It's simple to get into a custom built home in the Edmond area. Below are some of the first steps. The excitement intensifies as these steps are taken.
The First Steps
Get a qualified lender and work out how you should close. Some builders can take up to year to complete your home after you have signed off on the Plans. If you own a home and need to sell it, fix it up and get it on the market as soon as possible. It may be possible you can lease your old home when your new one is finished.
Pick your area and decide what type of home you want. Get a Realtor to assist or help you compare property values and locate a builder that suites you needs. There are many developments and lots for sale in the Oklahoma City, Edmond, Piedmont, Mustang, and Yukon area.
Lot prices are large factor in home cost. Not all builders can build in all developments. Also consider your HOA dues. But your new home will probably be more energy efficient and your'e savings could be considerable. Especially if your going from a split level home to a single level plan. A lot of new homes have zoned temperature where you have the ability to control the area that you frequent the most. Ask your Realtor to show you some of the latest and greatest homes just to get a feel for what your looking for.
When you have picked a spot, your Realtor will help you find a builder who can build in that area, show you some of the builders homes, help you through the paperwork, stay in touch with the builder, and be with you all the way through inspections until the time of closing. Just tell us what you're looking for and where to look. We want to help you any way we can.
The first action toward moving in to your custom built home is signing off on the paper work. Put up a little earnest money to motivate the builder to get his first draw.
Next the architects work with the contractors to get the slab poured and all the utility connections in the correct spot.
Then the wood starts going on and soon it has a roof and a driveway. Now you start getting interested and exited. The builder has given you deadlines to decide on materials, colors, and last minute decorations options.