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Nov 25

How to find the right home builder for you

A builder is more than a handyman who can be called at any moment. A builder is more than a handyman you call on the spur of the moment. After all, buying land and building a home are major projects that should bring you long-term enjoyment and satisfaction. Your Round Rock Remodeling is an integral part of the project and must work with you to get the best results.

 

But where should you begin? Let's take a look at some steps that will help you narrow down your choices until you find the right partner for your construction project.

 

1. SELECTION YOUR LAND FIRST, BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE.

It is easy to get distracted by house plans and forget about this step. But take the time to ensure you have the right lot.

 

The land is a critical investment. The land has a direct impact on your life and the future value of your house. Your lot will make your life easier if it is located in a safe and friendly neighborhood with transportation and other amenities. Potential future buyers will also be more likely to be interested in your property.

 

Professional builders can help you choose a home design that suits any size or landform. You may have to choose your house first so that you are not limited by the property on which it can be built. Learn more about the sizes of community estate lots in this video:



2. CREATE A LIST OF HOME BUILDERS

All contractors are not created equal. Many contractors have their own niches, such as construction materials or aesthetic style. Some businesses offer incentives or finance for first-time buyers.

 

You can research local builders to compile a list that's suitable for your needs. (more details in point three). Consider the size of your house, your budget, and any additional requirements, such as an eco-friendly building material, energy efficiency, or aesthetics.

 

Ask your local builder display village for recommendations. This will help you identify the best builders. There is nothing like actually feeling the inside of a house. You can also search for local businesses on Google to find out more. You may also get recommendations from family and friends.

 

Ask your family and friends for recommendations on builders when making your list.

 

3. DON'T FORGET TO WRITE THE LIST

Next, ask smart questions to your builders and narrow down a few companies. Consider the following questions to help you get started:

 

  • Are they licensed? Unlicensed builders could cause problems in the future. You can verify their registration with the Housing Industry Association of Australia and the Master Builders Association of Australia.

  • Are you able to ensure your home and do you have a warranty? At the minimum, you will need a home warranty and public liability insurance (in Victoria this is called domestic building insurance). To ensure you fully understand the terms and conditions, read the fine print.

  • What number of houses have they built? Experienced builders can have greater purchasing power and better knowledge of the industry, which could save you money.

Then you can determine if your builder meets the requirements we briefly discussed in point 2. These are just a few examples of questions you should ask:

 

  • Are they able to provide financial assistance?

  • How customizable are they and what fees do they charge?

  • Does the landscaping come with the price?

  • Are there any estimates or fixed costs?

  • Are they able to work around your schedule?

This is a good question to ask if your builder's contract contains fixed costs or provisional amounts.

 

Round Rock Home Remodeling

Round Rock, TX

(737) 307 8271