Determining the Cost of Building a Home

There are many elements to consider in determining the cost of building a home. This article will describe to you the formula for determining the total cost and also highlight ways to save on overall costs. Add the Following to Determine the Cost of Building a Home • Cost of the lot. • Cost of…

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Average Home Building Costs Per Sq Ft

Home builders will be quick to tell you that estimating the cost of your home based on average home building costs per sq ft, is a very inaccurate way to estimate the cost of your home. The cost of building a house varies greatly by quality, location, the number of bathrooms and the number of…

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What to Look for in a Home Building Contract

When you are planning on hiring a home builder or contractor to build a home for you then there are a few things that you will want to keep in mind about the home building contract. The home building contract is an agreement between you and the home builder or contractor who will be building…

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New Home Building Information

Looking for new home building information is easier than ever today on the Internet. As you look around for information there are many new developments you need to be aware of. You might want to investigate green construction, average cost per square foot, new building materials, traditional materials, and various construction techniques. The fact is…

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What is a Construction Loan?

Finding the answer to the question “what is a construction loan?” can be a complex process unless you understand that construction loans vary, and are sometimes quite dissimilar from each other. Below I’ll answer many questions associated with construction loans. What is a Construction Loan: Features While construction loans vary there are certain features which…

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Creating a New Home Building Budget

The first step in creating a new home building budget is to consider your resources, your goals and your priorities. It is crucial to consider everything you have, not just your money, but also your skills, creativity and spirit of adventure. It is also important to assess your real goals and priorities. For some, moving…

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New Home Building Checklist

A new home building checklist, for the many decisions to be made when planning to build a home, will help guide prospective homeowners in all their home building decisions. Our checklist proceeds in order throughout construction, to illustrate each phase of construction and the many choices available for each. For more information on any item…

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The Importance of Understanding the Home Building Basics

When embarking on the journey to build your own home it is a good thing to understand home building basics. Knowing the basics will help you in planning your new home and will also be useful with the many questions and emotions that are part of building a new home. Let’s go over a few…

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New Home Final Walk-Through

The new home final walk-through is your last chance to raise objections, or get things fixed before you sign off on contracts. Many builders like to provide a sort of unveiling on the last day. It is hard to concentrate on looking at the house on the big day, but you should control yourself, and…

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Purchasing New Construction Tips

It’s easy to become simply awestruck by the appearance and smell of a new house, but try to remember these purchasing new construction tips, to avoid being taken in by the shiny stuff. Shiny stuff is what contractors and home builders call floor coverings, wall paper, great new cabinetry and all the other things that…

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