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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 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 …

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 …

How Do Home Building Loans Work?

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If you are about to seek a loan to buy a new house, you may be wondering, “How do home building loans work?” It can be confusing unless you understand one simple fact which clears up most questions. A home …

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. …

Luxury Home Building Cost

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There is no predetermined luxury home building cost. There is nothing intrinsically included in the definition of a luxury home that requires that it be expensive. Still, most luxury homes are costly. Size does not define luxury. There are true …

Custom Home Building Information

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Good custom home building information should explain your choices not limit them. This site is all about providing a variety of home building information that can help you make the right choices for your family. I highly recommend you download …

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. …

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 …

Custom Home Building Advice

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When it comes to custom home building advice, the best advice is to know what you want, and to be determined to get it. That may sound simple but it is not what most people do. This custom home building …

Are There FHA Home Building Loans?

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Many people are wondering if FHA home building loans exist. Are there FHA construction loans? By definition, the answer is no. An FHA loan is a government insured mortgage loan. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insures mortgages of many different …

Modular Home Building Costs and Benefits

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Modular homes are somewhat more cost effective per square foot than other forms of construction. Prices range from $60 – $90 per square foot for completed construction, reflecting a savings of $20 – $40 per square foot compared to traditional …

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 …

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