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Welcome Blog - Why building a home is better than buying an existing one

See how we compare to existing homes on the market. 

Welcome Homes
/ Sep 9, 2022 / 3 min read
Welcome Blog - Land Grading: What It Is & Why It's Important in Home Construction

Read on for the dirt on this crucial part of the site prep process.

Welcome Homes
/ Apr 8, 2022 / 2 min read
Welcome Blog - 5 Permits You Need to Build a New Home

Before you break ground on your dream home, it’s important to have filed all the necessary paperwork with your local municipality.

Welcome Homes
/ Apr 1, 2022 / 3 min read
Welcome Blog - What is Infill Construction?
Infill construction is a method of developing vacant or underutilized land into new construction, typically in urban or established suburban neighborhoods.  

Welcome Homes
/ Mar 23, 2022 / 1 min read
Welcome Blog - What Is a Land Feasibility Study & Why is It Important

Before you sign any papers, it’s crucial to conduct a land feasibility study. 

Welcome Homes
/ Feb 24, 2022 / 6 min read
Welcome Blog - 7 Heating Systems for Your New Home

Heating costs represent roughly 29% of the average utility bill, so be sure you're making the right choice.

Welcome Homes
/ Feb 10, 2022 / 4 min read
Welcome Blog - What is Soil Sampling & Why is it Important?

When it comes to finding the ideal lot for building a home, location isn’t the only factor. Soil quality can be just as important.

Welcome Homes
/ Feb 9, 2022 / 3 min read
Welcome Blog - Property Setbacks: What Are They and Why They Matter

Just because you own it doesn’t mean you can build whatever you want, wherever you want. 

Welcome Homes
/ Feb 3, 2022 / 3 min read
Welcome Blog - 7 Things That Slow Down Construction

Even the most organized and responsive contractor can encounter problems and delays once the walls have been opened and supplies have been ordered.

Welcome Homes
/ Jan 31, 2022 / 4 min read
Welcome Blog - Land Prep 101: How to Prepare Land for New Construction

New construction home site prep is probably more pricey, time-consuming, and involved than you imagine. Here's what to expect.

Welcome Homes
/ Jan 26, 2022 / 5 min read
Welcome Blog - New Home Insulation: How to Choose the Best Insulation for Your Home

When building a new home, choose the best insulation for your house and location.

Welcome Homes
/ Jan 21, 2022 / 4 min read
Welcome Blog - What Is R-Value & Why Is It Important?

Understanding R-value, choosing insulation, determining the right R-value for your home, and more.

Welcome Homes
/ Jan 12, 2022 / 3 min read
Welcome Blog - Gas Heat vs. Electric: Pros, Cons, Comparisons & Costs

Understanding gas heat and electric heat, pros, cons, comparisons, and costs for a new home.

Welcome Homes
/ Jan 6, 2022 / 2 min read
Welcome Blog - Construction Loans: Everything You Need to Know

Building a new home? You'll probably need a loan to finance the project. Here's what you need to know about construction loans.

Welcome Homes
/ Jan 4, 2022 / 3 min read
Welcome Blog - How Welcome Homes Selects Land for Custom Homes

It's important to consider all factors prior to purchasing the land—once building begins, there's really no turning back.

Alec Hartman
/ Feb 1, 2021 / 2 min read