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Selecting a Builder

Top 5 Questions: Builder References

Bill Reynolds (Selecting a Builder)

You just left an impressive presentation with a professional homebuilder, one among the few you're considering for your new home project.

In addition to a brochure about his business and highlights of his recent work and the communities in which he... read more

Selecting a Builder

How to Check References

Bill Reynolds (Selecting a Builder)

Strategies for getting the most from this important step

The vast majority of builders are happy to provide prospective clients with a list of people for whom they have recently built homes. They encourage prospective clients to call these references and ask about their... read more

Selecting a Builder

Nailing Down a Competitive Bid

Bill Reynolds (Selecting a Builder)

A well-defined process can make bidding more accurate and productive.

Homeowners see the competitive bidding process as a way to get the most value for their money. But it doesn't always work that way. Bids are only useful if they come from comparable companies,... read more

The Building Process

How long will this take?

Bill Reynolds (The Building Process)

Builders hear this question a lot. The answer, as with most such questions, is “It depends.” But on what?

People who haven’t built before often have an unrealistic concept of how long it can take to plan, budget, and build a home. Many... read more

The Building Process

Why the Time to Build Is NOW

Bill Reynolds (The Building Process)

New homes won't be any more affordable in a year or two.

Potential homebuyers who are waiting for costs to come down before building might want to reconsider. The fact is that the past year's rise in new home prices will most likely continue. While higher interest rates and... read more

The Building Process

Develop your Building Team

Bill Reynolds (The Building Process)

Historically and traditionally, people have been conditioned to follow a certain, linear path to building a new home. That is, hire an architect or designer to create the plans, select a builder and then maybe bring in a stylist or interior designer to apply the finishing... read more

Custom Home Design

The New Home Office

Bill Reynolds (Custom Home Design)

Life and work styles are evolving. Make sure the home office is up to date.

It’s not news that home offices have become mainstream. According to a recent Forbes study, one in five Americans work from home, and that number continues to rise. Technology has made working from home efficient... read more

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