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WHY BUILDING A HOME IS A BETTER OPTION THAN RENTING?

craig calhoun - Monday, October 15, 2018
WHY BUILDING A HOME IS A BETTER OPTION THAN RENTING?
56 percent of US citizens own homes while 25 percent intend to purchase one within 10 years. And it makes sense, considering how owning a house of your own is a key component of the American dream. Contrary to popular belief, however, developing your own home is not the pricey affair many make i ..

SHOULD YOU SELL YOUR HOME FIRST AND THEN BUILD A NEW ONE OR DO JUST THE OPPOSITE?

craig calhoun - Thursday, October 11, 2018
SHOULD YOU SELL YOUR HOME FIRST AND THEN BUILD A NEW ONE OR DO JUST THE OPPOSITE?
Building a property is difficult, and making the transition from the old to the new is even more problematic. Even if upsizing isn’t the most obvious outcome always, downsizing ought to be. Even though people know they cannot avoid this shift once in a lifetime, they often do not take any prepar ..

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT ON A NEW HOUSE?

craig calhoun - Friday, October 05, 2018
HOW TO PREPARE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT ON A NEW HOUSE?
Owning a home is still essential to the American dream. However, not everybody can fulfill this fantasy. Why? Many of them find financing the building expenses virtually impossible. Loans do help you meet those expenses, but, then, you’ll have to arrange the down payment. A recent study conducte ..

WHY BUILDING A NEW HOUSE IS FAVORABLE COMPARED TO BUYING ONE?

craig calhoun - Friday, August 31, 2018
WHY BUILDING A NEW HOUSE IS FAVORABLE COMPARED TO BUYING ONE?
Purchase an established property? Or, build a new home from scratch? That’s the perennial dilemma facing buyers. Even though both options have their share of social and financial benefits, the ‘better’ method ultimately depends on the buyer’s priorities. However, in most cases, purchasing a ..

3 QUESTIONS WE DON'T THINK TO ASK BUT NEED TO BEFORE BUILDING A NEW HOME

craig calhoun - Friday, August 24, 2018
3 QUESTIONS WE DON'T THINK TO ASK BUT NEED TO BEFORE BUILDING A NEW HOME
Building a new home is time-consuming, and at times, can be chaotic. For that reason, you need a qualified, reliable builder to finish the work on time without breaking the bank. However, just because you’re paying the contractor fees does not mean you can kick back and relax. As a homeowner, yo ..

3 DON'TS TO REMEMBER WHILE SELECTING A FLOOR PLAN FOR YOUR NEW HOME

craig calhoun - Friday, August 17, 2018
3 DON'TS TO REMEMBER WHILE SELECTING A FLOOR PLAN FOR YOUR NEW HOME
Building a new home is a significant investment; perhaps the biggest you’ll ever make. That’s why attention to detail is a must if you wish to avoid home building mistakes you might end up regretting later. Of course, you will always have the support of your new home builder but being the homeow ..

3 TIPS TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT LOT TO BUILD YOUR NEW HOUSE

craig calhoun - Friday, August 10, 2018
3 TIPS TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT LOT TO BUILD YOUR NEW HOUSE
So, you are ready to take advantage of the real estate boom sweeping various parts of the country by building a new home? For that purpose, you first need to pick a lot, which is more difficult than it sounds. Numerous factors come into play, such as the type of home you’re interested in, your c ..

CONSTRUCTION CHOICES THAT IMPROVE THE VALUE OF YOUR NEW HOME

craig calhoun - Thursday, August 02, 2018
CONSTRUCTION CHOICES THAT IMPROVE THE VALUE OF YOUR NEW HOME
It’s good that you’re taking advantage of the booming real estate market in Florida and converting your empty lot into a new home. You and your family will probably move in, and live there for the better part of a decade – may be more. But what then? When the time comes for the building to chang ..

TEARDOWN: RIGHT OR WRONG FOR YOUR HOME?

craig calhoun - Thursday, July 26, 2018
TEARDOWN: RIGHT OR WRONG FOR YOUR HOME?
Ever since the teardown trend took off in the late ‘90s, many neighborhoods and blocks have been bulldozed to make room for newer, bigger houses. And it makes sense considering how simple and cost-efficient the process is compared to fixing up a home or moving the building to another lot. For po ..

3 BENEFITS OF ADDING A PATIO TO YOUR NEW HOME

craig calhoun - Thursday, July 19, 2018
3 BENEFITS OF ADDING A PATIO TO YOUR NEW HOME
According to a survey conducted last year, the patio makes to the list of top ten features that homebuyers look out for. Most buyers are ready to pay the premium for a house that comes complete with a beautiful patio. Why? These open spaces enhance the usability and value of your home. What is m ..