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Preparing Yourself for Those Surprising Places Where Your Poconos Custom Home Could Cost You More

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 11, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Building a custom home in the Poconos can be full of little surprises. Some of them are really good surprises, such as when the view from your family room windows is even better than you anticipated. Others are not quite as welcome, like when the material for your backsplash doesn’t look much like the sample you saw (and doesn’t go with your countertops the way you thought it would). Perhaps the most unwelcome surprise is when your home costs more than you planned. Here are tips for preparing yourself for the surprising place where your Poconos custom home could cost you more.

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Topics: Poconos Home Costs, Poconos New Home Cost, Poconos Custom Home Cost

Why You Should Do a Credit Check Before Building a House

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM

In the 40 or so years that we've been building homes in the Poconos, there has always been one question that homebuyers ask: “What is this home going to cost me?” While we’ve talked before about the factors that impact the cost of building a home, it’s easy for homeowners to overlook a big factor in the cost of a home - their credit score. That’s why it’s smart to do a credit check before making a move.

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Topics: Financing A New Home, Poconos Home Costs

How to Budget for a New Home

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 30, 2018 7:00:00 AM

You've no doubt heard or read the quote" Behind every successful man is a great woman." When it comes to building a new home in the Poconos, it could be argued that behind every successful new home build is a realistic budget.  Ah, but how does one come up with a realistic budget. Let’s take a look at some of the keys that go into how to budget for a new home.

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Topics: New Home Budget, realistic budget for new home, Poconos Home Costs, Poconos Home Builders

4 Features that Will Influence the Cost of Your New Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on Feb 7, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Savvy homeowners want to know what they’re really going to pay for a new home so that they can set a realistic budget up front. Here’s a helpful post that covers useful information about how to set a new home budget—and why it’s important to do it early.  Sometimes people building a new home can get blind-sided by unexpected costs that they might not have considered when setting their budget. Let’s look at 4 features that will influence the cost of your new Poconos Home.

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Topics: Poconos Home Costs, home building budget, Poconos Home Prices

How Much Should You Pay for a Home in the Poconos?

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Any one considering building a new home in the Poconos is bound to have lots of questions. And when it comes to building your dream home, there are no stupid questions! There is one question that we home builders probably hear more than any other: “What’s it going to cost to build my new home?” It’s a good and fair question. How much should you pay for a home in the Poconos?

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Topics: Poconos Home Builders, New Homes in the Poconos, Poconos Home Costs, Poconos Home Pricing

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