How to Make Your New Home Energy Efficient

  We all know that contractors can customize a home to suit your preferences, but the design process doesn’t have to stop at countertop selection and curb appeal. Consider utilizing cost-effective measures to reduce building loads and energy needs. This will save money and improve the energy…
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How to Shop for Homeowners Insurance

  Home buying demands so many decisions. You need to figure out where you want to purchase your new home, what real estate agent to use, who will inspect it and what they need to inspect—everything, including the kitchen sink! It may be tempting to relax when it comes to choosing home insurance.…
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When to Sell Your Existing Home While Building a New One

  If you’re a homeowner who has dreamed of building your own custom home, you may be wondering about the best order of steps to take to make this dream a reality. When living in an existing home, it can be difficult to decide when to put your existing home on the market, or when to start working…
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The Costs Involved in Buying a New Construction Home

  Buying a new construction home offers a lot of financial benefits. Building a new home is a great opportunity to design a home that’s perfect for you, and it’ll allow you to save money throughout the life of the loan. But, there are a lot of common misconceptions about building or buying a new…
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Top Features of New Construction Homes

  When you’re building your new dream home, there are a ton of features to consider. Of course, there’s interior design and décor to consider, but let’s talk about features that are built into the home itself.  This will help ensure that your home will save you money through utility costs and that…
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Different Types of New Construction Homes

    New construction homes come in three main types: production, custom, and semi-custom. All three come with a package of new-home benefits, such as contemporary design, a builder's warranty, smart-home features, and energy-efficient appliances. And, all three let you make choices about your new…
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Where to Put Electrical Outlets in Your New Home

  When it comes to installing electrical outlets in your new home, "you'll always need more than you think you will," says Adam Black, owner of Western Contracting Services in Montrose, Colo. The good news is that when you buy a new construction home, you'll be able to move outlets that aren't…
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Remote New Home Purchase and Design

  While some homebuyers want to see the walls of the home they intend to purchase, about 20 percent of all homebuyers – whether they bought a newly built home or an existing one – made an offer on a house they’d never seen in 2018. For new home buyers, particularly if they’re purchasing a house in…
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