The Ultimate Step by Step Guide to the Home Building Process

The Ultimate Step by Step Guide to the Home Building Process

June 21, 2019

When your new home is being built, you can take one of two approaches. You can be a passive observer and let a contractor do their job without interference. When you take this, you had better be sure that you trust your contractor to follow your wishes. Instead, you can take an active approach and act as your own contractor....
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How to Get a Mortgage

How to Get a Mortgage

June 19, 2019

There are many reasons that a person might need a mortgage loan (commonly called a mortgage for short). We could literally spend all day listing these reasons, but most of them come down to one basic theme: You use your property as collateral to secure a loan so that you can buy things that would otherwise be too expensive.  In this article,...
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How Much Square Footage Fits Your Family

How Much Square Footage Fits Your Family?

June 17, 2019

For you to be considering a question like this, one of two things must have happened. Either you have accumulated a number of possessions that exceed a manageable level, or your family has outgrown your home. It is always a joy to hear the sound of little feet running and echoing through the halls of your home. Often, it can...
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What's The Difference Between Custom, Tract and Production Homes

What’s The Difference Between Custom, Tract and Production Homes?

June 14, 2019

Building a home is certainly not a matter to be taken lightly. There’s a lot of money tied up in this project, not to mention your expectations and desires. Before you even think about having a home built, you need to understand these three simple terms: Custom home, speculative home, and tract home. Why do you need to know these...
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Understanding Construction Loans

Understanding Construction Loans

June 12, 2019

What Is A Construction Loan And How Does It Work? A construction loan is pretty self-explanatory. As the name implies, it is a loan that is taken for the purpose of building a home. These loans are most often obtained from banks and other financial institutions. There are relatively few of us that can actually afford to pay the cost...
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How Much Does It Cost to Move

How Much Does It Cost to Move?

June 10, 2019

So you have reached a milestone in your life that leaves you with no other option than to relocate…Why else would you have searched for an article like this? Worry no more, the research may prove to be much less daunting than you first imagined. Just sit back, wipe the sweat from your brow, and read further to find out...
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What Is an In-Law Suite

What Is an In-Law Suite?

June 7, 2019

An in-law suite is just a term that some people use when referring to a guest area. Anyone who has frequent houseguests may wish to maintain a spare bedroom, but an in-law suite is a little bit more dedicated. This kind of space is also sometimes called an accessory dwelling unit, or ADU for short. This kind of dwelling can...
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How to Get a Loan to Build a House

How to Get a Loan to Build a House

June 5, 2019

Unless you just happen to have piles and piles of cash, the construction of your new home will most likely require a home construction loan. When you start the process of actually getting that home loan, it can be pretty overwhelming. This is especially true of first-time home buyers who may not be familiar with the process or the potholes that...
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What You Need To Know About Home Construction Insurance

What You Need To Know About Home Construction Insurance

June 4, 2019

What Is Construction Insurance? Construction insurance is a form of insurance that is specifically intended to cover buildings that are under construction. It might seem strange to buy insurance on a home that is not yet constructed, but there is a lot that can go wrong during the building process. Theft, vandalism, and arson are the most extreme risks, but...
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Is It Cheaper to Buy or Build a House

Is It Cheaper to Buy or Build a House?

June 3, 2019

It is probably safe to say that all of us have dreamed about the prospect of building our own home. The idea of building a home that is tailor-made for your lifestyle and activities is just too good to resist. However, reality does not always allow us to do the things we would like to do.  This article will attempt...
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