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What Questions to Ask When Building a New Home

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Knowing what questions to ask when building a new home is vital to getting a great house. There are many types of questions which you should ask over the course of your home building and design process. When the process …

Home Construction Schedule

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A home construction schedule should begin months before construction, and end well after the home builder or contractor has left the building. The art of building a home is not only about lumber and concrete. It is about financial planning, …

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 …

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 …

New Home Building Plans and Cost:

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If you are wondering how to create a simpler more economical new home plan, or at least select one, you are not alone. Many people today are realizing that the excesses of the last half century are not sustainable. The …

Build a New Home on Your Lot

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So you want to build a new home on your lot in the country? Many people inherit family farm property, while others have an opportunity to purchase a tract of land in the country. It is always exciting to build …

Building a Home: Things to Ask the Builder to Do

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There are many important things to ask the builder to do when building a home. The things that you do ask the home builder to do should be written down, because if not you may forget to mention it, and …

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 …

New Home Construction Companies – How to Select the Right One

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There are many new home construction companies available to choose from. But narrowing the choices down and finding the right one to build your new home can be challenging. With so many new home builders, and contractors, how do you …

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 …

The Home Builder Selection Process

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The home builder selection process is very important when building a new home. Use the checklist below to research the builders and contractors that you are possibly interested in utilizing.
The Home Builder Selection Process: Make a Complete List
Obtain a list …

Home Building Mistakes to Avoid

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Here are a few tips about home building mistakes to avoid. Mistakes can occur at any juncture in the home building process, from the concept and design, to the loan process and in dealing with and selecting a good contractor. …

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 …

Best New Home Upgrades

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The best new home upgrades are the ones dealing with permanent parts of the house. Structure and insulation are of course primary concerns. Carpet is probably of the least concern because carpet is generally replaced every five or ten years …

Cost of Building a House

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The cost of building a house differ from one city and state to another, yet there is a basic way to calculate the price you should pay for a new home.
How to Estimate the Cost of Building a House
The …

Selecting a Lot in a Subdivision

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When selecting a lot in a subdivision, there are a few principles that may help save money and protect your future home. There are several considerations, including the size shape and elevation of the lot, the available amenities, lot restrictions, …

Questions to Ask a Home Builder

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Compiling a list of questions to ask a home builder is just one of the preparations you should perform before making your first visit to seriously discuss your new home. By the time you visit a home builder you should …

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