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Best Lot to Buy When Building a Home

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There are many factors in choosing the best lot to buy when building a home. There is the choice of rural, subdivision, suburb, or city, and the choice of living in a small town or a big city. Once you’ve …

The Importance of Understanding the Home Building Basics

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When embarking on the journey to build your own home it is a good thing to understand home building basics. Knowing the basics will help you in planning your new home and will also be useful with the many …

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 …

Building a House Step-by-Step

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Are you ready to build the home of your dreams? In this article I will walk you through building a house step-by-step. It will be basic, but a good start.
As you’re probably starting to realize, building a …

Average Home Building Cost Per Square Foot

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Average home building cost per square foot can be a very confusing concept. Houses vary in price for a number of reasons, including their design, labor costs in the area, different types, grades and qualities of materials, and most of …

Home Building How To’s

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Home building how to’s involve careful step by-step planning. It’s not just about building a home that looks great right now. Homes should last for years, but unfortunately some of the recently built construction just won’t. Be sure to understand …

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 …

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 …

How Long Does it Take to Build a Custom Home?

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How long does it take to build a custom home? That all depends. But for the most part, building a custom home will take six months to a year. However the planning of your custom home should take quite a …

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 …

Construction Loan Requirements: Dealing With the Lender

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When deciding to build your own home the very first step you must undertake is acquiring the financing. Very few people have the kind of funds needed to start a construction project of such scale. Banks will make sure that …

Selecting a Lot in a Subdivision

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When selecting a lot in a subdivision, there are a few principles that may help save money and protect your future home. There are several considerations, including the size shape and elevation of the lot, the available amenities, lot restrictions, …

Questions to Ask a Home Builder

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Compiling a list of questions to ask a home builder is just one of the preparations you should perform before making your first visit to seriously discuss your new home. By the time you visit a home builder you should …

Checklist Building a Custom Home

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By following a checklist, building a custom home can be simplified into a series of simple steps. By far, custom homebuilding is one of the most satisfying forms of homebuilding, both for the home builder and the home owner. Custom …

Selecting a Lot in a New Subdivision

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When selecting a lot in a new subdivision, it is important not to make any snap decisions. Bring along your home builder and an expert on things like erosion, water drainage and soil. Finding a lot is a much more …

New Home Construction Free Estimating Sheet

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Though the cost of homes varies considerably and no estimate is exact, perhaps the following new home construction free estimating sheet will help in determining a very rough estimate for the cost of your new home. A home builder or …

New Construction Checklist: Simple Steps to Building a New Home

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When settling in for any construction project you have to know what you need. Whether you are building a new home or a new fence, a new construction checklist is invaluable. This list will grow in relation to the job, …

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