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Demo and Excavation Costs

blog / September 28, 2017

[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Demo and Excavation Costs For A New Home By Ryan Siebert Before I was a home builder one of my favorite quotes was something along the lines of, “You can’t build the Sears Tower without first building a strong foundation.”  Unfortunately I was dead wrong with that idea. […]




Role Identification

blog / September 21, 2017

[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Know Your Role By Ryan Siebert I tend to make my blog posts about what is going on in my life.  When I talk about ways to keep your builder accountable, it is usually because I am having a hard time with my contractors or project managers being […]




SOH_Episode_7_Kitchen_Designer

Podcast / September 21, 2017

Tips from a Kitchen Designer Colette Rodon Hornof – Vesta of Hearth and Home [powerpress] Do you know what design that you want for your kitchen?  With custom home building the kitchen is often the most important room in your entire house.  Before you make the decision for design options on your kitchen take time […]




SOH_Episode_6_Lender_Is_Advisor

Podcast / September 14, 2017

Your Lender is Your Advisor, NOT an ATM Chad Lubben – Peoples Home Equity [powerpress] On this episode of Secrets of Homebuilders Pat Cardoni interviews Chad Lubben from Peoples Home Equity and discusses the true role of your lender in the custom construction transaction.  It is often the lender that holds your transaction together.  However, […]




Lessons from Your Father – Be Willing to Change

blog / September 7, 2017

[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Embrace Change By Ryan Siebert Change is hard for most of us in life and when it comes to business we often avoid it like the plague.  Recently my father came to visit, apparently family likes to visit when you have a kid.  We struck up a conversation […]




SOH – Episode 5 – Appraisal Me This

Podcast / September 5, 2017

Appraisers Hold the Key to Your Dream Home [powerpress] On this episode of Secrets of Homebuilders Terry Pope of Citywide Real Estate Services talks with Pat Cardoni about the thought process and homework that appraisers need to put in to develop their opinion of value. You may or may not know it, but the appraiser that […]