Category: New Construction

New Home Construction 2012- Stick Frame or Panelized Construction

Like many other areas throughout the country, the Chicago area new home construction market has experienced many set-backs in recent years. During this time a number of new home technologies seem to have been placed on hold, like many panelization firms.

In this buyers market of 2012, people who are building new homes today are taking advantage of some of the lowest interest rates ever, and…

Will a Title Company Construction Escrow Help Protect Me?

A title company will insure that your new construction project will have all of the proper documentation and insurance throughout the construction process. Make sure your financial investment is insured and protected before, during and after the construction process.

Beware of a builder who pays directly from his/her checkbook. If everything goes right you will have nothing to worry about, but…

Chicago Area New Construction: Ensure Your Financial Safety Before Building

The best way we have found to ensure the financial safety of a client is to have the client own their lot outright.  Whether buying in one of our Chicago area subdivisions, a tear down site, or a random vacant lot, it is far more important that the client purchase the home site before engaging a builder.

A “bundle of rights” comes with ownership, and that means that anything placed on…

Homebuilder Confidence Hits Five-year High

Source: The Associated Press

Confidence among U.S. builders ticked up this month to a five-year high, an indication that the housing market is slowly improving.

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index rose in June to 29, the highest reading since May 2007. It increased from a reading of 28 last month, which was revised down one point.

The index,…