building Process

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Everything has certain steps to being successfully completed. Just as cakes require their own recipe process there is a set home building process. A process that can lead to a painless home building process.
The Home Building Process
The home building …

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