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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 …

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. …

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 …

FHA New Construction Loans

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FHA new construction loans are a great solution for many prospective new home owners. There are several advantages to this type of loan that are unequaled among other loans. They can be second chance loans for people who have poor …

Negotiating a New Construction Home

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How you choose to present yourself when negotiating a new construction home, makes a huge difference in your strategy. The first order of business is to list what you want out of the negotiation and what you do not want. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Building a Home: Things to Ask the Builder to Do

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There are many important things to ask the builder to do when building a home. The things that you do ask the home builder to do should be written down, because if not you may forget to mention it, and …

Steps Required for a Home Construction Loan

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The steps required for a home construction loan may vary according to your specific situation, and how you plan to build your home. Each situation seems to have its own Achilles’ heel. Bad credit, no savings, low income, self employment, …

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