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How to Build Your Own Home

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It is beyond the scope of the average person to actually build a house, but it is important to at least know how to build your own home if home building is something you are considering. In previous generations many …

Sample New Home Construction Timeline

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In looking at a sample new home construction timeline it is important to realize there will always be variables. Building a new home can take as little as two months, and as long as one year, however most are completed …

Home Building Cost Per Square Foot

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When looking at home building costs per square foot we definitely see that some people are paying much more than others. One has to first ask why, and second try to figure out how we can spend less while getting …

Estimates on a Contractor Building a Home

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When gathering estimates on a contractor building a home for you, it is important to consider much more than price. The estimate collecting process should be the culmination of about a year’s worth of research. During the research period you …

Tips for Cutting Costs When Building a House

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Which tips for cutting costs when building a house you should use, depend largely on your goals in building it. If you have not yet purchased a lot, the cost of your home is largely at your discretion. It is …

Tips on Buying a New Home

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First time home buyers need many tips on buying a new home. It is easy to get distracted by all the wrong things, and miss the entire point. There are four things important to a home: foundation, floor, roof and …

Building a New Home and Costs

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There are many ways to save, when building a new home, and costs associated with construction need not cripple your finances for the next 30 years. Most first time home buyers are shortsighted on costs, thinking only of the amount …

Steps in Building a Dream Home

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The steps in building a dream home should be undertaken with much thought and consideration for the various aspects of daily life. It is important to plan every detail with your lifestyle in mind. Don’t just follow a plan someone …

Building a Green Home

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When building a green home, you must first decide which of the green building ideals you wish to embody in your house. Many but not all ideals may be incorporated into the same home. Green is a set of ideologies …

Home Building Schedule

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In order to put forth the variables in a home building schedule we will create 5 different scenarios to illustrate the different situations that can occur. Home Building Schedule: A tale of 5 Homes Home Building Schedule Home 1: Luxury …

Building New Home Construction Checklist

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Use our building new home construction checklist to improve your home’s energy efficiency, and water conservation. Also download our free 98 page free book on home planning, and see our other articles for additional insights on home planning, and energy …

Home Building Kits

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Home building kits can be a viable option when building a new home. Many companies offer an entire home shell, ready to assemble, including hardware, doors and windows. Everything is pre-cut, pre-measured, and pre-drilled in most of these kits. Kits …

Home Building Process Checklist

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A home building process checklist will help you as you inspect your construction on a weekly basis. While some home builders and contractors discourage visits by the home owner, this measure can prevent a lot of court cases and drawn …

How Do You Build a House?

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If you are interested in owning your own home, the question has probably crossed your mind, “How do you build a house?” For some the task would seem daunting, if not impossible, yet we all know that our ancestors built …

Built on Your Lot Homes

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Many builders advertise built on your lot homes, while others control huge subdivision filled only with their homes. Which you choose has a lot to do with personal tastes, but there are advantages to having control of your own lot …

Home Building Process For New Home

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The home building process for a new home will require you to make many decisions. The biggest decision you will need to make will be do I hire a home builder or contractor or do I try to act as …

How to Save Thousands When You Build Your New Home

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This article will show you how to save thousands when you build your new home. The ideas here can save you $50K to $150K on financing alone. When used in conjunction with other ideas presented here, to keep the initial …

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