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New Home Site: Selecting a New Home Community

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What makes new home community site “good” is subjective. Everybody has a different opinion as to what features are considered good and of course the are the home builders building in the community known for building quality homes? …

Selecting a Lot to Build On

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When planning to build a new home, selecting a lot to build on is one of the most important decisions you will make. As real estate agents often say, the three most important aspects of marketable real estate are location, …

New Home Construction Timeline

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The home building process is widely variable which makes a new home construction timeline variable as well. Building a home is largely a matter of man hours. The more workers, the quicker a home can be build. It also depends …

Building Your Own Small Home

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It seems that building your own small home on your own land should be among the inalienable rights in the constitution. At one time it was assumed that people could build a home on land they owned without supervision. Building …

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 …

The Step-by-Step Process of Building a House

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Learning the step-by-step process of building a house is imperative before contacting your building contractor or home builder. It is important to learn all you can about the process in order to understand and explain what you want. It is …

Building Your Own Home from a Shell

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Building your own home from a shell can be accomplished in two ways. You can either hire a building contractor to stick build your home on site, to the point the exterior is complete, or buy a kit. Shell kits …

Frugal Home Building Ideas

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Frugal home building ideas are increasing in popularity, due to economic and ecological concerns. A back to basics approach to homebuilding, which stresses sturdy construction and energy efficiency has now come into play. Today’s homes are smaller, and more energy …

Choosing the Best New Home Upgrades

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When building a new home there are many decisions to be made regarding choosing the best new home upgrades, but fun decisions. Many new home buyers select upgrades in kitchen, bathrooms, the master bedroom, and family room. For the …

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 …

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 …

Building Your Own Home

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Building your own home is a wonderful opportunity to express your family’s lifestyle. In architecture, form should follow function as closely as possible. We are all different, with different interests and different styles. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. …

How to Find a Builder

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There are many ways to find a builder for your new home. Let’s walk through each one.
How to Find a Builder Step-by-Step
Many people use the Internet to find home builders. A simple way to approach the Internet is to …

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 …

Construction Loans for a New Home

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There are many variables in construction loans for a new home. In general there are two loans involved the actual construction loan, and the mortgage loan. These two loans are much more sensible and economical when they are combined into …

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 …

Custom Home Building Tips

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In this article I have created a custom home building tip list. These tips will help you stay organized and avoid getting overloaded and frustrated when building your new custom home. Let’s go ahead and jump right into the …

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