When it comes to building your custom home, you don’t want a builder who doesn’t listen to your ideas. You want to work with one who listens to your ideas and builds the home you’ve been dreaming of for a while. But, how do you make sure you find that perfect home builder? It all comes down to the custom home building process. By making sure you understand a builder’s process, you can better evaluate what working with that builder will be like.
To help you get started, here are just a few key things you should look for in a custom home building process:
If a home builder doesn’t include sitting down with you and talking about what you’re looking for in a custom home, then it’s a huge red flag. The home builder should go beyond just talking though. Make sure they take the time to actually listen to what you want in a custom home. If they spend the entire conversation talking about their history, their goals, and how they operate, then you’ll want to talk to a different home builder.
Reviewing Custom Home Plans.
After your conversation, the custom home building process usually involves reviewing custom home plans. If your home builder really took the time to listen to your ideas and what you’re looking for, then the plans they prepared will match your ideas. If they didn’t listen, then the plans probably won’t match. Don’t be afraid to point out things you don’t like about the plans either. You want a home builder who is easy to work with and will customize the plans to your needs and wants.
Building the Home.
After you have approved the plans, R.L. Lanham Custom built Homes will start building the home of your dreams. During this phase of the process, you want a builder who will be willing to work with you. If you want to see the progress of the home, they should let you visit the build site and they should answer any questions you ask.
Moving into your Dream Home.
When the home is built, you want a home builder who will do a final walk through with you. After the buildout is complete, you may have questions about particular aspects of your new home and you want a home builder who will be there to answer those questions. While you’re looking for the right home builder, have them explain this part of the process and double check that it’ll work for you.
Every home builder has a different custom home building process, so it’s crucial to the success of your home building project to find a builder that will work with you and your needs. Make sure your voice is heard throughout the process and don’t be afraid to speak up about your concerns and wants.
Are you ready to start building your dream home? The team at R.L. Lanham Custom Built Homes is ready to listen to your ideas and start building your home today! Give us a call today at 502-744-8171.