Building a Home

People often ask about new home prices in Austin. Everyone wants a way to project a budget for their project. Unfortunately, there are no standard prices, as every project is different. Recently, however, the Austin Business Journal published some average pricing based on information provided by the Texas Association of Realtors. Even though these prices […]

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Choosing a custom home builder can be daunting. In Texas, there is no licensing or ‘watchdog agency’ to which consumers can turn if building the home of their dreams turns into a nightmare. This is how the consumer can end up with a situation similar to what Sandra Bullock experienced in Austin in 2004 (www.people.com). […]

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Our Lake Austin build is progressing nicely and its foundation was recently poured. Adrian, our construction manager, was kind enough to write the following blog entry and share his photographs from the pour.  The foundation pour is one of the most exciting days on the project. It starts early, about 6 am or sooner depending on […]

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Why Buy New? 9 Benefits of new homes Whether you are moving to a new area for work opportunities, sizing-up or planning for retirement and an empty nest, it’s important to weigh the benefits of deciding to buy new against purchasing an inventory home.  A new custom home presents some great opportunities and unique advantages […]

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An in-depth analysis can help you save big money and eliminate the guesswork when selecting your lot. Here are 6 things you should consider before you purchase a lot in the Austin area: Permit Jurisdiction  Is your lot in the City of Austin, Lakeway, Westlake Hills, Travis County or other? A lot within the city […]

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