Every year, during the first weekend in June, the Golden Sands Home Builders Association [GSHBA] invites locals to tour a dozen homes throughout Portage County, to help spark ideas for their next home building or remodeling project.
We’ve all heard the saying location, location, location. Even the ones that know very little about building a home know it’s all about location. Surely there are many things to contemplate when choosing a location to build your new home. There are pros and cons to each type of location. Put the time and effort into finding the right location for you. So, where do you envision your new home to be?
As a custom home builder serving the upper Midwest, we exist to take the stress and sweat out of the custom home building process. Often times, you’ll find that builders are not on the same page with you and they may not ask the right questions to get your desires or needs for your home. That’s where we come in!
Buying your first custom home can be one of the most uplifting and tense time of your life. A custom home is not something you purchase on a whim; you can’t just waltz in and announce “I’ll take it!” However, with the right knowledge, you can shop for a custom home, apply for a mortgage and close the deal with assurance.
I was sitting in my four season’s porch one Sunday afternoon with a friend who is building a home. She proceeded to tell me of how her builder has gone over budget again. Hearing this, I think back to the agreement set up with my builder. I explained to her each key point covered in my contract.