Is a Custom Home Right for You?

Is a Custom Home Right for You?

Building a custom home takes a significant amount of research and planning but the hard work yields a unique, one-of-a-kind home tailored to your needs. While many may think the first step of the process is to find a location or builder, the actual starting point is to determine if building a custom home is right for you. Here are a few signs you are up for the task.

You are looking for quality: A custom home means you can be involved in nearly every step of the construction process and ensure you are working with a builder that uses the best materials and building practices available. A new home also means it is built in accordance with the latest standards in energy efficiency, building code requirements and, in Florida, hurricane safety codes like high wind standards.

You want a design that perfectly fits your lifestyle: Many people dream about making every design choice down to countertops and drawer pulls but designing your own home also means that the home layout itself will work perfectly with your family’s needs.

You don’t want to pay for space or design features you don’t need: There will be some level of compromise with any purchase of an existing or pre-designed home. Maybe the cabinets and backsplash are not your style and will eventually need to be redone or there is a formal living room that goes completely unused. The number of rooms in a house, whether too little or too few, and layout (master on wrong floor, etc.) are common complaints when house hunting.

A custom home means that each and every feature is perfectly tailored to your tastes and needs. From grand open living areas perfect for entertaining to cozy nooks and retreats, every inch of your home takes your family and lifestyle into account. More importantly, you won’t waste budget on space that doesn’t work for you.

You are willing to wait for your dream home: The process to build a custom home will undoubtedly take longer than an existing home or new construction stock home. Partnering with a well-established and experienced custom builder will help streamline the process and mitigate delays.

Think you are ready to build a custom home? Give us a call at 407.628.3334 and we’ll help you on your way.