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Nice house, Jason. Spec?
 

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Yep, we built it on spec. It's the last lot in our little subdivision and I plan on taking a vacation when it sells.
 

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Nice house! It looks smaller on the outside than the inside. Where'd you get the Tardis technology?
 

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The realtor did the virtual tour. I've heard that it doesn't look like 1,720 sqft from the outside from a few people. We will see how it sells, I may have to add a dormer so it's obvious there is a second floor.
 

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Nice house. Before you sell it I would use the opportunity for some marketing. Hire a professional video maker and get a new website, new Facebook page. Start advertising custom homes.
 

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Ken, I did have a pro photographer come in to do photos. You are right, I need to get off my azz in the marketing department. All of the referrals I've had the last two years have made me complacent.
 

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Ncm you don't know how tempting its been to move into this one. Its a perfect floor plan for a family.
 

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That's a nice spec house! Much nicer than some of ones I work on.

Just curious ..What do the lots go for In that division?

Here, A home like like that In a high end division would sell for $200,000 tops.
 

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I 'M a big fan of detached garages,allows the home to express it's style way better than attached.:thumbsup:


With the garage set back,it immediately allows the house to "say" a person lives here. Whereas,a snout garage says to the public,"a car lives here".


Nicely done !:thumbsup:
 

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That's a nice spec house! Much nicer than some of ones I work on.

Just curious ..What do the lots go for In that division?

Here, A home like like that In a high end division would sell for $200,000 tops.
Also, the City fees and plans run 20k, so you are over 100k before you break ground here.
 

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fjn said:
I 'M a big fan of detached garages,allows the home to express it's style way better than attached.:thumbsup: With the garage set back,it immediately allows the house to "say" a person lives here. Whereas,a snout garage says to the public,"a car lives here". Nicely done !:thumbsup:
I remember an architect who kept promoting that, saying it's better detached and you can landscape around it. Never made sense to me having to walk outside when you have a foot of snow. I don't know, seems like the house speaks the same thing either way :) Some people like it, some don't.
 

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Well,I already tipped my hand,I'M a big fan of detached garages. With that said,here are some of my reasons as to why. Aesthetically aside,a detached garage allows better and additional window placement to living space,absolutely no chance for noxious fumes (gas oil,C.M etc.) from migrating to living space. Chance of fire spreading to home diminished(garage fires are quite prevalent). Also,burglars love attached garages,most garages are relatively easy access I.E. service door,window,or simply activate door opener. Once in garage,they close door,go to work on door to home,load up truck completely undetected,drive off !


The elimination of those concerns seems a fair trade off for the periodic inconvenience experienced.


Again,nicely done !
 
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