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Selecting a Home Builder

Information related to selecting a home builder to build your new home.

Custom Home Building Help

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Which type of custom home building help you need will depend greatly on your budget. Great homes can be built for a lot less than one would expect, but the project demands much more of the home owner’s time and …

Building a New Home Checklist

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Building a new home checklist will help you keep organized through the entire process of building you new home. This is one of the most crucial steps of the preparation period. So my advice is to create a checklist. Let’s …

Custom Home Building

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Of all the different types of construction businesses, custom home building is one of the most creatively rewarding. While each classification of home builders have their challenges and rewards, custom home builders have more opportunities to create unique and exciting …

Questions To Ask A Home Builder

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When you decide to build a new home you will need to interview home builders. Here are some basic questions to ask a home builder to get you started. Please add your own as well. Starter questions to ask a …

New Home Warranty Program

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Before signing a contract you should always inquire about the new home warranty program offered by the builder. You can learn a lot about a builder by learning about the warranty he offers. Each type of builder offers their own …

A Custom Built Home – Understanding the Custom Home Building Process

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If you’ve decided that now is the best time to start a custom built home, you are not alone. Logically today is a great time to build because of interest rates, affordable loans, and a drop in labor and materials …

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 …

Home Builder Estimates

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When choosing a home builder or contractor, you should get between three and five home builder estimates. Understanding and comparing these estimates, will lead you to one of the most important decisions involved in building your home. Choosing the right …

How Much to Build a Luxury Home?

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If you are wondering how much to build a luxury home the first order of business is to define luxury home. Unfortunately even when you ask the expert builders of luxury homes, the answers are likely to start a long-winded …

How to Find a Builder

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There are many ways to find a builder for your new home. Let’s walk through each one. How to Find a Builder Step-by-Step Many people use the Internet to find home builders. A simple way to approach the Internet is …

Home Building Contractors

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It is important to remember that home building contractors are all unique. Just like all talented people, they have specialties, personal tastes and a general style which shows in their work. Just as you wouldn’t ask Rembrandt to copy Picasso, …

What Questions to Ask When Building a New Home

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Knowing what questions to ask when building a new home is vital to getting a great house. There are many types of questions which you should ask over the course of your home building and design process. When the process …

Custom Home Building Process

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The custom home building process should be savored, as a major milestone in life. It is a time of fulfilling your dreams and seeing the fruit of your hard work and savings. You will be making decisions that impact the …

General Contractor Over Your Home Building

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It might be easy to say that the general contractor over your home building doesn’t do all that much, especially in some cases. Some of them don’t even have a crew and hire subcontractors to do the entire job. Others …

Steps in Building a Home

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Steps in building a home starts with a thought, idea or concept. Next an architect or home designer takes the concept and creates a blueprint. Then the home builder, together with their subcontractors take the blueprint and make it into …

Custom Home Builder Selection Sheet

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When you visit your home builder or contractor they will show you a custom home builder selection sheet. You will use the sheet to choose paint, floor coverings, cabinets, drawer pulls, countertops, appliances and everything else that will be a …

Best Tips for Custom Home Building

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Some of the best tips for custom home building involve allowing design to be left to a true architect or licensed home designer. You will need to hire an architect, utilize a builder who has a licensed designer or select …

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