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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 …

How To Build a Dream Home

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The dream to build that perfect home is entrenched in most of our hearts. That special place you will call you own and create life-long memories designed and tailored for your lifestyle. If you find yourself in the position to …

Building Home a Guide

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For this building a home guide project we will be building a small, energy efficient economy home. This article will help you visualize the process. The same principles apply to larger homes, and this little home does pack a punch …

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 …

Ask a Builder – Key Question to Ask Before Choosing Them

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Questions about building a new home? Just ask a builder. So you have decided to undertake the process of building a home from scratch. You have your ideas on paper, you have money set aside and have been pre-qualified for …

Average New Home Construction Cost Per Square Foot

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Average new home construction cost per square foot varies by state, and ranges from $75 to $130 per square foot. Homes in the Southeastern and Midwestern states cost much less than homes in California, Hawaii and the Northeastern states. In …

Home Building Insurance

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Most building contractors have their own home building insurance, to cover potential risks, damage and losses. Homeowners can also buy home builder’s insurance, but a homeowner’s policy will also cover many of these types of risks. It is a good …

Building your Own Home for Dummies

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Building your own home for dummies can be easy, even for a dummy, which you are not. I’d like to start out by saying that anyone who has over 100K to build their own home is no dummy, and anyone …

Custom Home Building Walkthrough

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Many people limit the custom home building walkthrough to the very last minute check before closing. At this stage, prospective home owners cannot tell anything about the real structure. I recommend numerous walkthrough times throughout the construction process. Custom Home …

Built on Your Lot

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Having a home built on your lot has many advantages, especially if you have a great lot. Every one is different though, in what they want in a home location. Sometimes people want to get into a certain development that …

Affordable Home Building Tips

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When reading about affordable home building tips, you will notice that most sources feel you must give up something to afford your home. This is only occasionally true. Often, by shopping wisely, considering all the possibilities and being a bit …

Average Cost of Building a Home

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There are many factors to be considered when home building. One important thing you should do is check the cost of this construction against the average cost of building a home in your region. This cost can vary from region …

Custom Home Building Checklist

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Use this custom home building checklist, and start your research by reading our site. Also download our free 98 page guide at the top right of this page. The information on this site is provided to help first time home …

Home Building Materials

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There are more choices than ever before in home building materials. The long awaited acceptance of green materials has given us a wide array of possibilities that have not been seen as a mainstream option in previous decades. When looking …

New Construction Single Family House

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New Construction of a single family house is an act of creation. Architects enjoy creating unique and unusual home plans, but only a few of these types of designs ever get built. Unfortunately most new homes do not include a …

Home Building Help? Find Out Who You Need and When

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For many people the biggest dream is owning their own home and for many it is building a new home. If this is you and you are searching for some new home building help, then this article is for you. …

Home Construction Process Quick Overview

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The home construction process can be very satisfying when planned properly. Weather you are hiring a home builder to do the work, or you are the king of do it yourself, the home construction process will entail months of thought, …

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