Your team

For your project to be successful, you’ll need to pick a team of experts who work well together and can put you in contact with other experts as needed.  The first expert you’ll need is a good real estate broker.  Your broker will show you existing houses to help you get a clear picture of … Continue reading

How we ended up building a house

We’d been looking for a new home for years. Really. Years. Ask our real estate agent. He’s shown us over 70 homes, and I’ve looked a quite a few on my own without him. We wanted four bedrooms above ground, a living room, dining room, kitchen and family room on the first floor, a house … Continue reading

Building your dream house

It takes a (not so) small army to build a house.  Architects, engineers, a really good general contractor, excavators, electricians, plumbers, real estate broker, attorneys, lenders, carpenters and YOU, the homeowner. For your project to be successful, you need to pick a good team, to find reliable experts to work with.  To love the house you build, … Continue reading