Calculating Home Building Costs

Your home builder or contractor has all the right software for calculating home building costs. Because he has entered the prices of all the building materials he uses, and because the software automatically calculates the quantity of each material, and multiplies that quantity by the price, he can tell you virtually to the penny how…

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New Home Building Guide

Enjoy our new home building guide below, and be sure to download our 98 page free book, on the subject of home planning. Take advantage of all the articles on this site in order to learn how to build your own home. The goal of HomeBuildingSmart is to educate and inform our readers, so that…

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Custom Home Building Information

Good custom home building information should explain your choices not limit them. This site is all about providing a variety of home building information that can help you make the right choices for your family. I highly recommend you download our free 98 page home building guide. In this article I’m going to get you…

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Building an Energy Efficient House

There are many ways of building an energy efficient home. Some work better than others, but combinations of these ideas can save a lot of money on your utility bills for years to come. Building an Energy Efficient House: Size Matters A smaller home is much more efficient to heat and cool. It is also…

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Luxury Home Building Cost Per Square Foot

Luxury home building cost per square foot estimates are being debated in today’s market. As tens of thousands of gorgeous 5000 square foot, luxury homes are sitting empty, their values are often dwindles. From California shores to Washington D.C., large luxury homes are not as popular today. Builders had to ask, “What do those who…

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Sample Home Building Contract

Home building contracts vary considerably, so it is a good idea to get a sample home building contract from all the contractors and home builders you are taking bids from. Look over the contract and have your attorney look over it as well. Here are a few red flags and green lights to look for…

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Selecting a Custom Luxury Home Builder

Selecting a custom luxury home builder or contractor to build your dream home is a huge decision. Choose carefully and interview several before making your decision. Compile a list of local home builders and contractors by asking a few local realtors, checking out the local Home Builders Association website, checking local advertising, running Google searches,…

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Green Home Building Tips

Green construction has become a very broad field in recent years. These green home building tips will clarify the differences in green home building techniques. This article is designed to help you to examine what you really want from your green home. We will explore the types of green homes, and consider which green ideas…

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Home Builder’s Warranty

A home builder’s warranty is vital to protect your dream home. There are several different types of home builder’s warranties. Some are better than others, but it is vitally important that you understand your warranty, and have sufficient contact information should something go wrong. Here are some different types of warranties. Home Builder’s Warranty Types…

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Home Building Saving Tips

There are many home building saving tips on this site and in our 98 page free guide as well. We hope that you use and enjoy all the information that we share on our site and download our free book as well for even more exciting tips and home building tricks. This list of home…

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