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Any homeowners here who bought a plot of land or tore down a house to build from scratch? If so, would you mind sharing your pros and cons? Did you help design the house? Did you go with a pre-fab? Did you run into any unexpected problems or expenses? Or, is there anything you wish you had done differently or anything you wish you had known going in?

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This is a good question! For fire folks, I’m interested in this as well.

My cousin is quasi-fire but I don’t think they actually look at it as a mindset, just an end goal they have. They built on a plot of land, pre fab and they did a lot of finishing work on their own. They had a few quality problems but knew what to look for so could call it out with the builders. Overall, I think the delay was a few months tops and no overage costs.

I’m interested in others stories too!

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