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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 …

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 …

Build a Home on Your Own Land

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Perhaps you inherited a small section of farm land, or purchased acreage in a remote location, and you plan to build a home on your own land. When the time comes, you’d like to build your dream house. There are …

Selecting a Lot to Build a House

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Selecting a lot to build a house on can be a huge decision. There are many aspects of the lot to consider. Location, eye appeal and emotional instincts all play a part in your decision. These things are important, but …

Modular Home Building

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No other industry, other than perhaps the clothing industry, has such variation in price and quality than the modular home building industry. There are excellent deals out there on modular homes if you shop around, however if you do not …

Money Saving Home Building Tips

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When discussing money saving home building tips, certain ideas automatically come to mind, while others involve hidden costs most people don’t think of. For more information on money saving home building tips and other topics be sure to download our …

Green Home Building Ideas

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In order to truly understand green home building ideas, you should first understand the ideals of the people who pioneered the technology. The affordable green building ideology began in the 1960s. The field very quietly continued to grow despite the …

Built on Your Lot Homes

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Many builders advertise built on your lot homes, while others control huge subdivision filled only with their homes. Which you choose has a lot to do with personal tastes, but there are advantages to having control of your own lot …

Building a Home on a Budget?

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Long ago, before there were building inspectors or home loans, our forefathers went out into the wilderness, and put up a log cabin in a day and didn’t even have to think about building a home on a budget. That …

Built on Your Lot

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Having a home built on your lot has many advantages, especially if you have a great lot. Every one is different though, in what they want in a home location. Sometimes people want to get into a certain development that …

General Contractor Over Your Home Building

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It might be easy to say that the general contractor over your home building doesn’t do all that much, especially in some cases. Some of them don’t even have a crew and hire subcontractors to do the entire job. Others …

Building Lots: Finding Land to Build On

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So where do you look for that perfect building lot? That one place to build your new home?
Finding land to build on takes many considerations. Let’s look at four important considerations for finding a building lot for your home building …

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 …

Home Builder Questions to Ask

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There are a ton of home builder questions to ask when you embark on a home building project. Now unless the process is something you have gone through before, or if you have worked in the industry, you might feel …

Building a House Checklist: Key Items to Include

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Building a house checklist is a good idea for anyone deciding to have their own home built. It helps keep you informed of what is happening, and when it needs to happen. Building a house checklist is just important for …

Home Builder Estimates

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When choosing a home builder or contractor, you should get between three and five home builder estimates. Understanding and comparing these estimates, will lead you to one of the most important decisions involved in building your home. Choosing the right …

Benefits of a Rural Location: Custom Homes Built on Your Lot

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Many contractors specialize in custom homes built on your lot. There is a great deal more freedom in architectural choices when building on your own lot, especially if that lot is not part of a subdivision, or in the city. …

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