12 Steps to Building the House You Want

By Jamie Roche

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Creating a house from scratch is on the short list of milestone lifetime events. Digging, hammering and painting may be part of your experience, but for most of us, the vision will be executed by an architect or designer and a team of skilled tradesmen.

So what does it take to build a house?

Here’s a quick overview, not of the mechanical steps in the construction of a home, but the steps that the owner can take to create a great new home while enjoying the process.

Build a House: The Roadmap

Originally Published in Houseplans.com

Wed Jul 17 00:00:00 PDT 2013