We explain the process of buying a piece of land for building your house, including who can help and what questions to ask along the way.Read More
Confidence according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), builder confidence is at its highest in a decade.Read More
The US has been in a period of economic expansion, with strong domestic spending and the lowest unemployment rate since 2008—5.1 percent according to the Labor Department in September—prompting some analysts to believe the Fed would raise rates this month.Read More
Lower utility bills, consistent comfort, and better air quality.
There are many benefits to making your home energy efficient. Beyond incorporating these features into your house, there are also advantages to certifying the energy efficiency of your house.Read More
Careful detailed planning, with energy efficiency and great design foremost in mind, have come together in building this beautiful concept zero-energy house in Norway.Read More
Aging is something that we all like to put off thinking about, but preparing for later years doesn’t have to be complicated or difficult. When preparing your house for your golden years, simple planning and feature modifications can go a long way to ensuring that you’ll continue to maximize the usability and joy of your home.Read More
In order to give you a good estimate, knowing a couple of details is vital. Firstly, where do you want to build? And, secondly, what size and style of home do you want?Read More
According to estimates from the National Association of House Builders first time buyers are currently only representing 16% of the new build market.Read More
Once you’ve decided you want a new house, choosing to build a custom home is often the way to create a living space that matches your desires and needs.
If you’re building a custom home, you will most likely go down one of two paths:Read More
Building may still be seen as lagging behind on the technology front. Building a home still requires more labor-intensive work, while other industries have replaced the craftsmen’s touch with computers and machines.Read More
According to a recent blog post from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), homes under construction have risen for the 28th straight month. As the economy continues to strengthen, so is the housing market.Read More
For many of us, building a home is one of the biggest financial decisions we make in our lifetime. Of course, the time that then follows from drafting house plans to moving day is filled with more decisions. Just more than 20 years ago, we were making many of those decisions as we built our home. With this blog we aim to demystify the construction process and make navigating through these choices easy.Read More