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How to Choose Transport Company for Heavy Machinery

Moving heavy machinery and equipment is no menial task. It does not matter where you are moving the machinery, it takes the right equipment for the job. If you are a business that deals with heavy machinery all the time, you know how difficult this task is. Choosing a transport company Perth has that offers

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Posted On May 10, 2017

Panelized Homes: Factory-Built Components Assembled on Site

Could it be your custom building solution? “Stick-built” or “panelized”? That’s an important baseline question that anyone who’s contemplating building a new, custom home is likely to encounter. Put another way: Do you sign up with a local builder who will take your final architectural plans and construct your entire dream house piece by piece

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Posted On Mar 08, 2017

15 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Home Builder

Selecting the right builder is a key step in the journey that leads to your dream home. Asking builders the 15 questions below will help you choose the right builder to create your new home — and give you confidence in your choice. Because building your home will be one of the largest investments that

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Posted On Mar 02, 2017

Tips to Build on Your Lot

For many homebuyers, the allure of selecting land and building a new home is compelling – and understandably so. Many buyers have a vision of their dream home that includes the land their home will rest on, as well as the design and construction of their ideal home. When you speak to homeowners who’ve had

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Posted On Feb 24, 2017

Who’s Who on Your Building Team

Meet the People Who’ll Build Your Home Building your new home is, quite literally, making a dream come true. Yours. It’s an exciting but also detailed process that consists of many steps, each of which happens in a well-planned sequence. The best building method to use for your new home is an important discussion to

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Posted On Feb 08, 2017

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process

Here’s what to expect during the major phases of construction. Building your new home is exciting, especially when you understand how the process works. Chip Perschino, senior vice president of construction at Edward Andrews Homes, says it’s understandable that buyers are excited to see their new home, from start to finish. “Our homeowners enjoy watching

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Posted On Jan 27, 2017

Building a Solid New Home Foundation

What you need to know about how your builder is building a solid foundation for your new home. Footings and foundations are to homes what feet and legs are to the human body: footings anchor the home to the ground and support the foundation, which in turn carries the weight of the home. Although foundations

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Posted On Jan 12, 2017

Buying a Home in the Winter Versus Spring

The winter months aren’t a time you usually see flocks of home shoppers hitting the market. However, not many shoppers are aware of the benefits that hide away during the cooler season. In fact, a recent report from The New York Times says that shoppers might even be able to find better deals in certain

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Posted On Nov 26, 2016

How Long Does it Take to Build a House?

The answer to this question is the same as it is for many, which is “that depends.” According to the 2015 Survey of Construction from the Census Bureau, the average completion time of a single-family home is around seven months. It’s important to note that factors, such as the complexity of the project — the

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Posted On Oct 17, 2016

Tips for Financing Your First Home

Today’s first-time homebuyers face many challenges that homebuyers of the past didn’t. First, many are carrying debt from student loans. Second, they face low wages and stiff competition for high-salary jobs. Third, starter homes cost more today than they have in the past, due to inventory shortages and competition from wealthier move-down buyers who are

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Posted On Aug 08, 2016