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House Plan News — House Building Tips

This is a great place for getting more information about stock house plans. We are always posting articles about the latest house plan trends, from building techniques to interior decoration. Picking a house plan can be very confusing. We try and take just a little bit of the mystery away from the home plan hunting process. We would love to hear from you. If you have a question or a subject that we didn’t cover, please contact us and let us know. We are always happy to share our knowledge with you.

Builders: How to Assess Online Reviews

Builders: How to Assess Online Reviews 0

If you visited a dozen websites and read hundreds of reviews just to decide on which new television to purchase, then how about when it comes time to select a home builder? Builders will be doing a significant amount of work to your biggest investment: your home. So choosing the right one is a paramount decision. If you are like most home owners, you will likely do a significant amount...

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing the Right Builder

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing the Right Builder 0

Though builders might generally use similar tools and materials when building custom home plans, not all are alike when it comes to things like technique, training and customer service. Finding the right home builder whose business approach aligns well with your personal preferences is essential to a pleasant home-building experience. Questions for Your Home Builder The builder will be asking you plenty of questions during your initial meeting to discuss...

Tips For Building A New Home

Tips For Building A New Home 0

Tips For Building A New Home INTERVIEW 3+ BUILDERS Make a list with all of your questions and concerns regarding the building process. Ask each contractor the same questions. and request a bid. Doing this will ensure you can compare all contractors equally. SET A REALISTIC BUDGET Shop around for financing to determine what your budget is. Examine the cost estimate line-by-line, and set aside part of your budget for...

New Home Plans: What Do Consumers Want?

New Home Plans: What Do Consumers Want? 0

With so many house plan designs available today, there is no doubt your perfect home is waiting for you.  But, what does perfect mean?  What do you want out of your new house? Housing preferences consistently evolve as the needs of homeowners change and technology advances.  Many times, age can play a significant role in what buyers want to see in a potential new home.   The most compelling evidence was...

Remodeling Time

Remodeling Time 0

Similar to the rise in new house building, remodeling is quickly growing as well.  More and more people are a choosing to remodel their homes instead of buying or building new ones. Many times upgrading or remodeling a space is a more cost effective option. The NAHB contributed several factors to this $6 billion rise in the remodeling market. While Baby Boomers are heading towards retirement, their needs range from...

How Many Subcontractors Are Needed?

How Many Subcontractors Are Needed? 0

When building a new home, you will come to realize that there are many different counterparts to make your dream come true. Starting off, you will need to find a reliable Builder, also known as a Contractor, to oversee and provide materials and labor to perform the job. A great deal of builders will delegate certain jobs to other companies, or subcontractors. This process may make you wonder how many...