How to Pick Out Tile Flooring for Your Custom Home
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
The Basics of Custom Home Financing
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
When is the Best Time to Build a Custom Home?
Building a custom home is a big commitment for buyers in terms of time. Unlike purchasing an existing home, which is a process that typically is accomplished in a couple months, building a new home takes significantly longer. With this in mind, many homebuilding customers wonder, “When is the best time to build a custom
Keys to Selecting a Good Location for Your Custom Home
In our last post, we provided some tips for finding custom homebuilders in your area. Before you proceed on your homebuilding journey, you’ve got to do your homework and narrow your list of possible builders. However, don’t feel like you need to make a final decision. In fact, you may need to find out whether
Search Tips for Finding a Quality Custom Homebuilder
If you have decided to build a custom home, congratulations! It’s a decision you won’t regret. You can’t beat the excitement you’ll get out of seeing your dream home brought to life right before your eyes. Doing a custom build is the only way to guarantee your home will have everything you are looking for,
Trust: An Important Factor in Custom Homebuilding
There are many factors to consider when selecting a custom homebuilder to construct your new home. The obvious ones include cost, work quality, and work efficiency. As a buyer, you’re going to be looking for a builder who can provide you with the home of your dreams in a reasonable timeframe at a reasonable price.
A Look at the Custom Home Design Process
The custom home design process consists of several steps, many of which take place before construction even begins. As a buyer, it’s helpful to have an idea of what to expect prior to getting started. Having familiarity with the steps of custom home design and going in as prepared as possible will speed up the
The Advantages of Working One-on-One with a Homebuilder
Home buyers have many options when they are in the market for a new home. That’s the exciting thing about a custom build — it can be catered to your preferences. There are many decisions to be made during the custom home-building process. One of the first and most important is which homebuilder to hire.
How to Find the Right Custom Builder
Building a new home is one of the biggest events you’ll go through in life. In addition to the large financial commitment, buyers experience a combination of excitement and stress until they finally get to move in. A home isn’t just another building. It’s the place you and your family will spend most of your
New Homes are Getting Smaller
A growing trend is for new homes in Lemont, New Lenox, Mokena, Frankfort, Orland Park, and Homer Glen to be smaller. The reduction in square footage isn’t limited to Chicagoland, either. Buyers across the United States have begun to lean toward more modest homes. Commerce Department data reported in a 2015 article by Realtor.com showed