Especially if you’re a first-timer (see related post titled “Home Building Advice for First Timers“), but also if you’re a veteran, you’re going to have some “why didn’t I think of that” moments after it’s too late. Over the years I’ve kept a list of small and easy, but somewhat important, things to remember when building a home. Below is a list of 20 of my favorites, plus a few optional things to consider.
Building a house or even finishing the last phases of construction on a spec home that you purchased can be stressful if you’ve never done it before. In fact, it’s at least a little stressful every time after that too. But there are a handful of things I remind myself of as I enter the process and I wanted to share them with others that are building a house for the first time.