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Athens Home Builders

READY 1 RENOVATION USA

READY 1 RENOVATION USA

5.0 (3)
Ready Renovations USA, “The Turnkey Experts”, for all your home improvement needs and desires, bringing custom dreams to fruition. We have been serving the Metro Atlanta and Florida areas for the last 8 years. With over 40 years of combined skilled experience for all residential and commercial contracting services, Ready Renovations USA is a full service, licensed and insured turnkey. Specializing in remodeling, repair and servicing, home improvement, new construction, fire and flood damage, and interior/exterior custom designs. Ready Renovations USA staffs certified licensed mechanics and servicemen with a minimum of 10 years of ... View Profile
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Affordable Heating And A/C (also Electrical And Plumbing)

Affordable Heating And A/C (also Electrical And Plumbing)

5.0 (2)
It's the home of the $59.00 service call.  You will always receive professional service from the owner. Jobs are always completed on the scheduled allotted time.  
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Carolina Coastal Handyman Services

Carolina Coastal Handyman Services

5.0 (2)
"For over 20 years CCHS LLC has been providing Quailty top Notch services to the Carolinas. We are insured & bonded in the SC , NC , GA, FL , we can handle any job , small or big
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Certified Roofing & Restoration

Certified Roofing & Restoration

5.0 (2)
With over 20 years experience we believe in treating every home as our own. We bring the highest quality workmanship and integrity to the job everyday. We also enjoy making our customers not acquaintances but our friends. Call Justin @9123147179 for your free estimate today
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Home Building And Remodeling

Home Building And Remodeling

4.0 (1)
Our service is a full stop shop from construction to completion at a reasonable rate. We strive to assure our customer service is excellent. Also, we take pride in helping others to realize there dream home. One reason I started building homes. Was the substandard service and quality I received when I built my first two houses.
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Southeast Renovations

Southeast Renovations

5.0 (1)
At Southeast Renovations we have incrdible, skilled trustworthy craftsmen. Some have been in this industry 30 years. We pride ourselves on details and paying attention to what our customers are looking for. We will treat your home better than our own and do our very best to communicate well and meet our timeline. We look forward foward to having the opportunity to work with you on your project!
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Mangum Construction

Mangum Construction

5.0 (1)
Licensed General Contractor couple with over 25 years of residential, commercial, environmental experience.  He builds the bones, and she makes the magic happen turning the bones into a home that reflects your style and individuality.  
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Architectural Solutions, LLC

Architectural Solutions, LLC

            Architectural Solutions, LLC has specialized in the planning, design and construction of residential and commercial facilities for over 15 years. Our goal has been to provide our Clients with a resource that can foresee and determine the cost consequences of their project decisions. The Client and Consultants form a "team" with the same objective. This approach ideally has the members of the design team working together from the conception of the project through its completion. As Agents for the Client, Architectural Solutions is primarily responsible for the production of con ... View Profile
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Purdy Flooring And Design

Purdy Flooring And Design

Because we have project managers who are always checking on jobs and able to answer questions during the project. We have a local storefront that is easy to get to if you need to come by the showroom. 
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Frequently asked questions

How much do house builders near me cost?

The average cost to build a house is $155,000 to $416,000, not including the land or lot. Building a custom home costs $100 to $155 per square foot, depending on the location, size, finishes, and customizations. Prefab or modular homes cost $80 to $160 per square foot to build using a pre-designed floor plan.


How long does it take to build a house?

Building a home takes 6 to 12 months on average, including obtaining the permits, drawing the architectural plans, and construction. Bad weather conditions, changing finishes, or a shortage of laborers and subcontractors can increase the overall building time.


What do new home building contractors do?

Custom home builders and general contractors manage the entire house building process, and adhere to zoning regulations and building codes. The best home developers do the following:

  1. Consults with the customer to plan their new home.
  2. Estimates the total cost of materials and labor.
  3. Hires and manages dozens of subcontractors such as architects, carpenters, plumbers, and roofers.
  4. Schedules and coordinates the subcontractors' work.
  5. Oversees the construction process from start to finish.

Do you need a realtor when building a home?

Real estate agents are not required when building a new home, but they can help with contracts and negotiations on upgrades. Plus, realtors can provide information about a neighborhood or city and connect you with lenders and home inspectors to make the process seamless.


Where to start when building a house?

Here are the steps and what you need to know when building a house:

  1. Figure out the house style wanted and start looking for land.
  2. Create a budget and get feedback and estimates from home builders near you.
  3. Purchase the plot of land.
  4. Hire a new home builder or general contractor to build and manage the project.
  5. Develop the architectural plans.
  6. Get the required permits and inspections.
  7. Consider purchasing insurance to cover the project.
  8. Start the construction.
  9. Schedule the final inspection before moving in.
  10. Finish by landscaping the lawn.

Who do I hire to build a house in my area?

Custom home builders and general contractors build houses. Custom home builders have an in-house team of contractors from start to finish, while general contractors hire and manage dozens of subcontractors. Both choices are common and have similar fees of 10% to 20% of the project cost.

To find the best home builders in your area:

  • Get at least three estimates from home developers to compare.
  • Ask for references and to see a portfolio of their past work.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a full itemized contract in writing in case of a dispute.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

What questions should I ask local home builders?

Ask the following questions before hiring home building contractors.

  • How long have you been in the home building business?
  • What types of homes do you build?
  • Will you work with me to create a floor plan?
  • How many similar homes like mine have you built?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Can I see your portfolio, or can you give me the addresses of houses you've built?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • How do you handle damages that happen on the job?
  • Who's the project manager, and will you use subcontractors?
  • What qualities do you look for in subcontractors?
  • What hours do you and your crew work?
  • How long will the project take?
  • Is landscaping included?
  • What permits do I need, and will you obtain them?
  • What does your warranty policy include?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate or contract with a breakdown of all costs?
  • What’s your payment schedule?
  • Do you offer in-house financing?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?