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New Home Final Walk-Through

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The new home final walk-through is your last chance to raise objections, or get things fixed before you sign off on contracts. Many builders like to provide a sort of unveiling on the last day. It is hard to concentrate …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ideas for Building a Home

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The creative use of ideas for building a home can save money and make your house more beautiful and enjoyable. Have a few brainstorming sessions with friends and family members, to come up with unique styles and features. Some ideas …

Cost to Build New Home

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The cost to build a new home can be broken down in several ways, but one of the greatest variables is location. Everything costs more in California and Hawaii for some reason and that includes houses. Some of the North …

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. …

Builders For New Homes: The Different Types of Home Builders

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As you start to look around at your home building options, you may or may not notice there are several different types of home builders for new homes out there. I’ve classified them into five general categories. Let go over …

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 …

How Does a Home Construction Warranty Work?

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What is a home construction warranty? A home construction warranty is a promise from the home builder to the customer to repair or replace and defective item without a charge for a certain established amount of time. .
When entering …

What is Green Home Building?

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When looking at the past 50 years of green building history, we have to wonder, what is green home building, and where is it headed in the future? In the beginning green home building flew in the face of traditional …

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 …

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 to …

New Home Construction Cost per Square Foot

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Understanding new home construction cost per square foot, can be confusing, simply because there are so many different ways to think of it. Cost per square foot varies from one location to another and by quality as well. It also …

Construction Home Loan

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By definition a construction home loan is only one of two necessary loans to build a home. You will in fact need two loans, which are interdependent on each other. A construction loan requires a mortgage loan to pay …

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 …

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