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Common Home Builder Problems and How to Avoid Them

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When you undertake the process of building a new home you want to take steps upfront to avoid problems and challenges. The key to doing this is to educate yourself on the home building process, and once building commences you …

Free Book Offer on Home Building

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Download our free book, titled New Home Steps Planning Guide. This step-by-step planning guide, with multiple worksheets and checklists is yours free as our gift, simply because we want you to enjoy your new home. By reading and following the …

Do it Yourself Home Building Checklist

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Using a do it yourself home building checklist to build your own home, can save you a lot of money. It also requires a lot of knowledge and understanding of construction. It is possible for almost any family of able …

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 …

Residential Home Building Process

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The residential home building process has become much more widely varied in the past decade. New green technology and concern for energy efficiency led to some major changes and a wide array of options in the building process. The importance …

Building Your Own Home from a Shell

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Building your own home from a shell can be accomplished in two ways. You can either hire a building contractor to stick build your home on site, to the point the exterior is complete, or buy a kit. Shell kits …

Home Building Checklist

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Completing this home building checklist will help you determine what you want from your home. Home Building has become widely varied field. New green building technology and modular home construction have revolutionized the housing industry. In order to get the …

Building a Home Instead of Buying

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Building a home instead of buying may seem a bit strange in a market flooded with home foreclosures and many homes for sale. It is certainly a buyers market, both for buying a house, and for building one. Home builders …

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 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 …

House Building Timeline

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A house building timeline is a very rough estimate, and very few of them are accurate at all, due to weather delays, variations in materials and construction methods and the use of modern technology on some homes and not others. …

How to Select a Home Builder

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Learning how to select a home builder is paramount to your satisfaction with your home. Most people do not realize how important this decision is until it is too late. Choosing the wrong home builder can truly make you miserable …

Custom Home Building Advice

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When it comes to custom home building advice, the best advice is to know what you want, and to be determined to get it. That may sound simple but it is not what most people do. This custom home building …

Average New Home Construction Costs

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Average new home construction costs are approximately $100 per square foot. State averages range from $75 to $130 dollars. These figures are somewhat deceptive though, as are all averages. Obviously as with all averages, some cost a lot more and …

Mortgage and Home Construction Loan Rates

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Mortgage and home construction loan rates are at an all time low, and have been for quite a while. The FED assures us that they have no plans to go up considerably, at least until mid 2013. The FED is …

Construction Loan Lenders

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There are many mortgage and construction loan lenders. If you have good credit, a good work record and sufficient income most of them will write you a loan. You will be able to pick and choose between lenders based on …

Requirements for New Construction Home Loans

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The requirements for new construction home loans have changed over the years and are in a continual state of change. They may also vary by area and individual banking institution. Below are common questions regarding requirement for new construction home …

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