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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Custom Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 12, 2019

We silly humans make mistakes; it’s unavoidable. If you succumb to foibles when throwing hundreds of thousands of dollars toward building a house, though, the repercussions can hurt. Not only might your dream home go over budget, but a design once thought genius could quickly become outdated, leading to costly renovations after the fact. So, to keep your custom home project from jumping the tracks, here’s a look at some common mistakes made by those who came before you.

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Award Winner: GTG Builders Wins Best Custom Home Builder in Hunterdon County

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 07, 2019

For locals, GTG Builders is a classic example of home-grown success. Family owned and managed, this company has been partnering with homeowners for more than six decades, erecting dream homes up and down the New Jersey coast. As the recent recipient of Best Custom Home Builder in Hunterdon County 2019, GTG also represents what happens when regional buzz meets international recognition.

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Designing Your Custom Home for Resale in New Jersey

Andrew Giannattasio | May 20, 2019

If you built a custom home but find yourself needing to relocate, you may wonder what steps you can take to expedite the selling process and maximize your home's appeal. On the up side, with a recently-built house, you can likely avoid high-cost updates like HVAC systems, foundation repairs, window replacement, or plumbing reconfigurations.

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Maximizing Your Custom Home for Entertaining

Andrew Giannattasio | May 13, 2019

 

One of the most fulfilling aspects of having your home custom-built is designing a domain that magnifies your values. If you live to entertain, this can mean generating unique spaces that make guests feel relaxed, embraced, and charmed. Here are a few ways to make your home a hub of vivacity and personal connection.

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The 5 Best Golf Courses Near Long Beach Island in New Jersey

Andrew Giannattasio | May 06, 2019

As summer rounds the corner and you look for ways to spend those long, sunny afternoons, remember that Long Beach Island has long been a golfer's paradise. Not to mention, rumor has it sea air improves your swing. So, grab your clubs and check out these majestic greens by the water.

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Worth the Splurge: What to Include in Your Custom Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Apr 29, 2019

A large portion of your custom home costs come in the form of upgrades, and while some can fulfill niche preferences, others withstand the test of ownership and add lasting value to your property. Here's a look at additions worth every penny.

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