New Jersey Home Building Blog

Should I Build a House Now, or Wait?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jul 08, 2021

With building prices for materials on the higher side and a hot real estate market, many interested people are wondering if building a house right now is the best idea. While there are a couple of reasons you might need to wait, for most of our clients, now is an excellent time to get started. If you’re on the fence about the right choice, here are a few factors to keep in mind as you decide.

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Is a Home Elevator the Right Choice for Your Custom Home in NJ?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jun 28, 2021

As you start to plan out your dream home, you might wonder if you should stick to one floor, add a basement or build a second floor. Of course, accessibility is an important consideration when you have to move from one floor to another, especially if you’re planning to live in the home for as long as you can. Adding an elevator to your New Jersey home might offer you more flexibility than you expect. The latest designs improve your home’s function and look pretty cool to your friends, as well. Here are a few factors to keep in mind as you explore this addition.

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7 Tips for Building a Luxury Home in NJ

Andrew Giannattasio | May 17, 2021

Building a house in NJ is an exciting undertaking. It might be the project of a lifetime. Of course, the idea of making your dream home a reality might also fill you with trepidation. After all, if you are not an expert, it may be difficult to know how all the pieces fit into a perfect abode for you and your family. The good news is that you have a lot of help along the way. Our expert home-building tips can make it easier to get started.

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3 Equestrian Ideas When Building a Custom Home in NJ

Andrew Giannattasio | May 10, 2021

For many people in New Jersey, building their custom dream home includes adding a horse barn for their equine friends as well. In order for it to work well, you need to put just as much thought, attention, and effort into the horse stalls as you did for your own home. Our team at GTG has listed three key ideas to keep in mind when building a custom home in New Jersey. 

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Finding Land for a Custom Home in New Jersey

Andrew Giannattasio | Apr 16, 2021

So, you want to build a custom house. Assuming right now is the best time for you to build, you'll have to find the right plot of land. Building a house in NJ can be rewarding. Our property values are high and for good reason! With convenient access to beaches, historic sites, large metropolitan areas and idyllic out-of-the-way rural spots, your home in New Jersey will have a little something for everyone in your household.

Choosing the right property is important. Buying land in NJ can be an overwhelming experience if you've never bought land before. Knowing what you want, doing research, and aligning with the right team of professionals can make your endeavor a success. Here's what you need to know if you're going to buy land in NJ.

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8 Popular Custom Home Design Ideas Since COVID

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 08, 2021

It seems like COVID-19 has changed just about everything - including the way we use and design our homes. Many homeowners now work from home, school their children at home, and take their vacations at home. In the last year, custom home design trends have come to reflect these changes.

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