Cost to Build a new home
Build Custom Home / November 17, 2018

Cost to Build a new home

Just a few weeks ago, the Canadian Real Estate Association reported that overall national home sales decreased since December. But at the same time, Toronto’s housing prices continued climbing. And climb they did. Ten years ago the average price was just $, 368. And the average price of a new GTA townhouse found its way up to $879, 619 last month compared to $328…

Advice for Building a home
Build Custom Home / November 12, 2018

Advice for Building a home

You ve been shopping for a home and none seems quite right. That one has a tiny kitchen, this one makes you go through a second bedroom to get to the hall bathroom, and the other one doesn t even have a bathroom connected to the master bedroom! Sheesh. It s no wonder some people prefer building a home from scratch—or more precisely, having someone else build it for…

Build House Mortgage
Simple House Building / November 7, 2018

Build House Mortgage

I am in the middle of reading by Rob Roy and it is fantastic. It guides you step-by-step through what it takes to build a home and live thrive without a mortgage. I have to admit, the ideas in the book are definitely outside-the-box. As I read Roy s words, it slowly sinks in: NO MORE RENT. NO MORE MORTGAGE. What would I do with the money? The possibilities are endless…

Simple House to Build
Simple House Building / November 2, 2018

Simple House to Build

How does a company know what resources should be developed internally versus what should be handled externally? This question teases out all the meaty issues facing a company – past, present and future. It’s not really the answer that matters so much. The important thing is how companies deal with the question. There’s a tendency to answer the question using simplistic…

Building Own home
Build Custom Home / October 28, 2018

Building Own home

This guest post from Ian is part of the “reader stories” feature at Get Rich Slowly. It’s the extended version of the story he shared in his prize-winning entry to this year’s GRS video contest. Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success — or failure. These stories feature folks from all levels of…

Building own House
Simple House Building / October 23, 2018

Building own House

Tired of sub-standard homes and high rents, an increasing number of people are grouping together to build their own housing developments. There has been an explosion in the number of Community Land Trusts (CLTs), with one set up every week in the last year. There are now 225 CLTs, a number which has grown six-fold in the last six years. The schemes buy land, or have…

How to Save to Build a house?
Simple House Building / October 18, 2018

How to Save to Build a house?

Move to a more affordable residence while saving for your new home. Building the home of your dreams from the ground up means you ll get to mold the project from beginning to end. But with this also comes the potential for unexpected expenses and going over budget. Saving money before you build will give you financial security to cover all of your design whims in…

Home Builders that Build on your land
Build Custom Home / October 13, 2018

Home Builders that Build on your land

The Emerson with a Custom Elevation featuring Brick and Stone finishes With Home plans starting in the 0 s, Atlantic Builders is pleased to introduce our new Build On Your Land Division. Now you can acquire the home of your dreams on the home site you own and love! We offer turn-key packages providing an all-inclusive up-front price . As one of the most experienced…

Build Your Own Modern home
Build Custom Home / October 8, 2018

Build Your Own Modern home

Sleek designs with open floor plans and abundant daylight embody this style. Modern home plans have a long history that ranges from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie style in the early 1900s to European Modernism of the 1920s to Mid-Century Modern homes to A-frame and geometric house plans of recent decades. Unifying factors are a disregard for historical precedent, a…

Show me how to Build a house?
Simple House Building / October 3, 2018

Show me how to Build a house?

Time magazine on Thursday published a stunning illustration on its cover for the May 29th issue, depicting the White House mutating into a Kremlin-like building, featuring the distinctive onion domes and red brick of Russia s Saint Basil s Cathedral. The cover accompanies a story detailing White House officials struggles to contain and respond to multiple Russia-related…

Home Building Process STEP by STEP
Build Custom Home / September 28, 2018

Home Building Process STEP by STEP

It s fairly self evident that successful home building requires that you need to know not only the parts involved, but just as important - the Steps Of Building A Home - how the parts all go together . . . and in what order! Here then is a description, in broad terms, of the actual step by step home building process. An important disclaimer is in order here. Many…

Cheapest way to Build your Own home
Build Custom Home / September 23, 2018

Cheapest way to Build your Own home

Building your own home from the ground up can be an incredibly rewarding process that can give you considerable control over cost. Carefully choosing functional yet inexpensive material, doing the labor yourself, acting as the general contractor (GC) and hiring subcontractors for certain aspects of the job, all will hold down the cost of building a home. Paying attention…

First Steps to Building a House
Simple House Building / September 18, 2018

First Steps to Building a House

Democrats on Capitol Hill may be the minority party searching within for an identity after four consecutive special election losses this year, but that doesn t mean that the party is completely devoid of influence. Democratic lawmakers still have the power of imagination and a sympathetic media environment that they can exploit to get their message out to the American…

Building your Own home in Florida
Build Custom Home / September 13, 2018

Building your Own home in Florida

The Legislature deems it necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare to regulate the construction industry. As a result, the Florida Legislature enacted Chapter 489, Florida Statutes. From that statutory authority, the Construction Industry Licensing Board was created and along with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, promulgated…

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