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Archive of home building tips related to home building.

Home Building Planning Tips

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New home planning takes getting down to the nitty gritty by getting very specific about what you need and want in your new home and planning it out. The first step in new home planning is to have everyone who …

Building a New Home Step by Step

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Building a new home step by step actually varies a lot now days. With the advent of modular homes and panelized home kits construction can be quite different. Traditional stick building continues to be very popular as well. Stick building …

Build on Your Lot

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From my experience most contractors and home builders are happy to build on your own lot. Whether you are selecting your lot from a development or planning to building on a larger tract of land, any reputable contractor or home …

How to Finance a New Home

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To finance a home building project you need to look at getting yourself into the best possible financial shape for buying a home. Here are some useful tips to get you started in financing a new home. Tips on How …

Home Builder Reviews – Where To Find Them

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Are you looking for home builder reviews but can’t really find what you’re looking for? Well hopefully this information can help you find the home builder reviews you need quickly. Let’s begin… Finding Home Builder Reviews There are several ways …

Building Your Own Home Tips

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Enjoy this list of building your own home tips. There are four phases of home building from your perspective; planning your home, hiring a contractor or home builder, obtaining a loan and supervising your home construction. These building your own …

Residential Construction Loans

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There are many options when it comes to residential construction loans. One of the most practical and popular one in today’s market is the construction-to-permanent loan. Also known as the “rollover” loan, this loan is two loans in one. During …

Sample Home Building Contract

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Home building contracts vary considerably, so it is a good idea to get a sample home building contract from all the contractors and home builders you are taking bids from. Look over the contract and have your attorney look over …

How to Select a Home Builder

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Learning how to select a home builder is paramount to your satisfaction with your home. Most people do not realize how important this decision is until it is too late. Choosing the wrong home builder can truly make you miserable …

Home Built On Your Lot

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If you’ve always dreamed of having a home built on your lot miles from the city, now is a great time to fulfill that dream. Whether your lot is truly remote or in a rural community, you can enjoy the …

Energy Efficient Home Building

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There are many reasons why energy efficient home building is worth the extra cost up front. Energy efficiency is a major consideration when buying a home, and would positively impact your resale value if you ever decided to sell. As …

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 …

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 …

How to Negotiate with New Home Builders

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Knowing how to negotiate with new home builders depends on which new home builders you are dealing with. Each home builder or contractor has a different way of doing business, and each company has a different structure and procedure. There …

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