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Building a Home Contract

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By the time you are ready to consider signing a building a home contract, you should have a good idea what sort of contractor or homebuilder you are dealing with. Home building companies vary a lot in policy and structure. …

How to Choose a Homebuilder for a New Home

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There are guidelines and procedures for learning how to choose a homebuilder for a new home. Building a new home is a learning process for most families, but not one to go into with a trial and error approach. Selecting …

Negotiating a New Construction Home

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How you choose to present yourself when negotiating a new construction home, makes a huge difference in your strategy. The first order of business is to list what you want out of the negotiation and what you do not want. …

Home Building Insider Secrets

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What are the home building insider secrets? Have you ever wondered what the guys down at the Home Builders Association joke about, or what gets them fuming mad at their competition? It may surprise you what homebuilders really think. How …

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 building …

Home Building Saving Tips

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There are many home building saving tips on this site and in our 98 page free guide as well. We hope that you use and enjoy all the information that we share on our site and download our free book …

Home Building Contracts

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Some home building contracts are very straight forward documents, created to aid quality home builders in clarifying what exactly will be constructed and the details of materials involved. Other home building contracts however are sticky legal documents full of language …

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 …

Common Home Building Problems

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The most common home building problems are minor setbacks, due to weather or miscommunication between contractors on scheduling. However, there are some major structural problems that are not nearly uncommon enough. Serious structural problems are in a whole other category …

How Much Do New Home Upgrades Cost?

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How much do new home upgrades cost you or save you? It really depends on how much you allow the excitement factor of upgrades to infiltrate your thinking. My best advice is to avoid getting too excited about upgrades, because …

Home Construction Schedule

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A home construction schedule should begin months before construction, and end well after the home builder or contractor has left the building. The art of building a home is not only about lumber and concrete. It is about financial planning, …

Home Building Process Checklist

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A home building process checklist will help you as you inspect your construction on a weekly basis. While some home builders and contractors discourage visits by the home owner, this measure can prevent a lot of court cases and drawn …

Home Builder Complaints

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There are many types of home builder complaints, some serious and others somewhat trivial. We can learn from the mistakes and the complaints of others. It does seem that some companies have more complaints against them than others so it …

Modular Home Building

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No other industry, other than perhaps the clothing industry, has such variation in price and quality than the modular home building industry. There are excellent deals out there on modular homes if you shop around, however if you do not …

Home Building Advice Help

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This site offers a lot of home building advice and help in planning your new home. We offer a free 98 page e-book, and many articles to help you make sound decisions in planning your new home. In addition to …

Steps in Building a Dream Home

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The steps in building a dream home should be undertaken with much thought and consideration for the various aspects of daily life. It is important to plan every detail with your lifestyle in mind. Don’t just follow a plan someone …

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. …

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