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Building Custom Homes In MA

If you are contemplating building a custom home, you must be wondering how to begin. It is certainly not the typical process of asking a real estate agent to furnish a list of homes on the market. This article provides details on building custom homes in MA.

Finding the Right Professionals

There are different elements to building custom homes that will draw on the experience of different types of contractors. You may need an architect to create your custom design, a builder to execute the design, an interior designer to create finishing touches, and a landscape architect to really make your custom home stand out. The team must all work closely for a successful home build. Refer to contractors with experience, a solid reputation, and a portfolio of projects that you can preview. Also make sure that their past work is similar to your personal style and what you look to accomplish in your custom home.

Construction Process and Budget

It is critical to review what is involved in construction and develop a sensible budget. A knowledgeable builder can provide valuable information on what may be required to build your custom home including material costs and time. Going through this analysis ahead of time can help you create and stay under a budget as well as avoid expensive corrections later in the process. In any budget, you should always include a buffer for additional expenses as a precaution.

Building Custom Homes In MA

Locating a builder may actually be your first step as they often have contacts for the other service providers based on past projects. Below is a typical process for a home build:

  1. Select a builder.
  2. Complete the design process.
  3. Select other professionals who will be involved in different phases of the project.
  4. Finalize a budget with all aspects of the build and finish work in mind.
  5. Coordinate the team of professionals to stay updated on the progress and stay within the budget.
  6. Enjoy viewing the different steps of your dream home being built!

The procedures above are just a basic overview of building custom homes in MA. For more information, contact Christopher Graves at Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company.

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About Chris Graves

I grew up in Massachusetts, spent the majority of my young adult life in Boston, and own a home in Windham NH. I have owned properties in MA and NH. I specialize in mortgage lending in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and my company does have the ability to lend in other states. I graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst Massachusetts in 2002. I have a Bachelor’s in Science. In addition to managing a team of loan officers my personal loan production is always in the top of the entire of company. I have personally been in the mortgage business for over 13 years. I pride myself with taking my clients from application to close in the smoothest and quickest way possible, while keeping them well informed during the entire process. I originate my own loans from start to finish and work hand in hand with my loan processors & underwriters to make sure I am updated to the minute with all of my files. I stay up to date with lending guidelines and speak with underwriters on a daily basis to ensure I am aware of all of the lending guidelines in place.

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