Barden Building Products Blog Archive

Will Lumber Prices Go Down in 2023?

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 2, 2022 8:00:00 AM

How much does a new, custom-built home cost? 

Depending on a variety of variables, still more than it did pre-pandemic

Like other commodities during the last several years, lumber prices and their volatility have thrown an expensive wrench in the gears of many home building projects. 

For custom home builders, an increase in price for any construction material should raise an eyebrow. Ultimately those increases make their way to the future homeowner, making the dream of custom home ownership less affordable and more challenging to obtain.

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Topics: Custom Home, Custom Home Pricing, Process, Price

Multigenerational House Plans & Custom Home Building

Posted by Jamie Kline on Nov 15, 2022 12:37:39 PM

"Who will live in your home?"

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Topics: Custom Home, Modern Floor Plans, Floor Plans, Accessible Home Design

When a Custom Built Home Isn’t a Right Fit for You

Posted by Jamie Kline on Oct 18, 2022 8:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Custom Home

Custom Home Quotes And 4 Key Elements to Look For

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 15, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if after deciding to build a custom home, you immediately found the perfect contractor?

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Topics: Custom Home, Technical Specs, Process, Home Customization, Construction Timeline

[Q&A] Looking Back on a Custom Home Building Career

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 3, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Paul Game has been a member of the Barden Building Products family for the last four decades. 

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Topics: Custom Home, Barden Independent Dealers

The Top 7 Questions Barden Independent Home Dealers Field

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 15, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Unless you’re working with a client who’s been through the custom home building process before (a rarity), chances are the future homeowners who come through your dealership’s doors will have lots of questions. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Panel Home Building, Custom Home, Custom Home Pricing, Barden Independent Dealers

[Q&A] A Custom Home Builder’s Career Journey

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 24, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Paul Pare joined the Barden Building Products family about a year ago. In his short time with us, his New Hampshire-based company, The Smart House, has quickly become a dealership that sets an example for others. 

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Topics: Custom Home, Barden Independent Dealers

Custom Home Construction Schedule: Stick Building vs. Modular

Posted by Jamie Kline on Oct 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Building a custom home is an exciting process. 

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Topics: Custom Home, Resources, Panel Vs. Modular Home Construction, Construction Timeline

Panelized Construction Through the Eyes of a Builder

Posted by Jamie Kline on Oct 24, 2019 3:21:59 PM

I recently sat down with Will Severyn of Severyn Development for a brief chat about his experience using our process and products after coming to us in early May of 2019. Here’s what we discussed:

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Buffalo Home Building, Custom Home, Process, About, Price, Home Customization

5 Hidden Values of Building a Barden Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Sep 20, 2019 9:37:48 AM

If you’re on the fence about building with Barden and our network of Independent Dealers, or opting to build the traditional (stick built) way, then this guide is for you.

We’ve put together some of the considerations that Barden home owners express as being the more “hidden” or not immediately apparent aspects of opting for panelized construction.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Custom Home, Process, Price, Panel Vs. Modular Home Construction, Accessible Home Design, Suppliers

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