Are myths about custom home building making you hesitate in pursuing your dream home? While there is nothing better than building a home designed to perfectly meet your personality and lifestyle, there are some myths out there that may cause concern.
The truth is that many of the negative things you sometimes hear about custom homes really are just myths. Here are a few of the most common, why they are a myth and what to expect from a quality custom home builder in the process, so you can build your personal paradise.
- It’s Too Expensive:
Any time you get something custom designed to suit your tastes, you may imagine that it will be more expensive than the standard option. With custom homes, this myth is especially common.
The truth is that the price of a custom home is influenced by a lot of variables. A custom home is not necessarily more expensive than an existing home with comparable features.
In the initial meeting, we will determine what size home, desired location, style of home, number of bedrooms and number of bathrooms you would like. All these items are keys to the cost of your custom home building project and keeping it within your budget.
- Custom Home Building Takes Too Long:
As with building any home, there are factors that beyond the builder’s control, like the weather. That said, generally a custom home doesn’t take any longer to build than any other home.
Once a house design plan meets your approval, the building process is the same as any other home, it is being built to your exact specifications. Really the only thing that can hold up building is the selections process.
- I Need to Know Design:
Some homeowners are wary of building a custom home because they’re afraid they have to design the home themselves. Nothing could be further from the truth. You don’t have to know anything about design to create the perfect custom home.
A quality custom home builder will work with you to help you with a house plan that meets your personality and the needs of your family
- Builders Steer You to Costly Upgrades and Features
Its true that custom home builders make their profits based on the total cost of your home. But in a highly competitive industry, a good reputation and referrals from their clients is essential for a successful business.
Find a builder with a quality reputation and you will not encounter these kinds of tactics. Research each home builder you are considering. Look for testimonials and reviews from previous customers. Look at examples of other custom homes the contractor has built. Select a builder who has built homes similar to what you have in mind and a reputation for exceptional service.
- The Custom Home Building Process is Too Complicated
Building your dream home should be exciting, not stressful! The building process is designed specifically to make the home building process as stress free as possible. You should expect this from a quality custom home builder.
- Financing a Custom Home is Confusing
One of the key factors involved in financing your custom home is that lending institutions like the fact that you are working with a custom home builder with a long and successful track record of building and remodeling homes.
Your builder can guide you through the process and assist you in deciding what type of loans to consider
- You Have to Buy a Lot Before Hiring a Builder
If you don’t have your own lot we will assist you in finding a lot for your custom home.