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What Should Your Custom Home Building Budget Include?

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jun 21, 2019 9:30:49 AM

Most people only build a custom home once in their lives. Because of this, unfortunately some prospective homeowners are blinded by unexpected costs that they failed to budget for before building begins.

We put together this guide to help homeowners expect the unexpected, and account for every aspect of home building that might arise.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Budget, Technical Specs, Resources, Price, Site Prep, Suppliers, Home Customization

How Much of Your Home Building Budget Goes to an Architect?

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 17, 2019 10:42:24 AM

When building a custom home, there is one thing on the forefront of everyone’s minds: budget. As any savvy new home owner knows, budget goes beyond setting one fixed number and sticking to it through the building process.

While it is important to have your “magic number” or goal budget -- It’s also to know how much of that budget is allocated to various facets of the building process. And most important of all? Finding areas where they can tighten their budget, and save a little money if possible.

In this article we’re going to explore one major, expensive aspect of the home building budget: hiring an architect. How much of your budget should be going to an architect? Just how much are you getting for your money?

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Budget, Exterior Design, Interior Design, Technical Specs, Process, Price, Site Prep

The Pros and Cons of Panel Built Homes

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 12, 2019 10:42:44 AM

Panel built homes are easily described as a hybrid between the traditional, “stick building” method of new home creation and modular building. This hybrid quality of panel built homes often breeds comparisons between it, and other methods of building.

Panel building combines all the customization options of stick building with the efficiency and speed of modular building -- while bringing an important new element to the table, too: quality.

It’s not uncommon for prospective new homeowners to be searching for the pros and cons of panel built homes to help them decide if it’s the right method for them, so that’s what we’ve outlined today.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, Price, Site Prep

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