Barden Building Products Blog Archive

How to Start a Custom Home Building Business

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

A career owning and operating a custom home building business is exciting. It’s also challenging. Most importantly, it’s rewarding. How many lines of work let you help people realize the home of their dreams? 

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Topics: Insider, Behind the Scenes, Process, About, Resources, Barden Independent Dealers

Custom Home Construction Timeline: A Barden Independent Dealer’s Role

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Building a custom home is no small task. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Process, Construction Timeline, Barden Independent Dealers

Custom Home Cost: Modular Vs. Stick-Built Prices

Posted by Jamie Kline on Sep 3, 2020 4:10:59 PM

There are plenty of ways to build your dream home. 

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Topics: Financing, Technical Specs, Process

Structural Insulated Panels: 7 Questions and Answers

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 28, 2020 9:39:00 AM

In meeting with future homeowners, I’ve found myself fielding an increasing number of inquiries about structural insulated panels (SIPs). 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Budget, Process, Price, Home Customization

6 Home Foundation Myths Busted

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 24, 2020 9:28:49 AM

The base of any good home is a solid foundation. 

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Topics: Exterior Design, home foundation, Technical Specs, Process, Site Prep, Home Customization

Home Building in WNY: Panelized vs. Modular Timelines

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

After my recent conversation with a former WNY modular home builder, I met with two different customers who each had very different circumstances.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, Price, Site Prep, Home Customization

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

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM

I recently had the opportunity to chat with a former salesperson for a WNY modular home builder. Check out our conversation here -- it was pretty enlightening. 

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

WNY Modular Homes: My Conversation With the Competition

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Barden Building Products is often confused for a modular builder. I’m frequently asked about the differences/advantages of what Barden does vs. other Buffalo modular home companies. (If you don’t know the difference, check out our explanation here.)

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Technical Specs, Process, About, Site Prep, Home Customization, Panelized Vs. Modular Home Building

What Goes into the Price of a Modern Farmhouse?

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jun 23, 2020 9:17:22 AM
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Topics: Budget, modern farmhouse, Technical Specs, Process, About, Price

5 Orientation and Design Considerations for Your Custom Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jun 8, 2020 11:29:26 AM

You’ve found the perfect lot -- plenty of space with great views. You’ve worked with our in-house design team to come up with your fully customized floor plan for your home. 

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Topics: Exterior Design, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, Site Prep, Home Customization

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