Home Building Guide
  • The Benefits of Selling Property at an Auction

    Selling a piece of commercial or residential property at an auction may seem a little outdated, but that is in part because there are many misconceptions regarding this procedure. Selling property at an auction is easy and effective, and often beneficial cost-wise. In fact, selling property at auction can result in a faster sale and can increase the interest level in the property itself, which are two things often not found on the open market. Auctions... [Continue Reading]

    Innovative windows: top 3 options

    In house design, being transparent is not always an advantage. The humble window is the perfect example, often relegated to a secondary role both when it comes to making decisions about home improvements and looking at the various elements of a new house. Yet windows can be one of the most crucial parts of a house, influencing the quantity and quality of natural light as well as the temperature and energy requirements. To help you understand what a... [Continue Reading]

    Why You Need These Handymen's Numbers Saved In Your Phone Book

    It’s impossible to prevent accidents from occurring, especially around the home. When they do happen, we can get into such a flap about things; it can be tricky to think straight. One of the easiest ways to calm down during one of these situations is to have handymen’s phone numbers saved in your cell phone. That way you cut out all the hassle of looking one up online. Having a handyman’s phone number at hand all the time helps you... [Continue Reading]

    Do's And Don'ts Of Building A House

    Designing and building your ideal home is a fantastic opportunity. Instead of buying a new or used home, you can create somewhere that has the space, style and comfort that you require. It also allows you to incorporate certain materials such as glass or wood and create a practical layout. But it requires dedication, hard work and time to complete. Before you get started on building the house you’ve always dreamed of, read through these vital... [Continue Reading]

    Help! My Basement Keeps Flooding

    When your water table is higher than the level of your basement, it essentially means that your basement is surrounded by water trapped in the earth. Left for long enough and without the necessary protective measures, your basement is bound to “absorb” some of this water. And when it rains heavily, your ground water level will rise, resulting in an increased likelihood of your basement becoming flooded. Rainier climates can see the risk... [Continue Reading]

    4 DIY home improvements with long-lasting effects

    The UK housebuilding market might be enjoying a slow growth but homeowners are more and more reluctant to spare budgets for expensive home remodelling. Home improvement doesn’t have to be all about lavish property projects and complete home overhauls though. Most of the time, it’s actually the little things that can make a big difference and help you attract prospective buyers when the time comes to sell your property.... [Continue Reading]

    What To Do If You're Locked Out Of Your Home!

    Image Source Getting locked out happens to everybody once in their lifetime. It’s very annoying, embarrassing, and can be dangerous if appliances have been left on, or a baby is stuck inside. A lot of people leave their keys inside the home, or perhaps something has become trapped in the door. Here’s what people should do if they do get locked out. Check the gate After getting locked out, the best thing to do is to wait in the back... [Continue Reading]

    Help! My Roof Is Leaking!

    Picture by Wikipedia So, it’s raining pretty hard, and you’ve found that the roof is leaking right?! You might not find it to be a massive problem just yet, but it could be if you don’t do anything about it. There are all sorts of reasons why your roof might be leaking, and it’s not always easy to diagnose the cause yourself. Some of these issues are potentially quite costly while others aren’t so much. Unfortunately,... [Continue Reading]

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    Teen gives back 'Wish' to help others
    San Marcos resident Julia Larsen, right, and her friend Colleen Wils, left, enjoy watching the progress on the San Diego Habitat for Humanity home-building project Friday afternoon in San Marcos. - Don Boomer - for the San Diego Union-Tribune San Marcos resident Julia Larsen, right, and her friend Colleen Wils, left, enjoy watching the progress on the San Diego Habitat for Humanity home-building project Friday afternoon in San Marcos.(Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:05:15 GMT)

    About Space
    Oklahoma's newest town and lakeside resort reached a significant milestone this summer with the completion of its 100th home. The home finishes the build-out of Carlton Landing's Cottage Court on the north side of Firefly Park.(Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:34:37 GMT)

    Vice President of Sales & Marketing -
    Vice President of Sales & Marketing - Home Building Location: Ontario Salary: $120-150k CAD base salary + performance based bonus THE BUSINESS Hamilton Mayer International are presently working in association with a prominent top 50 national home builder, to seek out an exceptional sales and marketing professional..... click apply for full job details Vice President of Sales & Marketing - Home Building Location: Ontario Salary: $120-150k CAD base salary + performance based bonus THE BUSINESS Hamilton Mayer International are presently working in association with a prominent top 50 national home builder, to seek out an exceptional sales and marketing professional..... click apply for full job details(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:39:26 GMT)

    Year-To-Date Regional Home Building Activity Rises Nearly 30 Percent
    June is National Homeownership Month and Kansas City homebuilders are celebrating by continuing their brisk pace of single-family construction in May, with 502 single-family permits issued. Year-to-date permit activity in the metro area rose 29 percent, with permits recorded for the first five months of the year totaling 2,223, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City's monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report.(Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:17:09 GMT)

    Glass maker to expand, add jobs in Steuben County
    FREMONT, Ind. A Minnesota based company that makes insulated glass for windows and doors has announced plans to invest $2.3 million into its Steuben County facility which is expected to create up to 38 new jobs by 2019.(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 20:46:51 GMT)

    Development charges are harming home builders, councillors told
    Costs associated with building homes and apartments in Greater Sudbury are hurting the industry, city councillors were told June 21. At a public meeting held as part of the city's decision to freeze development charges this year, Laura Higgs, of the Sudbury Home Builders Association , said construction in Sudbury has been declining since 2009, when the charges soared from about $3,000 per home to more than $14,000. Since then, commodity prices have slumped badly, along with home construction in the city.(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:14:10 GMT)

    College, homebuilders collaborate on fourth home
    Members of the community stand in front of this years College Home during the ground breaking event on Monday morning. Herald photo by Tijana Martin @TMartinHerald Lethbridge home contractors celebrated the success of a community-building initiative Monday.(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:42:25 GMT)

    Draghi Says ECB Is Ready to Respond to Any Brexit Turmoil
    Bottom Right Default State Name: Delaware State Name underscore: Delaware State Name dash: Delaware State Name lower underscore: delaware State Name lower dash: delaware State Name lower: delaware State Abbreviation: DE State Abbreviation Lower: de It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. Bloomberg Draghi Says ECB Is Ready to Respond to Any Brexit Turmoil Bloomberg Mario Draghi said the European Central Bank has plans in place in case this week's U.K. referendum on European Union membership sparks turmoil that threatens the outlook for the euro region.(Wed, 22 Jun 2016 05:34:47 GMT)