Home Building Kits

Home building kits can be a viable option when building a new home. Many companies offer an entire home shell, ready to assemble, including hardware, doors and windows. Everything is pre-cut, pre-measured, and pre-drilled in most of these kits. Kits come in many types, including logs, log panels, insulated concrete forms (ICFs) insulated concrete panels…

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Prices of New Home Upgrades

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 to haggle over upgrades. That’s why they want to talk about upgrades so much. If…

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How To Build a Dream Home

The dream to build that perfect home is entrenched in most of our hearts. That special place you will call you own and create life-long memories designed and tailored for your lifestyle. If you find yourself in the position to build your own home exactly how you want it and need to know how to…

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Residential Construction Loan Process

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 do is be very frank with them about your finances. Local Realtors can also be…

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What to Ask When Choosing a Home Builder

The first question people should ask is: what is the worst thing that could possibly happen, if I don’t figure out what to ask when choosing a home builder?. Selecting the wrong contractor or home builder can be, at the very least, annoying, and sometimes it can even ruin your life and destroy your credit.…

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High Quality Home Building

No matter what your price range, high quality home building should be your goal. There are several ways to fit quality into any budget, because often quality is not about money. Many people spend literally millions and still don’t get true quality, while others have quality homes for under $200,000. High Quality Home Building: What…

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Choosing the Right Home Building Plans

There are several things to consider when choosing the right home building plans for your family. You will want to think of the future and how your life will progress. You will want to consider all the members of your family in the design, and include at least one idea from each family member. Choosing…

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Home Building Packages

An educated consumer can learn a lot by reading about home building packages, kits and upgrades on line. Hearing home builders and contractors describe them can be even more informative. Often it is good to consider what they are eager to talk about, in contrast to what they are not saying. Compare many sites to…

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The Tricky Principle of Cost Per Square Foot in Home Building

The cost per square foot in home building is a vast oversimplification. There are many variables involved in the cost of a home that are beyond the scope of cost per square foot. Does the cost per square foot remain constant between larger and smaller houses? What factors can directly impact the cost per square…

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Home Builder Review Ratings

There are many sites on line that feature home builder review ratings, or give homeowners the opportunity to comment on their home builder. Naturally there are a lot of complaints on these sites, as home owners who are unhappy with their homes seek to warn others. There are many websites devoted to some of the…

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