Choosing the Best New Home Upgrades

When building a new home there are many decisions to be made regarding choosing the best new home upgrades, but fun decisions. Many new home buyers select upgrades in kitchen, bathrooms, the master bedroom, and family room. For the most part, new home upgrades on these rooms are simple to make for the home builder…

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Selecting a Lot to Build a House

Selecting a lot to build a house on can be a huge decision. There are many aspects of the lot to consider. Location, eye appeal and emotional instincts all play a part in your decision. These things are important, but there are features that you may not be able to see. It is a good…

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Austin, Texas Home Builders

Our new top Austin, Texas home builder directory is designed to show a range of home builders in the area. This list is by no means all inclusive. There are many fine builders in Austin and the surrounding areas which are not on the list, simply because space does not permit a review of all…

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Common Home Builder Problems and How to Avoid Them

When you undertake the process of building a new home you want to take steps upfront to avoid problems and challenges. The key to doing this is to educate yourself on the home building process, and once building commences you have an open strong line of communication with your builder. Here are few common home…

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Build on Your Lot

From my experience most contractors and home builders are happy to build on your own lot. Whether you are selecting your lot from a development or planning to building on a larger tract of land, any reputable contractor or home builder should be willing to come out and evaluate properties for free as a service.…

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New Home Construction Cost per Square Foot

Understanding new home construction cost per square foot, can be confusing, simply because there are so many different ways to think of it. Cost per square foot varies from one location to another and by quality as well. It also varies by degree of completion. Actually degree of completion involving shell homes is a fairly…

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Home Building Materials Cost

When considering home building materials cost, one must also consider the cost of labor to install them. Some materials cost very little but require a lot of skilled labor to install. For example natural stone can often be found on location, but stonemasons are highly skilled workers who often charge a premium wage. Inversely, sometimes…

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Green Home Construction

Green home construction is a very popular topic, but what is it? What makes green home construction green? The fact is that there is no central standard for exactly what green construction is, but there are certain principles and Categories for green construction, therefore all green construction must implement at least one of these principles:…

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Luxury Home Building Guide

This luxury home building guide explains the process of building a true luxury home. Building a true luxury home is one of the most thrilling and challenging undertakings in the world. Home builders and subcontractors are honored to be involved, and architects build their careers on projects like this. Lending institutions likewise are excited if…

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Luxury Home Building Ideas

These luxury home building ideas will help you when planning and building your home. You see building a luxury home is largely a matter of balance. Luxury homes should be tasteful, yet unique. Large, but not so large they can’t be heated and cooled efficiently. They should be stately without being pretentious, and elaborate without…

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