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Custom Home Building Walkthrough

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Many people limit the custom home building walkthrough to the very last minute check before closing. At this stage, prospective home owners cannot tell anything about the real structure. I recommend numerous walkthrough times throughout the construction process. Custom Home …

Home Building Contracts

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Some home building contracts are very straight forward documents, created to aid quality home builders in clarifying what exactly will be constructed and the details of materials involved. Other home building contracts however are sticky legal documents full of language …

New Home Builder Reviews

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Online new home builder reviews can be quite informative. Unfortunately we find that some new home builder reviews lack that ring of truth, while others have too small a sample to count. Should you take all new home builder reviews …

Home Building Design

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Home building design has always been an art focused on function. In fact a well designed house is a functional work of art. The architect has two sets of goals, one set of goals is artistic and the other is …

Home Building Advice Help

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This site offers a lot of home building advice and help in planning your new home. We offer a free 98 page e-book, and many articles to help you make sound decisions in planning your new home. In addition to …

What You Need To Know About the Home Building Process

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Everything has certain steps to being successfully completed. Just as cakes require their own recipe process there is a set home building process. A process that can lead to a painless home building process. The Home Building Process The home …

Cost of Building a Home Per Square Foot

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It is only natural that people seeking to build a new home would want a ball park figure of how much it will cost. Many home builders and contractors give prospective builders a quote based on the cost of building …

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, …

Building a Home Contract

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By the time you are ready to consider signing a building a home contract, you should have a good idea what sort of contractor or homebuilder you are dealing with. Home building companies vary a lot in policy and structure. …

Home Building Checklist for Final Inspection

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Before your final walk through, you should make a home building checklist for final inspection. Many people wait till the end to check on the property, but it is much better to check on your home frequently during the construction …

Quality Home Building

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Quality home building is a phrase often found on advertising for well established traditional home builders. In my mind at least a quality home builder has been in business for more than ten years, and many of them have been …

Prices of New Home Upgrades

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I get this question all the time: How firm are the prices of new home upgrades? The short answer is that prices of new home upgrades are not very firm at all for the most part. Most home builders expect …

Top Tips For Buying A New Construction Home

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Many people look into buying a new construction home over an existing home for various reasons. For many they want to personalize the home because they disliked the way the previous owner of their current home decorated it or they …

Home Builder Complaints

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There are many types of home builder complaints, some serious and others somewhat trivial. We can learn from the mistakes and the complaints of others. It does seem that some companies have more complaints against them than others so it …

Home Building Cost Per Square Foot

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When looking at home building costs per square foot we definitely see that some people are paying much more than others. One has to first ask why, and second try to figure out how we can spend less while getting …

Steps in Building a Dream Home

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The steps in building a dream home should be undertaken with much thought and consideration for the various aspects of daily life. It is important to plan every detail with your lifestyle in mind. Don’t just follow a plan someone …

New Home Warranty Program

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Before signing a contract you should always inquire about the new home warranty program offered by the builder. You can learn a lot about a builder by learning about the warranty he offers. Each type of builder offers their own …

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