What Questions to Ask When Building a New Home

Knowing what questions to ask when building a new home is vital to getting a great house. There are many types of questions which you should ask over the course of your home building and design process. When the process starts you should have many questions in your mind, about the process, and as you…

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What Questions to Ask a Home Builder

It is important to decide what questions to ask a home builder or contractor before asking them to make bids to build your home. You will want to ask for bids from at least three different home builders before you decide which one will be building your home. You should ask all three of them…

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9 Tips For Building a Healthy New Home

When building a new home you’ll want to think and plan on making your new home as healthy as possible. Here are 9 suggestion to make your new home as healthy as possible. 1. Build your new home in a clean location. This includes consideration of air quality, noise pollution, water quality and looking at…

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Finishing Steps in the Home Building Process

When buying a shell you will need to consider all the finishing steps in the home building process that the contractor will not be doing. The first step is to read the literature carefully and discuss with the contractor what steps are not included in the price of your shell. Then you must consider which…

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Custom Home Builder Selection Sheet Template

When you visit your home builder or contractor they will show you a custom home builder selection sheet. You will use the sheet to choose paint, floor coverings, cabinets, drawer pulls, countertops, appliances and everything else that will be a part of your home. Custom Home Builder Selection Sheet: Choosing How Much Uniformity You Desire…

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Home Building Budget

Creating a home building budget can be frustrating on many fronts. The most frustrating part is usually realizing how much things cost, and how little you have to spend. This article will help you to know exactly how much you can spend, and how to use that money to get what you want. In building…

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New House Building Checklist for Completing a Shell

Use this new house building checklist for completing a shell to insure that you have considered all the costs and labor involved in taking your home from shell to completion. Be sure to download our free 98 page book and other articles on this site to gain more information. New House Building Checklist for Completing…

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Home Builder Selection

The process of home builder selection should be a very careful search for the right builder for your home. It starts with accumulating an exhaustive list of options, and then follows with a narrowing process. Gradually you will weed out the builders you hear complaints about, and the builders who just don’t fit your plans.…

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Custom Home Building Process

The custom home building process should be savored, as a major milestone in life. It is a time of fulfilling your dreams and seeing the fruit of your hard work and savings. You will be making decisions that impact the rest of your life, as you live in the dwelling you create. As we discuss…

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House Building Tips

Home building is now a rapidly changing industry, so we have created these house building tips to help you stay current. Home building is no longer limited to traditional framing. The need for energy efficiency has led to a vast array of new building materials. I hope you will find these tips useful. House Building…

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