STEP-BY-STEP

HOME BUYING GUIDE

GET YOUR FINANCES IN ORDER

Check your credit score and work on improving it to get the highest score you can. Getting pre-approved will help you in the long run.

STEP 1

SELECT A DESIGN & HOME SITE

There are many perks to buying new. One of those is getting to design & customize your home to fit you and

your needs.

STEP 2

FINALIZE STRUCTURAL OPTIONS

Check and double check that everything in your home will be exactly how you want it. Doing a final review of all the paperwork prevents future problems.

STEP 3

PERSONALIZE

What makes every home special is adding your own unique flavor & personality. Check out our pinterest page for ideas on how you can decorate your home. 

STEP 4

SELECT YOUR FINISHES

From the flooring to the cabinets and the countertop, you choose.  Don't forget to select all interior finishes to complete your home. 

STEP 5

KICK OFF MEETING

Before construction starts, a meeting with the builder will take place to address any questions you may have.

STEP 6

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

Grab your hard hat and a camera - 

the construction on your new home is taking place.

STEP 7

CONSTANT CONTACT

Keeping up with the development of your home ensures that you know what is going on throughout the process.

STEP 8

ELECTRICAL & LOW VOLTAGE

Once framing is complete, your builder will do a walk through to make sure that all lights, plugs, etc. are correctly located to accommodate your lifestyle.

STEP 9

30 DAY NOTICE

In the last 30 days of your construction, you will receive information for your lender to schedule an appraisal, have docs at escrow & when to expect closing. 

STEP 10

APPRAISAL

A mandatory appraisal (from a licensed appraiser) confirms that your home meets or exceeds the value necessary to accommodate your loan terms.

STEP 11

QUALITY ASSURANCE DAY

Even though we have hundreds of progress inspection items, we still have a day that we will inspect over 800 items to ensure that your home is the best it can be!

STEP 12

HOME COMPLETED & CLEANED

Getting closer! After today, we leave the home cleaning to you - we know how much you love that part & we wouldn't dare take that away from you.

STEP 13

PERFORMANCE TESTING

We take the time to make sure every feature off your new home is working correctly. We test to confirm that everything meets the high performance standards necessary to achieve our Earth Advantage Platinum & Energy Star Certifications.

STEP 14

HOME ORIENTATION

Take the tour with your builder to see the details & notable items of your new home. This is the perfect time to ask any questions you may have. 

STEP 15

MOVE IN DAY IS HERE!

You've signed all of your paperwork and deposited all of the necessary funds with your escrow officer. You've made it!

It's been a long process but you are now a homeowner!

STEP 16

CREATE NEW MEMORIES

From the smell of cookies baking in the oven, to the kids playing in the front yard, to every dinner party, holiday & important moment in-between, your home is the place where memories happen. 

WELCOME HOME!

FINALLY