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10 Things I Wish I?d Known Before Building a House

What started as a lazy Saturday afternoon looking at model homes soon turned into a full-scale homebuilding project. That’s how my husband and I went from a pair of looky-loos to building our own home over the course of a year. Now, it’s a funny anecdote we bring up when talking with friends and family. […]The post 10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Building a House appeared first on Freshome.com.

What started as a lazy Saturday afternoon looking at model homes soon turned into a full-scale homebuilding project. That’s how my husband and I went from a pair of looky-loos to building our own home over the course of a year. Now, it’s a funny anecdote we bring up when talking with friends and family. During the process, though ? that was another story. Hindsight, of course, is 20/20. When we started our build, we were naive and had all the energy in the world, but it didn’t save us from some of the pitfalls of building a home.Would I change the experience" Of course not. Would I change the number of linen closets in my home" Absolutely. After a decade of living in our custom-built home, there are definitely a few things I wish I’d known back when we were building. Here are 10 things you can learn from my experience in the hopes your build goes a little more smoothly.Building through inclement weather meant missed deadlines. Image: Jae Curtis1. Your schedule is a guidelineOur build stretched over the course of a year. Origi...
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