Building Tips to Make Your New Home a Success


We understand if you’re unsure where to begin when building a new home! We’ve gathered information on the construction process, choosing a builder, etc. to help get you started.

Building Tips to Make Your New Home a Success

How to Build an Affordable House

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If the idea of building your own home seems like an immense undertaking, but if you want to own rather than rent, you should know that it can actually be more affordable to build than to buy! Building puts you in control of every decision, allowing you to invest in a home that works for your needs without spending extra on unnecessary frills. This flexibility can go a long way, so here’s what you should know to build affordably!


How to Build an Affordable Home

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Affordability in a home is very important, because you don't want to get stuck with a home you can’t afford. Many aspiring homeowners shop on the market, but building yourself can allow you to create a home that suits your budget better. And for a lot of our customers, it's worth the wait! Building a home allows you to prioritize for yourself, and you can upgrade certain things later on when you have the money, if you want to limit your borrowing. It might seem like a lot to take on, but we have tons of customers who love their affordable dream homes!


Building a New Home: How It Happens

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It’s so exciting to build a new home, but we also know it can be overwhelming. At Direct from the Designers, we want you to feel confident in your decision to build rather than buy, so here’s a quick breakdown of the process. Once you familiarize yourself with the basics, building a home won’t seem so daunting!


How to Prepare to Build Your Own Home

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Building your own house is a rewarding experience, but it’s also the most complex undertaking most of us will ever attempt. A lot of people get in over their heads before they know it, but careful planning from the start can avert many of the worst disasters down the line. Even preparing the first few steps out of order can cause headaches and require you to change your plans, so here are the major steps you need to take as soon as you decide to build a home.


Perfect Gifts for New Homeowners

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Owning or building a first home is a big investment and if you know someone who has just moved into or is planning to update their current home for 2015, you might want to consider gifting one of these wonderful products that will last them for many years to come.