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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Designing a Home for Your Business: Tips for Entrepreneurs

Tina Martin | Jan 28, 2021

Today, you don’t necessarily need to rent an office space or retail store in a busy location to run a successful business. Instead, many entrepreneurs are running their companies from home.

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Goal Creep: The Real Danger When Building a New Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Jan 22, 2021

Recently, we wrote an article about scope creep. This is a problem that clients can experience when a home improvement or new custom home project gets underway. Now we'd like to talk about a similar problem: goal creep

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How Much Does an Acre of Land Cost in New Jersey in 2021?

Andrew Giannattasio | Dec 30, 2020

Building a home in New Jersey has never been more exciting. The value of land and real estate in New Jersey has experienced dramatic increases in recent months and years, especially in suburban areas accessible to New York City. For homeowners and home buyers who want to make a smart investment in their future and their personal comfort, buying land in New Jersey has never been wiser.

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How to Prevent Scope Creep When Building a New Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Nov 12, 2020

Scope creep is not a term that many people outside construction circles know, but if you're beginning a new home construction project, it's an important term to be aware of. Scope creep is a problem that can affect anyone building a new home. When it happens, scope creep can dramatically increase your building budget, put your project months behind, and place extra stress on you and your builder.

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4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Land in New Jersey

Andrew Giannattasio | Oct 19, 2020

Before you can build a home, you've got to buy land the home will be built upon. Choosing the lot for your future house may seem like a relatively small part of the home-building experience, but selecting the right location is equally as important as the timing on when to build. Without the right lot, your forever home might become your 5-year home, or even your 2-year home.

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