When it comes to finding the perfect home for your family, the decision-making process can be strenuous. Picking a home that matches your family’s needs as well as your personal style can be difficult to do. For this reason, Sapir Construction offers customs homes as a way of allowing you to get the look and amenities you desire.
Having a home built from scratch can be a lengthy process. Many steps need to be taken before we can even begin building including consultations, the development of a blueprint and more.
During a consultation, we sit down with you one-on-one to determine what you do and don’t want included in your new home. Discussion topics may include square footage, how many stories you want included, where you want it built and more. We also determine what additional spaces you want included such as media rooms, offices or wine cellars.
Once we have an accurate idea of how you want your house to be designed, we will create a blueprint to get a visual of how everything will be laid out. We can them make modifications to the blueprint to better fit the way you want your home to look.
At this point, we should be able to start gathering the necessary materials and permits to get the project underway. We will make sure to keep you updated on the progress of the home throughout it’s construction to make sure that everything is being built properly and within your budget.
It’s very important to do extensive research on every aspect of home building. Being well informed about the process, costs and timeline can keep you from being ripped off. Knowing a lot about the ins and outs of home building will also help ease any anxieties you may have about the project.
As we discover more and more materials that are good for home building, it is incredibly useful to know at least a little bit about all the different options. This way, you can be sure that you make a well-informed decision rather that just rushing into things and regretting your choice in the future.
Choosing durable materials is another extremely important aspect of home building. These materials will drastically cut down the amount of maintenance that your home will need in the future. For example, wood and metal are both durable, environmentally friendly and aesthetically appealing choices for roofing shingles. They can also provide an extra layer of protection for your home and are very desirable to buyers.
There are also a lot of things to be considered regarding where the home is being built. If you live in a damp environment, choosing a lot on high ground would be a good idea. Flatter lots also cost less to build on that sloped ones. Also, if the new home is going to be located in a subdivision, make sure that you are aware of the rules regarding where on the lot and in what way you are allowed to build your home. Some subdivisions have pretty strict guidelines, so doing a good deal of research before making a commitment will help ensure that your home can be built the way you want it.
While you are compiling all of this research about building a new home, a journal can be one of your most valuable tools. You can use it to record your findings as well as ideas you have for your home and design decisions that you have made. If you don’t want the hassle of keeping track of a physical journal, you can make a folder on your computer in which to keep the research or take notes on your phone.
In California, a new home will likely be a worthwhile investment. The value of newer homes is on the rise, meaning that you can make a good chunk of change if you decide to sell it in the near future. Energy efficient appliances and other economically friendly devices can also help raise the value of a property.
New homes also come with a lot of perks that older homes don’t have. For example, newer homes are much more likely to be built in accordance current safety regulations and building codes. They are also being built with newer technology and generally require less upkeep than older homes. Starting with a clean slate is also a definite perk. Everything will be in perfect working order and it is unlikely that there will be any unexpected surprises.
So, if you’re planning on having a new home built soon, make sure to contact Sapir Construction to get the job done correctly and on budget. Our professional, friendly and skilled team of contractors will do what it takes to make sure you enjoy your new, custom home for many years to come.