Building the home of your dreams is a desired goal in life for many people regardless of their education level, social background or even nationality. The process involved for financing can be exciting or highly frustrating depending on the preparation made before starting your new home project.

The increasing shortage of land plots around lakes and major cities have created a trend to demolish existing structures and build new and improved properties. This is known as tearing down and rebuilding a home. Among the many implications when taking on this kind of project is the ability to obtain home financing. Just like any other Real Estate transaction or home project, financing is key.

There are a wide variety of loans and terms created to offer the buyer flexibility, but entering the world of new home finance can be tough. You can always start the process by knowing your credit score, having enough savings to cover out of pocket expenses, and knowing how much you can afford to service your monthly mortgage payment. This will be the strongest determining factors when choosing from any of these construction finance options.

A home is usually the largest investment that a person makes in their lifetime and today building a new home offers more benefits than ever before! Here’s a quick list of reasons why so many home buyers prefer to build a new home versus buying an existing home.

When Fall is in full swing, it is the perfect time to start thinking about preparing your home for winter. By following these ten simple home care tips, you can ensure your house will be protected from damage during the harsh winter months.

There are many ways to design a new home, but what about a small home? With the rising popularity of tiny homes and small spaces, we want to provide some ideas for designing something that perfectly fits your style and needs. Take a look at 7 ideas from your Midwest custom home builders, Wausau Homes, to help you design the perfect small home.

When building a house, you may not know where to start. Most potential homeowners start by browsing different plans they find available online. Many home builders offer sample floor plans, so there is no shortage of layouts. Floor plans will help you develop ideas about what you want your home to look like, and act as a stepping stone to make your dreams a reality. The number of plans can seem overwhelming, but having accessible floor plans to look at will help you prioritize the most important room in your home.

According to the National Association of Home Builders, pocket offices are one of the biggest trends in new residential design. The pocket office is typically located in a compact area with a desk space dedicated to managing the home activities.

Native to the Alpine region in Europe, most chalets look like they’ve come straight out of a mountainous backdrop. Swiss inspired chalets were introduced to America in the mid-1800s by architect Andrew Jackson Downing.


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