As homeowners increasingly look for eco-friendly features in new homes, homebuilders are using recycled construction materials for a more sustainable building process.
Finding the right piece of property for your dream home is a big decision. Before you commit to buying a vacant tract, here are five factors to consider.
Your builder is there to support you, but it might not always feel like that when they’re the bearer of bad news. Here are a few tips to help ease the tension in your relationship.
When Sara Willoughby was 14 years old, she became bedridden with debilitating health problems. “I wasn’t able to do much more than roll over,” she recalls. “I needed help with basic activities like bathing and eating.” After being diagnosed with sensitivity to mold and other chemicals in their Washington-state home, the family decided to move …
Don’t let DIY turn into DI-Why! NewHomeSource has 10 upgrades you should include in your home plan when building your new house.
Wildfires are not only growing more common, but more intense. Scientists attribute the outbreak to drier, hotter conditions brought on by global warming. A warmer lower atmosphere sucks additional moisture out of plants, dead vegetation, and the soil, creating tinder-dry conditions. The trend also stems from the fact that more and more humans are living …
Torn between buying and building a tiny house? We break down the costs so you know what to expect from buying your floor plan to walking in the door.
If you want a totally eco-friendly home, consider building one that’s LEED-certified. But what is LEED certification and how do you get it? Follow our LEED certification guide to find out.
Most likely, your builder will offer you a final walkthough inspection of your new home. Here are some tips on what to expect when you walk through those doors for the last time before move-in day.
If you are building your dream home, follow these tips for visiting the construction site to ensure you can check in on your house without causing any delays or safety problems.
Building a custom home is an involved process. There are 6 steps to get your custom home project started, then there are 5 design, & building phases.
By Jennifer Segelke Jeffers Buying a home will likely be one of the most important decisions you make in your life — not to mention one of the largest purchases. If you choose building a new home, the decision becomes bigger (and more exhilarating). While building a new house is an exciting endeavor, you can …
Post tension foundations, found in today’s new homes, are becoming more popular because of their increased strength and durability.
No one wants to pay more than needed for heating and cooling. Learn how being aware of how your windows function can save you money long term.