Building on undeveloped land will require more from you, your architect, and your builder. But if you're willing to assume the risks of undeveloped land; if you're interested in a truly custom home design; if you want to be more involved in the creation of your home, you might find your piece of paradise somewhere a little further outside of town.
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Richard Taylor is a residential architect based in Dublin, Ohio and is a contributor to Zillow Blog.
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