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How Much is a New Construction Home?

How Much is a New Construction Home?

Estimating the cost of building a new home can be very daunting. It involves much more than simply the cost of the land and the labor. There are many different variables that affect the pricing for a new build. National average cost According to a 2019 Home Advisor...

Construction Change Orders: What You Need to Know

Construction Change Orders: What You Need to Know

Being able to design and create your own custom home is such an exciting experience. Dealing with contracts and paperwork is not. Both homeowners and contractors want to deal with as little unnecessary paperwork as possible. However, a home build project is unlikely...

5 Tips Your Contractor Wants You to Know

5 Tips Your Contractor Wants You to Know

As a homeowner, you have probably run into many repair issues where you might need to hire a contractor. In order to save the integrity of your home without breaking the bank, you start to ponder the idea of a DIY fix. Here are our tips for simple fixes to keep your...

How to Pick the Right Contractor for Your Home Addition

How to Pick the Right Contractor for Your Home Addition

Your home is where you spend most of your time; it is your safe haven. So, when deciding who to help you with adding on to your humble abode, you should be putting a lot of thought into who will be handling this task. We have put together a guide to help you in the...

Renovation Damage: What Homeowner’s Insurance Will Cover

Renovation Damage: What Homeowner’s Insurance Will Cover

A home renovation is exciting and fun. From tearing down those old cabinets, to dreaming about what your new space will look like. But what if that dream quickly turns into a nightmare? That is the reality of renovation damage. This can include anything as minor as...

6 Reasons Why You Should Have an Open Floor Plan

6 Reasons Why You Should Have an Open Floor Plan

The number one trending home design craze is by far an open floor plan. For years, this has been no secret. An open floor plan is when two or more of the main living spaces flow together without any barriers. This creates a joined and cohesive grand space. In many...

Building Better Homes: Conscious Construction

Building Better Homes: Conscious Construction

It is easier now than ever to “think green”. With all of the ecological advancements, living sustainably has become not only easier, but more affordable as well. The best way to “think green” is to start from the ground up – literally! As population rates rise, so...

What to Know About Building a Home: Deed Restriction

What to Know About Building a Home: Deed Restriction

You’ve found it – the perfect lot to build your dream home on. However, your building plans can potentially be foiled by deed restrictions that are years old. These restrictions can include anything such as limiting the number of bedrooms you can build, to the type of...

The Pros and Cons of Building a House Addition

The Pros and Cons of Building a House Addition

A trend in house additions rises when the market becomes white hot and home equity loans become affordable.  A home remodel such as a house addition is typically one of the priciest improvements a homeowner can make, but there are a ton of advantages to taking on a...

Home Building Activity up 12%: Highest Number in More Than a Decade

Home Building Activity up 12%: Highest Number in More Than a Decade

Here are the numbers: new home construction soared to 12% August 2019 which is the fastest pace in years as the market has stabilized and mortgage rates dropped. The annual rate for housing starts is now 1.36 million and was only 1.22 million in July. There has not...