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Saving Money Building a New Home

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There are right ways and wrong ways for saving money building a new home. Cutting corners in the wrong ways can cost you money or make your home less livable. Cutting out things that truly matter to you is also …

Construction Loans for New Homes

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Construction loans for new homes are simple balloon loans that expire once the house is built, leaving the entire cost of construction due at the completion of the house. In order to finance the cost of the home, home owners …

General Contractor Over Your Home Building

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It might be easy to say that the general contractor over your home building doesn’t do all that much, especially in some cases. Some of them don’t even have a crew and hire subcontractors to do the entire job. Others …

Home Building Checklist

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Completing this home building checklist will help you determine what you want from your home. Home Building has become widely varied field. New green building technology and modular home construction have revolutionized the housing industry. In order to get the …

Building a Home Instead of Buying

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Building a home instead of buying may seem a bit strange in a market flooded with home foreclosures and many homes for sale. It is certainly a buyers market, both for buying a house, and for building one. Home builders …

Process for Building a Custom Home

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The process for building a custom home begins with an idea. Once you have sketched out your idea, and have a sufficient way to explain it to a home builder, an architect or home designer puts the design on paper. …

Building a New Home Step by Step

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Building a new home step by step actually varies a lot now days. With the advent of modular homes and panelized home kits construction can be quite different. Traditional stick building continues to be very popular as well. Stick building …

Building a Home from Scratch

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Building a home from scratch is in many ways a huge part of the American dream. A dream that allows you to add your own personal flair and to tailor the design based on your wants, needs and lifestyle. What’s …

House Building Timeline

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A house building timeline is a very rough estimate, and very few of them are accurate at all, due to weather delays, variations in materials and construction methods and the use of modern technology on some homes and not others. …

Home Built On Your Lot

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If you’ve always dreamed of having a home built on your lot miles from the city, now is a great time to fulfill that dream. Whether your lot is truly remote or in a rural community, you can enjoy the …

Determining the Cost of Building a Home

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There are many elements to consider in determining the cost of building a home. This article will describe to you the formula for determining the total cost and also highlight ways to save on overall costs. Add the Following to …

Steps to Building Your Own Home

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There are more steps to building your own home today than ever. The new changes require much more research and shopping than in the past. New innovations in energy efficient, green housing have created many choices in materials. The advancements …

How to Build a New Home

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With all the new materials and techniques available, it is more important than ever to consider how to build a new home. Residential construction has become a rapidly changing field, full of new technology. Before building a new home, you …

Average New Home Construction Costs

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Average new home construction costs are approximately $100 per square foot. State averages range from $75 to $130 dollars. These figures are somewhat deceptive though, as are all averages. Obviously as with all averages, some cost a lot more and …

Building a Home Step-by-Step Tips

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Building a home step-by-step is a big undertaking, but the end result is well worth it. Few things can compare to having your dream home, built from the ground up. When you do start building a home step-by-step it is …

Mortgage and Home Construction Loan Rates

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Mortgage and home construction loan rates are at an all time low, and have been for quite a while. The FED assures us that they have no plans to go up considerably, at least until mid 2013. The FED is …

Construction Loan Requirements: Dealing With the Lender

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When deciding to build your own home the very first step you must undertake is acquiring the financing. Very few people have the kind of funds needed to start a construction project of such scale. Banks will make sure that …

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