3 Steps to Building Your New Dream Home

3 Steps to Building Your New Dream Home

Searching for a new home is difficult enough, not even counting the stress that comes with moving. But sometimes when you want your dream home, the best option is to build it. When building a new home in New Jersey (NJ), there are some steps you should follow to help move the process along. When beginning the process of building your new dream home, contact your local NJ new home builder in order to gain all the proper information that you need in order to begin the building process. Your local NJ home builder will be able to discuss any financial restraints you may have as well as point you in the right direction when thinking about functionality and design. Before you contact your builder, understand that there are three main steps in building your new dream home; location, architectural details and interior design choices. These three steps make up the main decisions you will need to make when going through the process of building your NJ home. Although all of these things will be decided as the process goes along, it’s good to have an idea of what you want before the process begins. Step 1: Where Do You Want to Live? In NJ, there are many great choices of where to build you new home. Most residents of NJ have an idea of where they want to live beforehand, but if not, exploring some neighborhoods and some options beforehand might be a good idea. Do you want to live closer to the city, the beach or in the suburbs? NJ has all three options and a local...
The NJ RREM Program: Choosing a Pathway B Contractor

The NJ RREM Program: Choosing a Pathway B Contractor

Hurricane Sandy caused a lot of devastation across the state. If you are an owner of commercial properties in New Jersey (NJ), you may have incurred damage to your commercial properties during the storm that still hasn’t been properly fixed. Commercial property damage can be a hassle, both business and household tenants are looking for the damage to be repaired as quickly as possible with the minimum amount of interruption to their daily lives. It’s because of this that the RREM program was created, and pathway B contractors were formed to help repair the damage left over from the storm. The RREM program pathway B is for people in the RREM program who want a property owner-selected contractor to help rebuild their home in NJ. In this case the owners of selected commercial properties may want a specific contractor to repair their property instead of having one selected by the state. Those in pathway B cannot collect rental assistance from their builders unless it was already negotiated in their contract with their builder. They are encouraged to seek rental assistance from long-term recovery groups and other non-profit organizations should they need it. So, you want to select your own contractor. Here are three questions to ask yourself when making that decision: Does the Pathway B Contractor Understand Your Situation? The contractor needs to be able to understand the building layout and the damage that happened to your property during the storm. If Are they clear about what damage occurred to your property, and are they knowledgeable about how to fix it? There are multiple types of damage that could...