How to Choose the Right Custom Home Builder

Choose the Right Home Builder

Building a custom home offers home buyers the opportunity to partner with a home builder to create their dream home. The most important step in the custom home builder process is finding the right custom home builder to work with.

Ask your potential home builders these questions to help give you the confidence that you have chosen the right home builder to being your dream home to life.

  1. How long have you been building in the Pacific Northwest?
    You want to work with a qualified home builder with a solid reputation that has been building in your area for at least five years. Experienced builders will understand the local area, permitting and building codes. Urban NW Homes has been building quality, healthy, and environmentally responsible homes and communities in the Pacific Northwest for over 20 years.
  2. Do you build only from floorplans you provide?
    Or can I provide my own plans? Do you want to choose from a selection of custom floorplans or do you want something completely custom? Find out if your potential builder allows you to use your own plans or if you’re able to adjust offered plans if you want something very specific. If you already have the floor plan you wish to build, Urban NW can bid out the plan to your specifications. We also provide custom floor plans, as well as a complete custom design process. From modern to traditional design, we can create the perfect plan for you.
  3. How are building projects managed during the construction process? Who should I contact with any questions?
    An Urban NW Job Supervisor and Client Relationship Manager will serve as your main points of contact during the construction process.
  4. What warranties are offered? How are issues handled?
    Any reputable home builder will offer a one-year warranty on their homes. Before committing to a builder, be sure to understand what warranties are offered and how claims are handled. Urban NW understands that issues can arise in even the best-built homes and offers a limited one-year warranty to address any issues that may appear. Warranty claims can be submitted online or by phone at 308-818-4705.

Communicating clearly with your home builder before the process begins will help smooth the building process. If you are thinking of building a custom home in the Clark County area, visit us online to see our available custom floor plans, available acreage or contact us today.


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