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Custom Home Building Contract

Examine your custom home building contract carefully, and have your attorney look it over before you sign anything. Don’t be afraid to walk out if the contract isn’t right, and the builder does not offer to amend it according to your wishes. Have a disinterested building expert look over your building materials list if you…

New Home Building Process

The new home building process offers many options and innovations that were not widely available in previous decades. Choices in building materials and methods include: • Traditional framing • Modular homes • Structural insulated panels • Insulated concrete panels • Lightweight insulated concrete panels • Insulated concrete forms • Shotcrete over foam insulation and wire…