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Home Construction Timeline: How Long Does it Take to Build a Home

Posted by Vision Homes on Mar 27, 2019 9:58:31 AM

One of the many questions our team receives is, ‘how long does it take to build a home?’ Several factors go into the amount of time it takes to build a home, including if you’re financing your home or paying cash, the weather, planning the design and features, as well as the amount of time it takes to get utilities installed in the home.

Read on to learn more about the home building timeframe.



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Topics: build, build new home, New home construction, First Time Home Builder, Home Construction Process, Tips & Advice, What to Expect When Financing a New Home

Where to Splurge and Save When Building a Home in West Virginia

Posted by Vision Homes on Nov 15, 2017 3:16:01 PM

The home building process can be quite an adventure for anyone, whether they are experiencing the process for the first time, or if they have lived in a couple different houses before.

Nonetheless, designing and building your custom home can be both an exciting and stressful time.

Exciting for obvious reasons, but stressful for reasons including budgeting, decision making and then the clash between splurging and saving.



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Topics: Construction Financing

Building a Ranch Home in Morgantown, WV

Posted by Vision Homes on Oct 19, 2017 11:56:52 AM

In Morgantown, West Virginia, flat land is a premium. We live in a mountainous area where most homes are built into a hill or mountainside. Newer ranch homes are scarce in our area because they work best when built on flatter lots. You can find some ranch homes in older neighborhoods; but unfortunately, they are typically in need of updating-- and that can get expensive.



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Topics: Braden Place, Frederick Place

Building vs Buying a Home in West Virginia

Posted by Vision Homes on Sep 27, 2017 10:21:05 AM

Whether you are a first-time home buyer, someone interested in buying a bigger home, downsizing or even someone who is moving and is looking for their next home, there is always the question of whether you should buy an existing home or build one.

Regardless of which you choose, the home buying/building process can be the largest investment a person makes in their life. With that in mind, those asking what to consider when building a home (in the Morgantown area) need to remember that they should be truly happy with their home. 



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Topics: Building vs. Buying

What to Expect When Financing a New Home?

Posted by Vision Homes on Aug 31, 2016 8:59:56 AM

 



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Topics: Construction Financing

New Homes in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia

Posted by Vision Homes on Jul 27, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Located off exit 23 on Interstate 68, Bruceton Mills is a tranquil community in Preston County. The only place in the United States with its name, Bruceton Mills is in a country setting with a population of 85 (as of the 2010 census).

This is an ideal area for a family who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle.

If you can't find new homes in Bruceton Mills, and if you want to build a new home where your children will have room to run and play, Vision Homes can help.



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Topics: Building vs. Buying, Where to Build, First Time Home Builder, Home Construction Process

New Morgantown Neighborhood, Frederick Place

Posted by Vision Homes on Jul 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

  • Are you in the market for a new home?
  • Have you been searching endlessly in the existing market with little results?
  • Has building a home ever crossed your mind?
  • Does finding land to build on seem difficult or intimidating?

We can help!  Vision Homes at Frederick Place is now taking lot reservations.



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Topics: Frederick Place

Summer Home Improvement Projects

Posted by Vision Homes on Jul 6, 2016 3:33:43 PM

Summer Home Improvement Projects

Enjoying the warm weather? It’s a great time of year for cookouts, travel, music festivals and lively games of Frisbee. At Vision Homes, we enjoy those activities too, but we also think summer gives us a chance to give our homes a fresh look inside and out. Take a look at our top 5 summertime home improvement projects.



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Topics: Home Maintenance

Housing Market in Morgantown, West Virginia, Slim?

Posted by Vision Homes on Jun 2, 2016 10:46:56 AM

Amber and Justin Steele were looking to expand their living space as they expanded their family. They looked to purchase a home in Fairmont, West Virginia, but didn’t find anything in their price range they really liked. The Steele Family decided to look into building when Amber’s mom found Vision Homes’ Facebook page.



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Topics: Choosing a Home Builder in the Morgantown Area, Building vs. Buying

Building a Ranch Style Home in Morgantown, West Virginia

Posted by Vision Homes on May 25, 2016 8:36:06 AM

Building a Ranch Style Home in Morgantown, West Virginia

Bill Jones worked for West Virginia University in the division of Animal Sciences as the farm manager. Part of the job included security of the farm, so he and his wife lived in the provided residence. Once he retired, they started their search for their new home.

They looked at a lot of resale homes in the Morgantown market, but didn’t like any of the existing floor plans. They reached out to Vision Homes in hopes of building a new home to fit their needs.

“We see this a lot with couples in the surrounding areas. Many couples go house hunting in Morgantown for a few weeks but are disappointed with the limited options of houses in their price range of 200-300 thousand.  It’s when they realize their limited options, after weeks of searching, that they then considering new construction.”--Rocky Simmons, owner Vision Homes



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