How Long Does it Take to Build a Custom Home?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

The two most common questions we’re asked as Connecticut custom homebuilders are: “what is this house going to cost me?” and  "how long will it take to build my home?" The answer to both questions, of course, is: "It depends."

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The Best Floor Plan Series: The Brady Bunch

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

We’re continuing our The Best Floor Plan Series—a look at choosing the best floor plan for your specific living situation. Building a new CT home is about much more than just location, countertops, appliances, and square footage. You want a home that reflects your lifestyle—and is comfortable and convenient for everyone. Here’s a helpful article that explores how your living needs (and floor plan choices) can change over time.

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Tags: CT Home Building, Middletown, Home Building Cost, Building a Custom Home, Buying a New Home

The Best Floor Plan Series: The Empty Nesters

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Introducing The Best Floor Plan Series, highlighting the best floor plans for your family. No matter how big or small, there is a floor plan out there for everyone  

One of the most significant elements in building the right home is finding the right floor plan. When it comes to the right floor plan, however, there’s no such thing as one size fits all. What’s important for a young family starting out isn’t necessarily important for more mature owners. So what are some elements that contribute to the best floor plan for empty nesters?

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Tags: CT Home Building, Middletown, Home Building Cost, Building a Custom Home, Buying a New Home

The Best Floor Plan Series: Young Family

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

When you start looking at floor plans for a new home the number of choices can be overwhelming. At Sunwood Development we currently offer more than 20 floor plans from which to choose. Why so many choices? Your needs and your sense of style won’t be exactly like those of anyone else. If you have a young family, what you’re looking for in a new home will be different than what a more mature family may want. So what are some of the features you’ll want to keep in mind to ensure you get the best floor plan for a young family?

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Tags: CT Home Building, Middletown, Home Building Cost, Building a Custom Home, Buying a New Home

Building a Custom CT Home? Begin With a Budget

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Chances are you already have at least a rough idea of what you want to spend on your new home. But knowing what you want to spend and knowing how you should spend it are two very different things. There are all kinds of calculators available to you to help you figure out what you can really afford. But there aren’t a lot of resources that help you figure out where it makes sense to spend your money on a new home.

While there are no hard-and-fast rules about where you should put your money with building a house in CT (every home is different and every homeowner has his or her own areas of importance), there are some general rules of thumb about where it makes sense to spend your money when building a new home. Now, what do you spend your money on? Here are a few of the best ideas.

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Tags: Finance & Budgeting, Building a Custom Home

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