Building a custom home isn’t necessarily a more expensive endeavor than buying a newly built existing home, but it isn’t quite as easy as simply making an offer on a home either. Having a home custom built is a huge decision, one of the biggest decisions you will no doubt make in your life. We are Northern Colorado home builders and we build custom homes in Fort Collins and other Colorado cities. And while we will handle the construction of your custom built home, there are other steps in the process you need to consider.

Choosing an Ideal Location- You have a good idea just how you want your custom house to look, the amenities and other important details, but you need a place for your custom home to be built. You will need to decide if you want your home built on a lot in the city of your choice or if you prefer something in the country. Do you want to live on the west side of town or on the east side? These are all valid questions that need to be carefully considered when choosing a location for your custom home.

Research Details- If you are, say, planning to have your custom home built west of Fort Collins, there are details you need to consider. For example, you need to research to see the availability of public utilities. You will also need to have the land surveyed to ensure you don’t encroach your neighbor’s property.

Once you have your property secured and established, the construction of your new custom home can begin.