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    Cost to Build a House: How Much Will it Cost to Build on My Land?

    How much will it cost to build a house on my land? I get this question all the time, and it's a great question to ask… the problem is, there's no easy answer. There are just too many variables and too many unknowns. So how do you even set a budget, assuming you want to have a new home built on your land?
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    How to find the right Realtor to sell your house.

    The real estate profession is just like any other: there are good Realtors and not so good ones. There are also Realtors who are great at what they do, but might not be a good fit for you for several reasons. Here are a few insider tips on how to find the right Realtor for you.
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    Hire a real estate agent to sell your house.

    Weird to hear a builder advocate hiring a real estate agent, right? But, if you need to sell your existing house so you can start building your dream home, hiring a professional is the best, fastest, and least stressful way to go.
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    House to Sell: Don't let it stop you from building your dream home.

    Everybody lives somewhere. If you own a house and need to sell it before you can build your new, dream, forever home on your land, don't let selling that house stop you from moving forward. Here are some tips and tricks I've seen that work for getting your old house sold so you can move on to making your dream happen.
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    Septic Systems: Buying Land by Soil Type

     If you're dreaming of building a new home on your own land and haven't bought land yet, one of the things to think about is a septic system. There are different types of systems, and the type you choose will largely depend on soil type. Come to think of it, "choose" is probably the wrong word—the soil type, along with the government entity...
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    House plans: how to find the right plan for your family

      One of the most frustrating parts of looking at house plans online, in a plan book, in a magazine, or wherever, is that looking at a house plan on a flat screen or piece of paper won’t tell you how the house is going to look or feel in real life. You might love the way a plan is laid out or how the front elevation looks, but you probably...
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    Best banks for construction loans in Oklahoma City?

    Over the last 53 years building homes in central Oklahoma, we've done business with dozens of banks. Some have been excellent to deal with, from both the builder and customer perspectives, some have been OK, and some have been downright difficult if not incompetent. Since getting a construction loan to build a new house is a key element of...
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    Ratings & Reviews: Oklahoma's Best Best Custom Home Builders

    Since we talk to dozens of people in the market to build a new home in Oklahoma City and surrounding areas, as well as hundreds of Realtors working to help their clients find the right builder, we get asked frequently about our thoughts on the many, many builders in the Oklahoma City area.
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    How to get a loan to build a house

     
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