The Great “Supply Crunch”

October 4, 2021 By

In the future, you can tell friends and family what things were like during the "Great Supply Crunch"! If you're contemplating a new custom home, you're no doubt aware of rising costs for lumber and other building materials. That problem has gotten plenty of media coverage. But price isn't the only challenge.... Read more

Is the Customer Always Right?

March 29, 2021 By

The short answer is no, and here's why that's a good thing. Some builders are what one might call 'order takers.' They do anything the homeowners want within the constraints of budget, timetable, and zoning or code regulations. That's understandable: everyone wants happy customers and positive reviews.... Read more

Internet Reality Check for Custom Home Builders

February 2, 2021 By ,

Avoid the most common mistakes when searching for home building ideas on the web! We all love the internet. It's a bottomless source of ideas and inspiration for any project, and most people wouldn't think of starting a new custom home before spending some serious time online. The internet is also a valuable resource for builders: it's ...... Read more