How to Build A Custom Home: A Step-by-Step Guide for Building

by HomeBuilderDigest • July 20, 2017

You know you want to build your dream house, but don’t know how to begin? It can seem like a daunting task to build a custom home. And admittedly, it is complicated. We are here to help!  This 3-part checklist is aimed at getting you on the right track and providing an overview of the […]

10 Common Architectural Styles for Your Custom Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • September 7, 2017

Building a custom home means having complete control over every aspect of design. There are dozens of architectural styles to base a custom home on, from historical approaches to modern interpretations. Look around the country and you will see nearly countless options. In the northeast, Colonial and Cape Cod-style homes dominate neighborhoods. The west has […]

Custom Home Layouts and Floorplans

by HomeBuilderDigest • August 16, 2017

Building your own custom home gives you the rare opportunity to design a house that uniquely suits you. Unlike moving into a pre-designed finished home or renovating an existing structure, designing a custom home gives you control over every aspect of the home – from size to architectural style and finishes. But perhaps the most […]

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Custom Home?

by HomeBuilderDigest • November 20, 2019

How much does it cost to build a new home from the ground up? The short answer is that it depends. You could spend as little as $30k on a prefabricated tiny home or into the millions for a luxury custom home. So many factors—such as the house type, size, location, features, and finishes—will determine […]

Tennessee Custom Tiny Homes

The Tiny Home Movement

by HomeBuilderDigest • August 15, 2017

BIG Reasons to Live small It seems that tiny houses are becoming more and more popular these days. From tiny cottages on wheels, or mini brick and mortar homes – these homes come in all shapes and… well, not too many sizes. As well as an increase in tiny home architects and builders across the […]


Energy Efficient Home: 8 Tips for Building an Eco-Friendly Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • July 21, 2017

There is a growing trend across the country towards building green.  But when people think about reducing their carbon footprint in a custom home, they often think about producing renewable energy on their property. Of course, if you can do this with solar panels, a small windmill, or geothermal heat – great! But for many […]

Converting a Farmhouse into a Dream Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • July 21, 2017

Douglas George is building his own high-end custom home – or really two – in Methuen, Massachusetts. The first is a complete restoration and large addition to an 1880’s farmhouse. The second, which will break ground in a few months, is a home in a new barn matching the original New England farmhouse style. The […]

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