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Our FREE New Construction course is designed to help home buyers understand the basics of the home building process. We will cover topics such as:

  • Understanding credit
  • Developing a budget
  • Exploring financing options
  • Deciding where to live
  • Selecting a lot
  • Choosing the type of builder
  • Distinguishing wants vs. needs
  • Incorporating universal design and energy efficiencies

Course Objectives:

  • Discover why people decide to build vs buying existing homes
  • Learn some of the new construction trends
  • Understand the importance of credit 
  • Learn several types of financing available for new construction
    • Construction-to-Permanent
    • Construction Only
    • Bridge Loans
    • Conventional, FHA & VA Loans
  • Know the importance of selecting a location
    • Urban, Suburban, Rural
  • Discover the various types of land/lots
    • Land
    • Developments
    • Infill Lots
  • Understand the types of new construction & builders
    • Custom
    • Tract
    • Spec
  • Know the types of contracts builders use 
    • Fixed Price Contract
    • Cost Plus with No Max Price
    • Cost Plus with Max price
  • Learn the phases of new construction
  • Understand the various energy efficiencies
  • Consider Universal Design Features
  • Know your wants vs. needs 
  • Develop a plan for building/buying your dream home

This course will provide you with the tools and tips to assemble your home building team. It is offered quarterly.

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