In today’s post: Building a new home is both incredibly exciting and incredibly stressful! Make sure you do things right by avoiding these 9 mistakes. Just over three years ago we moved into our brand new home (and I shared the pros and cons of building new vs. buying existing). Today I want to.
"New homes are more modern," Hudson notes, "with open layouts that suit current lifestyles. Older homes, for example, tend to have eight-foot ceilings. With a new home, the first-floor ceiling usually is nine feet." Built with current technology and modern construction standards, today’s new homes meet the latest health and energy.
Habitat for Humanity planned to dedicate six new homes, this one included. to the Scenic Point neighborhood in east Austin.
One reason for this consistency is a set of uniform building codes that apply across the country. Another reason is cost — the techniques used to build homes produce reliable housing quickly at a low cost (relatively speaking). If you ever watch any house being built, you will find that it goes through the following steps: