Conventional wisdom, and studies tell us that moving is one of the most stressful life events a person can go through. Add to that the necessities and possible difficulties of building a brand new home to move into. To alleviate the potential headaches, and beat the stress before it beats you, today we offer 4 helpful things to do when preparing to build a new home.
1. Plan Your Budget First
The cost of building a home can be exorbitant and can get away from you very quickly. The best way to counteract the probable ballooning of your building costs is to set up a workable, conservative budget at the beginning of the process, and stick to it. Some wiggle room will likely be needed, but if you do your budget well, you will provide for enough space in each essential category that small adjustments will rarely lead to expensive setbacks. Each subsequent step in building the home will depend upon a well thought out budget.
2. Find Your Area and Choose Your Lot
Scouting neighborhoods, exploring lots, and pricing out differences in each will be an important step in the process. The design of your home, while important, is only part of the story. You need to decide where your dream home must be located in order to actually be your dream home. Otherwise, you may end up with a very nice house, but not the home you’ve always imagined.
3. Pick the Right Floor Plan
The details of the house will come later. You need to focus, first, on the shape, and functionality of your home, and each room of your home. To some extent, you will be able to adapt your usage of any particular room or space, but by and large, picking your floor plan is a permanent, and important, choice. Carefully consider what you want out of your home, and choose accordingly.
4. Work With Perry Homes
In addition to these other great tips, what is the most important tip we can offer? Partner with Perry Homes as your homebuilder in Southern Utah. We work with you every step of the way and make the sometimes stressful process of moving, and homebuilding comfortable, and easy. We have a number of set floor plans ready to be customized, a variety of housing developments and available lots, financing options, and more to help make this process as easy as possible. Contact us today to learn why Utah is coming home to Perry Homes!