Entries by Ryan Siebert

What Should Come First, the Drawing Designs or the Budget?

All of Your Dreams Can Come True, For The Right Price By Ryan Siebert When planning to build your dream home, you will likely find yourself at a fork in the road between designing your dream set of house plans, and planning your budget out.  Before you give the thumbs up to your architect on […]

Ryan Siebert on Franklin Rivera’s Podcast

R&R (Real & Raw) Podcast with Host Franklin Rivera By Ryan Siebert  Franklin Rivera CEO, V2M2 Group Being a fan of podcasts myself I jumped at the first opportunity to discuss SG Home Builders with Digital Marketing expert Franklin Rivera CEO, V2M2 Group.  The experience allowed me to re-play externally the history of SG Home Builders and […]

How To Avoid Warranty Hell After You Close On Your New Home

Tips to Maximize Your Warranty Coverage After Closing On Your New Construction Home By Ryan Siebert Unlike cars, houses do not come with a 5 year 100,000 mile warranty.  How can you avoid getting yourself in a bad situation or a dispute no one wants to be a part of when it does comes time […]

3 Ways To Negotiate The Best Price On a Completed Luxury Home

Three Ways to Get the Best Deal on a Completed Luxury Home By Ryan Siebert Building a home from the ground up is not the dream of everyone.  The truth is many families want to walk into a completed luxury home, sign the paperwork and move in.  If that sounds like you, then you will want […]

Is It Ok To Spend More On Your House Than What It Is Worth?

What Questions Should You Ask Yourself Before Upgrading Your Custom Build? By Ryan Siebert If the money that you are thinking of spending on your dream home is more than what the value of homes in the area of selling for, you will have a big decision to make as to whether to move forward with […]

Should You Pay for a Designer, or Not?

Is the help with customizing your home worth the cost of a professional designer? By Ryan Siebert The decision comes down to whether you want to roll the dice on your HGTV watching skills, or fork out the additional cash to pay for a designers skill set.

Unique Additions To This Ravenswood Home Will Blow Your Mind!

2451 W Eastwood Ave a De-converted Two Unit PLUS 900 sq ft Addition By Ryan Siebert Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood near Lincoln Square has been pinpointed by multiple investors with a trendy idea of de-converting two unit homes into large oversized single family homes.  The idea is for families looking to stay in Chicago and looking for […]

Design Build Versus Customized Home

What is the Difference Between Custom Design and Design Build? By Ryan Siebert When you are looking for a lot to build your dream house on you may see signs on vacant lots that read, “build to suit” or “still time to select finishes”.  Each builder may have a different version of what a customized […]

You Want It All? Ask For It!

You Want It? Ask For It! By Ryan Siebert As a seller of high end homes I find it interesting how many people are afraid to simply ask for what they want.  Instead of getting discouraged and upset that the home you are looking for doesn’t have a finished basement or paver patio area do […]