Building a Home Advice

Building a home advice is something most folks seek out. The fact is many of us dream of building a new home, but we just do not know how to go about it. Since home building advice is something that’s asked for often, we have compiled a list of basic advice to get you started.…

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Finding Buildable Land For Your New Home?

We’ll that’s a good question. One thing is sure, there’s got to be a site that’s right for you somewhere for your new home… It just might take a little hunting. So where do you look for that perfect place to build your new home? That depends on the answers to a few questions. First…

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Green Home Building Overview

There are many types of green construction, the best and worst will be discussed in my green home building overview. Technically most green construction is any building process that saves energy, produces energy, or doesn’t cause excessive pollution. For some simply building a home from nearby lumber and achieving a decent R-Factor rating could be…

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Getting the Perfect Custom Home Build

Every contractor and custom home builder I’ve every dealt with wants to give their clients a perfect custom home build. They long for the reaction Isidore or Miletus got when he presented the Emperor with the Hagia Sophia. “Solomon I have exceeded you!” the emperor exclaimed, referring to the grandeur of Solomon’s temple, with the…

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Building a House Step-by-Step

Are you ready to build the home of your dreams? In this article I will walk you through building a house step-by-step. It will be basic, but a good start. As you’re probably starting to realize, building a house can be pretty complex. It requires a team of experts who will work within a specific…

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Energy Efficient Home Building Construction

New energy efficient home building construction techniques have sprung up in recent years, due to increased energy costs and government response to the crisis. New programs to encourage energy efficient construction have effectively changed building codes all over the United States, for the first time encouraging alternative energy efficient materials such as insulated concrete. Energy…

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Steps to Building a House

The need for energy efficiency has created an entirely new set of steps to building a house. Not since the advent of electricity and indoor plumbing has home building been so revolutionized. The new standard for homes is called green, and it has come to encompass a lot more than just energy efficiency. Environmentally sound…

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Selecting a Lot to Build On

When planning to build a new home, selecting a lot to build on is one of the most important decisions you will make. As real estate agents often say, the three most important aspects of marketable real estate are location, location and location. To home owners as well, location is the key to happiness in…

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New Construction Loan Process

The new construction loan process consist of three important steps. Let’s walk through all five so you can get a feel for the overall process. New Construction Loan Process Step One: Preparation New construction loan process preparation includes the following: 1) Check your credit scores. 2) Improve your scores. 3) Save one third of your…

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Construction Loan Lenders

There are many mortgage and construction loan lenders. If you have good credit, a good work record and sufficient income most of them will write you a loan. You will be able to pick and choose between lenders based on their rates and their services. Loan officers and mortgage brokers are like all other types…

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