Should You Buy a Spec Home – or a Custom Home?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

As you drive down the streets in Middletown, you'll notice several different kinds of homes. The differences you'll notice are more than just style (Colonial vs. Cape Cod or Rancher vs. 2-Story). You’ll find groups of homes that look an awful lot alike (both inside and out), and others that stand out from the crowd and look a little different from other homes in the area. Which type of you is right for you? Your decision will probably be driven by availability, quality, affordability, how much personal involvement you’re willing to commit to the building process.

If you’re considering purchasing a new Connecticut home you’ve got a number of options. You can opt for a tract home, a spec home, or a custom home. Let’s take a quick look at all three and then consider: Should you buy a spec home or a custom home?

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Tags: CT Home Building, Homeowner Tips, Building a Custom Home

4 Qualities of a Good Home Builder and Remodeler

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Your home is, by far, your most important and expensive investment and the best way to take care of it is to hire a good professional builder or remodeler.  Basically, the most important aspect of finding and hiring the best professional is their quality of service.  This will result in a high-quality finished product – one that you can be proud to own and live in.  But there are pitfalls in the process of locating a good and dependable builder and remodeler.  You have to know what to look for.  Here are three essential qualities to be aware of:

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Tags: CT Home Building, Home Remodeling, Choosing the Right Builder

Commuting from North Branford: What to Expect

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

 One thing potential North Branford residents want to know about is what their daily commute will look like.  The average commute for people living in the area is 24 minutes. That’s actually better than the average commute time in the United States (which is 26 minutes). Of course, your specific commute will depend on where your workplace is. Here is a look at some of the common commutes from North Branford.

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Tags: CT Home Building, Living in Connecticut, Communities in Connecticut

Your Guide to Living in North Branford

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

History

North Branford has a rich and long history, and there are a couple of different ways to get a “hands-on” feel for what life was like in the area in the past.

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Tags: CT Home Building, Living in Connecticut, Communities in Connecticut

6 Steps to Evaluate a Home Floor Plan

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

We’ve recently posted a number of articles in our The Best Floor Plan Series—that take a look at some great plans for building a new Connecticut home. We’ve looked at the best floor plans for empty-nesters, and also at the best plans for a young family. It can be fun to look at the different options and styles, but at some point, you'll be faced with a decision. You'll have to choose which plan is right for you. How do you arrive at the right choice? Here's a look at 6 steps for evaluating a home floor plan that can steer you in the right direction.

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

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