If you want to build your forever home but aren't even sure where to start, you've come to the right place. We want to help you through all of the confusing and scary parts of buying land and building a home.

One question to ask your builder

If you're thinking about building a custom home on your land, there are lots of things to figure out: how to find the right builder, how to get a construction loan, how to find land, how to determine ...

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What kind of builder do you need? Custom, semi-custom, or production?

When it comes to building a new home, there are different kinds of builders. And the builder you need depends on what you're looking for in the finished product and what you're looking for in the proc...

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Building a custom home on your land: How to keep the cost of change orders down

There's a photo that every homebuilder has seen and chuckled at. The photos shows two boats, a small dinghy and an enormous yacht, side by side. The name of the small boat is "building contract" and t...

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House plans: Design for flexibility because your life will change

You're building your "forever home," but how do you design it so it fits your life today and whatever your life will look like in 20 years?

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Build on your land: House plans, features, budget... focus and don't compare

Everyone has a limited budget. Everyone. When you dream about your forever home built on your land, it's easy to get discouraged if you start thinking about budget limitations.

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Build on your land: The builder's job

There are two basic approaches to building a home on your land: the first is the DIY approach, and the second is to hire a professional homebuilder. Whether you do the job of the builder or hire someo...

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Build on your land: Budgeting for land-related items

Building on your land sometimes comes with a few surprises. Let's say you have a budget of $250,000 to build your house, and you're already dreaming of what type of house you can build for that amount...

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Construction loans: Two key questions to ask bankers

Every business needs a sales force, as they are the ones who find the clients. Without clients, we all know what happens to a business. At a bank, the sales person is called a loan officer, and it's t...

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Build on your land: the emotional roller coaster

Building a custom home is an emotional roller coaster. We've talked in detail about each of the stages in prior posts, but let's recap the whole emotional process again.

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Build on your land: the warranty

Let's get one thing out in the open: In general, the home building industry has a horrible reputation when it comes to warranty. We've all heard stories about the builder who never comes back to fix a...

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