Building a New Home Step by Step

Building a new home step by step actually varies a lot now days. With the advent of modular homes and panelized home kits construction can be quite different. Traditional stick building continues to be very popular as well. Stick building can be managed by a contractor start to finish, or one can hire a contractor…

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Custom Home Building Contract

Examine your custom home building contract carefully, and have your attorney look it over before you sign anything. Don’t be afraid to walk out if the contract isn’t right, and the builder does not offer to amend it according to your wishes. Have a disinterested building expert look over your building materials list if you…

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Building a Home Step-by-Step Tips

Building a home step-by-step is a big undertaking, but the end result is well worth it. Few things can compare to having your dream home, built from the ground up. When you do start building a home step-by-step it is important to keep organized and informed through the entire process. You will want detailed set…

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Cost of a New Home: Getting Home Builder Estimates

Is home building on your mind? Just what is the cost of a new home? Many production, modular and manufactured builders have set starting pricing for particular models and homes. Of course, you can usually add features for additional cost. If you’re thinking of a semicustom or custom home you’ll need to get an estimate…

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Home Construction Loans How They Work

Understanding home construction loans, how they work, and how to get them is very integral to building a home today. It would be very nice, and save you a lot of money in interest if you did not need a loan, but with today’s home prices that isn’t a very likely scenario for most people.…

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New Home Building Process

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 • Lightweight insulated concrete panels • Insulated concrete forms • Shotcrete over foam insulation and wire…

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New Home Building Advice

Though there is no way to know the future, our new home building advice is based on the theories of some of the brightest economists and sociologists. For more home building advice please see our free book, New Home Steps Planning Guide, and read the rest of our articles on the subject. New Home Building…

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What to Look for When Choosing a Home Builder or Contractor

Knowing what to look for when choosing a home builder or contractor can make a huge difference in the quality of construction and value of the home once it is built. Getting a top quality new home requires research and planning. It means choosing a home builder or contractor who is not only reputable, and…

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Average New Home Building Costs

Understanding average new home building costs can be extremely confusing. For one thing most websites vary considerably when discussing average costs. This is because what constitutes average is very hard to define. There are huge differences between the cost of an economy home and a luxury home, and also between all the various quality levels…

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Build a Luxury Home

If you are going to build a home for your family, why not build a luxury home? Now most of you are thinking, “How can we afford a luxury home?” There is nothing in the definition of the term “luxury home,” that requires it to be more expensive than any other home, though in most…

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