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5 Things To Consider When Building a Custom Home

What makes a home a dream home? For us at Crawford Custom Homes, it’s making every tiny, intentional detail in the design process come to life. The journey from turning ideas into reality starts with having a clear vision and partnering with a builder you can trust to bring it to fruition. In the magical world of custom home construction design, remember these three key elements to end up with a home you truly love.

Consider the Location Carefully

When you think about your dream home, it’s often tied to a specific piece of land you want to live on. Location is king, and one of the most important things to consider in custom home construction design. Climate, topography, and soil are great places to start but don’t forget how important local offerings and community are too.

The right location will also depend on your current or desired lifestyle. If you’re working, consider whether the commute or job market would be comfortable. If you’re raising a new family, consider the nearby schools and community amenities that best fit your family dynamics. If you’re retired, perhaps finding the right view is a bigger priority for you.

Work With a Budget

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average build time for a custom home is around eight months. To set yourself up for success, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the specific costs of building a home and work within a budget. The lot, floor plan, and interior design details (think: flooring, cabinetry, and wall colors) can fluctuate greatly depending on the look you have in mind for your custom home.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Opt for a Custom Home

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There are many reasons you should opt for a custom home building design. Custom homes are designed specifically for the person or family who will be living in them. This means that you can include all of your wants and needs into the design of your home.

From the layout to the features, everything can be customized to fit your needs and lifestyle. Below are six reasons why you should choose a custom home over a pre-made one.

Why You Should Consider Custom Home Building Design

1. Greater Organization

With a custom home, you have the ability to customize every detail according to your desires and taste. This includes everything from the layout of the rooms to the features included in your home. You can choose what works best for your family and lifestyle.

2. More affordable in the long run

A custom home will likely be more affordable in the long run than a pre-made home. This is because you can select the materials and features that work best for your budget. You can also avoid unnecessary expenses by working with a qualified builder who understands your needs and wants.

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