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Preliminary Landscaping Ideas for a New Build

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Building a home is exciting, but once your property is ready, itís time to think about landscaping it. Most builders put a lot of effort into the house but neglect the outside area. If you are lucky, you might have some turf laid, but you are more likely to be greeted by a patch of mud and rubble left over from the build. Not to worry, though, as there is a lot you can do with the outdoor area without spending a fortune on an expensive landscape gardener.

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Home Building Design

for the week of: June 24

SPEAKING OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN

How to decorate your yard for the summer months?

Let's review some outside structures to add some style to your landscaping design.

5 Ways to Save on a Move After Building a Home

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After months (or years) of saving, planning, and building it’s finally almost time to move into your new home. As much as you can’t wait for the big day, your bank account is probably exhausted.

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Building a Home: How to Make Sure You Have a Quality Roof over Your Head

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It can be daunting to know where to start when deciding to replace your roof. There are so many colors, brands, and styles that are available. Then, comes the task of deciding who you want to install your new roof. Here are some ways to make sure that you get a quality roof over your head.

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4 Pieces of Equipment Needed to Complete a Home Addition

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Building a home addition can fill you with anticipation and glee. It’s also a time-consuming project that requires attention to detail and all of the right pieces of equipment. Make sure that you invest in all of the right things for the project prior to beginning work.

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Building Your Own Home: 5 Tricks When Installing Your Plumbing System

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You can save some money by taking on your plumbing projects yourself. This being said, you still need to do it right. It isn’t something that’s impossible to do as long as you do a little bit of research first. Here are some tricks to help you with the installation of your plumbing system.

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Looking to Build a Home? 5 Things to Know before Breaking Ground

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Building a new home is such an exciting experience, but there are some things you need to keep in mind before you break ground. Understanding these things will make the home-building process easier. It will also help you make sure your home is what you truly want.

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3 Areas of Your Newly-Built Home Where You Donít Want to Cut Corners

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Building a new construction home is a dream that many people have. When you are looking to build your new construction home, you will find that you will have many different financial decisions to make. While it is natural to try to find some areas in which you can cut back on spending, there are other areas in which you should always purchase quality products and services. There are three areas in particular in which you should avoid cutting corners.

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Learn how to save thousands when building your home:

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  • This book is specifically written for home construction. It is a helpful guide to protect you from unnecessary costs and hassles. Protect your investment.

  • Also contains important healthy building tips that will help you build a healthier house.  This is especially important information for those with allergies or other chronic illnesses.
what is the value of your neighborhood

Check the market value of your home site and neighborhood. It is a report you should do annually to monitor your investment and tax position.

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Home Building Ideas and Home Construction Plans

Building your home? You have landed at the right place. Use our home building checklist to find home building plans, building lot location, house plans, home construction specs, contractors, construction project guides, tips, and just about everything to complete a home building decision.

We have segmented the home building process into 3 key areas where everything you need to build a home is within 1-2 clicks away:

  1. Phase 1: Start Your Home Construction by Getting Ideas
    Home building ideas come from house plans, architectural designs, view home building sites online, and review some key steps in designing a home. This phase includes a complete 7-step review of the home building process.

  2. Phase 2: Start Your Home Construction
    In this phase you will design the spec plan, review money saving tips, find and select a builder and negotiate the building contract so that you can arrange financing.

  3. Phase 3: Manage the Home Construction Project
    Now the fun begins (as well as the frustrations). Avoid costly errors and resolutions by learning project management techniques, working with the builder, making construction inspections, and finalize closing and payments.


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Our home building guide includes a home building catalog for every room in your home construction. Ideas for the kitchen, bathroom, entry way, and everything in between like doors and windows, flooring, insulation, HVAC systems, and more. Simply link to your respective room and find home building tips, home product ideas, and the latest in home improvement products and services.

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And when you are ready to fund your project, SayBuild.com uses a referral network of lenders and brokers nationwide segmented by City/State to help find the best rate and terms for home construction financing. Click to view our national network.