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Home Construction & Design


Building one's dream home starts with a plan, design, and budget.  Finding the right home builder to pull off the project is who another matter.  It's important to get multiple quotes from different home builders near you before signing anything.  Talk with local governments over zoning and other programs including possible rebates.  Always be sure to have the proper permits and insurance before starting any work.

Many folks work with planned developments so they are limited in certain styles or floorplan configurations, but custom home builders are able to produce home's from scratch with unique designs and elements that are envisioned by a professional architect.  An experienced home builder will be able to provide many details about the project and keep you informed throughout the process.

open field, green grass, shrubs, trees, blue sky
Mortgage LoansBanks & Credit UnionsHomebuilder
If you want to buy land, it’s important to understand what’s involved in getting a loan for land.
Adding a greenhouse can be costly but beautiful. (Photo courtesy of Antema)
Garage and Shed ConstructionHomebuilderLandscaper and Landscape Designs
Because of the wide range of greenhouse types, the greenhouse cost ranges widely, too.
ranch house
HomebuilderNew Home Designs
Homebuilding trends include open floor plans, super showers and small lots.
A male homeowner and female LEED verifier look at the inside of a home under construction
Energy EfficiencyHomebuilder
More homeowners are realizing LEED building is the pinnacle of home efficiency.
Octagon house
ArchitectsHomebuilderHome Ownership
If you've ever been in an octagonal home, you're not likely to forget it!