Make Your Move to a New Home
A new home is one of the smartest purchases you will ever
make. If you're like most people, you spend half your time at home.
A new home will make all the difference in your quality of life.
Why? Because new homes grow in value, provide great tax savings,
and most important, are designed with you in mind. more>>>
Building Contractors - Questions & Answers
Your questions about hiring a building contractor are important.
Investing your time to find the answers now may save you headaches
and money in the end. Directory
of Licensed and Insured CMBA Builders
The Minnesota Department of Commerce has developed some questions and the answers, to give you basic information regarding the licensing of building contractors and how that affects you. You will also find what to do before you enter into a contract with a builder and what to do if you have a problem or dispute. more>>>
Your First Steps to Your New Home Check List more>>>
How & Where Should You Shop for a Mortgage Loan?
Before you even start looking for a builder you should find your mortgage lender. You will need to find a mortgage and payment terms that fit your budget. That will determine what kind and how much house you can afford. Where you shop and what you look for are important. more>>>
Do It Yourself - Why Hiring a Qualified Builder Saves You Time and Money
The do-it-yourself trend offers new opportunities for consumers with little experience to improve their homes - from user friendly materials to step-by-step instruction. But when it comes to a major remodeling project or construction of a new home, most consumers quickly discover the advantages of hiring a qualified professional. Here are a few reasons: more>>>
Choosing Your Builder
If you're in the market for a new home, you should shop for your
builder as carefully as you shop for your home. Whether you are
buying a condo, a townhouse, a house in a subdivision, or a custom-built
house, you want to know that you are buying a high-quality home
from a reputable builder. more>>>
Your Guide to New Home Building & Remodeling.
Building a new home is exciting but it can also be intimidating if you don't know what steps to take. The Central Minnesota Builders Association (CMBA) has designed information to educate you on these steps and alleviate your new home building jitters. We can give you pointers on the beginning thought process of designing your unique floor plan, finding financing and choosing a builder.
Please feel free to contact
any of the CMBA professionals. These people know exactly what needs
to be done to get you into your new home.
How Do You Select a Neighborhood?
Location is one of the most important considerations when shopping for a new home. Weigh the pros and cons of living in the city, the suburbs or the country. Compare neighborhoods as carefully as you compare houses. more>>>
Home Design Checklist more>>>