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The Cost to Finish a Basement in Wisconsin 2021

While many homes in Wisconsin have basements, many do not have finished basements featuring actual living space below ground. Finishing your basement can improve the value of your house while also giving your family additional living space for gathering, playing, spending time

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Should I Build a House Now or Wait Until 2023?

We’ve seen housing prices increase and continued interest rate hikes. So maybe you should just sit it out for a while until housing prices or interest rates come down? We think not. In this article, we’ll help you understand what’s happening in the market and why now is the best time to buy. But first . . .

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What Does it Cost to Build a Home in WI in 2022?

Since 2011, the housing market in Wisconsin has seen more buyers looking to buy homes then there are homes to buy. We call this a seller's market. In a normal housing market, home prices tend to increase a small percentage (3%-4% on average) each year, but when demand is greater than supply, prices can go even higher. 

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How to Finance a Custom Home in Wisconsin

When you think about building a custom home, excitement probably runs through your body as you think about all the special features you'll put in your home. But unless you're sitting on a pile of cash,

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5 Must-Have Outdoor Features

When you're creating a custom home for your family, the outdoor space is just as important as the indoor space. Making smart landscaping and hardscaping design choices can help ensure hours of fun for you, your children, your spouse and other members of your household.

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12 Luxury Features to Build Into Your Custom Home

Your custom home is your opportunity to treat yourself in a massive way. All you need to do is choose the features that matter most to you, then work with your custom home builder to make your ideas a reality. In this article we discuss some of the features you should consider . . .

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15 Things to Consider When Choosing Land for Your Custom Home

Buying land may sound like a small part of building a custom home, but it's actually a very important piece of the home building process. From lot size to utilities, there's a lot to think about when seeking the right lot on which to build. If you've never bought land before, this list of factors to consider can help get you on the right track, making it possible to buy land that will be suitable for your future custom home. 

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5 Kitchen Flooring Options to Explore

Kitchen flooring must be many things all at once: it must be durable enough to withstand constant foot traffic, and attractive enough to be left in place for years after installation. It must match the style of the surrounding kitchen, and must also be easy to clean and maintain. It must . . .

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Downsizing Into Your New Construction Home?

Many people make the decision to downsize when they retire - and for good reason. After the kids have moved out, many couples find they need less space. Small homes have many benefits, but downsizing can be complicated.

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Turn Your New Bathroom Into a Spa With These Customizations

For many homeowners, a comfortable, spa-like bathroom is the dream. Imagine yourself coming home at night to a bathroom that's so comfortable and relaxing, you're treating yourself to nightly soaks in the tub. Imagine using a walk-in shower so large and comfortable . . .

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Consider the Holidays When Designing Your Home

Holidays can be so much fun—all the incredible decorations, gatherings with family and friends, and all the amazing smells from the kitchen. If you're one of those people who love the holidays, you'll want to think about them as you design your custom home.

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One-Story or Two-Story? Pros and Cons

One-story homes were very common in the 1950's and 60's. Though their popularity was eclipsed in recent decades, the age-in-place movement has made these homes popular once again. Two-story homes are the classic home for large and growing families.

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