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Building a Small Energy Efficient House

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Building a small energy efficient house, can provide energy savings for years to come. Fewer cubic feet of space means lower cost when heating and cooling, but less space coupled with energy efficiency and perhaps a few solar panels could …

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 …

Home Building Cost per Square Foot

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What exactly is meant by the effective home building cost per square foot? How would it vary from the simple cost per square foot? The effective cost recognizes the fact that you will not be paying for your home in …

Purchasing New Construction Tips

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It’s easy to become simply awestruck by the appearance and smell of a new house, but try to remember these purchasing new construction tips, to avoid being taken in by the shiny stuff. Shiny stuff is what contractors and home …

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 …

Guide to Building a House

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This guide to building a house is an overview of the several phases to building a home. From concept to completion, creating a home can take over well over a year. During this time you will plan the home you …

When Building a Custom Home – What Are the Expensive Items?

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It is only logical to ask, when building a custom home, what are the expensive items? Some of them are fairly easy to guess, but others may surprise you. Many times an item doesn’t have to cost more, if you …

Home Building Process Checklist

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A home building process checklist will help you as you inspect your construction on a weekly basis. While some home builders and contractors discourage visits by the home owner, this measure can prevent a lot of court cases and drawn …

Home Building Help? Find Out Who You Need and When

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For many people the biggest dream is owning their own home and for many it is building a new home. If this is you and you are searching for some new home building help, then this article is for you. …

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. …

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 …

Building a Home Step-by-Step Tips

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Building a home step-by-step is a big undertaking, but the end result is well worth it. Few things can compare to having your dream home, built from the ground up. When you do start building a home step-by-step it is …

Checklist for Building a New Home

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A checklist for building a new home is best way to start when planning a home building project. Use this checklist to keep track of what’s needed for your particular situation. New Home Building Checklist Checklist for building a new …

Home Building Steps – Five Key Things To Know Before Starting

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Building a new home can be exciting yet overwhelming. Listed below are basic home building steps you should be aware of before getting started. 5 Basic home building Steps First, consider your budget and whether or not you have the …

Buying a New Home from a Builder

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When buying a new home from a builder advice should make it clear that at this time it is very much a buyers market. There are plenty of homes available, and plenty of contractors and home builders eager to build …

Cost of a New Home: Getting Home Builder Estimates

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Is home building on your mind? Just what is the cost of a new home? Many production, modular and manufactured builders have set starting pricing for particular models and homes. Of course, you can usually add features for additional cost. …

Average Square Foot Price of Building a Home

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When researching the average square foot price of building a home, you may find a lot of confusing and conflicting information. Clarifying the confusion over materials costs, shell cost, and overall cost of a finished home can make home construction …

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