Tag Archives: Custom Home Construction

Questions You Should Ask a Potential Homebuilder

June 23, 2017

The first step to making your dream home a reality is finding a homebuilder that can meet all of your needs. Because custom home construction is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, the selection of a builder is a decision that deserves plenty of consideration. It’s recommended that you thoroughly interview each of

How to Pick Out Tile Flooring for Your Custom Home

May 17, 2017

A new home isn’t complete until you have the ideal flooring in every room. What is “ideal” may vary from person to person and room to room, and there are numerous options on the market that enable you to find the combination of appearance and functionality that fits the home just right. When it comes

Choosing Customization Options for Your New Home

March 17, 2017

For homeowners, one of the most rewarding things about building a custom home from the ground up is knowing that every aspect of the home is exactly what they wanted, right down to the smallest details. Custom home construction provides customers with the unique opportunity to get everything on their wish list to meet their

The Basics of Custom Home Financing

January 13, 2017

Building a custom home is a major project that will no doubt have you thinking a lot about money. If you’re lucky, you may have finances available to pay out of pocket. However, in most cases, buyers need to take out a loan. As with any lending process, financing custom home construction consists of several

Put Plenty of Thought Into Your Lot

December 16, 2016

One of the advantages of building a custom home is that you have a say in every aspect of construction and will be able to create the home you’ve always dreamed of. You don’t have to worry about the often-exhausting process of viewing existing homes until you find one you like. In many cases, house

Single Family Custom Home Trends

May 16, 2016

The economy sees its share of ups and downs, and it’s tough to predict just which way it’s going to go. However, real estate has been one of the bright spots in recent years, particularly the home construction sector. Construction spending has been driven by single family custom homes as Americans look to establish themselves

How to Get a Custom Home Design Specific to Your Needs

August 24, 2015

Driving through the area you want to have your new home built in while looking at existing homes in the area can give you some ideas of what you might want or don’t want in your custom built home. You want your home to have a similar design to the other homes, but at the

A Look at the Customized Home Building Process

April 27, 2015

Custom homes offer homeowners the ability to have more choice and flexibility in their purchase. Here, every step of the process is fully customized to meet their needs down to the finest detail, giving a property more personality. For customized new construction homes, Chicago residents trust P.D. Hartz Builders. We know, as custom home builders

Should You Buy Your Lot First or Consult with a Custom Home Builder to Help Find a Lot?

April 27, 2015

You found the perfect lot… or so you think. It has a magnificent view, is the right size for the house you want built, and is the right price. You buy it and then contact your building contractor to start building your home. Once they start reviewing the property, you find out that the lot

Location, Location, Location – Finding the Right Home for Your Needs

April 1, 2015

It’s more than a house–it’s your home! That means when you’re shopping for it, there is a lot more involved than just choosing the right look, the right number of rooms and a convenient location. Multiple variables enter into play. The wrong choice could turn your dream house into a nightmare. Nowhere is it ever