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New Home Construction Cost per Square Foot

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Understanding new home construction cost per square foot, can be confusing, simply because there are so many different ways to think of it. Cost per square foot varies from one location to another and by quality as well. It also …

Custom Home Builder Estimates

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When preparing to build your custom home, you will want to three to five custom home builder estimates. The best way to get reliable quotes, that you can compare accurately, is to be sure that all the contractors are bidding …

Home Builder Estimate

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Home builder estimate software has revolutionized the bid generation process for home builders. In the past home builders calculated the price of building a home with a pencil and paper. There was a lot of rounding and estimating involved. It …

New Home Building Process

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The new home building process offers many options and innovations that were not widely available in previous decades. Choices in building materials and methods include: • Traditional framing • Modular homes • Structural insulated panels • Insulated concrete panels • …

New Construction Warranty

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A new constructions warranty should be examined and compared. Ask all the home builders and contractors you are considering about their warranty. Consider the new construction warranty as part of the comparison when selecting a home builder. Be sure to …

Cost of Building a House per Square Foot

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The cost of building a house per square foot varies by location, level of completion and the degree of luxury in finishing the home. There are many other factors that impact the cost but these three factors are paramount in …

Building Home a Guide

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For this building a home guide project we will be building a small, energy efficient economy home. This article will help you visualize the process. The same principles apply to larger homes, and this little home does pack a punch …

Building your Own Home for Dummies

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Building your own home for dummies can be easy, even for a dummy, which you are not. I’d like to start out by saying that anyone who has over 100K to build their own home is no dummy, and anyone …

Home Building Materials

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There are more choices than ever before in home building materials. The long awaited acceptance of green materials has given us a wide array of possibilities that have not been seen as a mainstream option in previous decades. When looking …

Home Construction Process Quick Overview

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The home construction process can be very satisfying when planned properly. Weather you are hiring a home builder to do the work, or you are the king of do it yourself, the home construction process will entail months of thought, …

Home Building Budget Breakdown

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There are many variables and choices in a home building budget breakdown. Much depends on the type of construction you choose. Modular homes, log homes, shell homes, and various panel construction methods are changing the face of construction, yet the …

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 …

Calculating Home Building Costs

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Your home builder or contractor has all the right software for calculating home building costs. Because he has entered the prices of all the building materials he uses, and because the software automatically calculates the quantity of each material, and …

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, …

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 …

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