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How to pick a Home Builder

For people planning to build their dream home, one of the most important steps is to find the most reliable general contractors in the Twin Cities. A new home is an investment that should be enjoyed for years, even decades. Choosing a high-quality, qualified new home builder is vital to a well-built house that stands the test of time. We offer the following tips and advice to help in that decision-making process. Make a list of qualities you want in a general contractor. Then pick someone with those qualities. Some examples to consider include honesty, dependability, knowledgeable, trust-worthy, skilled, helpful and good at communicating. This will be someone literally building the foundation for your future. It will also be someone with whom you will be working for a while, so it makes sense to find a contractor with a compatible attitude. Get references. Do not jus
Posted on 27 June 2011

10 Reasons Why a New House is Better Than an Existing Home

One of the first decisions a potential home buyer should make is whether buy a new construction home or purchase an existing house. There are some serious advantages to purchasing a new house over a resale. 1. New Home Pricing. Though new homes are generally priced higher than an equivalent existing one, a new house will likely need fewer repairs or replacements. 2. A Well Planned Neighborhood. In addition to having a choice for home sites, such as in a cul-de-sac or located near a park, new home buyers get to choose what type of community in which they want to live. Builders incorporate desirable amenities such as recreation areas, neighborhood clubhouses, swimming pools, playgrounds, sidewalks and paved trails into new communities to attract residents. 3. Modern Design. New ways of building homes are constantly being developed. Consumer trends also changing, motivating bui
Posted on 22 June 2011