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House Building Cost Per Square Foot

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Average house building cost per square foot can be very complex to estimate. Your home will vary in price from others according to size, but also according to methods and materials used in construction, and how much of the job …

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 Determine …

Custom Home Building Guide

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This custom home building guide covers key critical processes in building a new home. Let’s get started learning…
Custom Home Building Guide Critical Processes
Custom Home Building Guide Critical Processes: The Foundation
This is the single most important part of construction. Included in …

Should I Use a Real Estate Agent for Purchasing New Construction?

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The answer to the question, “should I use a real estate agent for purchasing new construction?” depends on the situation and the homes available in your area. You might be required to use a real estate agent to get the …

House Building Breakdown

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This house building breakdown reminds us that the true secret of home building is in the planning, and the step-by-step process. People of all budgets should spend a lot of time planning and researching their future home. There are many …

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 …

New Construction Loan Process

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The new construction loan process consist of three important steps. Let’s walk through all five so you can get a feel for the overall process.
New Construction Loan Process Step One: Preparation
New construction loan process preparation includes the following:
1) Check …

Purchasing New Home Advantages

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You might be trying to decide between buying an existing home or building a new home. The eight advantages of purchasing a new home below might help you decide:
Eight Purchasing New Home Advantages
Purchasing New Home Advantages 1. Get a …

Home Building Materials Cost

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When considering home building materials cost, one must also consider the cost of labor to install them. Some materials cost very little but require a lot of skilled labor to install. For example natural stone can often be found on …

Build a Luxury Home

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If you are going to build a home for your family, why not build a luxury home? Now most of you are thinking, “How can we afford a luxury home?” There is nothing in the definition of the term “luxury …

Loans for Building a New Home

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When shopping for loans for building a new home there are many factors that can derail your process. It is best to know about these and resolve them before you start. Getting a loan is very easy if you are …

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 …

How Long Does it Take to Build a Custom Home?

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How long does it take to build a custom home? That all depends. But for the most part, building a custom home will take six months to a year. However the planning of your custom home should take quite a …

Steps To Building a House

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I often get asked “what are the steps to building a house?” It’s a great question with an answer that is pretty consistent across the board regardless of what type of new home you are building. I’ve boiled …

Free Home Building Kitchen Checklist

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This free home building kitchen checklist is designed to help you evaluate and refine your kitchen layout plan. These are general guidelines, not laws or rules. What type of kitchen you need depends on your lifestyle and cooking methods. For …

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 …

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 …

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