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Free Home Building Information

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This site offers volumes of free home building information. There are many great articles to be found here on every aspect of home planning, home loans, and home building. We welcome you to read articles about all sorts of construction …

Home Building Process For New Home

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The home building process for a new home will require you to make many decisions. The biggest decision you will need to make will be do I hire a home builder or contractor or do I try to act as …

Building a Dream Home Tips

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The most important building a dream home tips are the ones that insure that it is your dream. While you can listen to advice from friends and relatives, the home you design should be an expression of your family. The …

What You Need To Know About the Home Building Process

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Everything has certain steps to being successfully completed. Just as cakes require their own recipe process there is a set home building process. A process that can lead to a painless home building process. The Home Building Process The home …

Construction Home Loan Rates

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It is important to understand that construction home loan rates and mortgage rates are being artificially controlled by the FED. The government believes that low interest rates at this time help with recovery, so they are keeping our rates lower …

Frugal Home Building Ideas

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Frugal home building ideas are increasing in popularity, due to economic and ecological concerns. A back to basics approach to homebuilding, which stresses sturdy construction and energy efficiency has now come into play. Today’s homes are smaller, and more energy …

Built on Your Lot

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Having a home built on your lot has many advantages, especially if you have a great lot. Every one is different though, in what they want in a home location. Sometimes people want to get into a certain development that …

Homes Built on Your Lot

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Many home builders and contractors advertise, homes built on your lot. What exactly are the differences in building a home on your lot, and other arrangements? What is the other option to building a home on your lot? It’s kind …

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 …

Building a New Home and Costs

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There are many ways to save, when building a new home, and costs associated with construction need not cripple your finances for the next 30 years. Most first time home buyers are shortsighted on costs, thinking only of the amount …

Mortgage Rates for Building a Home

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Mortgage rates for building a home and for refinancing are being held artificially low by our Federal Government. Rates in 2011 have been around 3 or 4 percent with good credit. According to FED plans, rates should remain low until …

Energy Star Home Building Packages

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Energy star home building packages must meet guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. An Energy Star home must be 15 percent more energy efficient than a home meeting the 2004 international residential code, or IRC. Further, it must …

House Building Steps for Construction

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House building steps for construction are sometimes a mystery to homebuyers but the concepts are relatively simple. Weather plays a large part in the order of operations and the type of construction that will work in a climate vary as …

Average Home Building Costs Per Sq Ft

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Home builders will be quick to tell you that estimating the cost of your home based on average home building costs per sq ft, is a very inaccurate way to estimate the cost of your home. The cost of building …

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 …

Energy Savings When Building A New Home

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Energy savings when building a new home is increasingly more important to people building a new home. With the price of electricity and fuels at all time highs and mortgage rates at all time lows, it is only sensible to …

Green Home Building Techniques

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Truly green home building techniques and materials are based in a philosophy that dates back to the 1960s. Back in the sixties there was a growing concern for ecology and also for fairness and equality in society. We are seeing …

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