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Why Should You Consider a Multi-Generational Home?

Jul 29th, 2022 Why Should You Consider a Multi-Generational Home?

During the Great Recession, the term “multi-generational home” probably turned some people off, conjuring images of student loan debt-ridden Millennials slinking back home to their parents’ basements amid a horrific job market. But multi-generational homes mean much more than that—and can have a lot of value for some families. In fact, it’s common in some […]

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Don’t Let Interest Rates Deter You From Building

Jul 5th, 2022 Don’t Let Interest Rates Deter You From Building

Interest rates are one of the biggest stories of the summer—and one of the biggest concerns of potential home buyers. With rates increasing and other economic pressures mounting, should you delay building your custom home? If it’s something you’ve been planning and budgeting for, waiting might not be the best idea. Why not? Mainly because […]

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Tips for Purchasing Property for Your Custom Home

May 23rd, 2022 Tips for Purchasing Property for Your Custom Home

The custom home of your dreams starts with an amazing piece of property. But sometimes it’s not that simple. Whether you purchased a parcel long ago and are getting ready to build or are looking to buy land, here are some potential challenges to keep in mind.   Location and Terrain Just because a piece […]

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4 Things to Know About Custom Home Loans in Today’s Housing Market

Apr 28th, 2022 4 Things to Know About Custom Home Loans in Today’s Housing Market

It’s no secret that the home building and buying market is facing unique, challenging times. Inventory to buy new and existing homes is low, builders are busy, and materials have higher prices and long lead times. If you’re buying a custom home, you’re less concerned about inventory, but prices, and their effect on your loan, […]

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