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

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 …

Calculating the Cost of Building a House

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There are many ways of calculating the cost of a house. The easiest way is to describe what you want to a homebuilder or contractor. They have software that will give a very accurate bid on the home. Another way …

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 …

How to Get Construction Loan Financing

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If you are even considering building a home, you need to learn how to get construction loan financing. With the proper preparation, getting a home loan can be amazingly easy. Without the right preparation it can be impossible. Here are …

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 …

New Home Building Checklist: Should I Build a New Home

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With the current state of affairs in the housing market, prospective new home owners face a market that is friendly and favorable. The first question you will face, purchase an existing home versus building. To help you decide I recommend …

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 …

Cost of Building a Home Per Square Foot

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It is only natural that people seeking to build a new home would want a ball park figure of how much it will cost. Many home builders and contractors give prospective builders a quote based on the cost of building …

Loans for Building a New Home

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When shopping for loans for building a new home there are many factors that can derail your process. It is best to know about these and resolve them before you start. Getting a loan is very easy if you are …

New Home Building Information

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Looking for new home building information is easier than ever today on the Internet. As you look around for information there are many new developments you need to be aware of. You might want to investigate green construction, average cost …

New Home Construction Cost

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New home construction cost can vary quite a bit. They vary by location, and they vary according to the type of materials used. Cost also varies considerably by the size of your home. Further the length of your mortgage is …

Creating a New Home Building Budget

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The first step in creating a new home building budget is to consider your resources, your goals and your priorities. It is crucial to consider everything you have, not just your money, but also your skills, creativity and spirit of …

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