Guide to Building a home
Build Custom Home / June 11, 2021

Guide to Building a home

So you want to get bigger and stronger, like this guy (leopard print leotard optional). Maybe you’ve always been the skinny guy and can’t gain weight to save your life. Maybe you’re a bigger guy and you’d rather have broad shoulders than a broad waistline. Maybe you’re a female, and you’ve realized that lifting weights with the right diet will give you that “toned”…

Want to Build my own House
Simple House Building / June 6, 2021

Want to Build my own House

No, you do not. BUT, in most municipalities you must fill out a form that shows the license information of all the sub contractors you plan to use. But as the homeowner, you have the right to build your own house. It is doable if you are a “worker.” If you are someone who isn’t afraid to buckle down and make phone calls, send bills, get bills, make more phone calls…

Things Needed to Build a House
Simple House Building / June 1, 2021

Things Needed to Build a House

So, you’re considering extending your home? Most people are full of enthusiasm and keen to crack on with any new project, but with a little thought, careful planning and patience you will be much more likely to get your desired end result. Before you get carried away with the excitement of the project and start choosing new kitchens or furniture, there are many, more…

Building Your own House
Simple House Building / May 27, 2021

Building Your own House

When it comes to dream houses, Americans are changing the very definition. Sure, there are still plenty of McMansions going up. But thanks to the intersection of key trends, including a growing environmental awareness, the Tiny House crowd, a continuing rise of DIY esprit in the Maker Movement and the advent of 3D printing, the romantic lure of picking up a hammer…

Build House on your land
Simple House Building / May 22, 2021

Build House on your land

Construction loans finance building on land. Regardless of your credit history, financing home construction is usually going to be more challenging than finding a mortgage on a prebuilt home. When you have bad credit, the situation becomes even more challenging. Generally, your choices are to get creative or to delay your project and work on your credit. At times…

New Build House
Simple House Building / May 17, 2021

New Build House

The sunny backyard of this newly built Venice home is designed for lapping up the sunshine and swimming some laps. Floor-to-ceiling sliding doors bring natural light into the open-plan living and dining room. The ground-level bedroom suite can double as an office and guest room. Address: 1519 Louella Ave., Venice, CA 90291 Price: $3.295 million Built: 2017 Lot size:…

House Building for Dummies
Simple House Building / May 12, 2021

House Building for Dummies

Green building websites can be confusing. One site might tell you that a green home should include spray foam insulation, a tankless water heater, and a geothermal heating system. After you’ve absorbed this advice, you visit another website, where you learn that spray foam is a dangerous petrochemical, tankless water heaters are overpriced gadgets, and “geothermal”…

How to Build your own house?
Simple House Building / May 7, 2021

How to Build your own house?

Courtesy of Apis Cor In recent times, 3D printing technology has made some great strides in its production content and quality, and now it has successfully printed the world’s first liveable house in Stupino, Russia. Responsible for this feat are San Francisco 3D printing startup Apis Cor, and Russian real estate developer PIK, who began the project in December of…

Average cost to Build House
Simple House Building / May 2, 2021

Average cost to Build House

Tiny fantasy or big mistake? Courtesy of Kristen Moeller Tiny homes offer the escapist fantasy of having less: less square footage, less responsibility, and less stuff. The idea has been particularly trendy in recent years. Tiny homes — which typically include any free-standing, single-family home that s less than 1, square feet — have been the subject of countless…

Build your own Cheap House
Simple House Building / April 27, 2021

Build your own Cheap House

Sears sold a variety of plans and materials for houses, including Modern Home No.147, available for $872 in 1913. courtesy of Sears Well, it was more than enough to cover the materials for a house anyway. Back then, the starting price of a house from Sears, Roebuck & Company, which shipped home components in parts that would have to be assembled by buyers…

Construction cost to Build a House
Simple House Building / April 22, 2021

Construction cost to Build a House

Bedroom - low cost per square foot I don t like being the one to tell people their house dreams and construction budgets aren t going to agree. But we take frequent calls from nice folks like you who ve been given bad information about what new homes cost to build. Often that information is based on a very simple (and way too low) square foot cost , and sometimes…

Financing for Building a new home
Build Custom Home / April 17, 2021

Financing for Building a new home

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What to Know when Building a house?
Simple House Building / April 12, 2021

What to Know when Building a house?

Whether you are building your home from the ground up or working with a builder to customize a floor plan and finishes, there are four key things that can make the difference between moving into your dream house or feeling trapped in your worst nightmare. Location, location, location If you’re building a house, you need to become a top-notch researcher, because the…

Building a home for Dummies
Build Custom Home / April 7, 2021

Building a home for Dummies

Building your own home is an exciting and exacting process that can be daunting, as well. Make your home-building experience easier by first having a firm grasp on your financial picture. You also need to find the right contractor, prioritize design elements between must-have and would-like-to-have. And, you need to keep track of all the people who are helping making…

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