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At your fingers is a quick reference to helpful tools and forms in helping you make home construction/home building decisions.
Use this 6-Step Home Remodeling Guide to review the entire home remodeling process. It collects remodeling information and outlines it for your review in a step-by-step plan.
You will need a spec plan to finalize your house plan, negotiate the building project with a contractor, and arrange financing with the lender. The spec plan defines what you are looking for in each room.
download these "spec planning" tools
to help plan and budget your specs
Use our directory to search the nation's premier network of "customer-rated" home construction contractors and sub-contruction providers
download the "contractor selection form"
to help evaluate best contractor
There are two parts: 1) first, you will use a home construction line to pay for subcontractors and materials during construction; 2) then you will use a residential mortgage to payoff the construction line once the project is finished.
steps on getting the best rate include, 1) having good credit; 2) maintaining better than average debt ratios; and 3) requesting LTV loan amounts with an acceptable range.
view "Negotiate Best Rates"
for further illustration
Shop for your home through our center of multiple home improvement merchants
Search our complete directory of home product companies for home construction ideas and trends.
We cover home building topics ranging from interior decor to home security to garden maintenance. We have postings on all kinds of home construction advice and home maintenance tips.