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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 …

Steps to Building a House

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The need for energy efficiency has created an entirely new set of steps to building a house. Not since the advent of electricity and indoor plumbing has home building been so revolutionized. The new standard for homes is called green, …

New Home Building Guide

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Enjoy our new home building guide below, and be sure to download our 98 page free book, on the subject of home planning. Take advantage of all the articles on this site in order to learn how to build your …

How to Estimate Home Building Costs

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Most people wonder how to estimate home building costs. There are many different methods, but the one below is fairly accurate. While there is not much variation in the cost of building the shells or structures of different kinds of …

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 …

Steps to Building Your Own Home

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There are more steps to building your own home today than ever. The new changes require much more research and shopping than in the past. New innovations in energy efficient, green housing have created many choices in materials. The advancements …

How to Build a New Home

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With all the new materials and techniques available, it is more important than ever to consider how to build a new home. Residential construction has become a rapidly changing field, full of new technology. Before building a new home, you …

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 …

How to Negotiate with New Home Builders

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Knowing how to negotiate with new home builders depends on which new home builders you are dealing with. Each home builder or contractor has a different way of doing business, and each company has a different structure and procedure. There …

Mortgage and Home Construction Loan Rates

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Mortgage and home construction loan rates are at an all time low, and have been for quite a while. The FED assures us that they have no plans to go up considerably, at least until mid 2013. The FED is …

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 …

New House Building Checklist for Completing a Shell

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Use this new house building checklist for completing a shell to insure that you have considered all the costs and labor involved in taking your home from shell to completion. Be sure to download our free 98 page book and …

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 …

Residential Construction Loan Process

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The residential construction loan process would be confusing if there were not so many people to help you with it. Your home builder and the loan officers are all on your side in obtaining the loan. The best thing to …

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. …

Low Cost Home Building

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What is the secret of low cost home building? It’s largely the same secret any creative poor person knows. If you want something really badly, and you simply do not have any money, then you make what you want. You …

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