You've searched for months and the real estate market has nothing listed matching your ideal home. You've now decided to take a major step and build your dream home. Whether you're building the home yourself or hiring a contractor to do the heavy lifting, a checklist of must-dos keeps the home building process moving along on an even pace. The checklist keeps everyone sane until the building inspector certifies the home as move-in ready.
Best DIY Projects: When building a home, there are so many tiny decisions to make - like where to put electrical outlets. This post includes tons of practical tips for placing outlets (including for decor, Christmas lights, and appliances).