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What to Know about Getting a Construction Loan

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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If you are starting the new home construction process, one of the key issues will be financing of your home building project. If you're doing a major remodel, you will run into the same issue: a need for financing. Depending on the details of your particular project, you may find yourself in need of a construction loan.

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What Can I Renovate In My Kitchen for Under $5,000

[fa icon="calendar'] April 30, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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A kitchen renovation can make a huge difference in the look and feel of your old kitchen. While it isn’t cheap to completely redo an entire kitchen, there are options to do a lower budget kitchen renovation that can leave you happy and not cost a lot. Imagine walking into your newly updated kitchen and getting a wow factor without breaking the bank!

The following are some ideas to get the creative juices flowing for your kitchen.

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Popular Upgrades when Building a New Home

[fa icon="calendar'] April 23, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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When you’ve started the process of building a new home, you’re likely going over plans with your contractor in painstaking detail and may be getting a little burnt out. If this is you don’t worry, you get to focus on the fun stuff too!

A good new home contractor will help you think through the features of your new home, including needs and wants, essentials and luxuries.

Along the way you will get to choose some upgrades (depending on your budget), so here are some popular new home upgrade ideas to help you in the home building process.

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Siding Options for Your New Construction Home

[fa icon="calendar'] April 20, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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Curb appeal can go a long way in determining how you feel about your new construction home, and there is no greater factor in curb appeal than the siding you choose. When picking siding for your home’s exterior, there are considerations such as color, material, style and more that you'll want to think about.

Additionally, you’ll want to consider other factors such as cost, how well the material protects and insulates your home, and availability of materials in your area.

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Building a New Construction Home: Expectation vs. Reality

[fa icon="calendar'] April 09, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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It’s finally time to build that new construction home you’ve been dreaming of. And who wouldn’t want to embark on the adventure of building their dream home? With options to create a layout you like, on land you choose, with all of the finishes and style you imagined – it’s hard to think of what could go wrong!

At Experts In Your Home we want you to be excited about your home building experience, but we also want to help you experience the best process possible – including having realistic expectations.

Read on to learn some of the common areas where people building new homes may have unrealistic expectations.

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Is it Smart to Renovate my Home Prior to Selling?

[fa icon="calendar'] April 02, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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If you are considering selling your home – independent of the reason for selling, it is likely you will encounter an all-too-familiar dilemma that challenges many home sellers: does it make sense (fiscal or otherwise) to renovate the home you are about to sell?

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Remodeling to Get Your Dream Kitchen and Bathroom

[fa icon="calendar'] March 26, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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Two of the most popular locations to remodel in a home are the kitchen and bathroom. This is no surprise, since the kitchen is often the gathering place for friends and family and the bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the house. If you are considering remodeling to get your dream kitchen or bathroom, you'll want to read on!

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Is It Better to Build a One-Story or Two-Story Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] March 19, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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When you’re building a new construction home what should you choose: a one-story or two-story home?

Most places have a mix of both types of homes, and there are benefits and drawbacks to each style. Whether you’re looking at cost or the size of your household, or even lot size – there are many things to think about. As you’re deciding whether to build a one-story or two-story home, here are some things to consider:

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Is a Home Remodeling Project Tax Deductible?

[fa icon="calendar'] March 12, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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If you own your home, then there are probably certain things that you would like to see fixed up. The problem with home remodeling is that it can cost a lot of money. And that money may need to be used to pay your current tax bill. If you are wondering if remodeling your home is tax-deductible and can help save you on your taxes, then you are partially correct.

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What’s the Difference Between Renovating and Remodeling Your Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] March 05, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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Many people use the terms renovating and remodeling interchangeably when talking about updating their homes.

However, there are key differences between renovating and remodeling. While it may not matter when you are talking with friends about your planned home changes, it’s probably a good idea to get a little more specific with terminology when speaking with a remodeling contractor and considering what your home needs and how much it is going to cost.

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