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New Home Construction Process

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There are many types of builders, and many types of discussions you will be drawn into as you collect estimates and start the new home construction process. Homebuilders and contractors are just like the members of any other profession, they …

Guide to Building a House

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This guide to building a house is an overview of the several phases to building a home. From concept to completion, creating a home can take over well over a year. During this time you will plan the home 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 …

Green Home Building Costs

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There are many different types of green construction and because the definition of green construction varies, green home building costs also vary. Green construction is generally highly economical. Some green ideas save money on construction costs while others save money …

Custom Home Building Budget

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There are several ways to compile a custom home building budget, but the purpose is the same, to develop a unified way of estimating how much your dream home should cost to build. One formula is for estimating cost is …

Getting the Perfect Custom Home Build

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Every contractor and custom home builder I’ve every dealt with wants to give their clients a perfect custom home build. They long for the reaction Isidore or Miletus got when he presented the Emperor with the Hagia Sophia. “Solomon I …

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 …

Selecting a Custom Luxury Home Builder

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Selecting a custom luxury home builder or contractor to build your dream home is a huge decision. Choose carefully and interview several before making your decision. Compile a list of local home builders and contractors by asking a few local …

Building a Home from Scratch

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Building a home from scratch is in many ways a huge part of the American dream. A dream that allows you to add your own personal flair and to tailor the design based on your wants, needs and lifestyle. What’s …

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 …

Construction Loan Property as Collateral

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Construction loans as well as mortgages use the construction loan property as collateral. This is why various lending institutions restrict the types of construction they will lend money on. They are not only looking at ability to pay, they are …

Custom Home Building

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Custom home building is one of the most exciting undertakings one can take. Home builders work with architects to create your dream home, just as you have always pictured it. Of course there are challenges and pitfalls all along the …

Home Building Help? Find Out Who You Need and When

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For many people the biggest dream is owning their own home and for many it is building a new home. If this is you and you are searching for some new home building help, then this article is for you. …

Tips for Cutting Costs When Building a House

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Which tips for cutting costs when building a house you should use, depend largely on your goals in building it. If you have not yet purchased a lot, the cost of your home is largely at your discretion. It is …

Selecting a Lot in Subdivision

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So you have narrowed your search for a lot to a specific subdivision. Now you are ready to start selecting a lot in that subdivision. There are several things you must be prepared to do before you commit to buying …

What Questions to Ask Home Builder

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If you are preparing to visit a home builder or contractor for the first time, you may be wondering what questions to ask a home builder or contractor about building your dream home. By now you should have a clear …

Built on Your Lot Homes

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Many builders advertise built on your lot homes, while others control huge subdivision filled only with their homes. Which you choose has a lot to do with personal tastes, but there are advantages to having control of your own lot …

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