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Breaking Ground on a New Build

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On April 20th, 2019 we put our deposit and signed the original contract on our house. This week, on June 19th, we are finally breaking ground! It is an incredibly exciting time. Pre-Construction Meeting John and I were able to go out to the location our house is being built on a rainy Thursday last week. We completed our pre-site …

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Production Build Options – Recap

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This concludes the series within a series on the selecting production build options you will be faced with.  As a reminder, it covered: Introduction Picking your plot  Picking your floor plan Structural Options Design Options Electrical Options In order to help anyone who may be on their journey with a production builder we’ve prepared a quick infographic which you can …

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Production Build Options – Design Center

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Now that the structural options are out of the way, it’s time to decide how your house will look.  The second part of the production build options is the design.  This is the most complicated, most stressful, most expensive, and in a lot of ways, most pointless. You should be very careful how you spend your money here. I know, …

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Production Build Options – Structural

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Now that you know about what all the option families are, we will deep dive into them.  Today’s post is on the first part of options you can get for your production build house.  Structural options.  These include, but are not limited to: Kitchen layout upgrades Bathroom layout upgrades Room extensions Extra rooms Finished basements Elevations (outside look and feel) This …