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How to Build Your Own Home

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It is beyond the scope of the average person to actually build a house, but it is important to at least know how to build your own home if home building is something you are considering. In previous generations many …

Sample New Home Construction Timeline

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In looking at a sample new home construction timeline it is important to realize there will always be variables. Building a new home can take as little as two months, and as long as one year, however most are completed …

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 …

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 Schedule

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In order to put forth the variables in a home building schedule we will create 5 different scenarios to illustrate the different situations that can occur. Home Building Schedule: A tale of 5 Homes Home Building Schedule Home 1: Luxury …

Tips for Buying New Construction

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Building a new construction home can be overwhelming with choices and decisions. There are many tips for buying new construction you’ll want to learn about. Here we’ll go over four tips to get you rolling. Let’s begin. Tips for Buying …

Building New Home Construction Checklist

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Use our building new home construction checklist to improve your home’s energy efficiency, and water conservation. Also download our free 98 page free book on home planning, and see our other articles for additional insights on home planning, and energy …

Home Building Process For New Home

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The home building process for a new home will require you to make many decisions. The biggest decision you will need to make will be do I hire a home builder or contractor or do I try to act as …

Buying a New Home from a Builder

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When buying a new home from a builder advice should make it clear that at this time it is very much a buyers market. There are plenty of homes available, and plenty of contractors and home builders eager to build …

Building a Home Checklist

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Use this building a home checklist to make sure you are aware of all the options. There are many things first time home builders need to study in order to insure they have considered all the possibilities. It is absolutely …

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 …

Construction Loans How they Work

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Understanding construction loans and how they work, is important when going to apply for a loan. A construction loan is a very simple loan, similar to a balloon note. It only charges interest during the construction process, and the entire …

Obtaining a Home Building Construction Loan

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Obtaining a home building construction loan is vastly different from obtaining a standard home mortgage. You see home building construction loans are often tailor made to suit the situation. As a matter of fact, home building construction loans are often …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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