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Home building cost information including cost per square foot, estimates, quotes, construction cost and more.

What is a Construction Loan?

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Finding the answer to the question “what is a construction loan?” can be a complex process unless you understand that construction loans vary, and are sometimes quite dissimilar from each other. Below I’ll answer many questions associated with construction loans.
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Current Home Building Cost

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2011 and 2012 are the best years in the past four decades to build a home, based on the current home building cost and interest rates. If you have a secure job and good credit, now is the time! It …

Luxury Home Building Ideas

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These luxury home building ideas will help you when planning and building your home. You see building a luxury home is largely a matter of balance. Luxury homes should be tasteful, yet unique. Large, but not so large they can’t …

How to Build a Luxury Home

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When asking the leading luxury home builders in the U.S.A., about how to build a luxury home, they describe the following: true luxury home are largely a matter of good taste, controlled extravagance and unique design. Price and size …

How do Construction Loans Work?

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Most people are not very clear on the question; “How do construction loans work?” It all seems very complicated but the following facts may help clarify the concepts involved. Practically speaking a construction loan actually involves the need for two …

Advantages of Buying a New Construction Home

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The advantages of buying a new construction home are vast for many people. While some people prefer a stately historic home, it simply isn’t for everyone. There are both advantages and disadvantages in purchasing a truly historic home, but few …

Finishing Steps in the Home Building Process

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When buying a shell you will need to consider all the finishing steps in the home building process that the contractor will not be doing. The first step is to read the literature carefully and discuss with the contractor what …

Building a Home Contract

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By the time you are ready to consider signing a building a home contract, you should have a good idea what sort of contractor or homebuilder you are dealing with. Home building companies vary a lot in policy and structure. …

What to Look for When Choosing a Home Builder

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It is very important to know what to look for when choosing a home builder. Choosing a home builder is a huge decision, considering the amount of money you are about to entrust the builder with. There are obvious red …

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 …

Top New Home Building Materials

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Top New Home Building Materials Number One: Insulated Concrete Panels (ICP)
Insulated concrete panels are by far the most durable and energy efficient new home building materials on the market. There are some companies though that make slimmer panels. These are …

FHA New Construction Loans

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FHA new construction loans are a great solution for many prospective new home owners. There are several advantages to this type of loan that are unequaled among other loans. They can be second chance loans for people who have poor …

Cost to Build New Home

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The cost to build a new home can be broken down in several ways, but one of the greatest variables is location. Everything costs more in California and Hawaii for some reason and that includes houses. Some of the North …

Average Home Building Cost Per Square Foot

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Average home building cost per square foot can be a very confusing concept. Houses vary in price for a number of reasons, including their design, labor costs in the area, different types, grades and qualities of materials, and most of …

The Tricky Principle of Cost Per Square Foot in Home Building

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The cost per square foot in home building is a vast oversimplification. There are many variables involved in the cost of a home that are beyond the scope of cost per square foot. Does the cost per square foot remain …

How to Save Money When Building a House

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Saving money is usually a high priority in today’s market. Here are some tips showing you how to save money when building a house. Remember though that while you may be temped to cut corners in quality, there are a …

New Home Construction Cost per Square Foot

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Understanding new home construction cost per square foot, can be confusing, simply because there are so many different ways to think of it. Cost per square foot varies from one location to another and by quality as well. It also …

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