Are you confused about where to start with new home construction? We will help you navigate the process of building a new home.
As a custom home builder in Georgia, we can guide you through the process and help you design your custom home. New homes offer a variety of benefits. If you are looking for a new custom home builder in Georgia, we will be happy to show you why we believe custom homes are right for you.
We will work with you one-on-one to make sure that your custom home is exactly what you want and need for your family. When it comes to building new home construction, there is always some concern about whether what you're told is accurate information or discouraging sales talk. Listen we explain how we build custom homes. We pride ourselves on quality workmanship and making sure that each customer gets the house that they want and that we promised them.
New homes need custom home builders to give those new houses a comfortable feel and look. We'll work with your budget so you get exactly what you want without spending too much or too little. We're also ready and able to construct custom homes for clients who already own land they would like to build on. This allows flexibility and freedom for those who might not have the funds to immediately purchase a large plot of land but know that they will within five years or so – custom home builders can help them out, as well!
We build custom homes in Georgia using the latest techniques, designs and building materials. You can custom design your new home with a recommended draftsman or you can choose from one of our plans. The choice is completely up to you. No matter what type of custom home plan you go with, we will take your ideas and turn them into a beautiful custom floor plan for your custom home.
First Step ... New Home Construction Budget & Land
Meeting with a local bank or national lender needs to be one of the first steps of new home construction. Your bank approval will determine the budget for land to buy and the cost to build a house.
The total cost to build a custom home must also include land, site work to prepare the property, surveys, soil tests, permits, and house plans. Don’t forget about the site work that will occur on the land before construction can begin. We can assist you on how to establish water (well or city utilities), electricity, and sewer to your property. Also, you may need to survey the property and hire a soil scientist to perform a level 3 soil test for a septic system. This is a mandatory step before you build in many areas of Georgia. We will also be able to apply for the proper building permits which are required in all municipalities and counties throughout Georgia.
Next... House Plans
After you have established a budget and location, then it's time to draft house plans that will fit into your budget. House plans can be custom-designed to meet your exact specifications. Using a custom plan gives you the chance to design and build exactly what you want House plans can be purchased online or drawn by a designer or draftsman. Using a draftsman allows you to customize a house plan exactly to meet your needs. Some of our favorite websites for house plans can be found here.
Creating a Spec List
Making a detailed spec list of your expectations for your new home is important when requesting prices from a custom home builder. This list reveals what you expect from your custom home builder, and it becomes the blueprint for your custom home. Specs should include features that are important to you. This can include types of flooring, countertops, cabinets, appliances, lighting fixtures, custom moldings, or custom designs in the cabinets. It is also a good idea to include custom details you'd like to see in your new home.
Searching Pinterest is an excellent way to explore different styles in architecture and interior design. Currently, modern farmhouses are trending in our part of Georgia. Pinterest is a wonderful resource to find modern farmhouse interior design ideas for bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and beautiful exteriors. If you would like to take a look at our Pinterest inspiration boards, you can find them here.
If you are considering building a custom home in Athens, Madison County, Danielsville, Comer, Oconee County, Bishop, Bogart, or Watkinsville, there is no better time than now.
Let's Schedule an Appointment
After you decide on a house plan (or a couple) that you like, we are happy to meet with you to discuss the cost to build your house. Visiting the home site is also important to determine grading costs and any other land improvements that may need to be made before construction begins. A list of specs (or “must-have” items) and pictures is also very helpful in determining the cost to build your new home.
Once we receive this information, we can use it to estimate the cost of building your custom home. We will work with you throughout the process of customizing and custom building your new custom home. So that we build your dream home within your budget and time frame.
To see a full checklist of new home construction, click here.
Welcome to Green Source Homes - a custom homebuilder and farmhouse builder in Northeast Georgia! If you are thinking about building a custom house or designing a custom home, we hope the information and checklists included here will help guide you and answer questions throughout the process.
**If you are ready to start construction on your new home in Northeast Georgia, please reach out to us to see if we have any availability for new clients. We only take on a select number of new homes each year to ensure that our customers receive our focused attention.**
Don't put off finding a new custom home builder in Georgia any longer. Give us a call today at (706) 549-1001 or send us an email for more information about how we can help you find the perfect custom home builder to meet all of your needs and desires.
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