Selecting an Area
New Site Selection
Choosing a site is not easy. Countless factors must be examined including natural, man-made, social, and economic. Whether you are selecting a site or working with an existing site, there are many aspects that should be taken into consideration. Select a building site close to work, schools, and other places important to you. That will minimize travel distances and time.
If you have an idea of where you want to build your new house, drive around some neighborhoods and check out the homes currently being built.
Selecting a Builder
Choosing a builder is one of the most important steps in the process. You need someone you can trust, consult with, and work with for several months. You need an expert! Don’t just flip open the yellow pages and pick the builder with the best advertisement. You and your builder will have a relationship that will demand patience and trust. He or she will have to understand your vision and your budget.
As you compare homebuilders, choose a builder who can answer your questions and who will help you make confident decisions. There are many professional new homebuilders waiting to make your home buying dreams become a reality. Compare multiple builders, features, pricing, materials, warranties, etc.
Start looking for a builder early. Find out which builders are popular. Ask friends and family for recommendations. Find a builder that specializes in the home that you are looking to build. Doing your homework ahead of time could save you time and aggravation during this process. When you're ready, set up a few appointments to tour model homes. Ask for builder references from. Inspect the quality of their workmanship and ask about their warranties and credentials. View a list of area builders
Your builder contract documents the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of both you and the builder. It is very important that you retain an attorney to review and modify the contract.
Now that you have a firm contract and you have selected the features for your new home, it’s time for the builder to turn your plans into a home.