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    Northwest Energy Star Homes

    Northwest Energy Star Homes fall into line with Quail Homes Build Smart standards.  They are more comfortable than a code-built home and they save you money on your utility bills every month. Every Northwest Energy Star certified home is built to…

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    Administering The Construction Budget

    Last week we spoke about all things financial, but our story doesn’t end there. Completing a custom budget for our clients build is just the beginning of a very long road together.  It’s one thing to set a budget, but…

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    Job Cost Variances

    No one likes job costs that increase.  That can be said with confidence! Our team is committed to exhausting every possible effort before construction begins to create a solid budget.  The good news is that a lot of our sub-contractors can…

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    How We Manage Your Construction Dollar

    Managing money through the course of construction of a new home is no easy feat. We’re proud of the team we’ve assembled who watch over your construction dollar.  We can’t say enough about the integrity of the professionals at Quail…

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    Budget and Design

    Recently a prospective client stopped by our office to talk about building a new home.  The first question they really wanted an answer to was what the price per square foot would be to build their dream home.  This is…

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    Inspections and Final Occupancy

    Our topic last week was about taking a preliminary project through the permitting process. All of the permit documentation that’s submitted and approved by the municipality prior to building, acts as the beginning of a series of inspections that take…

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