New Jersey Home Building Blog

Should I Build a House Now, or Wait?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jul 07, 2022

You've planned to build a custom home for years. With diligent saving and patience, you're ready to start creating your dream home — you don't want to wait anymore. But news of high building material prices and a hot real estate market cooling down may have you wondering, "Should I wait to build a house?". Even though you're ready, now may not be the right time to build. 


It's wise to have these concerns. While you might need to wait for a couple of reasons, for most of our clients, building a home in 2022 is a suitable option. If you're on the fence about the right choice, here are a few indicators to help you decide.

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7 Features You Need in Your Custom Home to Stay Cool During the Summer in NJ

Bella Giannattasio | Jun 08, 2022

With the ocean breezes and views of the Atlantic to enjoy, summer doesn’t get much better than it does in New Jersey. Still, summer has its drawbacks, chief among them, scorching heat. High temperatures can detract from your summer, leaving you sunburned and overheated. However, there are some adjustments you can make to your custom-built home to keep cool and enjoy the summer in any weather. 

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How Much Does an Acre of Land Cost in New Jersey in 2022?

Andrew Giannattasio | Apr 12, 2022

Building a new home should be exciting, but all too often it can be overwhelming — especially if you’re starting by buying land in New Jersey. If you’re never bought land before, you probably have lots of questions, chief among them: how much is an acre going to cost? As New Jersey builders, GTG Builders can help break down that question and get you started down the path to your perfect home!

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What is Your First Step in Building a Custom Home?

Andrew Giannattasio | Jan 26, 2022

The journey of a lifetime begins with the first step. If you’re wondering about building a custom house, you’re in a great position to create a future you’ll be happy to have. Of course, you have to know what to expect, and that starts from the beginning. Here’s what you can plan at the start of the process, and a few things you’ll need to do.

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Getting Your Hunterdon County Custom Home Holiday-Ready

Andrew Giannattasio | Nov 10, 2021

The holidays are practically at your doorstep. Are you ready to open the door? If not, you’re not alone. Many homeowners get to the holidays just in time, without a moment to spare. Of course, you still want your home to be a warm, inviting space for your family and everyone who stops by. If you want to know how to make your home in Hunterdon County NJ ready for the holidays, we’ve got some tips to help you out.

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5 Reasons to Enclose Your Deck or Patio

Andrew Giannattasio | Oct 06, 2021

There are so many reasons homeowners love having a patio or deck. It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoor space of your property. Of course, there are times when you might wish you could get away from some of the elements. That’s where enclosing a deck or patio comes in handy. Keep these five benefits in mind, especially if you’re thinking about building a home in New Jersey.

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