Barden Building Products Blog Archive

Custom Home Construction Loan Interest Rates & the Waiting Game

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 8, 2024 3:15:59 PM

It's a tough question for anyone looking to build a new custom home: Do I wait for home construction loan interest rates to go down or move forward on my project?

High interest rates have (unfortunately) become a fact of life in recent years, and they're not just limited to loans for real estate or home construction. Auto, student, and personal loans all have a higher price tag when all is said and done.

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Topics: Financing, Custom Home, Custom Home Pricing, Price, Construction Timeline

Barndominium Financing & the Available Options

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 13, 2024 3:55:56 PM


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Topics: Financing, Pole Barns, Barndominiums

Custom Home Cost: Modular Vs. Stick-Built

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 8, 2024 10:00:00 AM

There are plenty of ways to build your dream home. 

Regardless of construction method, the #1 thing future homeowners want to know from the start: How much is this going to cost me?

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Topics: Financing, Technical Specs, Process

3 Reasons to Start Your Custom Home Building Process Right Now

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 1, 2024 2:45:00 PM

It’s something you’ve always dreamed about: building your own custom home. You’ve had this dream so long that you know exactly what you want down to the smallest detail. You even have the perfect property picked out. 

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Topics: Insider, Panelized Construction, Site Prep, Construction Timeline

5 Home Foundation Types to Choose for Your Barden Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Apr 3, 2024 10:50:00 AM

When we say Barden homes are 100% customizable, we really mean it – they are indeed completely customizable from top to bottom. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, home foundation, Technical Specs, Site Prep, Home Customization

Custom Home Construction Timeline: From Concept to Completion

Posted by Jamie Kline on Apr 1, 2024 9:00:00 AM

There’s no one way to build a custom home. But the simple reality is that all homes take time to construct. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Construction Timeline

Custom Ranch Homes by Barden | A Closer Look

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 28, 2024 11:13:33 AM

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Topics: Custom Home, Modern Floor Plans, Custom Ranch Home

Custom Home Building Checklist: 6 Often Overlooked Details

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 21, 2024 8:15:00 AM

Imagine the blueprints for the room you’re sitting in right now. 

There’s the layout. Dimensions. Materials. Utilities. Door and window placements. 

Even in just one room, the details of the space can get pretty overwhelming quickly. 

Now imagine what the blueprints for the rest of the building you’re in look like. 

Suffice it to say, when designing a custom home, there are a lot of custom home details to go over and think about. And with any major project, there are always some details that don’t always get the attention they deserve. 

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Topics: Behind the Scenes, Exterior Design, Interior Design, Process, Site Prep, Home Customization

4 Scenarios When a WNY Modular Home Timeline Isn’t Faster or Cheaper

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 14, 2024 9:00:00 AM

For those looking to go the prefab route to build a custom home in Western New York, there are two routes: modular home building or panelized construction

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Process, Price, Home Customization, Panelized Vs. Modular Home Building

Pole Barn Home Design Guide for Builders

Posted by Jamie Kline on Feb 29, 2024 1:28:49 PM

If you've ever built a custom home, you know as well as we do that no two are the same.

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Topics: Custom Home, Pole Barns

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