Home Construction Schedule

A home construction schedule should begin months before construction, and end well after the home builder or contractor has left the building. The art of building a home is not only about lumber and concrete. It is about financial planning, creativity and the hearts and minds of those who conceive the idea for the home.…

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Home Building Design

Home building design has always been an art focused on function. In fact a well designed house is a functional work of art. The architect has two sets of goals, one set of goals is artistic and the other is functional. Home Building Design: The Functional Goals of Home Design The form of homebuilding must…

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Home Builder Estimate

Home builder estimate software has revolutionized the bid generation process for home builders. In the past home builders calculated the price of building a home with a pencil and paper. There was a lot of rounding and estimating involved. It was not uncommon for home builders and contractors to make serious mistakes and then have…

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Custom House Building

Custom house building is an exciting adventure for the prospective home owner and for designers, builders and contractors as well. No matter how many times building contractors and home builders they still enjoy meeting new clients, They find their excitement and enthusiasm contagious. It feels good to make clients happy, and enjoy that vicarious thrill…

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Common Home Builder Problems – How to Avoid Headaches

Building a home can be a great experience or one that is challenging. Below are a few common home builder problems that one should watch for when selecting a builder and building a new home. Top Five Common Home Builder Problems 1) This sounds very obvious, but it is very important to hire the right…

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Cost to Build New Home

The cost to build a new home can be broken down in several ways, but one of the greatest variables is location. Everything costs more in California and Hawaii for some reason and that includes houses. Some of the North Atlantic States are almost as expensive. In the Southeastern states, America’s heartland, and in northwestern…

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Construction Loan Financing

Many find construction loan financing confusing. This is because there are two loans required in order to build a home. Both a construction loan and a mortgage loan will be necessary. We will compare the two loans in order to understand how they are different, and interdependent on each other. Construction Loan Financing: Construction Loan…

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Do it Yourself Home Building Checklist

Using a do it yourself home building checklist to build your own home, can save you a lot of money. It also requires a lot of knowledge and understanding of construction. It is possible for almost any family of able bodied people to learn to build a home, and the skills you develop will be…

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Average Square Foot Price of Building a Home

When researching the average square foot price of building a home, you may find a lot of confusing and conflicting information. Clarifying the confusion over materials costs, shell cost, and overall cost of a finished home can make home construction cost estimation very mysterious. In fact costs are not that hard to calculate, and professional…

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Custom Home Building Budget

There are several ways to compile a custom home building budget, but the purpose is the same, to develop a unified way of estimating how much your dream home should cost to build. One formula is for estimating cost is cost per square foot. However cost per square foot varies according to the quality, and…

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