New Jersey Home Building Blog

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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Why Should I Work with a Custom Home Builder?

Andrew Giannattasio | Sep 14, 2020

So, you've decided to construct your forever home in Hunterdon County. You're in the earliest stages of the process, and your future home is little more than a wish and a daydream. When you get started with the planning and design of your house, two options may stand out: production homes versus custom homes.

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7 Things to Have in a Custom Home for Entertaining Guests

Andrew Giannattasio | Aug 31, 2020

Not all homes are suitable for entertaining. The most suitable homes have open spaces, lots of light, places for seating and standing, and luxuries that make the home a welcoming place for guests. The best way to make your home suitable for entertaining is to build it from scratch, and to design it with entertaining in mind. When it is safe to host guests again, these tips can help you create a perfect house for parties and get-togethers with groups big and small.

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10 Things to Consider for Your Custom Home

Andrew Giannattasio | Aug 10, 2020

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 time and add lasting value to your property. Here's a look at additions that are worth every penny.

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