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New Home Construction – Upgrades that Give you the Most ROI

by Craig Hoffman | Thursday July 9, 2020 | Building Tips

Those that are planning to build a new house probably would like a crystal ball to predict the future. After all, wouldn’t we want to see how our new home looks when it’s built? Maybe when we’re ready to sell,…



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Tips to Prepare Your Home for Spring Landscaping

by Craig Hoffman | Wednesday April 1, 2020 | Building Tips

The first signs of Spring are always a welcome sight. After surviving another cold and dark winter, the approaches of Spring are seen in the daffodils blooming and birds returning from their winter homes. Each day can bring a new…



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Finance Tips for Building Your New Home

by Craig Hoffman | Monday February 24, 2020 | Building Tips

Buying a home is probably the largest investment any of us will undertake in our lifetime. Our homes and the accompanying land are a huge financial responsibility. Building a house yourself rather than searching the area for pre-built homes makes…



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Benefits of Building a Custom Home

by Craig Hoffman | Monday February 24, 2020 | Residential

Buying a new home can be one of the most exciting events in our lives. Our homes are the place of dreams fulfilled and the prospect of raising our families in a place of secure happiness. But what type of…



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Residential Building Trends in 2020

by Craig Hoffman | Thursday January 9, 2020 | Residential

Designing the outside and inside of a home is where creativity and style happen. While some choose from classic or contemporary styles, others incorporate several design trends into one house. The trendsetters among us may be wondering what are some…



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What to Look for When Choosing a Contractor

by Craig Hoffman | Thursday January 9, 2020 | Building Tips

Building a dream home is a goal for many of us. Incorporating our vision, taste, style and creativity often drive us to build our version of the American dream. Unfortunately, a steady flow of headlines of wayward building contractors is…



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Building on Rural Land: What You Should Know

by Craig Hoffman | Friday October 25, 2019 | Building Tips

Building a new home is the dream of many Americans. From our frontiersman beginnings of log cabins and westward expansion, the concept of starting-from-scratch construction of a home that brings peace, serenity, and joy is truly an American endeavor. Tackling…



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Timber Frame House FAQs

by Ben King | Monday March 26, 2018 | Building Tips

You’re excited to build a new home, and timber frame houses have caught your eye. Should you go with a traditional steel-frame structure or a timber frame? These frequently asked questions (FAQs) on timber frame houses can help you decide…



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A Timber Frame House in New Jersey Becomes the Tranquil Home of their Dreams

by Ben King | Thursday March 8, 2018 | Case Studies

Challenge Ray and Debi Schaffer of Waretown, New Jersey, wanted to build a timber frame home for their family that would highlight the pond on their 6.5 acre property. They loved the aesthetics of timber, its warmth and openness. (more…)



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Planning a Garage with Living Quarters: What You Need to Know

by Ben King | Wednesday September 13, 2017 | Residential

Living space. Apartment. Guest quarters. No matter what you call it, there are plenty of considerations when you want to build a garage with a living area.  Learning the pros and cons will help you plan properly so you get…