Weather in America is serious. Few countries in the world suffer as many catastrophic weather events, as last week’s tragic events in Florida and the Bahamas showed yet again. If you’re buying a property here, especially in Florida but not only here, you will need to hurricane proof your Florida home. The good news ias that it needn’t be expensive.
In the final part of our series in self-building your American home, we’ve reached the business end of the process – getting it built. Who do you need, how do you know they’re any good, what will you pay and what is the process of building?
Getting the kids away from screens and enjoying the great outdoors can be never-ending battle for parents. Choose a home in any of these family-friendly US destinations, however, and a digital detox will be easy – for all the family!
For part two of our series ‘Building your own American Home’, we’re taking a closer look at how to find a reputable architect and what steps you need to take to obtain planning permission before you can break ground on building your dream home.
Buying a home in a new country is your chance to go a bit mad and do something truly unique. Such as building your own, perfect home from the ground up. So how do you go about buying the land to build on in the USA? Today, we’re investigating how to source the perfect plot and find the professionals you need, and the steps involved.