Best Lot to Buy When Building a Home

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 considered these choices you will start to select a specific lot within your chosen area.…

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New Home Construction Free Estimating Sheet

Though the cost of homes varies considerably and no estimate is exact, perhaps the following new home construction free estimating sheet will help in determining a very rough estimate for the cost of your new home. A home builder or contractor will be able to give you a much more accurate estimate, based on the…

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Home Building Advice Help

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 this article I hope you take advantage of all the free information on this site.…

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Quality Home Construction

Quality Home Construction isn’t always about marble hot tubs and fantastic archways. The most important part of quality home construction starts with the structure itself. It is the things that remain unseen that are most important. Lumber grade and quality are vitally important. Of course we want the perks and pretty things too, but building…

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Common Home Building Problems

The most common home building problems are minor setbacks, due to weather or miscommunication between contractors on scheduling. However, there are some major structural problems that are not nearly uncommon enough. Serious structural problems are in a whole other category than having your cabinet knob shipment arrive late. Still those minor problems can be annoying…

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Custom Home Building Guide

This custom home building guide covers key critical processes in building a new home. Let’s get started learning… Custom Home Building Guide Critical Processes Custom Home Building Guide Critical Processes: The Foundation This is the single most important part of construction. Included in the foundation are the footings, which are steel reinforced concrete poured deep…

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FHA New Construction Loans

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 or fair credit, have been foreclosed on, or have been through bankruptcy. FHA also offers…

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Sample Home Building Budget

There are many variables in creating a sample home budget. Common home features vary by geographic location based on climate and geographical differences, and prices vary according to the local economy as well. The cost of labor is a major factor as well. It is much more expensive to build a home in California than…

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Residential Construction Loan Requirements

Residential construction loan requirements may vary from one lending institution to another. You will be given a list of what is needed by your lending institution. The following items are commonly found on that list. Residential Construction Loan Requirements for the Loan Application • W2s for past two years • Tax returns for past two…

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Potential Home Building Problems

Start to finish, and after moving in, there are many potential pitfalls in home building. This article will troubleshoot common problems and help you find ways to avoid problems. We will troubleshoot the two major Categories of home building problems which are financial problems and structural problems. Potential Home Building Problems: Financial The number one…

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