Tips for Choosing the Right Custom Home Builder

25 Jul 2019 Custom Building

At Jaheny Custom Builders, they know that, when it comes to building the custom home of your dreams, the most important decision you can make is choosing the right builder for the job. That is why their team has put together some tips for choosing the right custom home builder to help simplify the process.

1. Do Your Research

The first step in choosing the right custom home builder is narrowing down potential builders by doing some research. Make sure to look for custom home builders that work in the area where you want to build your new home, as well as browsing portfolios and past floor plans. It may also be worthwhile to consult friends and family members who have already had a custom home built in order to create a list of potential builders.

2. Look at Examples of Past Work

Since your new custom home will most likely be your forever home, it is imperative that you choose a custom home builder based on the quality of their work. Ask potential builders if you can tour past projects, make sure to check their references, and ask the builder about the structural materials that they like to work with. The right custom home builder for your project will choose to work with high-quality products and materials for everything from the home’s framing down to the countertops.

3. Look for Transparent Services

A custom home builder with fully transparent services will be more than happy to answer any questions that you might have about their building processes and about the different products they use. A reputable builder will also be able to provide you with a timeline and comprehensive estimate for your project in a prompt manner.

4. Ask a Lot of Questions

Building a custom home is a huge investment of your time and money. That is why it is extremely important that you take the time to ask a lot of questions about the custom home building process. A reputable custom home builder will not only take the time to answer all of your questions but will also encourage you to ask more questions, so that they can ensure you are completely comfortable with the process.

5. Consider Communication Styles

Communication is a key factor in the success of any working relationship. Make sure to find a custom home builder who is easy to connect with and will take the time to listen to your design vision and project goals. Choosing to work with a custom home builder who responds in a timely manner can help eliminate unnecessary frustration throughout the entire building process.

If you would like to learn more tips for choosing the right custom home builder, or if you are interested in their custom home building services, please contact Jaheny Custom Builders at 604-551-0320 or 604-307-0450 or by filling out a contact form on their website.