Home Building Planning Tips

New home planning takes getting down to the nitty gritty by getting very specific about what you need and want in your new home and planning it out. The first step in new home planning is to have everyone who will be living in the new home answer the following questions. Have each person write…

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Construction Loan Down Payment

In many cases home building will require that you obtain a construction loan, but it depends on which home builder or contractor you select. With both, you will need a down payment. Steps to Getting a Construction Loan Down Payment For the purpose of this article lets focus only on a construction loan and what…

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Residential Home Building Process

The residential home building process has become much more widely varied in the past decade. New green technology and concern for energy efficiency led to some major changes and a wide array of options in the building process. The importance of energy efficiency and the overall ecological concerns revolutionized the building industry. The New Residential…

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How Much Do New Home Upgrades Cost?

How much do new home upgrades cost you or save you? It really depends on how much you allow the excitement factor of upgrades to infiltrate your thinking. My best advice is to avoid getting too excited about upgrades, because upgrades are often no more than a sales technique. This technique feeds off the overall…

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How Long Does it Take to Build a Custom Home?

How long does it take to build a custom home? That all depends. But for the most part, building a custom home will take six months to a year. However the planning of your custom home should take quite a bit longer. It is important to completely research construction methods, and consider many layout ideas,…

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Built on Your Lot

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 is controlled by a single builder. This desire however can place them at a disadvantage.…

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Building a Home Instead of Buying

Building a home instead of buying may seem a bit strange in a market flooded with home foreclosures and many homes for sale. It is certainly a buyers market, both for buying a house, and for building one. Home builders are eager to build right now, in order to keep their crews going, and so…

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How to Choose a Homebuilder for a New Home

There are guidelines and procedures for learning how to choose a homebuilder for a new home. Building a new home is a learning process for most families, but not one to go into with a trial and error approach. Selecting a homebuilder is one of the most important decisions in building a home. The structural…

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What is Leadion Home Building?

Leadion homes are sometimes called tract houses. Leadion home building companies buy large acreages of farmland or wooded areas to develop. They divide the land into home site lots and build roads to each home site. They build homes on the tracts, whether they are sold or not. In times when housing is in demand,…

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Checklist for Building a New Home

A checklist for building a new home is best way to start when planning a home building project. Use this checklist to keep track of what’s needed for your particular situation. New Home Building Checklist Checklist for building a new home 1: The first thing I recommend you do on the checklist for building a…

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