5 Things You Need to Know About Building a Home

Building a new home can be one of the most exciting times of your life. But it can also be an overwhelming experience at times too. 

If you choose a well-respected respected builder, their process is fairly routine. They build dozens and sometimes hundreds of new homes. If your builder is reputable, no two home will be the same. There are always instances or issues in the process the may make the have to do changes in the development of the home. This is why you need to be an active participant in all aspects of your home building process. You want to be sure you end up with "YOUR" dream home. 

Building your new home cannot be a passive exercise, because there are so many decisions that "must be" made by you. If you are unable or unwilling to make these decisions, you will force your builder to make them and run the risk that your new home won't turn out the way you envisioned it or cost what you thought. Here are 5 things you must know and take into consideration when building your new home: 

1) Know how much you can afford. 2) Check the reputation of your builder. Interview more than one. 3) Build with resale in mind. 4) Think Green. 5) Remember the Final Walk-Through.