Deciding to build a custom home can feel a little scary, especially when you don’t know much about the process. However, working with a professional custom home builder will allow you to feel confident about building your dream home! Continue reading for answers to four of the most frequently asked questions about custom home building.
How Much Does A Custom Home Cost?
This is the most common question that people will ask, and for a good reason! It’s understandable to want to know how much your new home will cost, but the question is difficult to answer in the beginning stages. However, a professional builder will build your home on paper first, then work through all of the details with you and allow you to make selections for the house. This way, you both have a good idea of what the home will look like and what materials will be used, and builders can pinpoint the cost of your new home.
How Long Does Building A Custom Home Take?
The next most popular question about building custom homes is how long the process will take. Once again, this is difficult for builders to answer in the beginning, as there are many steps that must be completed when building a new home. At T&G Builders, we pride ourselves on efficient builds and can say that the average home takes 6-7 months to complete.
How Do I Get Financing?
While paying in cash is the easiest way to fund a custom home, this is not a viable option for many people. The next best option is to fund a custom build through a construction loan. When you work with T&G Builders and have a budget and/or pre-estimate price, you can contact lending institutions to determine your eligibility for construction financing. Check out the Financing page on our website for a list of lenders we have worked with and recommend!
Should I Buy Land First or Choose A Builder First?
While you can buy land before hiring a builder, a great company will be beneficial in the search for the right piece of land for your new home. Discussing what you want with a builder before purchasing a lot can help you get a better idea of what you’re looking for and the kind of land you want to buy. However, as long as you have a place to build by the time a company is ready to start the building process, everything will work out!
Build Your Dream Custom Home With T&G Builders
T&G Builders, located in Berlin, MD, has been a premier waterfront custom home builder and home improvement contractor serving Worcester and Sussex Counties for over 25 years. We are a locally owned and operated business known for our uncompromising commitment to quality, our passion for using innovative technology and premium materials to complete projects, and our exceptional attention to detail. In addition to building custom homes, we also specialize in remodeling your current house into your dream home! Our skilled team can assess your needs, determine the right design for your addition or improvement, and complete the entire construction process.