Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Building a home (schedule link)

... many Americans are choosing to build new homes from the ground up. But before you put your present home on the market or notify your landlord that you want out of your lease, you should know that few homes are built in a day, or even in a year, for that matter. About how long can a homebuilder spend designing and constructing a new house? Bob Hale, former president of the Los Angeles chapter of The American Institute of Architects, is an expert on what it takes to build a new home, from the first design sketches to the moment the moving trucks arrive with furniture.

For more: Home & Garden Television: Planning / Permits


Anonymous said...


Great information, I might be building a home in the near future.

Anonymous said...


Great!  If you have any questions, feel free to ask me.  Btw, the time schedule advice he gave will depend on your choice of house plans, builder, weather, etc.