Category Archives: Building a Custom Home

What to Consider Before Choosing Your Front Door

You’ve secured your plot of land and now it’s time to construct your home. There are many aspects that go into this, but the first thing that often comes to mind is the first thing you’ll encounter when you return home each day, and that is the front door.

Have you given a lot of thought as to what kind of front door you want? There’s actually a lot to consider when custom home builders are assembling your house and a welcoming front door should be a top priority.
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5 Signs it’s Time to Move Into a New Home

Have you been dreaming of a new home? If so, you’re not alone.

Statistics show we move on average every seven years of our lives. And for a good reason. It takes about seven years for our lives to change significantly. And at that point, we start looking around at where we live, seeing the faults in our homes and looking for ways to improve them. If you move through your life in seven-year increments, you’ll find changes like:

-Getting married
-Changing jobs
-Starting a family
-Adding more kids
-Wanting better schools
-Needing more space
-And eventually, downsizing
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The Must-Have Elements to Include in Front Porch Plans

What says Southern style more than anything else? Many would say it’s a classic front porch gracing the entryway. And we agree.

After all, we may endure a couple months of sultry summer heat, but it’s worth it when we’re relaxing outside come fall; the start of when the front porch becomes our mainstay. That’s why you’ll find front porches on many of our floor plan designs.

You’ll also find it’s one of the most customizable “rooms” we include to accommodate for families just like yours.
The Must-Have Elements to Include in Front Porch Plans
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5 Steps to Take Before Buying a Custom Home

Before buying a custom home, there are a number of steps to take. You want to make sure you put yourself, and your family, in the best place to succeed moving forward, both financially and without worry. Buying a home is no small decision, and since you’ve already decided on the area in which to live, you now need to know exactly what you want and exactly what you need to get there. Here are some factors to keep in mind before you buy a custom home.

  1. Choose Your Plot of Land

If you’ve already inherited a plot of land, that is terrific! In that case, you can skip this step. However, if this is still on the todo list, ensure you’ve secured your land before seeking out someone to build your new home.

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What to Ask for When Designing a Custom Floor Plan

Few things are more exciting than constructing your own custom floor plan for building your home. In fact, you can design a home to your exact specifications. Do you want your windows facing a certain way? That’s possible. Do you want to make sure your bedroom is in the quietest spot possible? That can be done as well.

When it comes to designing a custom floor plan, anything is possible. You will, however, have to make sure that you go about the process intelligently. When you begin thinking about creating a custom home, here are a few questions you should ask first.

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