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How to Finance Construction: Tips from a Custom Home Designer in Canyon Lake, TX

November 3, 2017 11:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Construction loans for brand new homes can either be obtained by the homebuilder or by the prospective homebuyer. Before the Great Recession hit, it was more common for the builders to have access to capital and take the responsibility of getting loans when necessary, but these days the homebuyer is typically the one left responsible for getting the loan. Individual construction loans can be difficult to obtain if you do not already have a previous loan history, because there is a lack of collateral (in this particular case, there is no finished home). These types of loans also have unique... View Article

The Primary Benefits of ZIP Sheathing as Described by a Custom Home Builder in Canyon Lake, TX

October 20, 2017 11:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

ZIP sheathing systems are becoming more popular among custom home builders in Canyon Lake, TX and throughout the nation. This one-of-a-kind structural roof and wall system features a built-in barrier that is highly energy efficient and manages to keep out moisture while also reducing air leakage. It provides all of these benefits while still allowing the panels in the walls to properly dry out. The system is installed in a simple two-step process: first install the panels, then tape the seams. It’s that easy! Fewer steps means faster installation—40 percent faster than traditional house wraps. Here are some of the... View Article