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Discover the Great Advantages of Purchasing a Kit Home

2010-03-22 03:42:00

Even though the use of steel for construction needs is not a new idea, especially for steel frames of skyscrapers and other large buildings, this has become more popular these days thanks to steel kit homes. Steel can, in effect, be used to create innovative designs for bathrooms, kitchens, facades, living rooms, and a lot more without spending large quantities of money. There are no limitation...
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My Termite Horror Story & Why I Chose Steel Kit Homes

2010-03-25 21:30:09

I was very young when I decided to sell my first home, and was unaware of the responsibilities that went with it. I simply thought that I would call the Real Estate Agency, they would come out, inspect my property, and we’d go from there. Oh, quite the contrary, that wasn’t the case at all. Excluding the fact, the Agency did indeed send their “Grim Reaper” better known as the inspector. That’s whe...
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Full Doc and Low Doc Financing: Preparing for Your Kit Home Part 2

2012-04-30 05:49:27

In the previous post: We talked about choosing a building block for your kit home and what to keep in mind when designing your kit home . Some believe that the Colosseum was financed by a raid on King Herod’s temple. Luckily kit home owners have it a bit easier today with 2 popular financing options available to them. Despite all the power they had, Roman emperors still had to find a way to...
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Steel Kit Homes? Who Knew?

2010-04-13 10:44:39

When considering purchasing a home suitable for your family, what factors seem to be the focus of your interest? Insuring your families safety, and stability perhaps? I think every parent looking for adequate housing for their family takes, those into deep consideration. I only recently, was made aware of Steel kit Homes. I lead a sheltered life, I know, anyway. I was very impressed after research...
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Kit Homes Australia

2010-04-14 08:14:05

In general words, kit homes refer to pre-fabricated houses that can be assembled in just a short period of time. Apart from traditional constructions, which presuppose more investments in terms of materials, time, workers, and money, steel frame Australian kit homes are the best choice to build your dream house without spending a fortune. Considering the Australian conditions, a kit home is the mo...
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Kit Homes – The Simplest Way to Build Your Dream Home

2010-04-17 01:57:51

Kit homes are one of the easiest options to have your dream house ready within a brief time frame. Here, your financial situation is not affected since these homes are very cheap to buy as compared with other types of constructions. Kit homes are versatile enough so that you get the right design no matter how complex. Because these style of homes are built using a steel frame, it offers diverse wa...
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5 Super Tips for Good Kit Home Design

2011-02-01 05:45:06

Choosing a good kit home design is not rocket science. Thousands of ready-made designs are already available to prospective buyers. There’s also the option of mapping out your own kit home design with the right software. But how do you know you have a good design? A good kit home design starts… at home There are probably few things that are more disappointing than suddenly realising that the p...
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Why more and more Australians are opting to become owner builders

2011-02-07 01:51:31

More and more kit home owners across Australia are deciding to don the hard hat and oversee or take an active part in the construction of their own homes. It is to be expected too – it’s affordable and more flexible than pre-built homes. Defining the Kit Home Owner-Builder A kit home owner-builder is very broadly defined as an individual who either supervises or coordinates the work being done t...
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A Brief History of Kit Homes

2011-02-19 08:53:03

Kit homes are as Australian as barbecues and billabongs, which is why we love them so much. Contrary to what you may think, however, the very first kit home was not designed by an architect or an engineer… The Man from England… The first kit home was built on Australian soil, and was called the “Manning Portable Colonial Cottage for Emigrants”. In 1830 London carpenter, H. Manning, designed a co...
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Are You King of your Castle? How to Prepare for Your Kit Home Part 1

2011-12-02 06:57:30

In the next few posts we’ll guide you through the kit home process to get it standing and family ready. Building your own kit home might lend some weight to the phrase “King of the Castle”, seeing as you helped build it with your own hands. Below we’ll look at the first, and probably one of the most important steps of building your own kit home: kit home design. Start by Choosing Your Land Si...
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