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Become an Expert in Building Your Own Home

At Home Titan, we've got all the answers you'll need for building your own home. Or maybe you're building a home to sell. Our goal is to provide the information and resources you need to successfully build a house to live in, or to sell. And if we don't have the info on our site, we'll point you in the right direction to find it on another.
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Parts and Materials of Your Home

When it comes to building a house, you will need to know a lot more than the materials and parts that go into it.

House Budget

When it comes to building a home, the first step in planning is creating a preliminary budget.

Funding the House Build

If you don't have cash available to cover construction costs, you will need to looking into getting funding.

“How Much Can You Save Building Your Own Home?”

That's the million dollar question. Being the owner builder, if done right, you'll save what the builder would make in profit. How much would that be? Depends. Smaller homes smaller profits. But with all things being equal, usually around 15-20% for smaller houses. Building larger houses yourself could command larger profits around 25-35%.

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Cost Estimate

Factors Affecting Your Costs

You have probably heard people talk about costs per square foot, and maybe you're thinking there is some magic formula you can apply to come up with what your home will cost. Unfortunately, that's not the case.
1
The design and specifications - the kind, amount, and quality of the things to be included in your home.
2
The prices you are able to negotiate for the labor and materials to be used in the construction.
3
How long it takes to build the home (this affects the interest you will have to pay on the construction loan).
4
How successful you are in ordering the correct amounts of materials and in controlling waste and theft.

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