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Why Most People Go Over Budget When Building

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Does this sound familiar? You’re planning to build a home for the first time and you have soooo many questions and worries, but going over budget when building is your biggest concern. This fear is very valid considering most people do (unfortunately) go over budget when building a home. However, this doesn’t have to be […]

Sep

02

Home Build Budget

4 Tips to Reduce Stress While Building a House

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Building a home can certainly be one of the most stressful projects you’ll experience in your life. However, it doesn’t have to be super stressful! Below I’m sharing 4 tips to help you reduce stress while building your house. Spoiler alert … a lot of the stress of home building comes from poor planning and […]

Oct

21

Building a Home

New Construction Lumber Prices: What’s the Dealio?

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I recently received a frantic email from a reader in response to the volatile new construction lumber prices. Here’s what she said: ‘I don’t know how anyone can build within their budget right now. We are in the process of going over the plans for our new build and the costs keep jumping up. The […]

Jun

30

Building a Home

Before Discount Offer EXPIRED

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Oh Bummer! The time ran out …this LIMITED offer is no longer available  ​ BEFORE YOU BUILDA STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PLAN AND PREPARE FOR A SUCCESSFUL HOME BUILD           $19 | BUY NOW          ‘Before You Build’ is a five-step framework for the optimal way to plan and […]

May

25

Before Discount Offer

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Jackpot! Your FREE GUIDE is on its way to your inbox right now! Whoo hoo!  While you’re waiting … A special LIMITED time offer JUST for new friends like you! Get my ‘Before You Build’ e-book for ONLY $10 if you purchase in the next 20 minutes!  BUY ‘BEFORE YOU BUILD’  FOR ONLY $10!   BEFORE YOU BUILDA […]

May

25

Before you Build E-Book

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BEFORE YOU BUILDA STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PLAN AND PREPARE FOR A SUCCESSFUL HOME BUILD BUY IT NOW FOR ONLY $19 ‘Before You Build’ is a five-step framework for the optimal way to plan and prepare for a successful home build before you even break ground. This step-by-step guide will lay the foundation for your entire […]

Feb

01

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I designed my own custom home from the ground up, inside and out. A home that is cozy, comfy, laid out perfectly for the way my family lives, and makes us happy every single day. Oh, and did I mention I did this all without blowing the budget?! 

Yep, it’s true. I’ve been there, done that, and actually lived through it … and you will too. Pinkie promise!

a.k.a. Caroline on Design

I’m Carrie Barker.

DREAMING OF BUILDING A                   HOME BUT AREN’T SURE WHERE TO START?

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