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Information related to home plans and planning for a home building project.

Build a Luxury Home

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If you are going to build a home for your family, why not build a luxury home? Now most of you are thinking, “How can we afford a luxury home?” There is nothing in the definition of the term “luxury …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Custom House Building Checklist

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Going over a custom house building checklist will help insure that you get the home your family wants. Building a custom home is one of the most exciting things a family can do, but what happens when families are disappointed …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

New Home Construction Timeline

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The home building process is widely variable which makes a new home construction timeline variable as well. Building a home is largely a matter of man hours. The more workers, the quicker a home can be build. It also depends …

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 …

Home Building Kits

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Home building kits can be a viable option when building a new home. Many companies offer an entire home shell, ready to assemble, including hardware, doors and windows. Everything is pre-cut, pre-measured, and pre-drilled in most of these kits. Kits …

Finishing Steps in the Home Building Process

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When buying a shell you will need to consider all the finishing steps in the home building process that the contractor will not be doing. The first step is to read the literature carefully and discuss with the contractor what …

How To Build a Dream Home

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The dream to build that perfect home is entrenched in most of our hearts. That special place you will call you own and create life-long memories designed and tailored for your lifestyle. If you find yourself in the position to …

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