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Is LVT Right for Your New Home?

Custom homebuyers have asked what we think about this popular flooring. Here’s our answer. We don’t often talk about products in this newsletter, but when lots of clients ask about a specific one, we like to offer our thoughts. That’s the case with lux …

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Internet Reality Check

Avoid the most common mistakes when searching for ideas on the web. We all love the internet. It’s a bottomless source of ideas and inspiration for any project, and most people wouldn’t think of starting a new custom home before spending some serious t …

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Reducing the Cost of Regulation

Government rules take time, money and skill to navigate. That’s why you need a pro. Did the budget for your new home come in higher than you expected? Part of the reason may be that the fixed costs of building anything have gone up. By fixed costs we d …

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Rethinking Home

COVID is causing changes in home designs and product choices. Did you know that the half-bath became popular in the years following the 1918-1920 Spanish Flu pandemic? That’s because homeowners wanted to keep visitors’ germs out of the main bath. Did y …

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Solving the Price Puzzle

Custom home pricing is a complex subject. Here are some ways to think about it. Have you ever called a car dealership to ask how much cars cost per pound? You say that’s a ridiculous question? We agree. In fact we expect the dealership’s sales staff wo …

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