Working with families that home school, have lots of growing kids, or both, we've learned a lot about how those families live and grow, and how the house they live in either supports or stunts their growth. Here we'll share some lessons learned about building a house for future growth.
Are you thinking about having a home built on your land? One of your biggest concerns might be how to make sure you don't get taken advantage of. There are lots of variables, you have your family's financial future at stake, and you're worried your dream could evaporate in a cloud of over-budget mistakes or shady contractors. You can avoid the horror stories, armed with the right knowledge. Read on...
Building a custom home on your land is all about getting what YOU want, not what some builder thinks you should have. But, there are so many things to think about, how do you know you covered it all? Here's how to think it through so you won't have regrets after you move in.
Paying for a house that's being built on your land is very different from buying a new house from a builder, or even buying a custom home on the lot a builder owns. To build a custom home on your land, you'll need a construction loan. This article talks about the basics of paying for a custom home built on your land or lot.
Before you shop new houses or builders by comparing price per square foot, get the inside scoop on what really goes into that number.
If you're tired of your existing living situation or have experienced some life event that requires moving, you have a choice between buying a home or building a new home. It's a great question, and one that requires some serious thought, but what are the issues?
Many times, our customers think a lot about resale value when designing their house plan and choosing features. It's a worthwhile consideration, but how much weight should you give it?
In recent articles, we've discussed three key elements that affect the cost to build a house: location, house plans, and features/amenities. Now it's time to talk about how the builder affects the cost of your new home.
Lots of people ask how much it costs to build a house with 2x6 walls rather than 2x4. Sometimes they ask if 2x6 wall construction is really better than 2x4. Let's dive into the answers to both questions.