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Cost to Build a House

Eugene Oregon Home Construction Costs [Updated 2022]

If you’re considering building a new home, the city of Eugene, OR, is a great location with high property values and the potential for future growth. You probably have either a budget or a limited amount of money available to you from lenders, but you still want to know the ballpark cost to build a house

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Custom Homes

Do This to Find the Perfect Land for Your New Home

The first stage in building a new home is purchasing the land to build it upon. The land you choose can play a significant role in your overall experience in your home, so you’ll want to choose carefully. Before you begin searching for the land for your new home, we recommend making a list of

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Cost to Build a House

7 Ways to Save Money During Custom Home Construction

If you’re in the process of building a home, you may be a little overwhelmed by all of the expenses adding up. Without careful budgeting and planning, your new home can end up costing well over the price of a similar pre-built model.  However, you can take several steps to reduce your costs during your

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Cost to Build a House

When Will New Construction Costs Go Down?

Purchasing a new home is an exciting prospect. As an investment in your future, your property should reflect your lifestyle and match your needs.  Building a home from the ground up allows you to do just that by giving you full control over its design and layout.  Going with a new construction also helps to

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Cost to Build a House

How to Finance Custom Home Construction

According to Zillow, 45% of all homeowners still live in their first home. This number is even higher for those who built their own custom home, and with good reason. Once you’ve built your dream home, you won’t have much incentive to ever sell.  With that said, if you’re seeking to finance custom home construction,

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Custom Homes

Custom Home or Semi-Custom Home: What’s the Difference?

Do you hope to build your dream home on your own lot? When it comes to constructing a new home, you need to ensure that the location and building accommodate your family, lifestyle, and preferences. Consequently, choosing the right design services for the site and construction project is crucial. The two primary house design options

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2022 new home construction trends
Custom Homes

2022 New Home Construction Trends You Must Know About

Although we all probably hoped to “return to normal” last year, new variants of COVID-19 have made that problematic. Some of us were able to leave our home offices, but others of us are still spending most of our time at home. 2021 also saw the start of nationwide and global shipping delays and product

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Home Additions & Remodels

22 Attractive Remodeling Ideas to do Before Selling Your House

Before placing your home on the market, you want to ensure it has everything a potential buyer wants. This means you should be open to some key remodeling ideas to really impress the potential buyer. What’s more, a remodel will increase the resale value of your home, so it is a win-win for you. Schar

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Living in Eugene

How does Living in Portland and Eugene Compare?

Before buying or building a home, it is advisable to figure out the cost of living in your area. This may require the input of a seasoned Eugene home builder, especially if you plan to settle in this area. If you are open to other areas, you may want to know your options and compare

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Living in Eugene

Pros & Cons of Living in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. With its mild climate and proximity to the mountains, it is easy to see why this little town has become such an attractive place to live. However, all towns come with their own set of pros and cons. Schar Construction has provided a deep dive into the

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