Buying a new home is a significant investment; it makes sense that you’d want to protect it from the start. The truth is, safeguarding your investment begins long before you move in. It starts with hiring the right builder; they should be reputable in their industry.
Of course, the builder you hire will depend on your needs and budget, but it’s essential to keep in mind that you get what you pay for. Just because a builder costs less, doesn’t mean you’re saving money. Opting for lower quality often means running into costly issues down the road.
So, how do you figure out which builder is right for your home? Truth be told, it requires some time and effort. Keep reading to find out how to hire a respected and trustworthy home builder.
Do Your Homework
Before you decide whether or not a builder is a good fit for your project, you have to do a little research. There are many types of builders out there. You’ll want to hire a company that not only has integrity but also offers the services you desire.
See Their Work In Person
An easy way to get a feel for a builder’s style and qualifications is to see their work first-hand. Schedule a home tour, visit an open house, or stop by one of their projects during the Parade of Homes. Pay attention to things like the quality of craftsmanship, functionality of the space and floor plan, and the overall design style.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions! It’s essential to enter the home building process with eyes wide open. Potential topics to discuss are the builder’s experience and process, budgets, warranties, expected timelines, and communication. Another question to ask is how the builder will handle any unexpected complications, expenses, or delays. This conversation ensures everyone is on the same page, prevents surprises later on, and gives you clear expectations for your working relationship.
Buying with REFINED
When you buy from REFINED, you buy from a reputable builder. Our talented team is experienced in building custom homes in Edina and the surrounding areas. Over the years, we’ve partnered with over 100 families to design and build their dream homes.
We strive to make the home building process as simple as possible and tailor it to the needs and wants of our clients. Our team guides homeowners through the design and construction process with our complete architectural and interior design services.
In addition, we make it easy to find what elements and features are included in your new home. Unlike other builders who hide this information in lengthy contracts, we offer complete transparency by providing homeowners with a comprehensive list of interior and exterior elements — working with REFINED means peace of mind so you can enjoy your home for years to come.
Ready to build the home of your dreams? Contact our team today for more information.