Building your Dream House: Tips to get you started
When you are building a home, there is so much to consider. There are so many details that have to be planned and considered in order for the house to be built correctly. It can be overwhelming for some people who don’t know where to start! Fortunately, there is a company just for you. Click Here to find out more!
The first step is to find a place for your new home. If you are unsure of where, here are some considerations:
What type of land do you want? Do you prefer building in the city, or on an acreage outside of town? If you want to stay in the city, what neighborhood are you looking for?
Do you want a new build or to buy an existing property? If it’s not available and you have the finances then buying is always an option. But if there is no suitable land that meets your needs, the building can be another solution!
What kind of home do you want to live in? Do you prefer a single-story house with a basement suite, a dual-story home without a lower-level suite, or something more creative like small townhome duplexes? It all depends on what will work best for your lifestyle!
When deciding whether to go with a modular or custom-built design – Modular homes typically cost less but take longer while custom builds usually provide higher quality, but cost more.
Next is the planning and designing of your home. Some people enjoy this stage while for others it can be tiresome! Either way, you need to do some research on floor plans that will suit what you are looking for in a new home – such as open-concept living spaces or kitchens with an island? Get creative by considering other design features that may interest you like basement suites, laneway housing, or green-home designs? What about adding things like a pool house/guest suite? At this point in the process it’s also worth asking yourself: How much input am I willing to give into my designer’s choices so they can create something unique together?… Read More