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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 …

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 …

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 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 …

The Home Builder Selection Process

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The home builder selection process is very important when building a new home. Use the checklist below to research the builders and contractors that you are possibly interested in utilizing. The Home Builder Selection Process: Make a Complete List Obtain …

New Home Building Process Checklist

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Use this new home building process checklist to plan your home. It is important to build the house in your mind before you hire a contractor to physically build it. Reinforce your ideas with pictures and diagrams. Have a clear …

Ideas for Planning Your New Home Tips

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So you are thinking about building a new home and looking for ideas for planning your new home. The best designed new homes are homes that couples spent more time designing, learning and planning than builders spent building. There are …

Checklist for Building a Custom Home

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Below I’ve put together three separate checklist for building a custom home. I hope you find them useful. Checklist for Building a Custom Home: Concept • Will this home be of architectural value? • Is the design creative and artistic? …

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 …

Average New Home Construction Cost Per Square Foot

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Average new home construction cost per square foot varies by state, and ranges from $75 to $130 per square foot. Homes in the Southeastern and Midwestern states cost much less than homes in California, Hawaii and the Northeastern states. In …

Choosing a Lot for House Building

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When choosing a lot for house building, it is important to consider the needs as well as the desires of each member of the family. Before choosing a lot, you and your family should carefully consider your priorities and your …

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 …

Affordable Home Building Tips

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When reading about affordable home building tips, you will notice that most sources feel you must give up something to afford your home. This is only occasionally true. Often, by shopping wisely, considering all the possibilities and being a bit …

Custom House Building Checklist

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Going over a custom house building checklist will help insure that you get the home your family wants. Building a custom home is one of the most exciting things a family can do, but what happens when families are disappointed …

Green Home Building Overview

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There are many types of green construction, the best and worst will be discussed in my green home building overview. Technically most green construction is any building process that saves energy, produces energy, or doesn’t cause excessive pollution. For some …

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