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Dream Home on Hold?

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

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Dream Home on Hold?

If you find your dream home is still just a figment of your imagination, consider that most construction building costs have come way down. Time delays that were common during the building boom (due to overworked building departments, engineers and overbooked tradespeople) have vanished.

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Home Building Lots: Part VII

Saturday, May 30, 2009

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Design: It is usually not practical to settle on a house design without having a specific piece of land in mind, since a house is best designed to fit the lot. This is the problem with stock plans. The house should fit the contours of the land and be oriented correctly to the sun, wind and views. What you can do is to consult a home designer. With knowledge of the site, the restrictions, your own needs and desires, and your budget, a designer can tell you what size and quality house would be within your means on that particular lot.

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