How to Find a Builder

There are many ways to find a builder for your new home. Let’s walk through each one. How to Find a Builder Step-by-Step Many people use the Internet to find home builders. A simple way to approach the Internet is to go to Google and type in a search for home builders in your local…

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Home Building Contractors

It is important to remember that home building contractors are all unique. Just like all talented people, they have specialties, personal tastes and a general style which shows in their work. Just as you wouldn’t ask Rembrandt to copy Picasso, don’t ask a building contractor to step too far outside his comfort zone. Instead choose…

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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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