Home Buyer's Information

The Home Builders Association of Northeast Louisiana strives to supply homeowner and home buyer with useful information regarding the current housing market, homebuilding trends, home safety and maintenance, and many other interesting topics. You may print these articles out or save copies to your home computer for future reference.

Who's Who in Building - Common terms used to identify the players in home construction & remodeling.

New vs. Used - More than ever before, new homes have many more benefits than used. Here is a list of 10 reasons why more buyers prefer New vs. Used.

Choose a Professional When Building Your New Home - Your home is probably the largest investment you will ever make. Look for these qualities in any home builder you choose to build your dream home.

Checklist for Hiring a Builder or Remodeler - Use this checklist to help you select a builder or remodeler to work on or build your home.

Thinking of Building Your Own Home - Get the Facts First - It is the American Dream to own your own home ... and many people think they will save an enormous amount of money by building their own. This could be a costly mistake financially, emotionally, and physically. Many aspects need to be considered and the purpose of this brochure is to help you avoid some of the pitfalls and what you can do to make this a successful undertaking. There are several questions you will need to answer.

Thinking of Remodeling - Start Here - If you own a home, no matter what its age, sooner or later you may join the millions of people who remodel their homes each year. Start Here

Tips and Tales for a First-Time Home Buyer - These are some steps you can take to ensure buying your first home will be an enjoyable experience.

10 Tips to Sell Your Home More Quickly - Tips from industry experts to help you sell your home faster, easier, and for the most money.

Glossary of Terms - When you start shopping for a new home, you may encounter some words and terms with which you are unfamiliar. The following glossary will help you to be a better informed shopper.