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Having the Right Mindset for Building Your New Home
If this is your first home build, having the right mindset will help you get through the process without getting too stressed. This process can be overwhelming for those who have unrealistic expectations. The best advice I can give you is to educate yourself and prepare yourself for this process. Don't let stress ruin this exciting event!
Step 1 – Don't Get Stressed
It is nature to feel some level of stress during this process. It is common for first time home builders to jump in with both feet and quickly feel that they have gotten in over their heads. The ideal of an exciting and fun journey of making decisions and picking out material selections gets quickly throw out the window when the first contractor is late or over budget. Depending on your level of knowledge in the construction arena, first time home builders may want to consider working with a general contractor or a project manager. Reality number one is that this can be a very stressful undertaking and even more so if you have not spent an adequate amount of time in the planning process. Education and planning is the key.
Log in next week as we talk about "Dealing with Delays".