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Archive of home building tips related to home building.

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 …

Potential Home Building Problems

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Start to finish, and after moving in, there are many potential pitfalls in home building. This article will troubleshoot common problems and help you find ways to avoid problems. We will troubleshoot the two major categories of home building problems …

Tips on Buying a New Home

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First time home buyers need many tips on buying a new home. It is easy to get distracted by all the wrong things, and miss the entire point. There are four things important to a home: foundation, floor, roof and …

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 are …

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 …

New Home Site: Selecting a New Home Community

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What makes new home community site “good” is subjective. Everybody has a different opinion as to what features are considered good and of course the are the home builders building in the community known for building quality homes? A new …

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 …

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 an Off the Grid Cabin

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Going off the grid with an efficient, remotely located, off the grid cabin, is a huge step, but the principles we will learn in building an off the grid cabin will help us understand construction, and help us start thinking …

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 …

Custom Home Building Contract

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Examine your custom home building contract carefully, and have your attorney look it over before you sign anything. Don’t be afraid to walk out if the contract isn’t right, and the builder does not offer to amend it according to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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