Your Architect May Be the Biggest Obstacle to Your Project

If you decide to do the responsible and reasonable thing and hire an architect, you have put yourself into a position where the design determines your budget. Architects, by in large, have no building experience. They have no more than a rough per square foot idea what his design may cost to build.

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The Tract Home Builder Trap

I was at a local restaurant having lunch earlier this week. I wore an ATX Design Build polo shirt emblazoned with my company's logo. A couple seated at a nearby table leaned close together and held a conversation in hushed but urgent tones. Between them they had spread as widely as they could a rolled set of blue prints. I learned, from the small part of their conversation loud enough to overhear, that they were distressed about the cost over-runs

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How to Select a Contractor Who Can Build the Home of Your Dreams

As someone who is building a new home, or a home owner with the desire to renovate your family home, you have a very clear picture of how you want your dream home to look and feel

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Tips to Hire a Reliable Home Remodeling Contractor

The Days Before Design Build Over the last 37 years I have seen many changes in the Austin Home Remodeling…

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