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Types of Home Building Contractors

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There are as many types of home building contractors as there are types of homes built. Understanding the different types of home builders will help you in selecting the right home builder for your job. Types of Home Building Contractors …

Austin, Texas Home Builders

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Our new top Austin, Texas home builder directory is designed to show a range of home builders in the area. This list is by no means all inclusive. There are many fine builders in Austin and the surrounding areas which …

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 …

Build on Your Lot

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From my experience most contractors and home builders are happy to build on your own lot. Whether you are selecting your lot from a development or planning to building on a larger tract of land, any reputable contractor or home …

What is a Construction Loan?

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Finding the answer to the question “what is a construction loan?” can be a complex process unless you understand that construction loans vary, and are sometimes quite dissimilar from each other. Below I’ll answer many questions associated with construction loans. …

Custom Home Builder Estimates

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When preparing to build your custom home, you will want to three to five custom home builder estimates. The best way to get reliable quotes, that you can compare accurately, is to be sure that all the contractors are bidding …

Are There FHA Home Building Loans?

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Many people are wondering if FHA home building loans exist. Are there FHA construction loans? By definition, the answer is no. An FHA loan is a government insured mortgage loan. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insures mortgages of many different …

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 …

Green Home Construction

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Green home construction is a very popular topic, but what is it? What makes green home construction green? The fact is that there is no central standard for exactly what green construction is, but there are certain principles and categories …

Luxury Home Building Guide

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This luxury home building guide explains the process of building a true luxury home. Building a true luxury home is one of the most thrilling and challenging undertakings in the world. Home builders and subcontractors are honored to be involved, …

Choosing a Lot to Build a House

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When choosing a lot to build a house, a builder must consider soil, underground water, and land features in order to make a wise choice. For this reason it is important to be well informed and to get an expert …

Luxury Home Building Ideas

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These luxury home building ideas will help you when planning and building your home. You see building a luxury home is largely a matter of balance. Luxury homes should be tasteful, yet unique. Large, but not so large they can’t …

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 …

Log Home Building Costs

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Log home building costs can be confusing. It is important to read information carefully. Some log home kits contain only the logs. Other kits are designed to provide a shell kit. As shell kits go, they are not always the …

How to Save Money When Building a House

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Saving money is usually a high priority in today’s market. Here are some tips showing you how to save money when building a house. Remember though that while you may be temped to cut corners in quality, there are a …

New Construction Tips

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When writing new construction tips, one almost needs a crystal ball, and you definitely need to plan for an unknown future. It’s always been that way. Just think, if Great Grandpa had known that new fad called electricity was really …

How to Save Thousands When You Build Your New Home

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This article will show you how to save thousands when you build your new home. The ideas here can save you $50K to $150K on financing alone. When used in conjunction with other ideas presented here, to keep the initial …

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