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    Multigenerational house plans: key considerations

     
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    What is the cost per square foot to build a house?

    How much is the cost per square foot for a new house? Great question.  Tough to answer. I've built homes for less than $80 per square foot, and for more than $130 per square foot. This article will shed some light on the question of how much it costs to build a new house, and give you some insight into how a builder figures cost per square...
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    Why would my mortgage company tell me to deed my land to a builder?

    This article is similar to a previous one, but from a different perspective.
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    Ask Yourself These Questions When Looking to Buy Land to Build a Home

    Unless you have already purchased your land or are building on family land, it can be challenging to find the right land for building your home. With so many options and budget variables, there are a few things to look at to make the process less of a burden.
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    Do I have to deed my land to my builder?

    I hear this question a lot. Last time I heard it, it came from a gentleman who had already done it, written a deed to legally turn his land over to a builder so the builder could get financing through his regular bank to build the house. From a pure logistical standpoint it makes sense: a builder, with a long-standing banking relationship, can...
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    Construction Loans: How much cash will I need for a down payment?

      A question many people who are thinking about building a new home on their own land is, "how much cash will I need as a down payment"? The answer, like many in life, is "it depends". What does it depend on? Here are a few answers that will hopefully help you as you plan your build.  
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    How to get the most home for your money

     
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    House plans: Top 4 things that drive up cost

        You can spend your whole life looking for the perfect house plan. The problem is, how do you know you can afford it once you've found it? This article will get you started.
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    Construction loans for building on your land: choosing the right bank

    Many times, people get intimidated by the construction loan process, which is completely understandable. Going through any loan approval process can be painful and a little frightening: you have to give up all your personal financial information, and sometimes the banker makes you feel inadequate if you don't have perfect credit, tons of cash,...
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