Current Home Building Cost

2011 and 2012 are the best years in the past four decades to build a home, based on the current home building cost and interest rates. If you have a secure job and good credit, now is the time! It is in your best interest to act now, provided you are economically prepared. In 2013…

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Four Tips to Keep You Focused on Your Dream of Building a New Home

The following four tips will help you keep focused on your new-home dreams. Stay Positive Don’t focus on the negative things that are happening in the world every day. This is easier said than done since we’re constantly reminded of the sad and tragic events that occur around the world on a daily basis. This…

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What to Look for When Choosing a Home Builder

It is very important to know what to look for when choosing a home builder. Choosing a home builder is a huge decision, considering the amount of money you are about to entrust the builder with. There are obvious red flags, as well as aspects to consider, that have both pros and cons. 10 Red…

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Top New Home Building Materials

Top New Home Building Materials Number One: Insulated Concrete Panels (ICP) Insulated concrete panels are by far the most durable and energy efficient new home building materials on the market. There are some companies though that make slimmer panels. These are still strong, but do not insulate as well as the thicker panels. The best…

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Ideas for Building a Home

The creative use of ideas for building a home can save money and make your house more beautiful and enjoyable. Have a few brainstorming sessions with friends and family members, to come up with unique styles and features. Some ideas might be home improvement projects after the main construction is complete, while others might define…

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How Does a Home Construction Warranty Work?

What is a home construction warranty? A home construction warranty is a promise from the home builder to the customer to repair or replace and defective item without a charge for a certain established amount of time. . When entering into a home construction warranty agreement it is very important to make sure you know…

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Selecting a Lot in a Subdivision

When selecting a lot in a subdivision, there are a few principles that may help save money and protect your future home. There are several considerations, including the size shape and elevation of the lot, the available amenities, lot restrictions, neighbors and privacy concerns. Selecting a Lot in a Subdivision Considerations Selecting a Lot in…

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Questions to Ask a Home Builder

Compiling a list of questions to ask a home builder is just one of the preparations you should perform before making your first visit to seriously discuss your new home. By the time you visit a home builder you should already know exactly what you want in a home. You should have researched building materials…

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Home Building Mistakes

There are many home building mistakes which are very common, and others that are completely catastrophic. These simple tips will help prevent home building mistakes, and also to protect your family from financial ruin should these problems arise. Tips to Avoid Home Building Mistakes Tips to Avoid Home Building Mistakes: Don’t Ever Sign an Arbitration…

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New Construction Checklist: Simple Steps to Building a New Home

When settling in for any construction project you have to know what you need. Whether you are building a new home or a new fence, a new construction checklist is invaluable. This list will grow in relation to the job, and will help you keep you organized. New Construction Checklist The first items on your…

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