CATEGORY: house-plans

    Don't let a builder's ego take over your new home

    Many builders think of themselves as “artists"—the home they're building for you is really theirs, they're just allowing you to pay for it. Isn't that magnanimous?
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    Cost to Build a House in Oklahoma: What's the Builder's Fee?

    ou want to get the most for your money when building a house. You know the builder will make a profit. The question is, how much does the builder make? I'll give you a little peek behind that curtain...
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    How much work goes into planning a new home?

    Just like in any industry, you'll find different approaches in home building depending on whose work you're looking at. But in home building (like most other industries), a quick, smooth project is ideal.
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    Create your vision, then add the foundation

    Thoreau said, "If you have built castles in the air…that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."
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    The cost of disorganization

    Worried your builder might be a bit disorganized? Is it that big of a deal?
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    House Plans and Cost: Do you need a garage?

    This isn't a trick question. Do you really need a garage in your home? One client of ours realized that she didn't need one, and was able to reduce her financial investment by over ten thousand dollars.
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    Accessibility, aging in place, and planning for the unexpected

    Surely it has to cost a lot more to build a custom home that will be wheelchair accessible, or can accommodate future aging needs, right?
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    Drainage, slopes, and hidden gotchas

    I've seen just about every challenge a piece of land can present when it comes to slopes and drainage issues you might have to deal with when building on your land. And those aren't the only unexpected issues that can slow down a home build!
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    Is your builder just a builder?

    Your home builder should have a track record that makes you feel confident that your home will turn out beautifully. But in order for that to happen, you need a builder who has more than just building expertise.
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    Home building assumptions can trip you up

    Think about this: you're an expert at what you do. When you go to work every day at the office, at home, in the classroom, on the road, or in the field, you don't have to think about every detail. Why?
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