Money Saving Home Building Tips

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 98 page free book on home planning, and read the other articles on this site.…

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The Home Builder Selection Process

The home builder selection process is very important when building a new home. Use the checklist below to research the builders and contractors that you are possibly interested in utilizing. The Home Builder Selection Process: Make a Complete List Obtain a list of contractors and home builders in your area. Your local Home Builders Association…

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Building New Home Construction Checklist

Use our building new home construction checklist to improve your home’s energy efficiency, and water conservation. Also download our free 98 page free book on home planning, and see our other articles for additional insights on home planning, and energy efficiency. Use the test below to grade your home building plan for energy efficiency. Building…

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New Home Construction Timeline

The home building process is widely variable which makes a new home construction timeline variable as well. Building a home is largely a matter of man hours. The more workers, the quicker a home can be build. It also depends on weather conditions. A rainy season can delay building for months, especially if it hits…

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House Building Cost Per Square Foot

Average house building cost per square foot can be very complex to estimate. Your home will vary in price from others according to size, but also according to methods and materials used in construction, and how much of the job you will do yourself. Materials account for about one third of the actual price of…

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Home Building Ideas

Home building ideas are everywhere, and it is very easy to find hundreds of thousands of ideas on line, in books and in your community. This article will share various ways to look for home building ideas. Finding and Saving Home Building Ideas Storing your Ideas One of the most helpful items in preparing to…

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Buying a New Home from a Builder

When buying a new home from a builder advice should make it clear that at this time it is very much a buyers market. There are plenty of homes available, and plenty of contractors and home builders eager to build your custom home. Therefore it is a good idea to shop around and learn exactly…

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Home Building Materials

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 at materials the most important aspects are durability, energy efficiency and ecological soundness. Appearance is…

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Modular Home Building Costs and Benefits

Modular homes are somewhat more cost effective per square foot than other forms of construction. Prices range from $60 – $90 per square foot for completed construction, reflecting a savings of $20 – $40 per square foot compared to traditional site built construction. Many modular home dealers are ready to make deals. Some modular homes…

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Building Your Own Home Tips

Enjoy this list of building your own home tips. There are four phases of home building from your perspective; planning your home, hiring a contractor or home builder, obtaining a loan and supervising your home construction. These building your own home tips will point out key decisions, efforts and activities to help you complete each…

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