Homebuilding Basics | truths vs myths.

For every five facts out there, there are five more fictions (we just made that up). It's not always easy to wade through the murky waters to figure out what is truth and what is, well ... not truth. When it comes to building your new home, below are some of the most common "facts" we've encountered over the years.

Faster is Better.
When referring to a sports car, this is absolutely true. When referring to building your new home, not so true. To throw one more cliche at you, you can't rush perfection. You can rest easy knowing that your builder is using the highest quality materials and people for the job. Quality doesn't just happen overnight, it takes time to get the best for your new home.

In today's society, we overvalue immediate results. Whatever happened to something being worth the wait? When it comes to building quality, look for a contractor that takes their time, pays attention to detail, and can offer the best possible product for your needs. This isn't just another job, this is your home; don't trust it to anyone less than the best.

New Homes Have Issues.
Like any new construction, your new house will take time to "settle." Because this means the house is shifting slightly into place, it's possible that some minor issues will arise. Homes begin settling almost as soon as they’re constructed – but that doesn’t mean that’s a bad thing.

This is why when you build, we provide a warranty to ensure everything is taken care of the right way. When you buy an existing house, you are putting yourself at risk for much larger issues to arise, without the luxury of a warranty.

They just don't build them like they used to.
This one is true, we don't build homes the same way we did years ago. As time progresses, technologies and processes used in home building have improved tremendously.

People often worry that building a home means they will be stuck with a "cookie cutter" home. This could not be further from the truth. When you build a new home, your house is yours from start to finish.  Our design center will help you visualize your selections and see all the options available to you. Every single detail is your choice to make.

Building is out of my budget.
Building a new home doesn't have to break the bank. Keep in mind, when you are searching for a new home and comparing new to existing, you need to factor in the potential cost for repairs and updates you will need to make to the existing home. There will almost always be some unforeseen costs that need to be taken into account.

Once you add those into the price tag on an existing home, you are not that far away from a brand new home (without the hassle!). Not to mention that when you build, you get a say in just about every step of the way so no more outdated pink bathtubs and wallpaper on every surface, we've got you covered.

Check us out today for more information on customizing your dream. We can't wait to welcome you home.

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