So you’ve finally decided to make the leap from renting to owning. Good for you! Now you may find yourself wondering which is the best route: buying a previously-owned home (also called a resale) or building a custom home.
Resale homes are often described as having “a lot of character” or “that lived-in feel”. And some houses definitely put out that positive vibe. Unfortunately, these terms can often be euphemisms for “fixer-upper” or “broken-down” — and sometimes you may not even be able to tell the actual condition until the home is inspected. Custom home construction takes all the guesswork out of the structural condition, since the structure was literally just made.
Not only are the walls sound, the roof strong, and the foundation uncracked, but the finer points are under you Continue reading “Building a Custom Home”
A custom home is a site specific home built from a unique set of plans according to the client’s desires and lifestyle. Importantly, a custom home builder may use plans created by an architect or by a professional home designer, or completely come up with their own designs. At the end of the day, building a custom home means you are completely in charge of every aspect of the home, from the external appearance to the appliances used indoors.
With a custom home build, the customer can select each aspect of the home, from the type of flooring, to the fixtures, where the rooms are placed and how large they are. Custom homes also afford consumers the opportunity to control layout, lot size, and accessibility.
Ultimately, if you want to find a custom home builder, simply go to a search engine. If you live i Continue reading “About the Custom Home Building Industry”