In the realm of homeownership, certain elements often take center stage—granite countertops, new siding, and energy-efficient windows typically steal the spotlight. Yet, there’s a crucial aspect of your home’s functionality that remains largely uncelebrated and, most importantly, unseen—the septic system. Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind Your septic system operates quietly, hidden beneath the […]

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As a general contractor, you’re no stranger to the intricate dance of cost calculations that go into bidding for a project or determining the price for a home build. In the dynamic realm of construction, where inflation, lumber price volatility, and labor challenges have become the norm, there’s another element quietly entering the stage – […]

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The buzz around the surge in home values and building material costs has become a familiar narrative. However, there’s a deeper layer to the challenges faced by the construction industry that extends beyond the spotlight on lumber prices. In this blog post, we delve into various building material categories, shedding light on how prices are […]

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In a landscape where many grapple with losses due to inflation, supply chain disruptions, and labor shortages, there exists an opportunity for those in the construction industry to turn challenges into profits. By understanding the intricacies of the U.S. economy, contractors and property owners can strategically position themselves to not only weather the storm but […]

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Beyond the headlines of soaring lumber prices and escalating home values, a hidden challenge looms in the construction industry—the supply chain disruption. This predicament is not only impacting pricing but also availability, causing bottlenecks that can significantly affect home construction, general contracting, and remodeling projects. In this blog, we delve into the complexities of the […]

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Embarking on a construction project involves not only the excitement of creating or renovating a space but also a responsibility to understand legal safeguards. One crucial aspect often overlooked is the realm of construction liens and lien waivers. In this blog, we unravel the complexities of these terms and shed light on why they are […]

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In the current real estate market, prospective homebuyers engaging in new construction projects face unexpected challenges arising from escalating building costs, supply chain issues, and contractual clauses. This blog delves into the legality of builders canceling contracts or demanding additional payments post-completion and explores the options available to homebuyers in such scenarios. Understanding Escalation Clauses […]

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Embarking on a home remodel or repair project can be an exciting but challenging endeavor. One common question that arises is whether a building permit is necessary for the proposed work. In this blog, we will explore scenarios where pulling a permit might be exempted and the potential repercussions of undertaking non-permitted construction. While it […]

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Embarking on a new construction project comes with a myriad of considerations, and one of the most critical aspects is the planning of waste and septic systems. Whether connected to a municipal sewer or requiring a dedicated septic system, careful planning in advance is essential to avoid future challenges. In this blog, we will delve […]

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When entering the realm of homebuying, a crucial step that many take is a thorough property inspection. In the competitive 2021 real estate market, some buyers may even consider waiving inspections to secure a property swiftly. However, for those who value a comprehensive understanding of their prospective home’s condition, there’s an alternative approach worth considering. […]

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