Custom Home Builder Estimates

When preparing to build your custom home, you will want to three to five custom home builder estimates. The best way to get reliable quotes, that you can compare accurately, is to be sure that all the contractors are bidding on the same home. Often both small and large differences in quality will not be…

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Purchasing New Home Advantages

You might be trying to decide between buying an existing home or building a new home. The eight advantages of purchasing a new home below might help you decide: Eight Purchasing New Home Advantages Purchasing New Home Advantages 1. Get a new home your way. When you build a new home, you get to call…

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Building a Energy Smart Home

With energy prices rising, building a energy smart home is more important than ever. A large part of balancing a modern budget is keeping the utility costs down, especially for families making house payments. Fortunately, today it is very easy to design and build an energy efficient home. So what is the recipe for energy…

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New Home Construction Cost Estimate for a Log Home

In order to make a new home construction cost estimate for a log home, you must be familiar with prices of materials and labor. It also helps to have specialized software designed to take those figures and multiply them automatically, by the quantities needed. This is why a home builder or contractor can whip up…

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Home Building Tips and Tricks to Save Money

There are many home building tips and tricks that will help you save money on your new home. Some tips are in the plans, others involve doing some of the work yourself, and still others involve loans. Some save a little while others may save you $100K or more. Long-term savings on utilities, and interest…

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Home Construction Checklist | Take the Guesswork Out of Homebuilding

Undertaking home construction can be stressful. With millions of details to track, homeowners should utilize a home construction checklist to keep the project on time and on budget. Additionally, a home construction checklist ensures a finished product that requires minimal maintenance in the first several years of ownership. Items to Include on Your Home Construction…

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General Contractor Over Your Home Building

It might be easy to say that the general contractor over your home building doesn’t do all that much, especially in some cases. Some of them don’t even have a crew and hire subcontractors to do the entire job. Others do have a crew, and make out payroll to carpenters and etc. The general contractor’s…

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Steps in Building a Home

Steps in building a home starts with a thought, idea or concept. Next an architect or home designer takes the concept and creates a blueprint. Then the home builder, together with their subcontractors take the blueprint and make it into a three dimensional home made of wood, stone or concrete. Of course it’s a lot…

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Construction Home Loan

By definition a construction home loan is only one of two necessary loans to build a home. You will in fact need two loans, which are interdependent on each other. A construction loan requires a mortgage loan to pay it off. For this reason many loan companies offer a combined package of sorts that contains…

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