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Should COVID-19 Make You Think Twice About Buying a Used Home?

COVID has also changed the way many people think about the livability of floor plans. Over the past 20 years, the move has been towards open floor plans. The kitchen, dining room, and family room have blended into one large great room. Formal dining rooms and living rooms have been disappearing from today’s home plans. But at the same time, today homes have become more energy efficient. Some of this can be attributed to stricter local building codes and requirements, while in other cases, it is just because building products have gotten better.

The Seven Emotional Steps of Building a Custom Modular Home

Building a custom modular home is a process. A process that is done successfully thousands of times across the country every year. You can look at builder websites, on social media sites, and at brochures and see beautifully finished custom homes. But it isn’t your …

Modular Isn’t Just for Houses Anymore

Hotels, colleges, franchises, and many others are facing the same issue as every custom home builder in the U.S. today, a shortage of skilled construction workers. Just like custom home builders, they require quality construction for their commercial construction efforts. Not only do they need …

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Which Credit Score Will Your Lender Use?

If you are going to borrow money to build your new custom home, that means you will typically have a construction loan and a conventional mortgage. Because a construction loan has more risk for a lender (who wants to foreclose on a half-built home?), the …

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Aim Small, Miss Small

“Aim Small, Miss Small” While some might think that was just a line from the Mel Gibson movie The Patriot, it was actually the advice given to both Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger by the film’s technical advisor when teaching them how you aim a …

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The Power of Sanctuary

There is never a time with perfect conditions paving the way for you to go forward. There is never a “right” time to take a vacation. There is never a “right” time to have kids. And the list goes on. But have you ever noticed …

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You Have a Choice

Have you ever stopped to think about how many choices you have to make on a daily basis? From the minute you wake up you are faced with an enormous amount of options. What to wear, what to eat, where will we go, what time …