02:18PM | 07/05/05
Member Since: 07/04/05
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We have a narrow lake front lot and have decided to build. How should we begin to decide modular vs stick built? Any good books you can recommend on selecting general contractors, pitfalls to avoid when building a home, etc? We don't even know what questions to ask to get started! Anyone have any "been there, done that, should have done this" advice? HELP!


05:43PM | 07/05/05
Member Since: 04/25/05
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You have a difficult lot (narrow) on special setting (a lake).

You need a house designed for that specific location.

Anything else will be poor second.

Lake lots are often sloped with adds another dimension to solving the problem of getting a good house that fits on the lot and makes maximum use of the lake view.

You might want to post this in the architecture forum.

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